Karen David InterviewActress Karen David stops by to talk about her hit ABC show ‘Galavant.’ The finale airs this Sunday 8/7c. Karen talks about the experience of filming in Bristol, England in real life castles. Karen sings “Love is Strange” for the Home & Family audience. She even brings a witty preview from the finale.
Retro Snack CakeChef Elizabeth Belkind visits the show to bake a Retro Snack Cake with a modern twist. Lisa and her business partner started this dessert at their bakery, Cake Monkey. Cristina even does a blindfolded taste test comparing the Cake Monkey goodies with the original snacks. Mark prefers Elizabeth’s cake each and every time!
Get more information about Elizabeth's restaurant CakeMonkey.com
DIY Floral LampshadesLifestyle Expert Ken Wingard shows Mark and Cristina how to make DIY floral lampshades. He advises to look for flowers that have a plastic end and that will keep the petals attached. Ken advises using tacky glue when making this lampshade.
For more tips from Ken visit KennethWingard.com
Jonathan Chase Stops ByActor Jonathan Chase visits Home & Family to chat about his show ‘Tyler Perry’s Love Thy Neighbor’ on the OWN Network. Jonathan also talks about Sarah’s Garden, an organic vegetable garden he created for his fiancé. He explains how herbs can help with digestive problems, and that rainbow chard helps with detoxifying. Mint provides 9% of the RDA of vitamin A, 3% vitamin C, and 3% of folate.
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April Beyer’s Dating AdviceMatchmaker April Beyer has been in the dating business for over 17 years. She is on Home & Family to talk about when is a good time for a widow or widower to start dating again. She says it is all about a feeling. Dating after a death is not about finding love, it is about meeting new friends. Dating should always be about connection.
Find out more about April's matchmaking services at AprilBeyer.com
Debbie Talks Hair Trends
Debbie Matenoupolos teams up with celebrity hairstylist Kim Vo to talk about the hot hair trends to be on the lookout for in 2015. Boho waves, messy braids with accessories, and weaving in a charm or necklace in your hairstyle are all things you will be seeing in the new year.
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Follow Kim on Twitter @MrKimVo
DIY Seed Starter PotsGardener Shirley Bovshow shows you how to make starter seed kits. You can easily recycle your Keurig coffee cups as your starter pot because it already has a drainage hole. Start seedlings indoors 6-8 weeks before taking them outdoors. Use different colored paper to represent different seed types.
Get more gardening tips from Shirley at FoodieGardener.com
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Five Truly Free ThingsConsumer Reporter Jeanette Pavini tells you about five truly free things you might not know about:
If you earned less than $60,000, you are eligible for free tax software for your federal return.
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