Big Announcement - Home & Family

Paige and Jason are Getting Married!

Paige Hemmis is joined on the show by her fiance, musician Jason Short for a big announcement! The couple is getting married in a primetime special on the Hallmark Channel on June 22nd. The two originally met on season five of “Extreme Home Makeover” in New Orleans and have been engaged since Christmas day in 2011. In lieu of Paige’s father who just passed away a couple of weeks ago, Home & Family’s Executive Producer Woody Fraser will walk the bride down the aisle. Paige reveals that her dream wedding will be “nighttime rustic chic.”
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Billy Gardell Interview

Actor Billy Gardell stops by to talk to Mark and Cristina about his humble beginnings on the stand-up comedy circuit! He also shares about his experience landing a lead on the CBS hit comedy “Mike and Molly” starring alongside Melissa McCarthy. Billy reveals that when he landed the part, he was making arrangements to move back to Pittsburgh and found out in the 11th hour that he won the role! Billy is also staying busy hosting “Monopoly Millionaires’ Club.”

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Cristina Cooks!

Cristina Skypes in with Joy Zacharia from Clearwater, Florida for her Taste of Home chosen recipe “Spicy Beef Stir-Fry and Jasmine Rice.” Joy shares that it was an easy recipe when she was caring for her late mother, who was living with her at the time. Joy is also a dietitian, so she loves making sure her meals are healthy and light.

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Kym’s Beauty Hacks

Kym is ready to share unique ways to take time off your morning beauty routine. She suggests when you run out of mascara using liquid eye liner on the brush to replace it. Take one ply of tissue, put it over your lips and powder the lips over the tissue, that will keep your bright lipstick on throughout the day and not bleed. She also suggests taking hairspray and spraying your brow brush and then brushing your brows with the brush for them to stay in place.

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Claire Coffee Talks “Grimm”

Actress Claire Coffee chats about her role on the NBC thriller “Grimm.” Claire’s character, Adalind is one that fans love to hate an she loves to play her up on screen. When Claire recently got pregnant in real life, the show was very good at including her pregnancy in the storyline. Claire also has her own blog and talks about fashion on a budget when walking the red carpet.

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Brit Morin and Crafting

DIY Expert and Owner of Brit & Co Brit Morin opens up about her book that she just released about Homemaking 101, “A Domestic Handbook for the Digital Generations: Homemakers.” Brit takes the time to show Mark and Cristina how to make your own DIY chic shag ottoman without spending the big bucks. This is an on trend project because the shag look for home decor is very in right now!

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BBQ Sweat Potato Tortizza

Chef and co-founder of the HAPPY Foundation, Haile Thomas joins Cristina in the kitchen to cook up a healthy BBQ Sweet Potato Tortizza. Before the 14 year old gets started, she talks about how she inspired her father to develop better eating habits in order to to eradicate his diabetes! Haile also met the First Lady and has done several events with her. One of her recipes was even served for the President at the White House. Haile and her mother have even started her own charity, The Happy Foundation, set on helping kids live healthier lifestyles with food and exercise.

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DIY Dress Form

Ken teams up with Kym to make their own dress form. A custom made dress form will give you a more accurate fit and will save you money at the tailor.

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Why Illnesses Get Worse at Night

Dr. JJ is back to talk about why illnesses seem to get worse at night with kids. Dr. JJ talks about pollen, dander and environmental changes that can contribute to your kids health.

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