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Monday, October 9th, 2017

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DIY Cider Station - Home & Family

Apple Cider Station

To help welcome the fall season, Paige Hemmis is making her own apple cider station. You can use any type of table for a base. If you don’t have a table, she recommends browsing garage sales, swap meets and discount stores in order save money. You an also provide to-go cups for your guests to take their cider on the road.

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Chef Lovely

Chef and owner of Lovely Eats, Chef Lovely is in the kitchen making a sweet and savory dish that you will love. Today she is making a turkey-apple sausage sandwich with a homemade blueberry chia jam. Instead of frying the sausage, the chef recommends you bake them in order to cut down the fat. Lovely also hosts cooking classes, which helps teach kids cooking techniques.

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1 Pair of Boots, 3 Ways

Lawrence Zarian is taking one pair of boots and showing you how to wear them in three stylish ways.

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Toni Braxton

Singer/actress Toni Braxton visits Home & Family to talk about her new album, which comes out next year. This will be her first solo album in eight years. Toni also raises awareness about lupus, a condition she was diagnosed with in 2008. Aside from staying busy with her new album, Toni also spends her time parenting her two teenage sons.

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Home Design Tips

Designer and TV host Vern Yip takes design questions from viewers at home using FaceTime.

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Kitchen Smarts

Lisa McManus of PBS’s “America’s Test Kitchen,” is breaking down some helpful kitchen hacks, like reviving wilted vegetables in water and removing vegetable seeds in a bowl of water. She also shows you how to make mouth-watering short ribs in a slow cooker.

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Important Medicare Decisions to Make When Retiring

Senior Vice President of Physician’s Mutual Bob Gunia sits down with Mark and Debbie to talk about medicare and retirement. He points out that health care costs can consume up to 30% of your retirement income. He suggests finding recommendations and seeking advice from retired friends you trust. Remember that fall enrollment runs from October 15th through December 7th.

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DIY Shaving Station - Home & Family

DIY Shaving Station

Matt Iseman is making his own shaving station for your house using pulls, wood and a mirror. He recommends you lay out all your tools beforehand to make this DIY easier to put together. When done, coat the wood with a varnish to protect it from water damage.

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Tiya Sircar

Actress Tiya Sircar visits Home & Family to talk about her NBC comedy, “The Good Place,” which you can catch Thursdays at 8:30/7:30c. She also talks about her passion for dancing and her close relationship with her parents.

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Healthy Fried Rice - Home & Family

Healthy Fried Rice

Author of “The Wellness Project,” Phoebe Lapine is making a healthier version of fried rice, using quinoa. She also uses chard, which is a leafy green vegetable that is often used in Mediterranean cooking. The entire dish is vegan.

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