Lorraine Toussaint Interview

The actress sits down with Mark and Cristina to talk about her new series, “Rosewood.” On the show, she plays Morris Chesnut’s mother, which is amusing because in real life, she is only nine years older than the actor. The Trinidad-born actress is also fresh off her success of playing “Vee” in the hit Netflix series, “Orange is the New Black.”
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Chef Brian Malarkey Cooks
Top Chef finalist and owner of Herringbone Restaurants, Brian Malarkey is in the kitchen whipping up a traditional Croque Madame. He calls this dish the perfect brunch because it is fun and delicious and he pairs it with a Peter Rabbit mimosa, which is a combination of champagne and homemade basil lemonade.

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Fall Movie Preview

Debbie Matenopoulos and her “The Insider” co-host Louis Aguirre talk about the new movies being released this fall. The two hosts take a look at “Pan,” which they say is too dark for little kids. When it comes to “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay,” Debbie says fans will love the third installment. Finally, “The Peanuts” movie is well-loved by both Debbie and Louis.

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Pumpkin Pillars

With Halloween right around the corner, Paige Hemmis has a fun and perfect DIY for those at home looking to get extra-festive. Using materials purchased at the hardware and Halloween store, she makes pumpkin pillars!

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Ryan McPartlin Interview

Actor Ryan McPartlin visits Home & Family to talk about his new romantic comedy, “You Cast a Spell on Me,” which is available now on Digital HD and On Demand. Ryan is joined by his two young sons and then he talks about how he met his wife, who he calls his “perfect girl.” Before becoming a successful actor, Ryan was a model for Abercrombie & Fitch. When Ryan isn’t acting, he also enjoys spending his free time coaching his sons’ flag football teams.

Cristina Cooks!

Cristina is cooking up one of her favorite dishes, Butternut Squash Lasagna. She calls it one of her favorites because you can freeze it after cooking it and serve it whenever you need a last-minute dinner. With this pasta dish, she also prepares a delicious Grapefruit Salad. To save time, she says you can purchase butternut squash already cubed at the store. The squash is also full of vitamin A, fiber and potassium.

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Winter Fashion and Functionality for Dogs

Lawrence Zarian and Laura Nativo team up to talk about the upcoming winter season with fashion and clothing for dogs. Laura reminds viewers to always look for the functionality of the clothing for the dogs first, before the fashion. It is a new season, so Lawrence says you can find all types of clothes at off-price. Don’t forget to train your dog to wear clothes for a couple minutes at a time to get them used to it. After, Lawrence stages a fashion show with the dogs!

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DIY Zombie Nails

Katie Cazorla of “The Painted Nail” is back to show you the latest nail trend, spooky Halloween manicures. Nail art is very hot, right now and shows off her own werewolf pedicure. After, she shows you how to create your own zombie nails!

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Sleep Disorders that Affect Academic Performance

Dr. JJ talks about the variety of sleep disorders that children can suffer from, that goes on to affect their academic performances in school. Children with sleep disorder breathing average an estimated test score of 70%. Finally, if your child is irritable, tired and has audible snoring, she encourages you to bring it to your doctor’s attention.

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