Actress Julie Benz Makes Turkey Pumpkin Chili
Actress Julie Benz stops by Home & Family to talk to Cristina and Mark about the third season of her hit Syfy Channel show, “Defiance.” She even brings a preview to show what fans can expect! After, Julie hits the kitchen to make her turkey pumpkin chili with Cristina!

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And make sure you catch Julie in "Defiance."

The Texas Tenors Perform
The Texas Tenors are back with their unique blend of music which combines country, gospel, classical, and Broadway. The Texas Tenors also have a brand new album coming out that combines some of their greatest performances. The album is called, “The First Five Years” and can be purchased on Amazon. What’s the most performed song from this group? “Unchained Melody,” which they have sang live over 700 times! So, naturally, they perform it on the show. 

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Here's a look at The Texas Tenors upcoming Concert Tour Schedule. Click any Venue listed below for Tickets and information.

December 10: Turning Stone Hotel and Casino - Verona, NY
December 11: Foxwoods Hotel & Casino - Ledyard, CT
December 12: The Ritz Theater - Tiffin, OH
December 13: Roland E Powell Performing Arts Center - Ocean City, MD
December 16, 17, 18, 19: The Palace Theater - Grapevine, TX
December 21: The Ambassador Auditorium - Pasadena, CA
December 29: IP Casino Resort & Spa - Biloxi, MS
January 2, 3, 4: Phoenix Symphony Hall - Phoenix, AZ
January 15: Sandusky State Theater - Sandusky, OH
January 16, 17: Benjamin and Marian Schuster Perf. Arts Ctr. - Dayton, OH
January 18: Van Singel Fine Arts Center - Byron Center, MI
January 22: Country Roads Resort (2pm & 7pm) - Yuma, AZ
January 30, 31: The Palladium at the Ctr for Perf Arts - Indianapolis, IN

Visit for the Full Touring Schedule, PBS Schedule and to Download or Order any of The Texas Tenors CDs & DVDs shipped directly from The Texas Tenors to you!

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DIY Expert Tanya Memme Makes Holiday Shirts
DIY expert Tanya Memme shows her holiday spirit by making Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus shirts, all while on a budget. The shirts cost as little $20 to make and are a blast for the entire family!

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Sarah Wright Olsen Talks About her New Sitcom
Actress Sarah Wright Olsen, from the NBC comedy “Marry Me,” chats about marriage, parenthood and starring on a weekly sitcom. Sarah shares the story of how it was not love at first sight when she first met her now husband Eric Christian Olsen, but now they are living in wedded bliss and have a beautiful baby boy, who spends every day on set.
You can catch Sarah on “Marry Me,” Tuesdays, 9/8c on NBC.

Get Budget Tips from The Travel Trio
Health Travel Expert Carolyn Scott-Hamilton, Travel Expert Donna Perkins and Travel writer Tracy O’Connor talk to Mark and Cristina about affordable winter travel! They share great tips for visiting destinations form Thailand to New York City.  There are so many options for anybody looking to plan a winter getaway on a budget.

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Daniel Ferrari Makes Delicious Enchiladas
Los Angeles firefighter Daniel Ferrari discusses making dinner for LA's Fire Station 13 crew every night and shares with Home & Family an easy recipe you can make at home! Even though Daniel gets inspired by a variety of recipes when it comes to cooking, he shows Cristina and Mark how to make his special Chicken and Beef Enchiladas. But before that, Kym and Cristina show a clip of what happened when they visited Daniel at the firehouse!

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Get Hangover Cures From Matt Iseman, MD
Matt Iseman, MD stops by to talk about hangover cures and myths which is perfect timing with New Year’s Eve right around the corner. Matt makes several suggestions, including drinking plenty of water the night right before you are about to start drinking, followed by the  morning after you have been out drinking.

You can follow Matt on Twitter @MattIseman


Gift Ideas From Sports Authority
Mark and Cristina go down a list of wonderful Sports Authority gifts you can think about giving this holiday season. Home & Family checks out the Fitbit, North Face Thermoball jacket, GOPRO HERO 4, and Under Armour hoodie.

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Sophie Uliano Shows You Many Ways to Use Vinegar
Natural lifestyle expert Sophie Uliano returns to talk about the surprising ways you can use vinegar! White vinegar can be used to remove tarnish from silver jewelry, steam clean your microwave, and can even clean your vegetables. Meanwhile, apple cider vinegar keeps cut flowers fresh, works as a natural deodorant, and can help get rid of hiccups!

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