Actor Kristoffer Polaha sits down with Cameron and Debbie to talk about his new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Movie, “Mystery 101,” which premieres Sunday, January 27th at 9/8c. He also discusses what it was like filming the movie mostly in the Canadian wilderness, where at times it got so dark, the actor felt like he was in a horror movie! He even gets a special video message from his co-star Jill Wagner.
Healthier Mongolian Beef
Author of “The Wellness Project,” Phoebe Lapine is making a delicious Mongolian Beef with half the calories. She explains that a lot of Chinese food has hidden sugars, so she uses gluten-free and grain-free arrow root starch for the sauce. When it come to sautéing the broccoli and beef she uses coconut oil because it contains healthy fats.
DIY Rustic Family Command Center
Paige Hemmis is showing you how to make a rustic command center using house shutters. She uses leftover scrap wood and a french cleat to attach the shutters together. She attaches all the embellishments using hot glue, but if anything seems too heavy for hot glue, she uses a drill and screws.
Is That Thing Worth It?
Kym Douglas is breaking down some of the latest trendy products and letting you know if she thinks they are worth the cost.
LightStim For Wrinkles, $249, LightStim.com
Slendertone Corefit Toning Belt, $129.99, Slendertone.com
InStyler MAX PRIME WET TO DRY Blowout Revolving Styler, $99.99, InStyler.com
Olympic Gold Medalist Nastia Liukin visits Home & Family to talk about her career’s ups and downs. She even discusses her recent engagement break-up and her decision to talk about it openly. She also shares details about the Grander App, which encourages women to inspire other women.
Apple Brown Betty
Host of “Chomp on This with Kimlai,” Kimlai Yingling is making a delicious traditional apple brown betty. She starts by adding a spice blend to the apples and placing them in a baking dish. She uses brown sugar for the brown betty portion of this dish, even though some recipes call for white sugar. Place in the oven for 45 minutes at 350 degrees and then serve with some refreshing high-quality vanilla bean ice cream.
DIY Snow Birds
Ken Wingard is making decorative DIY snow birds using just a handful of materials. If you do not have wire for the bird’s feet, just leave the bird, as is. He recommends adding accessories to the birds before creating the faces
Author of “Everyday Millionaires,” Chris Hogan is talking about his book with Home & Family. He explains that when you get out of debt, you actually give yourself a raise. He also recommends you keep a 3-6 month emergency fund to help prevent you from going into debt.
DIY Snow Day Activities
Ali Fedotowsky Manno is showing parents how they can create some fun snow day activities for the kids to keep them busy indoors. Today she is making a ski slope marble run, snowstorm in a jar and finally, a tic tac snow game.
Track Pants Fashion
Lawrence Zarian is introducing you to the hottest looks in track pants fashion.
- Willow & Clay Floral Print Track Suit: www.willowandclay.com
- Soda Open Toe Boots: www.marshalls.com
- Forever 21 Black Studded Quilted Waistbag: www.forever21.com
- Black, Wide Leg Track Pant: www.vimmia.com
- Ecru Luxe Jacket: www.whitehouseblackmarket.com
- White Scalloped V-Neck Cami: www.macys.com
- Black Suede Evening Pumps: www.stevemadden.com
- Xersion Fusion Blue & White Track Pants & Matching Jacket: www.jcpenney.com
- Full-Zip Jacket: www.jcpenney.com
- Flat Front, Button Detail Track Pants: www.jcpenney.com
- Converse Silver Glitter Lace-Ups: www.jcpenney.com
- French Connection Painter’s Shirt: www.usa.frenchconnection.com