Actress & Executive Producer Jessica Lowndes stops by to talk about her new Hallmark Channel Fall Harvest movie, “Over the Moon in Love,” premiering Saturday, October 5th at 9pm/8c. She discusses the movie’s story and writing both the script and the songs featured in it. She opens up about her family, in particular her dad who she looks up to.
Crab Apple Rose Pie
Host of “America’s Test Kitchen” and editor of “The Perfect Pie,” Julia Collin Davison does a deliciously tart take on apple pie. Julia par-cooks the apples which will set the pectin, forming a heat stable pectin so when you bake the pie the apples won’t get mushy. The pie dough is a mix of cookie dough with a pie dough pulsed in, which will make the crust flaky but sturdy.
DIY Kitty Hammock
Paige Hemmis takes cat naps to the next level with an adorable DIY kitty hammock. This DIY does not require any sewing, but do leave the hammock to dry at least 24 hours before the kitties use it. Using a table made from real wood is safest. Depending on your table’s material you may need to pre-drill the legs to avoid splitting the wood.
Parenting Expert Demi Austin-Thomas stops by to discuss bullying prevention. She talks about the importance of sharing sessions, having the opportunity for the family to come together and open up dialogue to talk about what is going on. She also talks about how bullying doesn’t just stay in childhood and follows you into adulthood. Demi gives Larissa and Orly some tips for how to deal with bullies on social media and how to approach a situation with someone who may not realize they are a bully.
Find out more at demiaustinthomas.com
Kym Douglas shows you how caffeine is great for your skincare routine. She shows you 3 DIYs, a coffee infused eye serum for those puffy eyes, exfoliating cocoa body scrub for circulation and to help diminish cellulite. Finally, green tea moisturizer for to slow signs of aging and moisturize your skin.
Chicken Egg Rolls
Blogger from “Just a Taste,” Kelly Senyei stops by to make a lighter and fresher version of egg rolls. For the filling mix, she doesn’t cook the meat beforehand because it will get overdone when placed in the oil. The oil temperature is key to avoiding the egg rolls becoming too greasy.
DIY Bleach Tie Dye Shirts
Hallmark Keepsake Sculptor Anita Marra Rogers visits. She discusses her career as a keepsake artist and participating in Hallmarket event, an art fair for Hallmark employees where employees and retirees sell their non-Hallmark artwork. Anita shows you how to make DIY bleach tie dye shirts.
Ed Begley Jr.
Actor Ed Begley Jr. stops by to talk about the second season of “Bless This Mess.” He discusses the show’s plot and his character Rudy. He also talks about farming since 1970 and recycling. “Bless This Mess,” airs Tuesday nights on ABC.
DIY Geometric Table
Orly Shani shows you a fun way to add a pop of color and new life to an old table. Orly uses an ultra matte color finish by Design Master because it goes on sheer and it is buildable. If you don’t have a steady hand, she recommends using a gold metallic paint pen and a ruler to make clean straight lines for the edges to use as a marker and then go over it with gilded paint.
Roasted Carrots with Harissa
Debbie shares her roasted carrots with harissa recipe, perfect for a side dish to any meal. For more flavor and nutritional value, do not peel the carrots just wash them really well. Roasting at a high temperature brings out the natural sweetness. Harissa is a spicy and aromatic chili paste used in north African and middle eastern cuisine. When handling extra hot chiles use gloves for safety.
Adoption Ever After - Sansa and Brienne
Meet Sansa and Brienne, five month old sisters that are bonded. Caring for two cats is easier because they have each other and do their own thing when you’re away from home. These snuggly kittens are waiting for a home where they can snuggle onto your lap.
Find out more about Sansa and Brienne at carerescuela.org
Adoption Ever After - Mira
Meet Mira, a year and a half Maltipoo. She had cerebellar hypoplasia, which means the neurological components don’t connect as well as they should to her limbs. She has a set of wheels to get around in. This special girl is looking for her forever home and a patient pet parent.
Find out more about Mira at savingk9livesplus.org