Thursday, November 30th, 2017

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Daily Pet Adoption
Larissa is joined by Cortney Dorney from WAGS Pet Adoption and Blush, a French Bulldog. Blush is one of the senior girls at the WAGS facility and is waiting for her new home to go to.

For more information on Blush, check out

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Beau Bridges and Rachel Boston - Home & Family

Rachel Boston & Beau Bridges
Actors Rachel Boston and Beau Bridges, visit Home & Family to talk about their movie, “Christmas in Angel Falls.” Rachel talks about visiting her brother in Japan for the holidays. Beau talks about spending holidays with his family and his son starring in another Hallmark Channel Christmas movie, “Christmas at Holly Lodge.”

“Christmas in Angel Falls” premiers on Saturday, December 2nd at 9pm on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.

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Raspberry Almond Torte Cookie - Home & Family

Raspberry Almond Torte Cookie
Host of “America’s Test Kitchen,” Julia Collin Davidson stops by the Home & Family kitchen to make her all-time favorite cookies. She also tells you the golden rule on baking cookies, is that all ovens are different and one side of the oven can vary up to 50°F from the center to the back. She recommends switching and rotating to get an even cooking.

Get the Recipe to the Cookies >>
You can find her best-selling book here, The Perfect Cookie

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Holiday Beauty On the Go
Kim Douglas has the perfect beauty tips and tricks to keep you beautiful while traveling. She offers an array of items to take with you on the go, like the split end trimmer, which gets rid of damage while preserving length.

Roto Clipper,
The Split End Trimmer,
Paper makeup,

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DIY Red Wagon Bar Cart - Home & Family

DIY Red Wagon Bar Cart
Ken Wingard shows you how to make a fun and festive DIY bar cart to help with guests this holiday season. This is a great way to repurpose old red wagons, or you can purchase new ones in stores or online.

Get the Instructions for the Bar Cart >>

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Fried Sperlani - Home & Family

Feast of the Seven Fishes: Fried Smelt
Chef Tony Mantuano is preparing a classic dish, for the Italian feast of the seven fishes. He uses “00” Flour, a type of Italian flour that is ground extra fine and great for making pasta and light for the breading.

Get the Recipe to the Fried Smelt>>

Follow Tony on @tonymantuano & @spiaggiachicago

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DIY Santa Wall Hanging - Home & Family

DIY Santa Wall-Hanging
Author and Host of “The Knit Show,” Vicky Howl has a Christmas macrame project. This festive
DIY is easy to do and fun to make. It’s the perfect project to get you into the holiday spirit and requires zero knitting skills.

Get the Instructions for the Wall-Hanging >>

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Karen Allen
Actress Karen Allen stops by to share stories about her new movie, “Year by the Sea.” She reveals how her late father worked for the FBI for 30 years. She also talks about traveling around when she was in her twenties and about her son who is a chef who won the cooking show “Chopped.”

For more on "Year by the Sea"

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Practical Holiday Gifts - Home & Family

Practical Holiday Gifts
Ken shows you his top picks for practical gifts of 2017. His picks include a traveling humidifier and Shark Ion Robot Vacuum cleaner that work with an app and remote control for easy cleaning.

Stadler Form Jerry Personal Ultrasonic Humidifier,
60-Second Salad Maker,
Shark Ion Robot,

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DIY Holiday Aprons
Orly shows you how you can bring holiday cheer to the kitchen with this adorable DIY holiday apron. You can make these for yourself and your little helpers when you baking in the kitchen.

Get the Instructions for the Aprons>>