Thursday, September 1st, 2016

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Diane Ladd Interview - Home & Family

Diane Ladd Interview

The legendary actress sits down with Mark and Debbie to talk about her Hallmark Channel Original Series, “Chesapeake Shores” which airs on Sundays at 9/8c. She plays the nana of the family in the drama and even brings a clip for the audience to enjoy. Diane also shares that she wanted to be a lawyer when she was growing up but it became clear to her while in church that she had a calling. Today, she celebrates a 50-year career in show business. She opens up that she was not amused that her daughter Laura Dern first wanted to be an actor, but once she saw her talent, she encouraged her to follow her dreams.

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Banana Shortcake Recipe - Home & Family

Banana Shortcake

Pastry chef Valerie Gordon is back in the kitchen talking about how she describes herself as a restoration chef, bringing to life recipes nobody really makes anymore. Today she is making Chasen’s Banana Cake. She says the key is using very ripe bananas. Once you are done making the cake, you should eat it on the same day, or you can wrap it up and store it in the refrigerator for up to one day. It is also important to use high quality heavy cream for the layers.

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DIY Chalk Paint - Home & Family

DYI Chalk Paint

Ken Wingard is explaining what chalk paint is, which is a paint that has chalk replacement inside it. The result is a rustic and rough look, with a chalky finish. Today, Ken is showing you how to make your own using plaster of paris, water, paint and a paint stirrer. Once you make the chalk paint, you can use it on wood, glass and metal and only need to apply one coat.

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Restorative Yoga Without a Mat

TV host Marc Summers is joined by his daughter, yoga instructor Meredith Claire to talk about the importance of yoga. Mark reveals that he first got into yoga after a major car accident four years ago. Meredith shares that she showed her father how to participate in breathing exercises and how to incorporate relaxation into his daily routine. Marc credits his daughter to saving his life by introducing him to restorative yoga. After the interview, they show the family members various yoga techniques they can do at home.

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Amazing Dog Products

Kym Douglas is back with her dog Bella to show you some amazing and fun dog products that you will want to check out. Between a pooch selfie for your phone to a dog shower curtain to help with bathing your pup, Kym has you covered!

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Media Room Vision Boards

Madeline Fraser of the Homee App is back to reveal her vision board for Home & Family’s media room. She gives the room a contemporary look, mixing some classic and new styles.

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DIY Freezer Meals - Home & Family

DIY Freezer Meals

The Chic Site’s Rachel Hollis is back in the kitchen showing you an easy-to-follow recipe that you can prepare in your slow cooker. Rachel calls herself a big meal prep mom, so she prepares all the ingredients in Ziploc bags, pre-measured, so all she has to do is dump it in the cooker. Marc Summers calls the green chili chicken one of the best dishes he has ever had come out of a slow cooker. She points out that you can freeze almost any slow cooker meal. Most of her typical slow cooker meals contain 4-6 servings and can be stored in the freezer for up to a month.

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Hollywood Steals

Sandie Newton is back with a whole new list of deals from Hollywood Steals.

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Stepable Plant Walkways - Home & Family

Stepable Plant Pathways

Shirley Bovshow is in the Home & Family yard to introduce you to a variety of grasses that would make a great walkway. From texture to color, Shirley shows you what kind of grass would work best for you.

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