Actress Lacey Chabert stops by Home & Family to talk about her Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “Love on Safari,” which premieres Saturday July 28th at 9/8c. The actress also talks about what it was like filming the movie on location in South Africa. She even jokes that there were times she forgot her lines because she was so swept away by the scenery and wildlife.
Short Rib and Wild Mushroom Wellington
Chef David Codney of The Peninsula Hotel Beverly Hills is in the kitchen making a hearty French dish of Short Rib and Wild Mushroom Wellington. For an even richer flavor, make the ribs a full day in advance. He also explains that this dish is a big favorite at the hotel during the holidays.
DIY Embroidered Christmas Tees
Orly Shani is getting into the holiday spirit with these Christmas tees. Lacey even jumps in to help out. Before getting started, make sure your ribbon matches the same color as your rope before adding to the t-shirt.
Singer Calum Scott performs a holiday favorite, “White Christmas,” for the Home & Family audience. He also talks about what it was like being on the show “Britain’s Got Talent” and performing for judge Simon Cowell.
Waffle master Brendan O’Malley is preparing the ultimate waffle by adding fruit loops, cookies and even cotton candy. You can start by using your favorite waffle recipe and then go from there.
DIY Gingerbread Train
Paige Hemmis is taking treat boxes and Christmas candy and turning them into a festive DIY gingerbread train for your mantle. You can find a collection of treat boxes online to get started.
DIY Pool Noodle Hacks
Cameron Mathison is showing you a variety of ways to use pool noodles.
Debbie is in the kitchen making holiday favorite cookies, cherry twists. She advises you to avoid adding too much cherry filing because it will spill out while baking. When done putting the recipe together, an egg wash coat will give the cookies an extra-shiny look when done baking. Later on, Debbie and the rest of the family members participate in a cookie exchange.
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DIY Shimmering Topiary Champagne Buckets
Author of “Christmas with First Ladies,” Coleen Christian Burke is back and making shimmering topiary champagne buckets. When each topiary is one solid color, it makes a more bold statement as a decoration. Use garland to fill in any empty spaces you might have on the bucket to make it more fancy and sophisticated. She also uses floral moss to fill in any empty space on the styrofoam.