Life coach and motivational speaker, Tony Robbins joins ‘Home and Family’ to talk about his latest book, “Money: Master the Game.” Tony shares with the audience his top seven steps to financial freedom, as well as his secret to wealth, which he credits to gratitude. Tony is also teaming up with Feed America, helping those in need from coast to coast. . And be sure to follow him on twitter @tonyrobbins.
“Taste of Home’s” field editor, Sue Stetzel, joins us via Skype from Gainesville, NY as Cristina cooks her recipe for Greek Chicken Pasta. This recipe is perfect for those looking at what to do with their leftover holiday pork and turkey. Sue also encourages the audience to experiment with different herbs and even suggests various fat-free substitutions.
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Get more great recipes from Cristina at: www.cristinaferrarecooks.com.
Tech reporter Rich Demuro shares Mark and Cristina the best tech gifts that the whole family can enjoy. Among some of the most entertaining of the presents, he includes an at-home DNA kit, Amazon Fire Stick that plugs in the back of your HDTV and allows you to stream Netflix and YouTube instantly!
Get more great tech tips from Rich Demuro at RichDeMuro.com
Actress/Singer/Songwriter Alicia Witt stops by and talks with Mark and Cristina about her new Hallmark Channel Original Movie “Christmas at Cartwright’s.” In the movie, Alicia dresses as Santa. Alicia talks about how the kids on the set of the movie were believing she was the real thing, despite her developing an allergic reaction while spending hours as St. Nick for hours out of the day. Alicia has been staying very busy between her acting and working on her brand-new album, which will be released in February.
And make sure you follow Alicia on Twitter @aliciawitty.
Beauty expert, Kym Douglas talks about her experience finding the perfect Christmas tree with Cristina Ferrare. Cristina and Kym share highlights of their Christmas tree trip. Hilarity ensues as the two women try to find the right sized tree for the show. When Cristina and Kym brought the tree back to ‘Home and Family’ they invited the rest of the cast to hang up their favorite ornaments.
And we would like to give a special thanks to Christmas Ranch Tree Farms. Please visit them at ChristmasRanchTreeFarms.com
Ken Wingard's DIY Paperwhite Terrarium
Lifestyle expert Ken Wingard stops by and shows Cristina and Mark how to make a do it yourself paperwhite terrarium. Ken gives out some helpful pointers on how to make the flowers stay fresh, even during the winter months.
Pediatrician Dr. JJ talks about the science behind Inflammatory Bowel Disease and the symptoms, including what to look for when it comes to the disease. Dr. JJ also discusses the difference in diagnosing children and adults when it comes to IBDSF. She was joined by actor Benjamin King who talked about his own battles with Crohn’s Disease.
For more information on IBDSF visit: IBDSF.org
JJ Levenstein, MD FAAP, is a Board Certified Pediatrician. You can take parenting classes with instruction by Dr. Levenstein online by visiting www.momassembly.com. Also, find helpful parenting products at www.mdmoms.com.
Sandie Newton is back to help you with the last minute Christmas crunch! Today Sandie shows you some great gift ideas for the hard to shop for person in your life. From gorgeous alpaca throws to unique organic candies, Sandie’s deeply discounted items will thrill your friends and family this holiday season!
Make sure you visit www.hollywoodsteals.com for this weeks great items.
Designer Drinks De-Mystified with Sophie Uliano
Natural lifestyle expert Sophie Uliano sheds light on the growing designer drinks trend. Once found exclusively in health and natural food stores, designer drinks are now popping up everywhere. Today Sophie explains the health benefits of some of the most popular designer drinks, while the family participates in an unscientific taste test.