Today on Home & Family
Jamie Lee Curtis
Actor, author, and original "Scream Queen" Jamie Lee Curtis is on Home & Family today! We all know Jamie from her years on the silver screen, but today she is here to talk about her new campaign in support of digestive health. Jamie discusses how she became the spokeswoman for Activia, as well as the importance of maintaining good digestive health. Plus, Jamie chats about her new children's book, her 10th so far, and how it inspired her to pursue her own life goals.
Check out all of Jamie's books here: www.jamieleecurtisbooks.com.
Walter Afanasieff & Heather Russell
Multiple Grammy Award Winning producer and songwriter, Walter Afanasieff stops by for a very special performance. Walter is best known for his work with superstars like Mariah Carey, New Kids on the Block, and Celine Dion. Today, Walter has brought along his newest discovery, Heather Russell, who is singing Walter's holiday hit "All I Want for Christmas is You."
Learn more about Walter's amazing music career here: www.walterafanasieff.com.
Make sure you take a listen to rising star Heather Russell here: www.youtube.com/user/monicacidade.
Cristina is back in the kitchen today, making some wonderfully healthy holiday meals. Cristina's recipes for today are all about repurposing those leftover vegetables. Among Cristina's recipes is a BLT soup made entirely from leftover veggies!
General Hospital's Brandon Barash
"General Hospital's" resident bad boy Brandon Barash is talking to Mark and Cristina about the show and playing a villain. Brandon also opens up about his work with the Muscular Dystrophy Association. A very close personal cause, Brandon talks about his motivation that stems from his experiences with a childhood friend. And later, Brandon joins in a Home & Family round of Mad Libs!
Check out Brandon's photography and learn how you can help support the MDA here: www.brandonbarashphotography.com.
Ringmaster of the " Domestic Circus," Tracy Metro is back today to turn our guest room into a 5-star hotel! With holiday guests on their way, Tracy walks you through some simple steps to make your guests feel like your home is their home. Plus, Tracy shows you how to get some inexpensive options to keep your guests busy while they are staying in your home.
Get more of Tracy's tips here: www.domesticcircus.com.
Workin' Out With Billy Blanks Jr.
Back today to help us shed those holiday pounds are Billy Blanks Jr. and his beautiful wife Sharon. Billy and Sharon are taking Mark and Cristina through their upcoming workout DVD, " Dance With Me Workout." This new workout program focuses on burning calories through a high impact cardio workout.
Get Billy and Sharon's new DVD here: www.meettheblanks.com.
A survivor of late stage terminal cancer, Chef Kelly Boyer has made it her mission to introduce the world to a healthier lifestyle. Today, Kelly is teaching us how to make some great juice detoxes for the holidays. Kelly also explains what steps you need to take at home to get the most nutritional value even without a juicer.
Learn more about Chef Kelly's healthy lifestyle products here: www.paleta.com. AND, get 15% Off at www.paleta.com with this promo code: HALLMARK15
It's Friday, and that means it's time for Mark and Sandie to break down the latest news in entertainment with another installment of Reel Talk. Today, Mark and Sandie wrap up their talk about "Les Miserables." Plus, members of the cast answer questions from Mark, Cristina and the Home & Family team!