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Molly Sims Interview

Model and actress Molly Sims sits down with Mark and Cristina to talk about her book, “The Everyday Supermodel” which is all about the best you can be. She talks about fashion, make-up tips and hairstyles. She opens up about her struggle with weight gain after having her children and talks about how she has learned to manage it, especially after learning she had a thyroid condition. After her interview, Molly prepares her own Homemade Seasoned Almonds in a Mason Jar, which makes a perfect holiday present!

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Pumpkin Pie Cake

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, Chef Christina Tosi is in the kitchen preparing Pumpkin Pie Cake. The judge of “MasterChef Junior” loves the idea of teaching kids how to think about food on her competition show. She also recommends using the scraps from the cake as truffles later. She recommends chilling the cake for an hour before serving.

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DIY Helium Balloon and Basket for Kids

Tanya Memme and Dan Kohler team up for a fun DIY involving helium balloons. Dan jokes that it is the nerds versus the crafters in this segment. He discusses the science of helium and how to get balloons to float in the air. Then, Tanya steps in to discuss how you can make your own helium balloon basket for kids.

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Hot Workout Fashion

Debbie Matenopoulos talks about how workout clothes are so in fashion right now, along with being in shape. She models off some of Fabletics latest items and then she hosts a fashion show featuring some of the other latest trends in workout gear.

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Ashley Zukerman Interview

The actor visits Home & Family to discuss his WGN series, “Manhattan,” where he plays Dr. Charlie Isaac. Since he plays a doctor in the show, Ashley jokes that his real life degree in Science certainly helped him relate to his character. Before nailing the role, Ashley had to audition twice. When asked what would be a dream role, he says it would have been on one of his favorite shows, “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and then Mark and Cristina give him a pop quiz about the show.
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DIY Upholstery Painting

Paige Hemmis shows how you can paint upholstery yourself, using interior flat paint, that doesn’t chip or wear off, which is just latex based paint. She tells viewers at home to make sure they get flat paint instead of shiny, so it doesn’t look like patent leather. Wet the section you are going to paint, first, so it helps the paint penetrate the fabric.

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Christmas Lights

Jon Vrolyks and Jeff Maxey are Christmas lights experts who used the Trans-Siberian Orchestra to inspire their masterpiece. The guys synced up their entire neighborhood to Christmas lights. The orchestra actually contacted the two gentlemen and complimented their work after seeing it on YouTube. Jon and Jeff also took the time to light up the Home & Family house! They also introduce a starter kit to help you start your own Christmas light show for your own home.

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Laura Nativo is back with her dog, Delilah and ready to answer your questions from Facebook.

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DIY Pinecone Fire Starter

Sophie Uliano shows you how to create your own fire starter kits that will be perfect in the colder temperatures. The key is the beeswax, which keeps the pinecones lit. The beeswax also keeps the fire contained and easy to clean up. If you are feeling extra-festive, you can scent your pinecone in cinnamon, filling your home with a delicious holiday smell. Each cone will stay lit for up to 30 minutes.

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