Nikki Deloach Interview - Home & Family

Nikki Deloach Interview

The actress visits with Mark and Cristina to talk about her new Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “Christmas Land,” which premieres Sunday, December 20th at 8/7c on Hallmark Channel. She doesn’t want to give away too much of the storyline, but does bring a clip for the audience to enjoy. Nikki is also the mother of a three-year old son, Hudson and opens up about her struggle with post-partum depression shortly after his birth, something she bonded over with her co-star, Maureen McCormick.

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Hanukkah Latkes with Pineapple Sauce

The author of “Kosher Soul Food,” Sunda Croonquist is back in the kitchen with Cristina and this time she is cooking up Hanukkah Latkes with Pineapple Sauce. This recipe has a twist because it contains colorful vegetables. She adds carrots, onions and zucchini for that extra touch to the traditional Hanukkah dish.

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Making a Christmas Time Capsule

Debbie Matenopoulos creates a baby’s first time capsule which is a great way to hold on to memories from Christmas time. Debbie uses her daughter Alexandra’s time capsule as an example. She includes Alexandra’s christening gown, photos and her favorite children’s books. Debbie even included a personal message to Alexandra and places it in the capsule.

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Distressed Wood Sign

Ken Wingard shows you how to make a distressed wood sign. First things first, Ken recommends getting the wood at a hardware store and if it is not distressed, you can create the look with a hammer. For that antique look, use furniture wax. After you are finished with the sign, you can place it inside your house or outside in the yard.

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Tahj Mowry Interview

The actor talks about the season five premiere of ABC Family’s “Baby Daddy” coming back on February 3rd. The actor points out that even though he doesn’t have kids of his own, he gets a lot of practice being an uncle to two nephews and one niece. Aside from acting, Tahj also released a new album, “Future Funk,” available on iTunes. He even teaches Mark and Cristina some dance moves!

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Ashley Tipton Interview

“Project Runway” winner Ashley Tipton talks about what motivated her to want to pursue designing to begin with. The death of Ashley’s grandmother was what inspired her to audition for “Project Runway.” Her grandmother had taught her to sew at the age of seven and Ashley felt auditioning would be something her grandmother would have pushed for her to do. Ashley’s next step is to change the world of plus-sized fashion.

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Great Gifts for Sports Enthusiasts

Mark and Cristina talk about favorite holiday memories they have from growing up. Cristina and Mark both agree that the holidays are all about family and gatherings. When it comes to holiday fun outdoors, Mark and Cristina share with you some great gift ideas for those of all ages!

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Advantages of Bone Broth

Laura Nativo and Dan Kohler team up to talk about Bone Broth. Dan explains that it is so popular because it contains so many nutrients. The broth can also serve as an excellent source of minerals for dogs, as well. When cooking stock, Dan recommends keeping it at the temperature of 170-190 degrees.

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DIY Scent Pendants

Sophie Uliano shows you how to make your very own scent pendant, which serves as a wonderful gift idea. She reminds you to use essential oils that are pure and not adulterated. In the end, the entire DIY will cost you two dollars, but can cost up to $40 in a retail shop.

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