Christmas Curry Seafood
Executive Chef Rick Moonen of “RM Seafood” is in the kitchen making a flavorful Christmas curry seafood with assorted seafood and diced celery, onions, peppers and carrots. To maximize the flavor, prepare the stew a day in advance and let the flavors develop.
Red Hot Fashion
Lawrence Zarian is introducing you to some hot new fashionable looks that all feature the color of the season, red!
ACTIVE BASIC RED BODY SUIT: $5.99
GAZE RED DRAW-STRING RUCHED FROM TSHIRT: $9.99
CAFE DENIM DISTRESSED WASHED JEAN: $12.99
BOUND BROWN BOHO SANDAL: $30.00
EVIS STRAW FEDORA: $9.99
AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS BROWN BELT: $3.99
ROBERT LEE MORRIS SUEDE AND SILVER MULTI PENDANT NECKLACE: $19.00
JORJA SHEER ORIENTAL PRINT KIMONO: $12.99
MARC FISHER NAVY SATEEN ANKLE BOOT: $70.00
LOVISA CRANBERRY MULTISTRAND NECKLACE: $24.99
LOVISA BUGUNDY DROP EARRINGS: $9.99
LOVISA CRANBERRY FLOWER CLIP: $6.99
MONTEAU RED ROLL SLEEVE SHIRT DRESS: $16.99
BILL BLASS DENIM BOW SUMMER SANDAL: $49.00
DOONEY AND BOURKE WHITE MULTI STRIPE TOTE: $79.00
ADA COLLECTION NAVY WOVEN WRAP BELT: $16.99
BELLA JACK GOLD BALL DROP EARRINGS: $12.99
ST. THOMAS NAVY GOLD MULTI STRAND BRACELET: $16.00
ZARA RED AND NAVY SPORTY CHANEL INSPIRED JACKET: $40.00
ZARA GOLD STRAPPY SANDAL: $50.00
HALOGEN RED ENVELOPE SHOULDER BAG: $45.00
GOLD MULTI-STRAND BRACELETS: $15.00
14TH AND UNION GOLD AND RED ENAMEL LINK EARRINGS: $15.00
How To Tie the Perfect Bow
Floral expert Amy Marella is showing you how to create the perfect floral bow. Before you get started, make sure your ribbon is 12 inches long. An added tip is to use a pipe cleaner to secure the bow. The finishing touch will be the chenilles, then you fluff the bow to make it look full.
DIY Santa Tracker
Paige Hemmis has the perfect kid-friendly DIY to do at home for Christmas, a Santa tracker! Before getting started, she recommends using a toy globe to make it more colorful and fun. You can find your Santa figurines for your globe on Amazon.
Tiny Tim’s Toys
Alton and Cheryl Thacker discuss their foundation “Tiny Tim’s Foundation for Kids,” which makes toys for children in need. The wood that Alton chooses for his toys is recycled wood that would have been wasted by being thrown away. He collects wood every Tuesday for the entire year. Today, Alton and Cheryl have 35 volunteers a week who come in and build toys for children, each bringing unique sets of skills.
Get more information at TinyTimsToys.org
Founder of “Callie’s Charleston Biscuits,” Carrie Morey is in the kitchen making cinnamon biscuits. She first learned how to make these biscuits from her mother, Callie, who was a caterer. One of they key ingredients is White Lilley Southern Flour, to help get the biscuits to rise perfectly. She also adds two fats to the recipe: butter and cream cheese, to make it extra-rich and flavorful. When done, she tops each biscuit with a dash of cinnamon.
Hottest Summer Gadgets
Tech expert Katie Linendoll is here to introduce you to some of the hottest gadgets for the entire family. From an indoor s’more maker to a fun and easy to set-up pop-up tents, Katie has you covered when it comes to summertime entertainment.
Pop Up Tents, $49.99, PerpetualKid.com
Indoor S’more Maker, $16.99, Target.com
Career of The Year Barbie, $13.99, Mattel.com
Picture This Clothing, $49, PictureThisClothing.com
Bigmouth Inc. 7ft Sprinkler, $49.99, BedBathAndBeyond.com
Omar J. Dorsey
Actor Omar J. Dorsey sits down with Debbie and Cameron to talk about his OWN series, “Queen Sugar,” which you can watch Wednesdays at 10/9c. He also discusses what it is like to film the series in the hot and humid New Orleans, including having a snake wrangler on the set to capture any runaway reptiles who slither on the set. He also brings a clip from the series for the audience. In the series, he plays “Hollywood,” the fiance to the matriarch of the Queen Sugar family.
DIY Palm Leaf Bags
Orly Shani is showing you how to update an ordinary handbag by adding stylish palm leaves to it for a splash of color and design. You don’t have to seal the leaves with anything, but use a generous amount of glue make sure they stay put. For an embroidered effect, she adds some puff paint along the lines of the leaves.
Budgeting for Christmas
Financial expert Dr. Lynn Richardson visits Home & Family to talk about budgeting for the holidays. This includes using cash and not credit when purchasing presents. She also recommends setting up an automatic transfer with your bank now, so you will have money to spend on presents during the holidays.
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