“Best Christmas Party Ever” star Torrey DeVitto
Actress Torrey DeVitto stops by to talk about her new Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “Best Christmas Party Ever” premiering Saturday, December 13th, 8/7c on the Hallmark Channel. Torrey also opens up about what it was like growing up with a father who was on tour with Billy Joel during her childhood. And later, Torrey shares her experience of playing the violin with legendary rock singer, Stevie Nicks.

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“Best Christmas Party Ever” Premieres Saturday, December 13th, 8/7c.

Chef Nyesha Cooks Up Her Honey Mustard Marinated Black Cod
Chef Nyesha Arrington shares her recipe for Honey Mustard Black Cod. Both Nyesha and Cristina agree that presentation is everything when it comes to food and this dish is beautiful. Nyesha explains that her grandmother Ai-Soon Lee was a huge influence in her cooking career early on. Nyesha also discusses her unique talent for blending in her background of art into her cooking skills.

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Ken Wingard Makes a Festive Poinsettia Entry Tree
Lifestyle expert Ken Wingard shows Home & Family how you can make a beautiful Poinsettia Entry Tree to decorate the outside of your house. Ken advises you to use fake poinsettia flowers and make sure you get about 150 of them to cover the whole “tree.”

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Actor Adam Kaufman Talks About his New Show, "State of Affairs"
Actor Adam Kaufman talks to Mark and Cristina about his new show, “State of Affairs.” Adam is careful to not divulge too many spoilers about upcoming episodes! Adam talks about all of the CIA research he did for this complex role. Adam also describes what it is like to work with such a strong female cast, and says it is not much different than the way he grew up since he was raised by such a strong woman, his mom.

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You can catch Adam in “State of Affairs” on Monday nights, 10/9c on NBC.

Kym Douglas Talks Time Capsules
Beauty expert Kym Douglas shows Mark and Cristina how they can make their very own time capsules. Kym introduces Home & Family to easy starter kits. It is the perfect gift idea for somebody who just had a baby or is about to graduate. The Time Capsule even comes with some fun pamphlets that you can fill out to make it even more special .

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Actress Amy Marella Talks About How Make a DIY Yule Log
Actress Amy Marella stops by Home & Family and shows Mark and Cristina how to make a DIY Holiday Yule Log. Amy gives them pointers on how to cut the flowers and how to choose the best colors. The final result is a very festive decoration for your home.

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Ghiradelli Peppermint Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
Cristina makes Ghirardelli Peppermint Chocolate Sandwich Cookies. The grand result is a decadent dessert to serve at any holiday party.

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Pet Lifestyle Expert Laura Nativo Gives You Helpful Puppy Training Tips
Pet lifestyle expert Laura Nativo is here with some helpful tips on how to potty train your new puppy. Using fabric scraps, Laura shows how you can make a beautiful chew toy that can also work as a bell to warn you when your puppy needs to go outside and use the bathroom.

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Mint 101 with Shirley Bovshow
Foodie gardner Shirley Bovshow talks to Mark and Cristina about Mint 101: Growing spearmint and peppermint indoors. She also lets you know when is the best time to be using each type of mint.  Shirley also explains the differences to each mint leaf. Who knew there was such a variety?

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