Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

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DIY Dorm Lights - Home & Family

Gracie Dzienny

Actress Gracie Dzienny visits Home & Family to talk about her CBS series, “Zoo,” which you can catch Thursdays at 10/9c. She also shares some new developments that fans can expect in the upcoming season. After her interview, she stays to demonstrate how to make dorm lights for your college room.

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Tomato Sauce and Tomato Tart - Home & Family

Tomato Sauce and Tomato Tart

Dr. JJ joins Debbie in the kitchen to prepare two mouth-watering tomato dishes. When Debbie makes the sauce, she recommends adding a grated carrot to the recipe for some additional sweetness. As Dr. JJ prepares the tart, she advises you to pat down the stewed tomatoes to avoid the tart getting soggy. You can always double or triple the ingredients store the sauce and tarts in your freezer for up to a year.

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Preparing for College Applications

College admissions counselor Danny Ruderman sits down with Home & Family to share tips on what to look for when filling out college applications. This includes doing your research on the potential schools you are applying to and getting involved with activities that genuinely interest you to help make your application stand out.

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DIY Repurposed Flea Market Finds - Home & Family

DIY Repurposed Flea Market Finds

Orly Shani is celebrating the upcoming premiere of “Garage Sale Mystery: The Beach Murder” on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries by showing you how to repurpose those flea market treasures. She uses spray paint to spruce up her flea market finds and give them a fresher look.

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Riley Smith

Actor and musician Riley Smith describes his “loner” music and how he finds that it helps people relate and be moved. He also opens up about how it felt to debut his album live at the Youth Music Festival. After his interview, Riley performs “I’m on Fire” for the audience.

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Huevos Rancheros - Home & Family

Huevos Rancheros with Black Beans

Author of “Shut Up and Cook!” Erica Reid is in the kitchen cooking the Mexican favorite, huevos rancheros with black beans. Instead of using eggs, she grills up some firm tofu to add the dish. She also makes it vegan using dairy-free sour cream, soy cream cheese, rice milk and whisking all three until smooth. She reveals that her family went vegan after discovering her children were suffering from various food allergies.

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Wheelchair Accessible Jeans

Fashion designers Chelsea Hill and Antonia Quistian are introducing their line of jeans that are specifically tailored to fit wheelchair users. Endless Ability Jeans are higher in the back, longer in the legs, back button and rivet-free.

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Road Tripping with Your Pet - Home & Family

Pet Road Trip Safety

Pet rescue expert Larissa Wohl is giving you tips on how to enjoy a road trip with your pets. Ideas include going on a test drive first to see how your pets behave in a car. Make sure you budget extra time on the trip to make stops at rest stations. Always make sure you travel with a pet safety harness. She includes packing Nature’s Recipes for your pet, which includes natural ingredients, plus added vitamins, minerals and nutrients.

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DIY Christmas Bucket - Home & Family

DIY Christmas Bucket

Ken Wingard is taking a bucket, dirt, plants, little church/house, Epsom salt, plastic bag and powdered salt and turning it into a fun and festive Christmas bucket. You can change the plants out of the bucket as the seasons change. Epson salt will help improve the blooming and enhances the color of the plants.

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The CPR Party

Dr. JJ is joined by Laura Metroto to talk about the CPR Party that Laura founded. Laura started the organization when her son almost drowned and needed immediate CPR intervention. The CPR Party specializes in helping people hosting life-saving training demonstrations in their house.