Maribeth Monroe

Actress Maribeth Monroe sits down with Mark and Cristina to talk about her most recent show, HBO’s “The Brink.” Maribeth got her start at Second City in Detroit and followed her passion for comedy. The actress even has a dead-on impersonation of recent Home & Family guest, Nancy Grace. Maribeth is also celebrating her first year wedding anniversary in July.
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The Mediterranean Diet

Chef Amy Riolo is in the Home & Family kitchen preparing Mussels in Tomato-Saffron Broth straight from her cookbook, “The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Cookbook.” She explains that mussels are high in protein and low in calories and carbs. Amy is a huge advocate of the Mediterranean diet because it can reduce heart disease by 50% and helps with inflammation and preventing cancer.

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Declaration of Independence Wall Art

Ken Wingard is back and showing you how to make Declaration of Independence Wall Art. He demonstrates for you how to char the edges of the wall art to make it look older and for the antiqued look, Ken dips the paper in a little black coffee.

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Shattering the Stigma of Addiction

Gary Mendell, the founder and creator of Shatterproof talks to Mark and Cristina about addiction. He shares the story of the death of his 25-year-old son, Brian, who committed suicide after a long battle with his addiction. Gary felt there was a stigma attached to addiction and wanted to change that. He wants more addiction treatment to be based on science and research. Shatterproof activist Geri Weber talks about her own addiction and has now been clean for 29 years and has joined the Shatterproof mission to end the stigma of addiction.

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Omar Miller Interview

Actor Omar Miller opens up about his new HBO drama “Ballers.” Omar plays retired football player “Charles Greene” but in real life the actor grew up playing baseball. Omar recently got to visit The White House for Easter, where he met President Obama and the rest of the First Family.
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DIY Building Blocks

Debbie Matenoupolos and her baby Alexandra visit Home & Family where Debbie shows Cristina how to make your very own baby blocks. Each block has a personal message for her daughter. The DIY is simple and most supplies can be found at your local craft store.

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RV Family Vacation

Matt Rogers explains that RV travel is the perfect way to go on a family vacation because it is almost half the cost of airplane travel. He says you can rent an RV for $99 a day and suggests calling for last-minute deals.

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Dog Potty Station

Laura Nativo and Shirley Bovshow team up to make their own dog potty stations for bigger dogs. Using a hard-shell kiddie pool, Shirley creates a place for dogs to go the bathroom with a little privacy and its not directly on the yard. Laura says the key is to train your dog to use the potty station.
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Hollywood Steals

Sandie Newton is back with this week’s Hollywood Steals. As always, all the products featured are first come, first serve, so grab your deal early!

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Ask the Family

The family members gather around to answer Facebook questions from fans. Debbie talks about the most fashionable bathing suits for plus-sized women, Shirley explains that peppers take forever to mature and Matt talks about how tuna melts and BBQs are the easiest way to prepare dinner when you are short on time.