Ashley Williams Visits
Actress Ashley Williams sits down with Cameron and Debbie to talk about her all-new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries movie, “Northern Lights of Christmas,” which you can catch the premiere of on Saturday, December 15th at 9/8c. She also talks about what it was like working with co-star Corey Sevier and brings a clip from the movie for the audience.
Dutch Oven Chicken Pot Pie
Host of “America’s Test Kitchen,” Julia Collin Davison is in the kitchen and today she is making the perfect comfort food: dutch oven chicken pot pie. The recipe comes from Julia’s cookbook, “Cook It In Your Dutch Oven,” available wherever books are sold.
DIY Three Little Angels Decoration
Ken Wingard recently visited the Hallmark archives in Kansas City, Missouri. He learned that the first printed Hallmark Christmas card was created in 1915. He checked out Hallmark’s most popular Christmas card, “Three Little Angels,” which was created in 1977 and remains a best-seller. Being inspired by his trip, Ken is making his own decorative three little angels using mortar, plastic cups, feathers and round balls. You can find most of the materials at your local craft store.
Holiday Gift Guide
Cameron, Paige, Debbie and Orly are giving you their personal selections for this year’s holiday gift guide.
Pasta Grande by Monkey Business, $43 Amazon.com
Lumee Lighted Case, $69.00 Amazon.com
Sleep Phone Headband $35, Amazon.com
Gratitude Letter, $13, Amazon.com
Dipped and Glazed Coffee Shortbread Cookies
Food and lifestyle expert Brandi Milloy is back in the kitchen making a perfect holiday treat, dipped and glazed coffee shortbread cookies. Her secret ingredient is adding a couple of tablespoons of Kona ground coffee, but she says you can use any type of coffee for this recipe. When you are done mixing the dough, place it in the refrigerator for at least three hours to make the dough easier to form into a log shape and then just slice and bake.
DIY Christmas Tablescapes
Paige Hemmis and Orly Shani team up to bring you two types of tablescapes you can display this holiday season. Paige is making a rustic-themed tablescape while Orly is creating a more elegant one.
Hallmark Keepsake Artist
Hallmark Keepsake Artist Debra Nielsen visits Home & Family to talk about this year’s Rocking Horse collection from Hallmark.
Tauren Wells Performs
Grammy-nominated Christian singer and songwriter Tauren Wells performs his single, “Known” and then comes back to sing the classic, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.”
Holiday Party Snacks
Ali Fedotowsky-Manno is in the kitchen preparing easy sweet and savory snacks for the holidays. Today, she is making a sweet treat she calls “elf fuel,” which contains pretzels, dried cranberries and Chex and Cheerios cereal mixed with white chocolate. When it comes to a tasty savory snack, Ali takes kettle cooked potato chips and adds yellow mustard powder, smoked paprika powder, parmesan and oregano. These are both great snacks for those with busy schedules because you can prepare these recipes in almost no time at all!
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Stops By
Motivational speaker and Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters visits Home & Family to talk about the exact moment of finding out she was crowned Miss Universe. She also opens up about organizations that are closest to her heart including Smile Train Charity and One Love Foundation.