"Once Upon a Holiday" Interview - Home & Family

“Once Upon a Holiday” Interview

Greg and Briana Evigan sit down with Mark and Cristina to talk about their new Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “Once Upon a Holiday,” premiering November 25th, 8/7c on Hallmark Channel. The father and daughter team talk about filming the movie in Vancouver, Canada and how they climbed Grouse Mountain and explore the city together. When it comes to the holidays, Greg and Briana, along with the rest of their family, head to Big Bear, California to celebrate Thanksgiving every year.

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Deep-Dish Pizza with Turkey Sausage and Brussels Sprouts

Cristina is in the kitchen surrounded by all the family members who are anxiously waiting for their delicious lunch. Cristina points out that the best way to cook this dish is by using a skillet. She chose to make pizza in honor of Mark who has a tradition of cooking the same thing with his sons on every Christmas. In the end, the final product is a huge hit with the family members!

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Thanksgiving Movie Round-Up

Debbie Matenopoulos is here to tell you about the best family movies to see this holiday season. This includes “The Good Dinosaur” and “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip” and finally, she reminds viewers at home that “Inside Out” is now available on DVD for purchase.

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Getting Ready for Your Thanksgiving Party

Orly Shani and Kym Douglas team up to get you ready for your Thanksgiving party. They show off how to style a fancy hair up-do on the fly, and demonstrate how to take a cordless curling iron that curls on its own to style your hair! Orly introduces Home & Family to a DIY lace panel dress that she made herself.

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Greg Vaughan Interview

The actor visits Home & Family talks about his Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie, “The Christmas Note,” which premieres November 29th, 9/8c. He brings a clip from the movie for Mark and Cristina to enjoy. In real life, Greg has three small sons, so the holidays have a really special meaning to him. The actor’s grandparents developed a fascination with geology, traveled the world in search of their family history and then passed the stories down to Greg. Mark and Cristina surprise Greg with his own game of Monopoly to play with his kids on Christmas morning.

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DIY Thank You for Coming Decor

Paige Hemmis and Ken Wingard team up to create decor that will tell your Thanksgiving guests thank you for coming. This includes to-go gift-wrapped boxes for leftovers, paired with thoughtful messages for your guests. Make sure to design and print your labels to match your entry table decor, as well.

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Great Outdoor Gift Ideas

Matt Iseman and Matt Rogers team up with Bass Pro Shop to come up with some fun outdoor gift ideas. Right now, Bass Pro Shop has “Santa’s Wonderland” where kids can hang with Santa and frolic in a winter wonderland. There is also a Black Friday five-day sale that starts on November 25th-29th. From fishing poles to remote control drones, Bass Pro Shop has you covered!

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Mark’s Prayer

The family members all gather around the Home & Family table outside, ready to give thanks and eat. Before that happens, Mark leads them in a blessing. Every member has brought their favorite dish and shares their own personal gratitude of what they are thankful for.