Making her first visit to the new Home & Family house, Mark and Cristina welcome Olympic Champion, 2-time World Champion, and former "Dancing with the Stars" Champion Kristi Yamaguchi! Today, Kristi talks about her Olympic glory days, including an uncharacteristic mistake in her gold medal routine. Plus, Kristi also talks about changing priorities from elite figure skating to motherhood. And later Kristi talks about her foundation, " Always Dream", that works to provide support for children with a focus on increasing child literacy. And, Kristi chats about her two children's books, "Dream Big, Little Pig" and "It's A Big World, Little Pig."
Learn more about Kristi Yamaguchi at her website: www.kristiyamaguchi.com.
You can check out Kristi's active wear line here: www.tsuyabrand.com.
Learn about Kristi Yamaguchi's foundation here: www.alwaysdream.org.
To help keep western week rolling on, rising country duo Steel Magnolia stops by today. This hot new duo has been nominated for 13 major music awards and won CMT's "Can you Duet." Band members Joshua Scott Jones and Meghan Linsey talk about how they first met in Nashville and transformed into a growing country sensation. Plus, Josh and Meghan perform for us, including the song that won them "Can You Duet," "Keep on Loving You."
Get more Steel Magnolia music, info, and tour dates here: www.steelmagnoliamusic.com.
Chef Chris Brugler
Family member Chef Chris Brugler is back cooking up some western cuisine. Today, Chef Brugler is going to show you how to make a tasty charred chili chipotle western burger. Plus, Chef Chris gives us some great tips on making the perfect burger. And later, Chris shows us a simple and healthy aioli pommery salad.
Cowboy Boot Fashion Show
It's time to check out Cowboy Boot glamor with author of "Cowboy Boots: The Art and Sole," Jennifer June. Today, Jennifer teaches us some of the nuisances of cowboy boot fashion. Jennifer breaks down different cowboy boot styles, from vintage to custom made. Plus, Jennifer has some great tips on caring for your own cowboy boots.
Check out The Cowboy Boot Web Page here: www.dimlights.com.
Plus, we want to offer our thanks to our friends at Country Outfitter, Boot Star, Tony Lama and Justin Brands for giving Mark and Cristina boots to wear during Western Week. 1. www.countryoutfitter.com.
5. Justin Brands Leather Care
Ye Old Time Photo Shoot
In the spirit of western week, we're getting an old time photograph with our family members. Courtesy of Todd Byrnes, owner of The Solvang Photographers, we're going to learn some of the history of classic photography. And later, Todd is teaching us how to recreate that classic sepia look with a digital camera and your computer.
Step back in time and make a lasting memory at Solvang photographers: www.solvangphotographers.com.
Home Remedies with Succulents
Landscape designer and host of Urban Dirt TV, David Walrod is back to teach us some holistic medicine. Keeping with the western theme, David shows us how the healing properties of cacti can be used in our daily lives. Plus, David has some additional uses and recipes that can increase the health benefits of succulents.
You can also catch up with David on his YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/user/urbandirttv.