Jane Lynch Interview - Home & Family

Jane Lynch Interview

The Emmy and Golden Globe winning actress visits with Mark and Cristina to take about her new film, “Mascots,” which is directed by Christopher Guest and arrives in theaters this summer. In the film, she plays former mascot, “Minnie the Moose” who had to retire after a devastating injury. Jane also has a passion for keeping the arts in schools and works closely with “Adopt the Arts” program which was co-founded by Guns N’ Roses’ drummer, Matt Sorum. The program adopts schools in need of art supplies and musical instruments and supplies donations. Coffee Bean has paired up with the program by donating proceeds to “Adopt the Arts” when you purchase their special blend coffee online.

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Clobster Grilled Cheese Sandwich - Home & Family

Lobster Grilled Cheese

The owner of “Slapfish” restaurants, Chef Andrew Gruel is in the kitchen making the ultimate grilled cheese sandwich with lobster and crab. He admits the inspiration behind this dish was his children, who started to eat more seafood when he paired it with grilled cheese. His tip is to spread mayo on the outer bread to make sure it gets golden brown as well as tasty.

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Hearts of Spring Interview - Home & Family

“Hearts of Spring” Interview

Lisa Whelchel and her daughter Clancy Cauble open up about playing mother and daughter in the Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “Hearts of Spring” which premieres April 9th, 9/8c The two even bring a clip for Home & Family to enjoy. Clancy admits that she has not yet seen the movie because it’s so hard watching herself on screen. Lisa also talks about how she came up with the storyline for “Hearts of Spring” after diving into her own world of blogging while raising her children. Lisa also opens up about her experience on “Survivor: Philippines” and describes what it was like coming up as the first runner-up in the competitive series.

Power Tool Workshop

Mark Steines is showing you how to use a jigsaw power tool the proper way with some clever tips. He advises you to avoid wearing jewelry or loose jewelry when operating this saw or any power tools. Always use goggles, mask, gloves and hand protection when operating a jigsaw. Replace your blade immediately if it starts to smoke. He reminds you to choose your blade based on the material you are cutting and to use a thinner blade for smaller details. Jane Lynch follows Mark’s instructions and is successful at slicing her own shape using the jigsaw.

Kym’s Must Try Nail Hacks

Kym Douglas is introducing you to some helpful nail hacks to help you save some money. Tweexy is a little pot that keeps your nail polish bottle in place while painting your nails at home. Also, when you use PAM cooking spray, it helps dry your nails in only two minutes, perfect for when you are on the go! Kym demonstrates her nail painting skills on Mark’s thumb. Finally, she shows you how Paint Can works, which goes on your nails like spray paint but doesn’t stick to your skin.

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DIY Washable Statement Rugs - Home & Family

DIY Washable Statement Rugs

Orly Shani introduces you to a way to make your own washable statement rugs using a rug pad, washable material, scissors and double-sided tape. This DIY works for those on a budget because you can just repurpose an old rug you have lying around the house. When dirty, remove material from rug pad and just throw it into the washing machine. This entire DIY will only cost you $30, as opposed to over $75 if you buy it in a store.

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Family Vacation Ideas

Travel expert Francesca Page gives you some tips on where to travel with families. First things first, be realistic with your budget before planning your family vacation. Don’t over-schedule your vacation time and think of how long you want to be away for. Also, don’t be afraid to look at alternative destinations, like a road trip or camping, as well. Try using apps like DayTrip and Hopper Travel to help you save money.

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Hollywood Steals

Sandie Newton is back with a whole new list of Hollywood Steals.

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DIY Spring Fireplace Picket Fence - Home & Family

DIY Spring Fireplace Picket Fence

Ken Wingard has the perfect DIY to help decorate your house, a fireplace picket fence. First things first, measure the fireplace opening and covered area to determine your materials. This entire DIY will cost you less than $20!

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