Monday, September 9th, 2019

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Adoption Ever After – Kane
Meet Kane, a small chihuahua puppy. Kane has come a long way, he’s had interaction with kids and others since being with his foster family as he didn’t have many interactions prior. He would do best with a home of someone that is at home around a lot.

Find out more about Kane and about other adoptable pets at

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Great Grandma’s Rhubarb Pie - Home & Family

Great Grandma’s Rhubarb Pie
Grammy-nominated & multi-platinum recording artist Jordin Sparks shares her great-grandmother’s rhubarb pie recipe. She shares how her Nana put a cookbook together from her mother’s side of the family that include German and Norwegian recipes going back to her great-great grandmother that were passed down to Jordan on her 21st birthday.

Get the recipe for the Pie >>

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DIY Woven Side Table
Maria Provenzano weaves some magic into your new favorite side table with this easy and low-cost DIY. She found a rotary cutter to be the best at cutting the cane webbing material. To glue the cane webbing, Maria recommends using fabric-tac because it will dry clear and apply the glue in light long stripes to avoid blobbing.

Get the instructions for the Table DIY >>

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Wendi Lou Lee
Author Wendi Lou Lee stops by to discuss her book, “A Prairie Devotional,” inspired by memories and stories of her time on the set of “Little House on the Prairie.” She discusses how her brain tumor diagnosis in 2015 led her to writing the book after starting a blog that focused on her journey during that time in her life. She also shares a sweet story about her late step-father and how special they were to him after marrying her mother. He referred to her and her sisters as his BMW, which stood for Brenda, Michelle, and Wendi.

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DIY Gym in a Box
Cameron Mathison shows you how to build an at home gym that will fit your budget and your home décor. For this DIY Cameron created a simple partition to adjust in the storage unit to separate the yoga mats, dumbbells, etc.

Get the instructions for the Gym Box >>

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Pet Myths & Misconceptions Debunked - Home & Family

Pet Myths & Misconceptions Debunked
Dr. Courtney Campbell and Larissa Wohl debunk some common pet misconceptions. They include the following:

Toxoplasmosis is caused by parasite toxoplasma gondii which causes illness to those with high risk groups. They should avoid contact with litter boxes if possible and have someone else clean the litter box at least twice a day with gloves. This prevents the litter box to become infective if it’s left there for 1-5 days. The most common cause of toxoplasmosis are undercooked meats, soil, and improperly handled vegetables. Cats are low risk to cause toxoplasmosis.

A dry nose does not necessarily indicate illness. Look for other things to indicate illness, such as your dog’s weight, vowel movements, vomiting. Know what is normal, check for gum color, feel for abnormal pulse, etc.

Consult with a veterinarian before giving any time of medication to your animal. And do not give one animal’s prescribed medication to another animal because it can potentially cause health problems.

You can follow Dr. Courtney Campbell at @DrCourtneyDVM

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Adoption Ever After - Monarch - Home & Family

Adoption Ever After – Monarch
Meet Monarch, a French Bulldog. He’s under a year old. He has never been in a home before as he was surrendered by a breeder. He’s a good natured puppy and is a special color that requires him to have a certain diet to prevent allergies.

Find out more about Monarch and other adoptable pets at

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DIY City Sentiment Art - Home & Family

DIY City Sentiment Art
Ken Wingard shows you how to put your favorite city on full display with this DIY. He recommends not using pictures of people because the photos will most likely be cut in a lot of places through the letters. Use landscapes that are meaningful to you instead. Make sure the text is centered for a professional, modern look. Hang in grid formation to enable space for additional boxes.

Get the instructions for the Wall Art >>

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Gnocchi with Brown Butter - Home & Family

Gnocchi with Brown Butter
Co-owner of “The Palm” restaurant, Bruce Bozzi serves up restaurant quality Gnocchi that takes minutes to make. When frying the gnocchi make sure the oil is hot enough so that the gnocchi moves and doesn’t stick to the pan. Let the gnocchi brown for a few minutes and then deglaze with some chicken stock.

Get the recipe for the Gnocchi >>

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Jordin Sparks Interview - Home & Family

Sickle Cell Awareness
Jordin Sparks rejoins Cameron and Debbie to discuss her advocacy for sickle cell disease and her starring role on Broadway’s “Waitress.” She opens up about her step-sister passing away from sickle cell disease and how that inspired her and her family to be advocates to raise awareness through Generation S. The organization focuses on encouraging people that either have or are family, caretakers, friends of those with sickle cell disease share their stories and experiences. She also discusses her role as Jenna on the Broadway play “Waitress” and how she relates to the character on a deeper level.

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Beauty Rehab
Kym Douglas shows you some simple solutions to revive your after summer hair and skin. She makes a hair mask out of strawberries and mayo, which help hydrate and nourish dry, brittle hair. For skin repair, she assembles a DIY skin repair tonic with apple cider vinegar and horseradish to help lighten sun spots. Horseradish slows production of melatonin in your skin which is responsible for that dark pigmentation. Apple cider vinegar contains alpha hydroxy acid which lightens sun and age spots.

Get the instructions for the Hair and Skin solutions >>

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Grafting Cacti
Shirley Bovshow how easy it is to create your own custom cacti. Plants are living things and grafting is like plant surgery. After grafting keep the cacti covered and out of direct sunlight for 2 weeks.

Get the instructions for the Cacti >>