Dolly Parton Interview Part 1 - Home & Family

Dolly Parton Interview

The legendary singer, actress and producer Dolly Parton sits down with Mark and Cristina to chat about her upcoming movie, “Coat of Many Colors,” premiering Thursday, 9/8c on NBC. Dolly serves as Executive Producer of the movie, which centers around her childhood in Locust Ridge, Tennessee. Dolly credits her faith for helping her, so she could help her family. Dolly grew up the fourth of 12 children and discusses the death of her baby brother, a pivotal moment in her life. Dolly has also been staying busy releasing a new CD, “Blue Smoke,” which is now available in stores.

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Cristina Cooks with Dolly!

Cristina is joined in the kitchen by Dolly Parton to cook up some Fried Green Tomatoes. Dolly calls herself a country cook; it is not pretty, but it is good! She loves adding butter, bacon, grease and lard and makes no apologies! Cristina makes the dish out of Dolly’s cookbook, “Dolly’s Dixie Fixin’s” and it is a huge hit! Dolly loves hosting Thanksgiving and having her friends bring a dish of their choosing.

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Holiday Glam with Kym

Kym Douglas shows you how to grab that Dolly-style holiday glam! Growing up, Dolly would use red pokeberries for lipstick, because she loved bright colors. Kym says that the berry shades are back in style. Kym also shows Dolly the latest eyeliner to get that smoky eye look! Finally she shares Fresh “Honeysuckle” perfume, which happens to be one of Dolly’s favorite scents!

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DIY “Coat of Many Colors”

Orly Shani teams up with Dolly to make a coat of many colors using a variety of fabrics. Orly suggests pinning the material on the jacket before gluing. You can create this DIY for people of all ages, including kids. Orly surprises Dolly with her own coat of many colors that was made especially for Dolly.

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Scott Michael Foster Interview

The actor visits Home & Family to talk about his series, “Blood & Oil,” which airs Sundays at 8/7c on ABC. Scott explains that the show is shot in Utah, where at times the temperatures dip to 40 degrees. He has a great relationship with the rest of the cast and even admits they love pulling pranks on one another. Scott has also recently been named as one of Variety’s top actors to watch for 2015!

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DIY Lawn Elves

Matt Rogers is in the yard with Mark to show you how to get festive and make your own lawn elves just in time for Christmas. When it comes to the final touch, Matt suggests using ornaments for detailing the elf’s eyes, nose and buttons!

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Holiday Charitable Gift Giving

Jeanette Pavini is back to explain the ways that you can give back this holiday season. She reminds people that legitimate charities will have a 501(c) status, given to them by the government. Jeanette also provides a list of links that viewers will find helpful when searching for the perfect charity to donate to as a gift this Christmas.

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Ask the Family

The family members all gather around to talk about their favorite last-minute gift ideas!

Monday Makeover

Debbie Matenopoulos is ready to reveal the final results from today’s makeover. Today’s recipient is Kym’s step-daughter, Avra Douglas, a single mom to an autistic teenage daughter, Molly. Kym explains that Avra gives so much to everybody else, that it is beautiful to see her get the makeover she deserves! Everybody is moved to tears when Avra walks out with her new look.

Today's Glam Squad:
Celebrity Make-Up Artist, Scott Barnes
Celebrity Hair Stylist, Frank Galasso
Stylist, Efi-Enam Barrett,
Celebrity Spray Tanner, Robby LaRiviere

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