Shohreh Aghdashloo Interview

The Emmy-award winning actress visits Home & Family to talk about her new SyFy series, “The Expanse,” which features a two-night series premiere, December 14th and 15th at 10/9c. She talks about her character, who she refers to as “Mother Earth” because she cares so much about the planet. Shohreh first got her start as a stage actress when she was just 19, with the encouragement of her husband. Shohreh left her homeland of Iran to pursue a new life in England in the 1970’s, where she concentrated on her new career. Aside from staying busy as an actress, Shohreh is also a published author, just completing her memoir, “The Alley of Love and Yellow Jasmines.”

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Embellished Jeans

Orly Shani shows you how to stay in fashion by adding embellishments to your jeans to make them extra stylish! When it comes to washing the jeans, you must hand wash them, to not lose the embellishments. In the end, this entire DIY will cost you $12, as opposed to $350 in a store.

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The Science Behind Gingerbread

Dan Kohler is in the kitchen explaining the science behind gingerbread and the icing that accompanies it. The icing is usually made of powdered sugar, water and milk and takes awhile to dry. When you add a few tablespoons of meringue, you turn it into a royal icing. Each of the family members take turns making their own gingerbread houses.

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Deidre Hall Interview

Actress Deidre Hall talks to Mark and Cristina about the 50th anniversary of the iconic soap opera, “Days of our Lives.” She has played Dr. Marlena Evans for almost 40 years, and has even acted side-by-side with her real life twin sister. Deidre just got back from a book tour for the “Days of our Lives 50 Years.” After her interview, she shows Mark and Cristina how to make a DIY photo frame.

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Neil Lane Jewelry

The celebrity jeweler talks bout the latest red carpet trends to look out for when it come to jewelry. He predicts a lot of gold and a lot of diamonds during awards season. The actresses are all about glamour and the golden age of Hollywood. When it comes to engagement rings, he believes the ring should reflect the style of the person wearing it. Cushion cuts and halo effects have become very popular. Finally, Neil says that price should not matter because jewelry is all about personal style.

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Hallmark Gift Wrap Must-Haves

With the holidays right around the corner, Mark and Cristina discuss the array of wrapping paper designs and colors available at your Hallmark Gold Crown store. After picking your paper, you can create unexpected surprises during your gift reveal with reversible wrapping paper. You can also purchase gift wrap pad sheets that are perfectly sized to wrap boxes with no need for cutting.

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Healthy Christmas Treats for Kids

Kristin Smith is in the kitchen and giving you some easy recipes for some healthy snacks that children will love. She jokes that when she tried to get her toddler to help out the night before, a big mess was created. It helps that the snacks look like toys, so kids will love eating them even more!

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Ask Dan Kohler

Dan Kohler is back to answer questions from Facebook viewers!

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Makeover Monday

Today’s makeover is extra-special because Debbie’s glam squad is taking on Home & Family’s prop master, Dave Lowe. Dave was nominated by his niece and Debbie agrees that he was the perfect pick because he works constantly to make sure everybody’s DIYs look perfect on air. He is also a huge Star Wars fan, so Debbie is also getting him ready to accompany her to the red carpet premiere. Everybody is floored with the final results!

Glam Squad:
Celebrity Stylist, Kate Ehrlich @KDEstyle

Celebrity Hairstylist, Troy Zestos

Expert on Men's Grooming, Michelle Harvey

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