Trevor Donovan Interview
Trevor Donovan and his dog Tito introduce Debbie and Cameron to their new buddy Shadow. The two dogs are cuddly and something else you can cuddle up to is Trevor's new movie "Nostalgic Christmas" on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. Trevor plays a lumberjack in the film which is nostalgic for Trevor as his father built a wooden rocking horse for him and his brother. "Nostalgic Christmas" premieres Thursday, October 31st at 9pm/8c on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries.
Cheesy Pumpkin Mushroom Galette
A galette looks and sounds fancy but it is actually easy to make. Dini Klein shows just how easy by making her go-to recipe for the fall, a Cheesy Pumpkin Mushroom Galette. Dini is the creator of Prep and Rally which is all about maximizing time and efficiency in the kitchen and her galette is no exception as you can use store bought pie dough and canned pumpkin.
DIY Recipe Potholders
There is nothing better than a homemade family meal and Ken shows how we can share those recipes in a creative way. Ken was inspired by Cameron to create DIY Recipe Potholders after watching Cameron make lasagna with his mom. These gifts are a great way to show appreciation for family traditions.
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Dr. Judy Ho Explains How to Stop Self-Sabotage
Some of us are guilty of self-sabotage including putting off tasks until the last minute and then scrambling to finish them. Fortunately, Dr. Judy is the author of "Stop Self-Sabotage" and shares easy steps on how to get out of our own way. Key steps from Dr. Judy include recognizing your brand of self-sabotage using the L.I.F.E. acronym, note your thoughts and consider being value oriented instead of goal oriented.
DIY Tissue Box Planters
Paige shows how an empty tissue box can become a beautiful display for fresh flowers. This craft is a great way to upcycle items in your home and turn it into something fun. No one will believe this planter is a tissue box. Paige also shows how to make this a sentimental gift with a surprise for Debbie.
Snow is not in everyone’s forecast - at least not yet. Ali shows how to make your own snow with cookies you can enjoy anytime. Use cold and cubed butter to create a nice firm cookie dough. Toasted nuts also give the cookies a rich flavor.
Busy Izzy is sweet as pie, well behaved and rarely barks. She just gave birth to puppies, all adopted right away, and is now looking for a forever home of her own.
Dudley the dog is a sweet, mellow and short Dachshund Weenie mix. He is a good low-key dog that likes to sit in your lap.
Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Reveal – Great Dane
Nothing makes the Holidays feel special like Hallmark's Keepsake Ornaments. Larissa reveals Great Dane, the fourth ornament in the advent calendar. Larissa feels the holidays are not complete without a rescue dog or cat sitting with you to enjoy your favorite Hallmark Channel Christmas movies.
DIY Giant Bow
A little bit of your favorite Hallmark wrapping paper can make a huge statement at home for the Holidays with Ken's DIY Giant Bows. Ken’s love of gift wrap comes from his mom. He shows how you can use the gift wrap around your home to make holiday wall décor.
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Crystal Hunt Interview
Emmy award-winning actress Crystal Hunt is the creator and star of "Mood Swings." Her adorable pup Forbes is also on the show. Just as Crystal considers Forbes her baby, she also considers "Mood Swings" her baby. The show was written by Crystal and is a modern twist on "The Golden Girls." The legendary Donna Mills was with Crystal when she came up with the idea and plays her mom on the show.
Bring Italy to your kitchen with Nick Stellino's perfectly seared Swordfish Agrodolce. Agrodolce is a versatile sweet and sour sauce that may soon replace your other kitchen condiments. Chef Nick says the key to searing the swordfish is a very hot pan.
Nick has a gift for all our viewers! He's sharing three additional recipes with you, download them for free here.
Family Favorites: Our Holiday Travel Guide
The family shares their favorite holiday travel must-haves.
Ken is a father of three and when traveling with them he must have a portable home entertainment system, luggage for kids and reusable snack pouches.
Larissa shows how you can treat yo self while traveling with a Wrap-a-nap that helps block out distractions by covering your eyes and ears. You can also use it a neck pillow while flying.
Debbie loves the Mifold Grab and Go Booster seat for kids that is perfect for packing.
Paige loves her animal carrier for transporting your pets for a vacation.
Snack Bags, skiphop.com
Wrap-a-nap, $24.99, wrapanap.com
Mifold Grab and Go Booster, $39.99, mifold.com