Jen Widerstrom Interview

“The Biggest Loser” trainer Jen Widerstrom talks to Mark and Cristina about how she got into personal fitness, she also gives viewers at home some tips to getting fit. In the middle of the interview, Matt Rogers jokes that he can’t take his eyes off of her arm muscles, which prompts her to flex. When it comes to temptations, Jen tells Home & Family to be self-aware of their food weaknesses and be prepared. She also explains the importance of portion-control, which is a skill you have to learn along the way. Always remember when it comes to losing weight and getting fit, there will be setbacks but don’t let that influence you to quit.
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Moroccan Chicken Tagine - Home & Family

Moroccan Chicken Tagine

Chef Alejandra Schrader is in the kitchen preparing a mouth-watering Moroccan Chicken Tagine. Before she gets started, the chef talks about her own weight loss that had her go from size 34 to a size 6. When it comes to cooking, she loves adding a variety of spices for extra flavor and the health benefits. She recommends cooking the Moroccan Chicken with a tagine to get the most authentic taste.

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DIY Hand Muffler - Home & Family

DIY Hand Muffler

Orly Shani is showing you how to make your own Hand Muffler using fabric, a hot glue gun, D rings and a neck strap. She points out that hand mufflers are coming back into style. When you purchase one at a high-end retail store it can cost you up to $250 but when you make one using Orly’s instructions, it will cost you as little as $7!

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Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Day - Home & Family

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Day

Matt Rogers is joined by the founder of the Christina Davidson Foundation, Christina Davidson to talk about Cystic Fibrosis, something that 30,000 people in the US suffer from today. Matt shares that two of his children, Mason and Sam, suffer from it.  Both have to undergo daily 2-hour treatments. Both Christina and Matt share all the latest treatments that are available for those who suffer from Cystic Fibrosis.

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Ask Debbie

Debbie Matenopoulos sits down to answer some of your Facebook questions!

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DIY Valentine’s Sign Post

Paige Hemmis is in the garage making a fun Valentine’s Sign Post and shows you how you can, too. She recommends using an old fence post and scrap wood to help save money. To achieve the stained look, she suggests one part paint to one part water when coating. This entire DIY will only cost you $15!

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How to Welcome a New Cat Home

Laura Nativo gives you some tips on how to welcome a new cat into your home. She says you should keep your doors and windows closed, so the cat doesn’t get scared and try to escape. It is also important to keep the cat isolated from other pets to help them get used to their new environment. You should also make sure children don’t irritate the cat when playing with it. When you are ready to look for a cat, there are plenty of shelters in your area to start your search.

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Joseph Fiennes Interview

The actor opens up to Mark and Cristina about his new movie, “Risen,” which comes out on February 19th. In the film, Joseph plays a Roman Centurion searching for Christ’s missing body. Joseph is also no stranger to the stage, as well. He played Jesus Christ in the London production of “Son of Man.” He also studied Shakespeare and credits reciting Shakespeare’s words to helping him conquer his dyslexia. Joseph would late go on to star as William Shakespeare in the 1998 film, “Shakespeare in Love.”

Drugstore Saving

Jeanette Pavini shows you how to save money at your local drugstore. She recommends picking out one drugstore and only going there to get the most reward points when shopping. You can also combine store and manufacturer coupons together for extra savings. Remember, reward points work like cash when you use them at your drugstore.

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