Thursday, July 30th, 2015
Debbie Macomber Interview
Author Debbie Macomber sits down with Mark and Cristina to talk about her career and the Hallmark Original Series based on her “Cedar Cove” books. Debbie has also appeared in some of the episodes! In real life, Debbie lives in Port Orchard, Washington, where “Cedar Cove” takes place. Debbie also gets inspired by local businesses in her town. The author is also staying busy with her new book, “Silver Linings: A Rose Harbor Novel” coming out August 11th.
Don't miss "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove," Saturdays, 8/7c on Hallmark Channel.
Get more information about Debbie's books at DebbieMacomber.com
Hot New Ways to Use a Blow Dryer
Kym Douglas is back with some helpful uses for the blow dyer, other than the obvious: drying your hair!
Get more from Kym at KymDouglas.com
Apricot Almond Cake
The author of “Sweet & Skinny,” Chef Marisa Churchill is in the Home & Family kitchen baking her Apricot Almond Cake. She has some helpful tips for reducing the calories without losing the taste. She also reminds viewers at home to refrigerate the cake until you are ready to serve.
Check out more delicious recipes at the Home & Family Pinterest Page
Get more from Marisa at MarisaChurchill.com
John Deluca InterviewThe star of Netflix’s “Staten Island Summer” John Deluca visits Home & Family to talk about the new series. The actor had the honor of working with “SNL” creator Lorne Michaels and got to know the all-star cast from the show, which is where he learned as an actor to be prepared for anything and to go with the flow. John also jokes that when he was on “Teen Beach,” he loved pulling pranks and actually became notorious at doing them!
Don't miss "Staten Island Summer" available July 31st on Netflix.
DIY Dream CatchersTanya Memme and Paige Hemmis team up to make their very own dream catchers. They explain that the dream catchers originated with the Ojibwe Tribe in North America. It is believed that dream catchers allow good dreams to slip through, while bad dreams get tangled in the net and held back.
Check out more fun DIY projects at the Home & Family Pinterest Page
Get more from Paige at PaigeHemmis.com
Get more from Tanya at TanyaMemme.com
The Lennon Family Benefit ConcertOne of the original members of The Lennon Sisters, Kathy, along with singers Michael, Christopher, Patrick and Mark Lennon talk about the upcoming benefit concert about to be held in Santa Monica. The gentlemen, who go by the band name, Venice, perform their song “Hibernate” from their CD, Lucky 7.
Don't miss The Lennon Family Benefit Concert, July 31st and August 1st at Santa Monica Bay Women's Club, purchase tickets at BrownPaperTickets.com
Teaching Dogs to SwimLaura Nativo shows you the easy steps you can take to teach your dog to swim. Contrary to popular belief, not all dogs know how to swim. If needed, Laura recommends you to fence your pool and learn dog CPR. Remember to also take extra care with older dogs when teaching them how to swim. Always create an exit point at the pool for your dog, as well. Finally, when training your dogs, use a high value award to emphasize when they are doing something right.
Check out Ruffwear K-9 Float at Ruffwear.com
Get more tips from Laura at LauraNativo.com
Hollywood StealsSandie Newton is back with a whole new list of deals on Hollywood Steals. Trust us, these are sales you are not going to want to miss!
Get all these deals at HollywoodSteals.com
Food Borne IllnessMatt Iseman MD talks to Home & Family about the dangers of food borne illness. 48 million Americans suffer from food borne illness every year and Matt gives you some helpful tips to keep you safe. Matt suggested always washing your hands before and after handling raw foods, don’t leave foods that need to be chilled out on the counter and never defrost on kitchen counter or marinate at room temperature.
For more information, visit StopFoodBorneIllness.com
Ask the FamilyIt is that time again when the family members all gather around the read questions from users on Facebook.