George Kotsiopoulos Interview

George Kotsiopoulos Interview

Fashion Designer and Stylist George Kotsiopoulos talks about his career in fashion. George currently has a successful fashion line on QVC. The designer loves working with QVC because he is able to create clothing in all sizes. He stages a fashion show on the Home & Family runway to show off the variety in his designs. George also shares some stories of what it was like working with the late Joan Rivers for four years. George misses the chemistry he had with Joan and realizes how lucky he was to work side by side with her.

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How to Fake a Good Night’s Sleep

How to Fake a Good Night’s Sleep

Kym Douglas shows you how to fake a good night’s sleep during those rough mornings. After all, just one all-nighter can result in dark circles and acne. When you place frozen tea bags on your eyes, the caffeine will reduce the redness and puffiness in your eyes. If you wake-up in the morning and do ten jumping jacks, you will keep fluid from pooling under your eyes. Blush, bright lipstick and white eyeliner will help brighten your face.

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Fish and Chips

Fish and Chips

Chef Kris Morningstar joins the kitchen to prep and fry up some delicious Fish and Chips. Kris owns the Los Angeles restaurant Terrine, named after the rustic food inspired by the French classics with California flare. Kris’s secret ingredients in the fried batter are vodka and beer for flavor and to maintain crispiness.

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Trapeze Fun!

Debbie, Kym and Paige look for a fun way to exercise and they decide to trapeze. The trapeze is an effective cross-training workout, engaging the core and upper-body. Trapeze also helps teach air awareness and physical timing to improve other sports skills. Debbie admits that she and Paige were very scared at first but Tanya was a natural.

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Do It Yourself Faux Brick Wall

DIY Faux Brick Wall

Paige Hemmis is back to show you how to spruce your home decor by making your own Faux Brick Wall. A professional brick wall will cost you $1,000-$2,000, where making your own brick wall will cost you only $75-$100.

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Ashley Argota Interview

Actress Ashley Arogota from the ABC Family show “The Fosters” stops by to talk to Mark and Cristina. Before “The Fosters” Ashley toured the West coast in ‘The Lion King’ when she was only 11 and says that role taught her to be quick on her feet because it was live theater. For back-up, Ashley studied nursing in college and hasn’t given up on her dreams to pursue that profession.

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Do It Yourself Sewing Armoire

DIY Sewing Armoire
Ken Wingard shows you how to repurpose an armoire to create a storage area for all your sewing supplies. Ken emphasizes that before starting this project, you should definitely check the dimensions of the armoire and always make sure it is made of wood.

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Dangerous Food and Drug Combos

Dr. Rachel Ross from “The Doctors” talks about certain dangerous food and drug combos that should never mix. Avoid dairy products and calcium and iron supplements while taking antibiotics. Avoid drinking grapefruit juice while taking prescription drugs. Avoid grapefruit during the following times: When you are on statin drugs, on blood pressure-lowering drugs, or if on anti-arrhythmia. Avoid eating green leafy vegetables while taking blood thinner. Avoid wine, aged cheese and cured meats while taking MAO antidepressants.

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Sensory Activity for Toddlers

Sensory Activities for Toddlers

Tanya Memme demonstrates sensory play which includes any activity that stimulates a child’s senses (touch, taste, sight, smell and hearing). Tanya froze all of her daughter’s toys in a block of ice and it allows her to use a hammer to get to the center of the ice to get her toys. Another project is cooking spaghetti noodles and then adding food coloring to make the noodles fun and vibrant colors.

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Ask the Family

Now it is time for family members to answer questions from Facebook. Kym advises a viewer to use baking soda to help absorb oil and it also makes the hair look fluffier!  Paige says that drywall mud is a great way to hide all of the markings from old wallpaper. When it comes to photos being stuck to a frame, Ken says you should use a sponge to add moisture to the photo, but remember to take a digital photo of the original, so you have it on record, no matter what. Debbie’s best advice to new moms is to take time for yourself, even if it is only 15 minutes.