James Brolin Interview Part 1 - Home & Family

James Brolin Interview

The actor visits Mark and guest host, Debbie Matenopoulos to talk about his sitcom, “Life in Pieces,” which airs Thursdays at 8:30/7:30c on CBS. James admits that he uses his eccentric father and a flight instructor as inspirations for his character on the series. Aside from acting, James opens up about his marriage to Barbra Streisand and divulges a key to making it work is ignoring deceptive tabloids and gossip. As a joke, Debbie and Mark give James toilet paper made from all the worst tabloid stories about his marriage.

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Debbie Cooks!

James Brolin joins Debbie in the kitchen to cook up one of her Greek favorites, Gemista, which is stuffed peppers and tomatoes. Before they get started, James admits he loves to cook, but rarely gets the opportunity because they have a private chef who prepares meals from their organic garden. Debbie recommends using ground turkey or beef for the meat. She also offers up a vegan version of the meal, using mushrooms, instead.

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DIY Stuffed Animal Storage

Ken Wingard has a DIY that will help parents get more organized. Using supplies you can find at your local hardware store, Ken makes a place to store your stuffed animals. While making it, Debbie offers to help and uses a nail gun for the first time! The entire DIY will take about 30 minutes to make.

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Jason Silva Interview

The host of Nat Geo’s “Brain Games,” Jason Silva talks to Mark and Debbie about his show, which demonstrates how the human brain works. He shows an example of how different ages give different answers to common questions. When it comes to learning about science and the brain, Jason credits his teacher mother to being his inspiration for always wanting to know more.

Top Oscar Makeup Looks

Emmy award-winning makeup artist Melanie Mills is here to talk about the hot red carpet trends featured at this year’s Academy Awards. She points out monochromatic colors, which included bright lips and bold eyeliners. If you are going to do bold lips at home, make sure you exfoliate first with a toothbrush or sugar scrub. She also suggests making your own colored eyeliner but dipping a liner brush in water and rubbing it into eyeshadow.

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Carter Oosterhouse Interview

Lifestyle expert from FYI’s “Homegrown Makeover with Frederique & Carter,” Carter Oosterhouse discusses his show and bringing in natural elements into his home makeovers including flowers and reclaimed wood. Aside from participating in furniture and home makeovers, Carter also heads up Carter’s Kids, which helps build playgrounds in low income neighborhoods. He has also written a children’s book, “A Big Problem,” where the proceeds get donated to Carter’s Kids.

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Binder Clip Hacks

Matt Rogers gives you some helpful tips on how you can use binder clips in your everyday life. From keeping your cords organized and neatly bundled in one place to having the binder clip protect you from your razor blade, Matt has you covered!

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DIY Paper Cut Light Box

Paige Hemmis is showing you how to make your own paper cut light boxes. In the beginning, when it comes to choosing a design, include a family name or make it extra-special by having your kids give you ideas. You can also use the light box as a night light for a child’s bedroom. This entire DIY will cost you $20, compared to $65 if you buy it at retail shop.

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