Actress Tori Anderson visits Home & Family to talk about the premiere of her original Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Movie, “Return to Christmas Creek,” which you can watch Saturday, November 17th at 9/8c. She even brings a clip of the movie for the audience to enjoy. She also discusses some of her favorite holiday family traditions, including singing Christmas carols at her hometown hospital for the overnight patients.
Editor-in-Chief of “Country Living” magazine, Rachel Barrett is in the kitchen making a festive Santa cake with homemade frosting. Before getting started, she talks about celebrating the magazine’s 40th year anniversary and their special December issue for the holidays. The recipe is also perfect for those looking to get their kids involved with helping out in the kitchen.
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DIY Melted Snowman
Paige Hemmis is making a festive DIY melted snowman to put outside your house. She jokes that because he is melted, he is more of a California snowman. Starting with plywood, you can cut it into any shape you want. She encourages you to use LED Christmas lights so they don’t get too warm against the wood. When done with cutting the plywood, she uses a foam ball as the snowman head. Make sure your glue gun is on low when applying it on to the styrofoam.
Best Eyebrow Fillers
Kym Douglas is giving you professional tips on how to get the best eyebrows using fillers. She explains that pomade is used to get bold and dramatic brows and if you are looking for a softer brow, use powder. She also opens up about how this segment is close to her heart because she lost her own eyebrows during chemotherapy.
Classic Roast Beef
Food Network star Melissa d’Arabian is in the kitchen making one of her most favorite holiday dishes, roast beef. Today, she is using a top round roast, which is an inexpensive cut. She starts off by patting the roast dry, then she sticks garlic cloves into the meat. The most important tip is to let the roast sit at room temperature for an hour before cooking it to help make sure the meat gets tender, instead of tough.
Actor Paul Campbell sits down with Cameron and Debbie to talk about his new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Movie, “A Godwink Christmas,” which premieres Sunday, November 18th at 9/8c. He also shares a funny story of losing his co-star, Kathie Lee Gifford, on a ferry while filming the movie!
DIY Christmas Village Stand
Ken Wingard is getting into the holiday spirit by making this Christmas village stand out of wood rounds. The best part about this DIY is that it doesn’t take up that much space. You can find most of the materials in the plumbing department of your hardware store.
Author of “Chris Beats Cancer,” Chris Wark discusses with Home & Family his incredible journey that started after he was diagnosed with cancer. Today, he can proudly say he has been cancer-free for 15 years. He also shares his recipe for one of his favorite smoothies that includes 8 servings of vegetables and fruits.
Curried Sweet Potato and Leek Pie
Chef and author of “Shaya,” Alon Shaya is in the kitchen making a delicious curried sweet potato and leek pie with a homemade flaky crust. This is one of his favorite dishes to make for Thanksgiving. He uses hawaij in the pie, but says you can substitute in another curry powder. He also discusses his cookbook, which combines his favorite memories of food and recipes.
DIY Jewelry Gift Boxes
Ali Fedotowsky-Manno is making her own jewelry gift boxes using paper rolls and wrapping paper. For the nice and clean folds, she recommends applying mod podge. She explains that most of the materials for this DIY are already items you have laying around the house.