Country music recording artist Clay Walker speaks about his involvement with the Military Warriors Support Foundation. Lt. General (Ret.) Leroy Sisco, founder of the organization, joins us to give a Purple Heart recipient the surprise of a lifetime. After describing the application process to Homes 4 Wounded Heroes, veteran Timothy Medford is presented with the key to the home he'll share with his wife. Clay also sings two songs, "All Wrapped Up in You" and "All American."
For more information on "Homes 4 Wounded Heroes" or to apply for a home yourself, go to militarywarriors.org/openhomes.
Chef Robert Irvine Cooks Herb Crusted Roast
Chef Robert Irvine shares a recipe that reminds him of a typical Sunday family dinner as a child in England. For his herb crusted roast, he explains why he uses grapeseed oil instead of butter. Then, Robert complements the dish with sides of turnips and Brussels sprouts.
Kym Douglas' Unique Holiday Gift Ideas
Noah's Ark is flooding the "Home & Family" backyard! Kym Douglas corrals farm animinals to create a live nativity scene for a good cause. There's Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and now Giving Back Tuesday. Kym tells us about the benefits of providing families in third world countries with donkeys, goats, and more. She also showcases handmade items and decorations available for purchase that the families in need have made.
Nativity Animals, $548
Goats, $75 Christmas Ornaments, $75 Thai Bracelet & Necklace, $100 Silk Scarf, $85 You can order from World Vision's Gift Catalog, visit www.worldvisiongifts.org or call toll-free at 855-WV-GIFTS.
Outdoor Advent Calendar with Sophie Uliano
Sophie Uliano is teaching her daughter to celebrate the meaning of advent in a spiritual sense by crafting an advent calendar with blessings inside. Using a shoe box top and mini-terra cotta pots, she counts down the 25 days in the month of December leading up to Christmas.
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TV Pitchman Anthony "Sully" Sullivan
TV pitchman Anthony "Sully" Sullivan is here to seal the deal on popular "As Seen on TV" products. From a no-scratch sponge to a steam cleaner to a sippy cup and more, Sully will convince you to whip out your credit card and stay hooked on the channel.
Peruse As Seen on TV products at www.telebrands.com.
Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments
Mark & Cristina share their favorite ornaments from the 2013 line of Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments. The "Home & Family" co-hosts touch on the personal significance of select ornments they'll be hanging on their trees this Christmas. From a New Home to a John Deere tractor to characters Finn and Jake, there promises to be a special ornament for everyone in your life.
Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments are available at your local Hallmark Gold Crown Stores and at Hallmark.com.