Erich Bergen Interview

The actor sits down with Mark and Cristina to talk about his breakout drama “Madam Secretary” and about playing Blake, the assistant to Tea Leoni’s title character. Erich admits that the actors on the set are always laughing or singing and having a blast. Before “Madam Secretary,” Erich starred in the movie of “Jersey Boys” after playing the same character on stage for three years. He even performed in front of the President at the White House!
Don't miss "Madame Secretary" when it returns to CBS this fall!

Cristina Ferrare Cooks! - Home & Family

Cherry Ciafoutis with Almonds

Cristina is in the kitchen baking up the sweet treat, Cherry Clafouti Almonds. Cristina emphasis that cherries are in season so this is perfect time to make this dish. Cherries also are in high in antioxidants, are a powerful anti-inflammatory and also are a good source of melatonin.

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Waist Tighteners

Kym Douglas shows you how to maintain that hourglass figure with the help of waist tighteners. If you don’t want to invest in a workout band waist trainer or Lipo Belt, you can always wear a wide black belt to look slimmer. Kym also reminds Home & Family that diuretics will help you lose unneeded salt and water weight.

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Salli Richardson-Whitfield Interview

The actress opens up about her new show “Stichers,” premiering June 2nd on ABC Family, which happens to be the network’s first procedural drama. She describes the show as a blend of “cop drama” and sci-fi. Salli’s inspiration as an actor has always been Lena Horne and she had the the opportunity to portray her on the stage with such huge names as Oprah, Halle Berry and Tyler Perry in the audience. She even sings a little “Stormy Weather” for Mark and Cristina and Mark enjoys the serenade.

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Do It Yourself Leg Warmers - Home & Family

DIY Baby Leg Warmers

Tanya Memme shows how how to make some stylish leg warmers for your baby. Old socks can be turned into leg warmers and make the whole DIY craft very inexpensive. You can also double the use by using the leg warmers as arm warmers, too!

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Wundabar Pilates

Owner and CEO of Wundabar Pilates Amy Jordan is on the Home & Family deck to show Cristina and Mark some techniques from her classes. Amy points out that her Pilates is different from traditional Pilates because it is more intense and burns more calories per minute. Her demonstrated exercises focus on the core, the abs, the booty and legs.

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Amazing Dog Tricks

Laura Nativo is back to show you some amazing dog tricks. When teaching your dog new tricks, keep it fun and positive. Also, use food time as training time. Positive reinforcement is an excellent way to get your dog excited about learning. Laura looks at trick training as a foundation for obedience training and a way to bridge various behaviors together.

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Wedding Jewelry Trends - Paige & Jason's Wedding

Wedding Jewelry Trends

With the wedding quickly approaching, Jason and Paige learn about the latest in jewelry trends with the help of Debbie Matenopoulos and Jason Arashaben of Jason of Beverly Hills Jewelry. According to the jewelry designer, the trends to look out for are the following: when it comes comes to women, rings should match the hairstyle and not the dress. When it comes to wedding bands, 95% of them tend to be white gold or platinum. Men’s bands are more shiny or matte black or have a gunmetal finish. If the bride is wearing her hair up, bigger earrings should be worn.
Don't miss Paige and Jason's wedding on Hallmark Channel, June 22nd, 8/7c

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DIY Toilet Bombs

Sophie Uliano shows you just how easy it is to make a toilet bomb, which serves as a way to get rid of odor in the bathroom and cleans your toilet at the same time. Lemongrass, bergamot and grapefruit essential odors kill the odor. The entire product is not only very efficient, it will save you a lot of money then buying a similar product in the store!

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