Today on Home & Family: 'Monday, September 22nd, 2014
Shoe Magic with Kym Douglas
Home & Family's diva of glam, Kym Douglas shares some great ways to prevent your favorite heels from getting ruined. If you need to prevent scuffs or protect your heels from the rain, Kym has the top products to keep your favorite shoes safe.
Kym's Fabulous Shoe Accessories:
Heel Wraps, alasdesignsllc.com, $19.95
Solemates, thesolemates.com, $9.95
Pysis, pysis.com, $119
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'Scandal' star Joshua Malina
From the hit political thriller 'Scandal,' actor Joshua Malina joins the family today! Joshua gives some insights into the creative process that drives the scandalous story lines. Then, Joshua reveals how he got his big break in entertainment from the celebrated director/producer Aaron Sorkin. Joshua even reveals how he once saved Aaron's life! And later, Joshua chats abaout his love for pranking his cast members and even reveals a prank that's already in progress.
Season 4 of "Scandal" premieres this Thursday on ABC at 9p/8c.
And make sure you follow Joshua on twitter,
Chef Keith Previte's Choco Chicken
Owner of Choco Chicken, chef Keith Previte shows how he makes his world famous Choco Chicken. While the entire recipe is a closely guarded secret, chef Previte does share a few tips to making the perfect fried chicken.
For more on Choco Chicken, follow Chef Keith Previte on Twitter @eatchocochicken.
Ken Wingard's Christmas Wall Art on a Budget
Lifestyle expert Ken Wingard shows a simple way to get a head start on your holiday decorations. Using some old fabric and leftover buttons, Ken shows how to make gorgeous holiday themed wall art. Ken's craft takes only a few minutes to make and uses items you have lying around your home.
What Do We Need?
Fabric Spray glue Acrylic paint Buttons Craft glue Instructions:
1. Spray glue fabric onto canvas.
2. Draw triangle on fabric. 3. Draw circles to fill triangle. 4. Fill in some circles with paint, others with glued on buttons. 5. Glue star button to top. Get more great craft ideas from Ken Wingard at KennethWingard.com and follow him on Twitter @KennethWingard.
"Dallas" star Linda Gray
Actress Linda Gray stops by to talk about her decades long run on "Dallas!" Linda discusses playing Sue Ellen in both iterations of the show and even touches on Sue Ellen's current relapse into alcoholism. And later, Linda discusses the death of several members of the Ewing family, and even hints at who will die this season.
Dallas airs Mondays at 9/8c on TNT !
Why Abused Victims Stay
From the Jenesse Center Emergency Shelter, Alice Brown joins us for an important discussion on why victims stay in abusive relationships. As a survivor of domestic violence herself, Alice shares her own insights on why victims blame themselves and why so many choose to stay. Alice also shares how turning to the church helped her see beyond the pattern of abuse. And later, Alice discusses the services offered at the Jenesse Center and shares important information for anyone seeking help.
If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, please go to JenesseCenter.org or call toll free 1-800-479-7328.
Ask Shirley - Fall Gardening
Our garden guru Shirley Bovshow answers your questions about transitioning your plants from summer into fall. From tips on pruning flowering shrubs to planting fall veggies, Shirley shares the tips that will help you keep your garden healthy all year long.
For more garden wisdom and design ideas visit Shirley’s blog edenmakers.com.
Brett Hoebel's 20-Minute Body
Former "Biggest Loser" trainer Brett Hoebel shows how you can get fit in only 20 minutes per day. Inspired by his sister, Brett's system doesn't require you to join a gym or buy equipment. And the best part, no matter what your age, Brett's workout program can deliver results for you.
Learn more about Brett Hoebel's 20 Minute Body at bretthoebel.com!
Adolescent Insomnia with Dr. JJ Levenstein
Board Certified Pediatrician Dr. JJ Levenstein discusses the rising prevalence of adolescent insomnia. Dr. Levenstein explains the biological and societal changes that lead to insomnia in adolescents. Dr. Levenstein also shares the potentially harmful affects of prolonged insomnia. And later, Dr. Levenstein discusses a series of options available to parents and caregivers who may be dealing with an adolescent insomniac.
For more information on Dr. JJ Levenstein, go to www.mdmoms.com.
It's Monday so Debbie's gathered her glam squad for another edition of "Makeover Monday." Nominated by her son Otis, today Debbie and the squad make over Mary Bowen, an amazing mother and businesswoman. The glam squad has given Mary a hip and modern look that's perfect for school functions or for a night out on the town.
Check out Debbie's Glam Squad:
Hair Stylist Eric Torres
2431 main street
Santa Monica, CA 90405 (410)450-0440 Viviana Martin, Director of Pro Artist Relations for Kevyn Aucoin Beauty, kevynaucoin.com.
Style Expert Anya Sarre anyasarre.com
Mary's Initial Necklace was provided courtesy of POSH Mommy: www.poshmommyjewelry.com.
And Mary's Luxury Massage and Hamam Treatment were provided by Cure Salon & Spa: curemedspa.com.
And make sure you follow Debbie Matenopoulos on Twitter