Atticus Shaffer Interview

The actor sits down with Mark and Cristina to talk about the new season of his comedy series, “The Middle.” He points out that his character Brick is now a mature teenage, which includes entering high school and having a relationship. In real life, Atticus works with the Boot Campaign, which is a non-profit dedicated to serving the military and their families. Mark and Cristina put on their own boots to support the campaign and he even shows off to dance in them! Home & Family ends up donating $1,000 to the campaign, with moves Atticus. He also visits schools nationwide to promote patriotism to America’s youth.
Don't miss the season premiere of "The Middle," September 23rd, 8/7c on ABC.

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Tailgating Safety

Firemen Rob Nawaczyk and Mo Bernard are in the backyard explaining tailgating safety for this football season. The owners of Fireman’s Brew beer company highly recommend never leaving a grill unattended and to always transport the propane and grill separately. Always clean the grill and grease trays when done. After going through all the safety tips, the men hit the grill to cook up some Sizzling Fajitas for the crew!

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DIY Pinecone Owls

Ken Wingard is joined by his daughter, Coco to make a fun fall DIY, Pinecone Owls! Ken suggests that it is a fun project work on with children. Atticus joins Ken to help out, admitting he has loved crafting since he was a young child. The entire project will cost you only two dollars!

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Kari Matchett Interview

Kari Matchett is here to talk about her new Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “Lead with Your Heart” where she stars alongside William Baldwin. The actress opens up about balancing being a single mom in real life and a working a mom in Hollywood. She admits that being a mom is exhausting! Mother of seven Cristina jokes that it has been 42 years since she’s had a good rest.
Don't miss "Lead With Your Heart," on Hallmark Channel, Saturday, 9/8c


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The Cyber Guy

Kurt the Cyber Guy is here to talk about the home surveillance app, Canary, that you can hook up to your phone to monitor what is going on in your home while you are away. They Skype with a user of the Canary App, Danny, who describes how the app helped stop a burglary in progress at this New York City apartment. The Cyber Guy explains that anybody can use the app as long as you have a smart phone and wifi.
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“Suddenly Royal” Interview

The Howe Family of “Suddenly Royal” talk to Mark and Cristina about what it is like to discover they are royalty. Drew, Pam and their daughter Grace are now titled as a King, Queen and Princess of British Isle of Man. Before discovering his royal roots, Drew was selling tires. The family even received an invitation to Prince William’s wedding! Since then, the family have visited the Isle of Man and experienced trouble fitting in with the locals.
Don't miss "Suddenly Royal," Wednesdays, 10/9c on TLC

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Winterizing Roses

Shirley Bovshow is back to get your roses ready for winter. She explains that many roses are hybrids and need special winter protection. Shirley recommends burying the bud union of your rose 2-3” at planting time, because any damage to the bud union from freezing can kill your rose.

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The founding member of Clothes Without Limits, Rebecca Melsky visits to talk about her company. Rebecca discusses the dangers of of gender stereotyping in children’s clothing and explains that positive messaging on clothing is important for boys and girls. Rebecca even stages a fashion show featuring the clothing that she endorses.

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Hollywood Steals

Sandie Newton is back with a whole new list of deals from this week’s Hollywood Steals!

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Ask Debbie!

Debbie Matenopoulos sits down to answer questions from Facebook viewers!

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