Rochelle Aytes Interview

Actress Rochelle Aytes stops by Home & Family to talk about her ABC series, “Mistresses.” She fills Mark and Cristina in on her current storyline and brings a clip for them to enjoy. In real life, Rochelle is celebrating her recent engagement to CJ Lindsey, who proposed to her on the beautiful Oregon coast. Mark and Cristina surprise Rochelle with a little sandbox to have her remember her very special day.
Don't miss Rochelle on "Mistresses," Thursdays, 9/8c on ABC.

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Jack Witherspoon Cooks

Teenage chef Jack Witherspoon returns to the Home & Family kitchen to whip up one of his summertime favorite dishes, Crash Hot Potatoes with Citrus Marinated Flank Steak. Three-time Leukemia survivor, Jack also celebrated his recent honor from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, being named “Boy of the Year.”

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DIY State Cutting Boards

Paige Hemmis is showing you how to make your own State Cutting Board that can act as a unique and useful personalized gift. If you don’t want to use the cutting board in the kitchen, you can also hang it on a wall as a decoration. Paige points out that if you are going to use the cutting board for meats, you will want to seal it so nothing absorbs into the wood.

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"Twinning" Interview

Host of VH1’s new show “Twinning,” Angie Greenup brings along competitors Adam and Cory Zinker to talk about her new show. The idea of the show is to see how much twins think alike. The grand prize winners will win $222,222,222. But, you are going to have to tune into the show to see who wins!
Don't miss "Twinning," Wednesdays, 10/9c on VH1.

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Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

Dr. William Magee from the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles sits down with Home & Family to talk about cleft palates and cleft lips. The good news is that they can always be corrected and with modern technology the doctor says they are getting closer to finding what causes cleft palates. He brings some before and after photos of children who have had surgery to correct their cleft palates and a patient of his who has had the surgery.

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Pineapples and Palm Trees

Debbie Matenopoulos is here to break down the hottest trend happening right now: fashion featuring pineapples and palm trees! Using models, Debbie shows off print jumpsuits, cover-ups, rompers and shorts! She even brings out fun jewelry, home decor and phone accessories featuring pineapples and palm trees.
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DIY Layered Salad Jars

Sophie Uliano shows you a create way to get all your vegetables in your diet by making a layered salad jar! The salads are easy to make, healthy and perfect for the person on-the-go. Best part, an average salad will cost you three dollars!

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The family members all gather around to answer some of your questions from Facebook!