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Heather McDonald
Funny Gal, author, and mom Heather McDonald joins the family today. Fans of late night comedy will recognize Heather from the hit show "Chelsea Lately." Today, Heather shows us that comedy grows out of the home and family. Plus, Heather chats about her new bestselling book, "My Inappropriate Life." And later, Heather shares some secrets from the show and does some of her amazing impersonations!

Keep the laughs rolling with Heather Thomas at: www.heathermcdonald.net or you can follow Heather on twitter at @heathermcdonald.

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Cousins Maine Lobster
In the kitchen today, we've got cousins and owners of Cousins Maine Lobster, Sabin Lomac and Jim Tselikis. Jim and Sabin grew up in southern Maine where fresh lobsters are at the center of family celebrations. A few years ago, the cousins moved west to Los Angeles and brought the tradition and quality of Maine’s iconic lobster industry to California. Today, Jim and Sabin are teaching you the perfect way to clean the meat from a lobster. And later, Cristina and Sabin are going to turn our fresh picked lobster into a romantic lobster risotto!
WATCH cousins Sabin & Jim teach you to make their romantic Lobster Risotto>>

Get Sabin & Jim's Lobster Risotto recipe here>>

Check out Cousins Maine Lobster here: www.cousinsmainelobster.com.

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Ken Wingard
DIY Expert Ken Wingard stops by today with a great idea for Valentine's Day. With some simple steps, Ken is going to teach you how to make a jasmine heart topiary, perfect for Valentine's Day or any time you want to say, "I love you." Plus, Ken's topiary will save you a bundle versus the store and will last for years!

Learn how to make Ken Wingard's Jasmine Heart Topiary here>>

Get more great DIY tips and projects from Ken here: www.kennethwingard.com. Plus you can follow Ken on twitter at @KennethWingard.

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Mark’s Essential DIY Tool Kit
Mark is in the garage with some great tips for the Mr. or Mrs. Fix-It in your home. Today, Mark is going to share some of his advice for making the perfect DIY tool kit. With some help from Cristina, Mark demonstrates the everyday tools that you'll need to conquer the to-do list in your house.
Get Mark's Essential DIY Tool Kit tips here>>

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Jessie Jane's Valentine’s Day Fortune Cookies
Lifestyle expert and founder of lilyshop.com, Jessie Jane is back with a surprising Valentine's Day recipe. Today, Jessie is teaching us all how to make a Valentine's Day fortune cookie. Jessie's cookies are beautiful on the outside and filled with your own special love note inside!

WATCH Jessie Jane bake her Valentine’s Day Fortune Cookies>>

Get Jessie Jane's Valentine's Day Cookie Recipe here>>

Get more tips and recipes from Jessie Jane at: www.Lilyshop.com.

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Hallmark Valentine's Day Cards
If you're still looking for that perfect Valentine's Day gift, Mark and Cristina have some great Hallmark products to help you out. Today, they're showing you the hottest Valentine's Day gift ideas available at your local Hallmark Gold Crown store. This year, Hallmark has an amazing collection of cards and gifts for the ones you love, including a collection of Justin Bieber cards that are perfect for any fans of "The Biebs."

All Hallmark Valentine’s Day products are available at Gold Crown Stores nationwide. For more information or to find your nearest Gold Crown store, visit www.hallmark.com.

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Dutch Newman and The Musical Melodians
Today is the official beginning of Mardi Gras! And what better way to celebrate than with some traditional Dixieland Jazz from Dutch Newman and The Musical Melodians. Dutch and the Melodians are a throwback to the turn of the 20th century, performing music made popular by artists like Louis Armstrong, Fletcher Henderson, and Jelly Roll Martin. Today, the band helps us kick off Fat Tuesday and celebrate Mardi Gras in style with a special performance on our brand new deck!

Get more great Dixie music from Dutch Newman at: www.musicalmelodians.com.

Purchase the Musical Melodians CD: www.cdbaby.com/cd/dutchnewmanandthemusical.

Check out special guest Mikal Sandoval aka “The San Francisco Songbird” at: www.sanfranciscosongbird.com.