Today on Home & Family
Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Paula, Jamie, & Bobby Deen
It's a family affair in the kitchen with Paula Deen and her two sons Jamie and Bobby. They're celebrating the success of their online channel since its recent launch and tell us about how fun it is to shoot game shows for the network. Find out how they relied on one another for support to overcome last year's controversy and what Paula has learned from that harrowing experience. Then, the Deens step into the kitchen to bake caramel apple cupcakes. Later, Paula joins us outside for a game of "Password: The Foodie Edition."

Cristina Crafts DIY Pumpkins for Kids
Learn new ways to decorate pumpkins to get the whole family in the Halloween spirit. Kids of all ages can get involved making this adorable peek-a-boo pumpkin. Also, get inspired by drawing on a white pumpkin or spray painting a pumpkin in metallics.

Alison Sweeney
Actress, author, and "The Biggest Loser" host Alison Sweeney tells us how former athletes are on a mission to reclaim their "glory days" this on season's edition of the popular weight loss show. Tapping into their competitive spirit, sports stars are competing against the scale and one another to drop the pounds, baring all including emotional breakdowns. Alison too has revamped her workout regime and eating habits for fall. She suggests everyone evaluate the ingredients in everything they consume, taking note of how much sugar is hidden in food. Through adjusting your diet, proper dental care, and always making time for exercise, you too can see results.
"The Biggest Loser" airs Thursdays at 8/7c on NBC.

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DIY Kids Halloween Costumes Fashion Show
Tanya Memme has come up with some pretty nifty homemade Halloween costumes that will make your little trick-or-treater the talk of the neighborhood. Watch these cutie pies walk the runway. So cute, you'll want to eat up this little cupcake, bag of jelly beans, and bowl of pasta and meatballs. Pucker up for this kissing booth. And, these "Back to the Future" and "Up!" ensembles pay tribute to the movies.
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Dr. Jenn Berman
Psychotherapist and VH1's "Couples Therapy" host Dr. Jenn Berman discusses the current season of her show. She dives into how she's working with "The Bachelor's" Juan Pablo and Nikki to open up and be vulnerable with one another. Plus, Dr. Jenn offers advice on how to build trust in a relationship.
VH1's "Couples Therapy" airs Wednesdays at 9/8c.

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Washing Your Face for Younger Looking Skin with Kym Douglas
Kym Douglas reminds us of the danger of leaving makeup on overnight. She takes us behind closed doors to look at her nightly makeup removal routine.
1. Not washing off makeup before bed can dry out skin, make wrinkles more pronounced, and enlarge pores.
2. Wearing makeup to bed traps irritants and pollutants in skin overnight. 3. Your cell phone carries more than 20X the bacteria found on a toilet seat. 4. Washing your face with bar soap will dry our your skin, opt for a gentler facial cleanser. 5. Gel and foaming cleansers are best for oily skin and gentle creamy cleansers are best for dry skin. 6. Use lukewarm water for washing face. Anything too hot or cold could cause broken capillaries. 7. After washing your face, remember to always dry with a clean towel. Get additional tips from lifestyle and beauty expert Kym Douglas at Follow her on Twitter @KymDouglas and like her on Facebook.

Jet-iquette with The Savvy Stews
Bobby Laurie & Gailen David, a.k.a. The Savvy Stews, observed a lot of improper jet-iquette as flight attendants. On their new show "TAKE OFF! with the Savvy Stews," the traveling twosome are teaching airplane manners. They've even created a card for passengers to review in the seatback pocket. Bobby and Gailen give us a glimpse at some images passengers have shared on social media to shame other passenger's inappropriate behavior.
"TAKE OFF! with the Savvy Stews" airs Thursdays at 8:30a/7:30c on Destination America.

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Hollywood Steals
Sandie Newton is here with her weekly dose of Hollywood Steals. Pay tribute to Breast Cancer Awareness month with necklaces and bracelets that have inspirational thoughts and the iconic pink ribbon for $28. Get ready to flutter your lush eyelashes with an all-natural lengthener and booster for $49. Give your skin a deep cleansing at home for $42. Chop things up in the kitchen using this 14-piece cutlery set for $29.50.
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Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
Best Friends Animal Society is teaming up with Hallmark Channel! This kicks off our "Adopt a Shelter Dog Month." Every day for the month of October we'll be having a furry friend here on set that is up for adoption.
Visit our gallery of dogs available for adoption today, courtesy of Best Friends!

To donate, adopt one of our shelter dogs of the day, or for more information on adoptable animals in your local communities, visit or contact Best Friends Animal Society at (818) 643-3989. We also invite you to visit and

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