Ryan Paevey and Scottie Thompson
Actor Ryan Paevey and actress Scottie Thompson visit Home & Family to talk about their new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie, “Hope at Christmas,” which premieres Tuesday, November 20th at 9/8c. The two actors also discuss what it was like bonding on the set, which meant going on hikes a few days before shooting began. Afterwards, Ryan tests his strength by balancing a Christmas tree in the palm of his hand.
Bread Stuffing with Sausage, Dried Cherries and Pecans
Co-Host of “America’s Test Kitchen,” Bridget Lancaster is in the kitchen making one of everybody’s favorite Thanksgiving side dishes, bread stuffing. She recommends using toasted sandwich bread for this dish so it does not get too soggy when cooking. For a richer flavor, toast the nuts before adding to the dish.
DIY Illuminated Stocking Holder
Ken Wingard is getting you ready for the holidays with this illuminated stocking holder with a wooden craft box and battery-operated tea lights. He recommends using a ziplock bag of sand as your weight to keep the holder in place. Create your own stencil, cutting out the window shapes first.
Hostess Gifts for the Holidays
Kym Douglas has some hostess gift ideas for you to bring to your upcoming holiday parties.
Slate States Platters, $28, SundanceCatalog.com
The Wand Wine Filter, $9.99, DrinkPureWine.com
Delicacies Jewelry, $40+, DelicaciesJewelry.com
Tea Drops, $10+, TeaDrop.com
Actor Luke Macfarlane sits down with Cameron and Debbie to talk about his upcoming Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “A Shoe Addict’s Christmas,” which premieres Sunday, November 25th at 8/7c. He also talks about what it was like working with Candace Cameron Bure, who he describes as the ultimate multi-tasker while on set. He also brings a clip from the movie for the audience to watch.
Cinnamon Star Christmas Cookies
Ryan Paevey joins Debbie in the kitchen to make some delicious holiday cookies with cinnamon and powdered sugar. Debbie adds a little vanilla paste to the recipe to make it richer in flavor. When done, paint a coat of meringue on top of the cookies before putting them in the oven.
Lawrence Zarian is introducing you to some of the hottest looks in flannel for the winter weather.
• Knox Rose Thermal Back Flannel Shirt: $28.00
• Knox Rose Burgundy Bell Sleeve Crewneck Pullover: $28.00
• Denizen Levis Modern Slim Fit Cuffed Jeans: $30.00
• Prologue Women’s Long Sleeve Belted Sweater Dress: $40.00
• Peyton And Parker Long Sleeve Flannel Plaid Shirt: $17.60
• St Johns Bay Light Weight Quilted Vest: $44.00
• BP Ribbed Funnel Neck Sweater: $49.00
• Leith Single Button Plaid Flannel Coat: $129.00
• A New Day Black Wide Leg Slacks: $40.00
DIY Beeswax Christmas Candles
Maria Provenzano is getting into the holiday spirit with these candles made out of colorful beeswax sheets. You can find the beeswax sheets online, in a variety of colors. Visit your local craft store to buy sturdy wicks for the candles. She says this DIY is so easy that anybody can do it!
Actress Julie Hagerty stops by Home & Family to talk about her new movie, “Instant Family,” which is in theaters now. In the movie, Julie plays the grandma and the actress even brings a hilarious clip from the movie, featuring Rose Byrne and Mark Wahlberg.