Thursday, August 24th, 2017

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Preparing for a Garage Sale - Home & Family

Preparing for a Garage Sale

Orly Shani is celebrating the Sunday premiere of Hallmark Movies & Mysteries of “Garage Sale Mystery: A Case of Murder,” by showing you how to host your own garage sale! She advises you to make sure your clothes are clean and have no wrinkles. It is also more appealing if the clothes are color coordinated when on display at your sale. Also make sure the electronics that you are selling are displayed close to an extension cord so you can charge them.

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Michael McGrady

Actor Michael McGrady sits down with Mark and Debbie to talk about his Freeform series, “Beyond,” in which he plays the character of Tom Matthews. He describes what it is like to play the anti-hero of the series, which returns for its second season in 2018.

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Tagliatelle with Porcini Mushroom Bolognese - Home & Family

Tagliatelle with Porcini Mushroom Bolognese

Chef Sarah Gruenberg of Monteverde Restaurant is in the kitchen preparing a mouth-watering pasta dish. She even makes her pasta from scratch and says you can prepare it ahead of time. When you are done with the sauce, freeze any excess to use for a later dish.

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Beyond the Microchips

Pet rescue expert Larissa Wohl is stressing the importance of microchipping your pets and advises using a personalized collar to go along with your name tags, in case the tags fall off. She also introduces you to QR pet tags that will help someone contact you if they find your pet, as well as a Whistle GPS Pet Tracker, which tracks your pet’s location.

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DIY Mason Jar Sand Luminaries - Home & Family

DIY Mason Jar Sand Luminaries

Ken Wingard is celebrating the upcoming premiere of Hallmark Channel’s Original Movie, “Sun, Sand & Romance” with this summer DIY. In order to make your own mason jar sand luminaries you will need letters, Mod Podge, sand, twine, seashells and tea lights. Give yourself at least an hour to make sure the glue is dry.

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Caribbean Pirate Treasure

Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau sit down with Home & Family to talk about their Travel Channel series, “Caribbean Pirate Treasure,” which you can catch Sundays at 10/9c. In the series, the Cousteaus’ discover cannons, plates and cups and their show even features pirate reenactments.

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Make Ahead Recipes - Home & Family

Make Ahead Freezer Meals

Debbie is giving you some easy to follow recipes that you can place in your freezer and store. This includes pureed soups, which are great to freeze because the texture never changes. When you do make a pureed soup that you plan to freeze, let it cool first before storing. If you want to change the texture of the soup, you can always add bacon or nuts.

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DIY Back to School Chalkboard - Home & Family

DIY Back to School Chalkboard

Hallmark artist Josh Scruggs stops by Home & Family to show you how to make your own back to school chalkboard using a chalk marker, glue stick, foam core and picture frame. To make a smaller chalkboard just purchase a pre-made one at your local craft or hardware store.

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How Foods Effect Our Moods

Dr. Susanne Bennett is informing you of how certain foods can effect your moods. “Happy” foods include animal proteins, fresh fruits & veggies, nuts, seeds and beans. Meanwhile “sad” foods would be gluten, sugar and dairy. She even gives you some suggested meals to have during the day to put you in a happy mood.

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DIY Treasure Chest Fish Tank

Paige Hemmis has a fun DIY for those with pet fish - a treasure chest fish tank! When you are done, she offers up the extra tip of sanding it down with sandpaper for a more vintage look. The entire cost of this DIY will only set you back $30.

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