Thursday, August 21st, 2017

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Warm Fig Cake - Home & Family

Warm Fig Cake

Debbie in the kitchen with Home & Family viewer Nancy Eckoff (via FaceTime) to bake a delicious warm fig cake. The cake sets itself apart from the rest by getting its lift from yeast instead of baking powder. Remember that the milk, eggs and butter should be room temperature in order for the yeast to rise. When finished, you can top the cake with fresh seasonal fruit.

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DIY Wire Angels - Home & Family

DIY Wire Angel

Ken Wingard is getting you ready for the holidays with this DIY wire angel using bailing wire, fabric scraps and scrap wood. The bailing wire is great to use because it is flexible and inexpensive. Copper wire is a great alternative but will cost a bit more. The best part is that this DIY makes a great gift and can be stored away and used every year.

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Laurie Gelman

The author of “Class Mom,” Laurie Gelman visits Home & Family to talk about her new book, which adds a comedic twist to the stories of school moms. She even shares some of the funniest e-mails she has seen from PTA moms. She also talks about the one time she was fired from being a PTA mom for her quirky sense of humor.

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Longer and Stronger Nails and Hair

Kym Douglas is giving you some easy to follow recipes for helping to grow your nails and hair longer and stronger.

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Essence Atkins

Actress Essence Atkins of NBC’s new comedy “Marlon” sits down with Mark and Debbie to talk about the show’s series premiere, which you can watch now on and the NBC app. As an actress, Essence has played an on-screen partner to both Shawn and Marlon Wayans. She even brings a clip of the show for the audience to enjoy! Essence is also the mother to a five-year-old son and talks about parenthood.

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Home & Family Hero - Home & Family

Home & Family Hero

Master Sergeant of the US Air Force, Israel Del Toro sits down with Mark and Debbie to share his inspirational story. While serving in Afghanistan, an explosion while left him 80% burned. Israel describes how he fought for his survival, and credits his son for giving him a reason to live. Israel was honored at the Ivictus Games by Prince Harry. Determined to continue living his life to the fullest, he reenlisted in the Air Force as a parachute instructor.

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Cauliflower Crust Pizza - Home & Family

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Fitness and lifestyle expert Thomas DeLauer is in the kitchen making cauliflower crust pizza. Before getting started, he shares his own story of losing over 100 pounds by embracing a healthier lifestyle. While cooking the pizza, he explains that good fats help curb those hunger cravings. He also points out that when you use cauliflower crust, you automatically save yourself up to 400 calories.

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DIY Roll Away Closet - Home & Family

DIY Roll Away Closet

Orly Shani and Paige Hemmis team up to make a DIY roll away closet. One extra trip before getting started is to make sure the plywood round comes pre-cut. Be sure to build the closet a size that you can get through your doors! Orly recommends using copper spray paint on the metal pipes to give the illusion of copper pipes without spending massive amounts of money.

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Denim Dilemmas Solved

Lawrence Zarian is talking to viewers on FaceTime who have questions about denim fashions.

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Chiropractor Myths De-Bunked

Dr. Dena Amato is filling you in on common chiropractor myths that are around today. For example, the “crack” sound that you hear when getting adjusted is actually just gas bubbles being released and nothing to be alarmed about. Also, it is important to monitor chiropractic health from a young age. Finally, she points out that preventive care is more cost effective for the future of your back health.