It's a good bet that you remember Marilu Henner as Elaine O'Connor-Nardo on the hit comedy "Taxi." It's an even better bet that if you ever met Marilu she would remember you, the day, and what you were wearing. Marilu is one of a handful of people with Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory (HSAM), a condition that allows her to remember almost every detail from everyday of her life. Today Marilu is on Home & Family flexing her extraordinary memory skills as she recalls her first time meeting Mark and Cristina. Plus, Marilu teaches us some memory enhancing tips from her book "Total Memory Makeover" and shares a clip from her new Hallmark Channel Original Movie, "Hitched for the Holidays."
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"Gorgeously Green" Sophie Uliano is back to show us how to recycle Thanksgiving leftovers into unique and tasty meals. Today, Sophie brings her DIY skills to the kitchen as she shows us how to turn that left over Turkey into Corn Chowder and Coconut Curry! Check back soon for those recipes.
From NBC's hit comedy "The Office," Kate Flannery stops by Home & Family today. Kate, known for her role as "The Office's" Meredith Palmer, chats with Mark and Cristina about the highly anticipated series finale. Plus, we get a sneak peak of Kate's new series, "StandUp in Stilettos." And later, Kate gives us the lowdown on her Hallmark Channel Original Movie, "The Christmas Pageant," airing this holiday season on Hallmark Channel.
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Astrologist Susan Miller has sixty thousand followers on Facebook, over one hundred thousand followers on twitter, and millions of daily visitors to her website. Today, Susan brings all the wisdom and insight of the stars to Home & Family. First, we get Susan to answer some common questions about astrology. Next, she gives tips into reading your own charts and astrological signs. And later, Susan does some personal astrological chart readings for Mark and Cristina.
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Best Holiday Toys
It's time to get your "play on" as Mark and Cristina preview some of the latest toys this holiday season. From Barbie to Matchbox, we have you covered for the little person in your life. Today Mark and Cristina discuss 4 key criteria for choosing kids toys. Plus, we've got some amazing interactive books and toys available at your local Hallmark Gold Crown store.
4 Key Toy Criteria:
1. Fun - Does it engage the child? Does it inspire imaginative play? Does it contribute to creative expression? Is it entertaining?
2. Repeat Play - Will kids come back to it over time? Does the toy allow diverse imaginative play experiences? Does it provide longer-term play value?
3. Collectability - Some toys may have limited traditional play, but kids will treasure them as collectibles.
4. Assembly/Instructions - Is the toy easy to assemble? Are the instructions clear?
Make sure you check out all the great toys, gifts, and holiday cheer at www.hallmark.com.