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Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

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Kellie Martin Interview - Home & Family

Kellie Martin Interview

The actress sits down with guest hosts Debbie Matenopoulos and Marc Summers to talk what she has been up to since the last time she was on the show. Kellie and her husband Keith recently welcomed the birth of their second daughter, Olivia James, who joins her nine-year-old sister. She even describes how empowering it was to go through a natural childbirth for both daughters. Kellie shares that she is lucky she married a very paternal man, who is a great partner in parenting. You can see more of Kellie on June 4th, in the “Mystery Woman” marathon that airs on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries.

Follow Kellie on Twitter @KellieMartin

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DIY Finalist: Michelle Villemaire - Home & Family

DIY Selfie Pillows

Dream Jobbing finalist Michelle Villemaire is here to show you how easy it is to make your own selfie pillow. She confesses that she has always loved DIY crafts ever since she was a little girl, and that she adored making centerpieces for family dinners. Her crafts can best be described as quirky, unique and useful. She even involves her children in some of her DIY projects and they inspired her idea for the selfie pillow. This kind of pillow can be washed and easily traveled with. Each pillow will cost you less than a dollar!

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Check out more fun DIY projects at the Home & Family Pinterest Page

Follow Michelle on Instagram @HomeMadeMimi

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BBQ Ribs

BBQ pit master Kevin Bludso is back to divulge some of the biggest cooking secrets from his delicious dishes. Kevin knows a thing or two about barbecuing, considering he owns restaurants in Compton, Hollywood and even Melbourne, Australia. The pit master first learned how to BBQ from granny, who taught him everything he knew about cooking. The secret to his cooking rubs are all in the seasoning. He loves cooking ribs with extra fat because that is where the real favor is. He pairs the pork ribs with some good old-fashioned collard greens that have been soaking in chicken broth. When you add turkey neck to the greens, it gives the dish more flavor.

Get more from Kevin at BludsosBBQ.com

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Zika Virus Update - Home & Family

Zika Virus Update

Dr. JJ is back to give you the latest on the Zika virus. She is joined by Home & Family’s pregnant Kristen Smith. She reminds her that the Zika virus is carried by a type of mosquito and if a woman is pregnant, she can pass the virus to her unborn child. Currently, 157 women have been diagnosed with the Zika virus, but they have all contacted these mosquitos outside the US borders. There is currently no known vaccine for the Zika virus, so she advises you to wear protective clothing and use bug repellent when traveling through suspect areas outside the US.

Find a complete selection of insect repellent clothes and lotions, visit Adventure16.com

For more information about insect repellent garments visit InsectShield.com

Get more information at CallingDoctorJJ.com

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DIY Cement Patio Candles - Home & Family

DIY Cement Patio Candles

Maria Provenzano returns to make cement patio candles. She was first inspired with this DIY when she was came across how much these candles were going for at her local craft store. Using Maria’s instructions, these candles will only cost you five dollars. She recommends spacing the candles evenly out when placing in the cement. After the cement dries, invite the kids to the table so they can help out with decorating the holders. She also shows you how to make a planter using the cement, just make sure to add a drainage hole at the bottom for when you rather the plants.

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Check out more fun DIY projects at the Home & Family Pinterest Page

Get more from Maria at FromScratchwithMaria.com

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Plus-Size Shopping

Lawrence Zarian is dedicating an entire segment to plus-sized fashions and describes the latest and most flattering looks available for women today. He is joined by Home & Family’s Shirley Bovshow as well as Shannon Munley and Vanessa Redding, both plus sized models. Each woman agrees they are tired of wearing the exact same styles of clothes just because they are available in their sizes. Later on, Lawerence hosts a fashion show featuring Shirley, Shannon and Vanessa.

Find these fashions at CityChic.net

Follow Lawrence on Instagram @LawrenceZarian

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Dan Kohler's BBQ Sauce - Home & Family

BBQ By Region

Dan Kohler breaks down the main schools of BBQ: North Carolina, South Carolina and Memphis. He explains that North Carolina sauces are known for their vinegar base, while Southern Carolina sauces is a mixture of mustard, vinegar, brown sugar and chilis. Not to be forgotten, Memphis sauces are thick, dark, tomato based, sweet and tangy. Kevin Budso sits in on the taste tests and is ready to spread them on a pulled pork sandwich.

Get the BBQ Sauce Recipe >>

Get more from Dan at RenegadeKitchen.com

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Container Flowers

Shirley Bovshow shows you a variety of pots available to place your plants. Make sure you select the containers that are proper size for the plants and when selecting, make sure the containers compliment the color and style of your home. When it comes to picking out the plants for the containers, make sure they will do well in relation to the climate and sun exposure.

Get more from Shirley at EdenMakers.com