Homemade Cider Sachets
Resident spice expert Shirley Bovshow is talking apples and delicious fall spices today! First, Shirley talks about the difference between apple juice and apple cider. Next up, Shirley shares that her favorite type of cinnamon is Ceylon which looks like a rolled up cigar with many folds. Shirley has 3 distinct blends today to make her fall themed sachets - Classic, Indian and Latin. These give your cider an elevated and unique flavor and also increase the health benefits of the beverage.
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Get more from Shirley at FoodieGardener.com
DIY Moon Tray
Today DIY Expert Ken Wingard has a DIY serving tray that is out of this world! It was inspired by the first all-new Fall Harvest movie, “Over the Moon in Love.” This how-to is inexpensive and uses a plastic tray, some sandpaper and matte finish spray paint. Print a photo of the moon and use it as your guide for where the darker and lighter spots. Use white paint and stipple it to create a nice texture. Finishing touches include salt and mica powder!
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Ken has more great ideas: KennethWingard
Bo Eason Interview
Former NFL Safety, motivational speaker and leadership trainer Bo Eason joins Debbie and Cameron to talk about his brand new book, “No Plan B For Your A-Game.” Bo knew early on that he wanted to be a star safety in the NFL and drew up his plans at just 9 years old! After a serious injury ended his football career, Bo moved to New York turned to theater acting! He got to meet with Al Pacino who gave him advice for his acting career. Bo talks about the positive influence his father had on him during his childhood, and how he tries to do the same for his kids now.
“No Plan B For Your A-Game” is available now wherever books are sold.
For more from Bo please visit: BoEason.com and follow him @BoEason21
Seared Salmon with Coconut Lemongrass Sauce
Chef and Owner of “Manhattan Beach Post” David LeFevre is showing how Thai flavors can help elevate salmon to another level! David travelled throughout Southeast Asia early in his career and was so impressed by the fresh and bright flavors he found there. This recipe features lemongrass, ginger and shallots and coconut milk in the sauce. The family members love the dish!
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Kym’s Klip Hacks
Kym Douglas is showing off innovative ways to use standard stationery/office clips! Binder clips can help you organize frozen items in your freezer. Binder clips can also make instant photo frames! Next up, you can use a clip to attach your headphones to your shirt so they don’t drop to the ground accidentally if you take them off quickly. Finally, binder clips can hold trash bags in place, and can be used to steep tea!
Get more from Kym at: KymDouglas.com
Orly Shani is showing off an elegant way to dress up your bed! This idea was born out of needing to hide some unsightly storage boxes under Orly’s daughter’s bed.This DIY requires colorful ribbons - purchase a variety of colors and widths, you can buy them in sets online. Next up, lay out your design where you alternate the different ribbon colors and sizes.
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For more from Orly please visit OrlyShani.com
Beth Hall Interview
Actress Beth Hall joins Home & Family today to talk about her role in the CBS hit show, “Mom.” Beth shares a bit about the new season and also a clip from an upcoming episode in which Wendy is showing off a new hairstyle! Beth has a ten year old daughter and maintains a close relationship with her own mom. Beth is a celebrity ambassador for an organization called Modest Needs, and she explains how this charity benefits the working poor. You can catch new episodes of “Mom” on CBS.
Please visit Modestneeds.org to get more information about this charity.
You can follow Beth @realbethhall
Pistachio Cardamom Donuts
Registered dietitian and author of “Eat More Plants” Desiree Neilson is sharing a donut recipe that is good for you! This recipe starts with chopped pistachios, almond flour, a bit of arrowroot starch, and a bit of gluten-free flour which helps to give the donut a light texture. Desiree talks a bit about her book, which shows people how delicious eating anti-inflammatory foods can be!
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“Eat More Plants” is available now wherever books are sold.
Get more healthful ideas from Desiree @desireenielsenRD
Rob Paulsen Interview
Voice Actor and Author of “Voice Lessons” Rob Paulsen joins Debbie and Cameron to talk about his illustrious career! First he performs some of his most famous characters for Debbie. Rob started doing voices in 7th grade and feels so lucky to have made a career out of what he truly loves. He shares how grateful he was to have worked with Mel Blank, and how inspired he has been by Robin Williams and Jonathan Winters. In his book Rob talks about how important it is to have a positive attitude in show business and that he celebrates how he has touched people’s lives with his artistry.
Rob Paulsen’s book “Voice Lessons” is available now!
Pet Safety Products
Today Larissa has four safety products for the shorter days ahead, but these could be used year round.
Get more from Larissa at SavedbytheL.com
Adoption Ever After
Today Larissa is excited to introduce Queen Latifah, a Persian cat who is currently in Lincoln, California. This super playful yet gentle cat is in need of a loving home. For more information about Queen Latifah, please visit FieldHaven.com.
Next Larissa has a special visitor to the show! Smalls is about 3 years old, gets along well with other dogs and brings out the best in people and other animals. He would do well with an active family and warm laps to enjoy. Please visit WagsandWalks.org to get more information about Smalls.