Actor and author of “Hooray! My Butt Left the Bench!” to talk about his book release. Henry’s “Here’s Hank” book series features dyslexia-friendly font for his readers. Henry credits his schoolteachers as the inspiration for his Hank books. You can also catch Henry’s “Hank Zipzer” series repeats Sunday through Friday at 8:30 on Universal Kids.
Food blog and author of HalfBakedHarvest.com, Tieghan Gerard is in the kitchen making an easy version of coq au vin. She gives you some substitution ideas to go with the dish, as well, including using pomegranate or cranberry juice instead of wine. You can also add beef in for chicken. One extra tip is to crisp your bacon first before adding to the recipe, especially if you are preparing in a slow cooker.
DIY Felt Snowman for Toddlers
Ali Fedotowsky-Manno is getting you ready for the holidays with this fun DIY felt snowman that will be perfect for toddlers. When you are done, use paint safe tape to hang your snowman in the window. Kids will love this DIY because you can use accessories and felt scraps to decorate the snowman however they please. The best part about using felt is that it will stick without using glue.
Jessie James Decker
Singer Jessie James Decker visits Home & Family to talk about her single, “Girl Like Me,” and shares that it was her husband, NFL wide receiver, Eric Decker, who inspired the song. You can also catch Jessie and her husband in their reality series, “Eric and Jessie” when their season three finale airs Wednesday, 10/9c on E!
Pumpkin Bread Gifts
Lifestyle expert Julianna Strickland is in the kitchen showing you how to make delicious gifts for the holidays. Today she is making pumpkin bread with homemade streusel. Bake the pumpkin bread in a paper loaf pan, which are oven-safe up to 390 degrees. One extra tip is to cook down the pumpkin puree to get the most intense flavor out of your bread.
DIY Beekeeper Family Costume
Still looking for the perfect family-friendly Halloween costume? Look no further than Orly Shani and her beekeeper family costume. All you really need are pool noodles, spray glue, felt, hot glue, craft store bees, a tape measure, doweling, duct tape and floral wire. If you can’t find pool noodles, pipe insulation foam tubes will work, too. Later on, Ali contributes her own idea for a family costume: a milk and cookies family.
Prep Your Legs for Tights Season
With the colder weather right around the corner, Kym Douglas is showing you how to get your legs ready for tights season. Today, she is showing you how to make your own maple brown sugar scrub cubes using real maple syrup! She is also making hydrating cinnamon spice oil that will leave you smelling amazing. Both of these DIYs will leave your legs exfoliated and moisturized.
Actress Hayley Orrantia of ABC’s comedy, “The Goldbergs,” sits down with Mark and Debbie to talk about her series that you can catch on Wednesdays at 8/7c. She also talks about how the series takes place in the 80’s and how much fun she has working with the cast. Hayley shares details about the hilarious upcoming Halloween episode.
DIY Autumn Leaf Lanterns
Paige Hemmis is getting into the fall spirit with this DIY, autumn leaf lanterns using real leaves. Before getting started, get your hands on some washi decorative tape, which is made out of natural fibers like bamboo and hemp. Remember to use only battery-operated tea light lanterns and not real ones that require an open flame.