Monday, July 17th, 2017

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Animal Donations for the Holidays

Best Friends LA’s Samantha Bell DiGenova visits Home & Family to inform you on the ways you can help animals during the holidays and all year around. She encourages you make donations, not only cash, but you can also donate old pet toys. She also suggests visiting local animal shelters and asking the volunteers what they need the most of.

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German Spaetzle Dumplings - Home & Family

German Spaetzle Dumplings

TV personality Ali Fedotowsky-Manno is in the kitchen making one of her grandmother’s favorite recipes, German spaetzle dumplings and pairing it with beef, but she points out that you can also enjoy the dumplings, solo, as well.

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Andrew Walker Stops By - Home & Family

Andrew Walker

Andrew Walker visits Home & Family to talk about his Hallmark Channel movies and also opens up about his own love for the holidays. Andrew also discusses married life, including first meeting his wife in Montreal. Today, the two have been married for over five years.

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Charcoal Beauty

Kym Douglas is introducing you to some of the hottest beauty products using charcoal. This includes a face mask and even eyeliner!

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DIY Winter Wonderland Tablescape - Home & Family

DIY Winter Wonderland Tablescape

Paige Hemmis is getting ready for your holiday party by showing you how to create the perfect winter wonderland tablescape. She also provides you some cost-saving tips, like cutting the snowflakes out of paper and using faux fur, instead of blanket. The total cost of this DIY is around $100.

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Race to Erase MS

Founder of “Race to Erase MS” Nancy Davis is joined by Jack Osbourne to talk about living with multiple sclerosis. Jack was diagnosed five years ago at the age of 26. Nancy created the “Race to Erase MS” in 1993 and has since raised 36 million dollars.

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Guinness World Records

Adjudicator Michael Empric pays Home & Family a visit to introduce you to some of the most unusual records in the Guinness World Record book, including most Christmas stollen eaten in one minute and fastest time time to pull 20 Christmas crackers.

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Bob Richter’s Top Recommended Flea Markets

Designer and host of PBS’s “Market Warriors,” Bob Richter is sits down with Mark and Debbie to talk about his book, “A Very Vintage Christmas” and what you can do to create your own for the holidays. This includes going to flea markets for vintage items and selecting Christmas items that bring back great memories.

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Richter Flea Markets

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Eggnog Cheesecake - Home & Family

Eggnog Cheesecake with Ginger Snap Crust and Compote

Chef and owner of Valerie’s Confections, Valerie Gordon is back and today she is making a festive dessert eggnog cheesecake with ginger snap crust and compote. While making her dessert, she talks about her own personal favorite holiday memories. Bake crust for ten minutes and let it cool, before filling it.

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2017 Gift Wrap Trends - Home & Family

Hallmark Gift Wrap Trends

Creative Trend Forecaster at Hallmark Cards, Melissa Powlas is giving you the hottest gift wrapping trends including adding candy or a small toy to the package or combing three different styles of wrapping paper to the present.

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DIY Christmas Heels

Orly Shani is getting you ready for the holiday parties with this stylish DIY, Christmas heels. All you really need are heels, ribbon and double-sided tape for this fun and festive DIY!

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