Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

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Shawn Christian Interview - Home & Family

Shawn Christian
Actor Shawn Christian sits down with Debbie and Cameron to talk about his new Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “Love in the Sun,” which premieres Monday, May 27th at 8/7c. This romantic movie was also written by Shawn, who was inspired by his time living in Kona on the Big Island of Hawai'i. He plays the wise father in the movie and he brings a clip for the audience to enjoy. He also shares stories about life in Hawai'i and shows off breathtaking nature photos from his stay.

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Apricot and Almond Shortbread Galette - Home & Family

Apricot and Almond Shortbread Galette

Danielle Kartes of Rustic Joyful Food is back in the kitchen and today she is making an apricot and almond shortbread galette. Before getting started, she points out that you can use any seasonal fruit with this galette, including plums, strawberries, cherries or peaches. When done making the apricot filling, she shows you how to make your own shortbread crust. If you are short on time, you can easily use a store bought pie crust. When done, bake for 45 minutes and serve!

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No Sew Beach Bag - Home & Family

No Sew Beach Bag

Ali Fedotowsky-Manno is making your life easier by showing you how to put together your own beach bag that does not require a sewing machine. This is a great DIY to help you stay organized when packing for your beach trip. You can customize each bag for the person using a variety of colors in your fabric. She assembles the beach bag together using fabric glue.

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Jordan Lee Dooley

Author Jordan Lee Dooley visits Home & Family to talk about her new book, “Own Your Everyday.” She hopes her book will inspire readers to have courage to take big steps in life. She credits her Nana to teaching her similar lessons growing up. She also talks about the importance of humility and the ability to reach out and say out loud that “I need help.”

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All Natural Oral Care

Kym Douglas is introducing you to ways you take care of your mouth using all-natural products. This includes showing you how charcoal can help clean your teeth. She also mixes together her own toothpaste with coconut oil, bentonite clay, sea salt and peppermint oil. Then she shows you how to make your own all-natural mouthwash with water, calcium carbonate, trace mineral liquid, stevia extract, vodka and lemon essential oil.

Get the Instructions to the Toothpaste and Mouth Wash >>

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DIY Best Friends Planters - Home & Family

Best Friends Planters

Orly Shani is giving your planters a personal touch with this DIY. It all starts with finding a planter that has a hole at the bottom for watering. From there, use vinyl stickers to create whatever personal messaging you want on the planters. For added decoration, use an oil or acrylic based pen for tracing and to avoid leaking ink. When done, you will have the perfect gift to give your best friend!

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The Perfect Veggie Burger - Home & Family

The Perfect Veggie Burger

Founder of “Pure Organic,” Veronica Lehman is showing you how to make a mouth-watering veggie burger that is packed with flavor. She says her burger sets itself apart from the rest because it has a meaty flavor and does not taste processed. She keeps her burgers from having too much moisture by adding homemade whole wheat bread crumbs. When done making her burger patties with all-natural ingredients, she shows you how to grill them on the stove with grapeseed oil, five minutes on each side.

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Katy Mixon

Actress Katy Mixon stops by Home & Family to talk about her ABC comedy, “American Housewife,” which has its season finale of tonight at 8/7c. She loves her character because she is an unapologetic mom who always goes for the gold, no matter if she achieves success or not. She teases the musical season finale and shares a clip.

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Morning Routines

Maria Provenzano is introducing you to helpful products that will help make your morning routines easier. From a vacuum sealed coffee mug that retains heat to a sunrise alarm that gradually wakes you up, you will start your days refreshed. Finally, she talks about Sargento Sunrise Balanced Breaks, which are snack boxes that are packed with at least six grams of protein and are less than 200 calories and perfect for breakfast on the go.

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Shep’s Place Senior Dog Sanctuary

Larissa Wohl introduces you to Dr. Russell Clothier to talk about Shep’s Place Senior Dog Sanctuary. The sanctuary specializes in housing senior dogs that have been dumped in shelters. The sanctuary is located in Independence, Missouri and each dog there will stay until they are rescued or until they live out their life. His sanctuary is entirely volunteer-ran and has brought the whole community together to help bring senior dogs a loving environment.

Adoption Ever After

NAME: Loretta (DOG)
RESCUE: Arkanpaws

NAME: Arlo (DOG)
LOCATION: Independence, AR
RESCUE: Shep’s Place