Shalita Grant Interview

The actress sits down with Mark and Cristina to talk about her series, ‘NCIS: New Orleans,” which airs Tuesdays, 9/8c on CBS. Though she is now on television, Shalita got her big break on the stage in theater. Shalita also shares the story of becoming a hairstylist to help pay her bills when she was auditioning for acting roles. The actress’s main goal now is to promote healthy and positive body images on television.

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Chef Scot Jones Cooks!

Executive Chef of Crossroads Restaurant, Scot Jones is in the kitchen with Cristina whipping up some Polenta Fries with his Signature Mariana and Walnut Cheese. He reminds you to keep stirring the polenta as you prepare the dish. When you are done, you can store the walnut parmesan in the refrigerator for one month. The entire meal is vegan and a huge hit with the family members.

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DIY Photo Booth

With holiday parties popping up, Maria Provenzano has the perfect DIY, a photo booth! The booth is a great way to entertain guests at your next shindig. The more props you add afterwards, the more fun people will have!

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Holiday Movie Fashion Trends

Debbie Matenopoulos is back to talk about the latest fashions you are going to see this holiday season, explaining that Star Wars is all the rage. She stages her own fashion show featuring some of the family members to model off the fashionable Star Wars attire.

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Sara Lindsey Interview

Actress Sara Lindsey visits Home & Family opens up about her upcoming movie, “Concussion,” which opens nation-wide on Christmas day. Sara stars alongside Will Smith in the drama and was able to meet the man who the movie is about, Dr. Bennet Omalu.

Band of Merrymakers

The Band of Merrymakers talk about their new holiday album, “Welcome to the Christmas Party,” The band got their first big break by winning the competition series, “X-Factor.” After the interview, they perform their song, “Snow, Snow, Snow!” for Home & Family!

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DIY Holiday Stocking Holders

Paige Hemmis has a great DIY that brings back wonderful memories of hanging stockings on the mantle as a child. She also points out that if you don't have a mantle, you can display the stocking holders on a table top or a counter.

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Winter Skincare Survival Tips

Matt Iseman is back to give you some helpful tips to keep your hands moisturized during the winter season. He recommends soaps loaded with oils and happy sunscreen regularly. He also suggests avoiding long hot showers. Finally, Matt says O’Keeffe’s Products as an excellent way to retain moisture in your skin and a great way to treat dry and cracked hands.

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Culinary Holiday Gift Gadgets

Sophie Uliano has a gift guide for those shopping for those who love culinary gadgets. From a herb chipper to chop salad tongs, Sophie has all types of fun gift ideas that you will love!

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Altitude Sickness in Kids and Babies

Dr. JJ talks to Debbie Matenopoulos about altitude sickness in kids and babies, especially during this heavy travel season. Altitude sickness occurs when you are traveling at elevations hire than 8,000 feet. Dr. JJ recommends to stay hydrated while in flight.

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