Alex Thomopoulos' Heart Healthy Birthday Treats
It's a very special day on Home & Family today as we all join in celebrating Cristina's Birthday! And what better way to celebrate, than with a special cooking segment starring guest chef and host daughter, Alex Thomopoulos! Alex is an expert in gluten free cooking making her the perfect person to make a "Shred Diet" alternative to birthday cake! Plus, Alex has teamed up with makeup maven and beauty expert Bobbi Brown to give away Bobbi’s new beach perfume! Learn more at or at

Mercedes Renard
Star of the Hallmark Channel Original Movie, "Meddling Mom," Mercedes Renard joins our family! Today, Mercedes chats with Mark and Cristina about her own "Meddling Mom" as well as how she handles wanting to meddle in the lives of her own kids. Plus, Mercedes gives us a sneak peek at "Meddling Mom." And later, Mercedes sticks around to teach us how to make a traditional and savory Picadillo and flex her language skills!
"Meddling Mom" Premieres Saturday, February 23rd at 8/7c on Hallmark Movie Channel.

Plus, you can follow Mercedes on twitter at: @mercedesrenard.

Child Prodigy Autumn de Forest
Autumn de Forest is an 11-year-old professional artist who has been painting for most of her life. Autumn's works are collected around the world and sell for up to $25,000. Today, Autumn shares a little bit about her creative process. Plus, she's going to teach Mark and Cristina the basics of "pull painting," an artistic technique she created herself!
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Orly Shani
We all wish that we could make custom made clothes, but who has the time? Clothing designer Orly Shani is here today to show you how to reinvent a jacket with thrift store finds and your own out of date clothes. Today, Orly teaches you that by snagging the best elements from your local thrift store will breathe new life into any old jacket! Plus, with a little creativity, Orly's tips can save you hundreds on a stylish new look!

Lauren Berger The Intern Queen
Lauren Berger is CEO of, an online internship destination that helps students find and apply for internships while also educating them on how to make the most of their experiences. Today, Lauren is joining us to share some important information for your college aged family members. From finding your dream internship to parlaying an internship into a job, Lauren covers the ins and outs of landing the perfect internship.

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Cedars-Sinai Urologist Dr. Karyn Eilber
Dr. Karyn Eilber is one of the few board certified female urologists in the Los Angeles area who is fellowship trained in the treatment of incontinence, voiding dysfunction, and female pelvic reconstruction. Dr. Eilber is back with us to share some important facts and information about stress incontinence for women of all ages. It's estimated that 1 in 3 women will suffer from stress incontinence, but while millions of women suffer from this ailment, very few follow up for treatment. Today, Dr. Eilber discusses some of the common causes of stress incontinence as well as the various options for treatment.