Thursday, August 18th, 2016

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Skyler Shaye Interview - Home & Family

Skyler Shays Interview

The actress visits Home & Family to talk about Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie, “J.L. Family Ranch” which premieres Sunday, August 21st at 9/8c. Skyler opens up about her close friendship with her godfather, Jon Voight. The actor has mentored her throughout her career, offering up acting advice when they were starring alongside in “J.L. Family Ranch” together. Skyler has always had a love for the entertainment industry, especially since Jon has taken her to so many movie premieres when she was growing up.

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Mac and Cheese Cook-Off - Home & Family

Mac and Cheese Cook-Off

Debbie, Orly Shani and Matt Iseman are in the kitchen getting ready for a mac and cheese cook-off. Matt is making a smoky bacon mac and cheese. Today’s judges are Sandie Newton, Skylar Shaye and Sonia Gasparian and they love Matt’s recipe’s smoky flavor with the added crunch of the bacon. Meanwhile Orly’s mac and cheese has peas and bacon with white cheddar. Debbie’s mac and cheese has crab and jalapeños with five different cheeses. In the end, Debbie wins the cook-off!

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DIY Pokemon Go Backpack - Home & Family

DIY Pokemon Go Inspired Backpack

Orly Shani is getting into the Pokemon Go craze by showing you how to add the game theme into back-to-school backpacks. She treats the Pokemon Go ball using tape. She reminds you to turn the backpack inside out when washing it. This entire DIY will cost you only $10!

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Check out more fun DIY projects at the Home & Family Pinterest Page

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Drug Store Makeup Dupes

Simply Sona Beauty Blogger, Sona Gasparian has a popular YouTube channel that provides makeup pointers for viewers. Today, she is comparing various makeup products from drug stores and those from high-end retail stores to see which ones are successful dupes and which ones aren’t.

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Ashley Love Mills Interview

The actress sits down with Mark and Debbie to talk about her new TLC Tyler Perry series, “Too Close to Home,” which premieres Monday, August 22nd at 9/8c. She jokes that she almost didn’t try out for the role because she was sick on the day of her audition, but she powered through and four days later she got the offer. This is a dream come true for Ashley because Tyler Perry is one of her idols.

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DIY 80's Arcade Bar - Home & Family

DIY 80’s Arcade Bar

Matt Iseman and Mark are creating the perfect addition to a man cave, an 80’s arcade bar. You can find an old non-working arcade game online for around a hundred dollars. You will also need to purchase a Kegerator to keep the beer cold and it fits perfectly behind the gutted arcade game.

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Hollywood Steals

Sandie Newton is back with a whole new list of deals on this week’s Hollywood Steals.

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Tri Tip Sandwiches - Home & Family

Tri-Tip Sandwiches

Mark is outside grilling up everybody’s favorite Labor Day dish, BBQ Tri-Tip, perfect for sandwiches. Mark loves making the sandwiches with his kids because they can help out with the spices and dry rub. After the sandwiches are ready, serve them on Dixie Ultra because their plates are sturdy enough for any heavy meal.

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Check out delicious recipes at the Home & Family Pinterest Page

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Ask the Family

The family gather around to answer your questions for social media.