Singer Martina McBride tells us all about her trip to last weekend's Grammy Awards and how Garth Brooks is responsible for giving her a big break in the music industry. Now a household name herself, Martina is gearing up for the release of her latest album, "Everlasting." Plus, she reveals who her dream collaboration would be with and updates us on her children.
Martina is the spokesperson for the National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Network to End Domestic Violence.
Cristina Cooks Scrumptious California Salmon with Dustin Anderson
Recipe creator Dustin Anderson cooks up the catch of the day with Cristina as they make his scrumptious California salmon. This fan-favorite has become so popular, it's been published in "Taste of Home Most Requested Recipes 2014!"
Erica Domesek's DIY Designer Clutch
Founder of P.S.- I Made This… Erica Domesek shows us how to make a designer-inspired purse for a mere fraction of the cost. By repurposing an old clutch or a hard sunglass case, you can craft and embellish a luxurious evening bag for under $100 compared to the Alexander McQueen version priced at a whopping $2,300.
For information on Erica Domesek, go to psimadethis.com.
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Treating Doggie Night Terrors with Dr. Courtney Campbell
Dr. Courtney Campbell, DVM educates pet owners on how to treat dogs who suffer from night terrors. The veterinarian recommends bringing video evidence of your pup's behavior to the doctor's appointment, so your vet can properly assess the root of the issue. Dr. Campbell explains various treatment options such as a holistic approach, behavioral training, and medications. Today, he examines the dog of "Home & Family" producer Jessica Robertson's brother.
To learn more about Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, visit www.hallmarkchannel.com/petproject.
"Days of Our Lives" actress Deidre Hall finds some spare time to talk to us about maintaining a healthy lifestyle and eating habits. She also discusses why she returned to school to learn sign language. Then, the soap star blends together her red pepper soup.
Quilting 101 with Alex Anderson
Quilting expert Alex Anderson leads an introductory course in the basics of quilting and tells us the essential supplies all quilters must have. She describes a classic pattern called the "log cabin" and explains the optimism the "butterfly" quilt represented during The Great Depression. Alex shows how quilting trends have evolved throughout history.
"Start Quilting with Alex Anderson" is available at alexandersonquilts.com.
Former Olympian Willie Gault is getting us in Go U-S-A spirit! With less than two weeks to go until the torch is lit in Sochi, the flame is already burning when it comes to the serious terror threat. Willie discusses the security concerns Americans may encounter in Russia and which standout athletes he predicts to see on the podium. Plus, Willie tells us about his Olympic experience in 1988 and gives us a special look at his bobsledding uniform.
Don't let yourself come down with a case of the "winter blues." Debbie Matenopoulos is here to shovel you out of the snow with exciting alternatives to staying home snuggled up next to the fireplace. Get active with a huge selection of winter sports. Become a tourist in your own backyard by visiting a local museum or landmark. Or, escape completely by setting sail on the high seas aboard a cruise. Anchors away!
Princess Cruises has been singled out by "Recommend Magazine" as having the "Best Cruise Line Itineraries" for the last nine years running. You can go to the Princess Cruise website, princess.com, and they have all of the information you need from price points, to how to plan your trip, to what kind of cruise you may be interested in based on your budget, your time, and your family's needs. For information on booking and planning a Princess Cruise, visit www.princess.com.
Healthy Alternatives for Your Favorite Lattes
Coffee fiends, listen up! With each sip of you swallow, you're drinking away your daily caloric allowance. Become your own barrista to save money and calories. Sophie Uliano brews up homemade mocha latte and green tea latte.
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