Crystal Lowe and Kristen Booth
Actresses Crystal Lowe and Kristin Booth visit Home & Family to talk about their new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie, “Signed, Sealed, Delivered: To the Altar,” which premieres Sunday, July 15th at 9/8c. The women also bring a clip from the movie for the audience to enjoy. Both women also talk about their real life friendship and how much more fun that made working on the set.
Chocolate Peppermint Cake
Host of “Baking with Blonde,” Mandy Merriman is in the kitchen making a decadent dessert of chocolate peppermint cake. She shares that this dessert is one that brings her family together because they love helping decorate the cake. She also pairs the chocolate cake with a homemade peppermint buttercream frosting.
DIY Hot Cocoa Candles
Paige Hemmis is making her own candles that will leave your whole house smelling like dessert. She advises you to not make these candles in a warm environment because the candles will melt before being completed. When you are done with the candle, add some ribbon and tulle to present it as a Christmas gift.
Summer Savings for Christmas Shopping
Lawrence Zarian is giving you some insider tips on how to save money by completing your Christmas shopping during summer.
Today’s guest host Nick Lachey is in the kitchen making a family favorite, his Granny Ruth’s mincemeat pie. This pie is now a tradition in his household, where his kids help out, as well. When you are done dumping in all the ingredients, place it on the stovetop for up to two hours. Nick jokes that his Granny Ruth used to add brandy to the dish after it cooked, for an added twist.
DIY Santa Chair
Ken Wingard is getting into the holiday spirit with this DIY Santa chair. All you really need is an old recycled chair and red velvet, which you can find at your local craft store. When done, Nick takes to the chair and reads a Christmas story to Debbie and Ken.
Olympic Gold Medalist skier Jonny Moseley sits down with Debbie and Nick to talk about what it was like winning the Gold Medal in 1998. He also shares some of his favorite moments while watching 2018’s Winter Olympics as a commentator. You can watch Jonny in “Jonny Moseley’s Wildest Dreams” streaming on VisitCalifornia.com
Vermont Christmas Card Cookies
Debbie Matenopoulos is in the kitchen baking some Vermont Christmas Tree Sugar Cookies. She emphasizes to not over-mix the batter because than the cookies will be hard, when you want to serve them soft. After the cookies are done baking, she spreads homemade vanilla buttercream frosting on top for extra-flavor.
Ho Ho Happy Trails
Larissa Wohl is joined by Tom McCluskey and his daughter Lia to talk about their own pet adoption story, bringing their dog Riley into the family.
DIY Christmas Wine Charms
Orly Shani is taking charm rings, beads and charms and turning them into Christmas wine charms. She suggests on getting a head start for the holiday season by making them now and recommends gifting them in packages of six for loved ones.