Thursday, October 13th, 2016

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Tim Matheson Interview

The actor sits down with Debbie and fill-in co-host, Matt Iseman to talk about the premiere of his new film, “Killing Reagan,” which airs Sunday 8/7c on National Geographic Channel. He plays the title role in the movie and Cynthia Nixon plays his wife, Nancy. Home & Family surprises Tim with an adorable clip from when he played the 12-year-old neighbor in “Leave it the Beaver.”

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BBQ Brisket and Potato Salad - Home & Family

BBQ Brisket

Kevin Budso of Bludso’s BBQ is making some delicious brisket outside wth a smoker. He gives some tips on how to cook the perfect brisket, including cooking it in indirect heat of the smoke. When making your own brisket, he recommends seasoning it with salt and pepper and place the meat in the smoker fat side up. He also shows you how to make his famous BBQ sauce.

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DIY Halloween Photo Op - Home & Family

DIY Photo Op

Orly Shani and Paige Hemmis team up to show you how to make the perfect photo op for your Halloween party. The photo op can also serve as fun Halloween decorations at the party.

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Alfonso Ribeiro Visits

The host of “America’s Funniest Videos” drops by to talk about some of his most favorite videos from the show. Alfonso is also an avid golfer and even agrees to have a put-off with Matt Iseman in the Home & Family backyard and Alfonso wins the challenge.

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Charlaine Harris Interview - Home & Family

Charlaine Harris Interview

The author visits Home & Family to talk about her Aurora Teagarden Mystery books and the upcoming Hallmark Movies & Mystery movie, “The Julius House: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery,” which premieres October 16th, at 9/8c. If you watch closely, Charlaine says she even has a small cameo in the movie, along with her husband.

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Cookie Pudding Parfaits

Rachel Hollis is back to whip a delicious sweet treat in the kitchen, cookie pudding parfaits. She even suggest mixing it up a bit, if you want to replace cookies with brownies or switch up the flavors of the pudding.

Check out Rachel's book, "Upscale Downhome: Family Recipes All Gussies Up"

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A Christmas Vacation - Home & Family

Gaylord Hotels

Martha Neibling from Gaylord Hotels is here to tell you how to plan your perfect Christmas vacation. Gaylord Hotels feature 8 million pound ice sculptures and even ice slides. They have their very own gingerbread decorating corner that is presented by Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas. Book by November 20th and save 20%

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Hollywood Steals

Sandie Newton is back with this week’s latest deals.

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DIY Harvest Centerpiece - Home & Family

DIY Harvest Centerpieces

Ken Wingard gets you ready for the new season with this festive DIY using a jar, felt, rubber bands, corn and rope. This entire DIY will only set you back $12, compared to $75 if you purchase it at a shop.

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