Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

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Kristoffer Polaha and Jill Wagner discuss Mystery 101: Dead Talk - Home & Family

Kristoffer Polaha and Jill Wagner
The stars of “Mystery 101: Dead Talk” join Debbie and co-host Ali Manno to talk about their all-new signature mystery which premieres Sunday, September 22 at 9pm/8c. The two describe their characters and the dynamic between them that helps to solve crimes. In this installment, Amy and Travis are definitely out of their comfort zone and the audience gets a look at Amy’s past. The two share a clip from the new movie. Don’t miss “Mystery 101: Dead Talk” Sunday at 9pm/8c.

Follow Jill on Instagram @JillWagner

Follow Kristoffer on Instagram @Polahaha

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Cumin Lamb & Prune Skewers - Home & Family

Spice Up Your Cabinet
Author Yaniv Cohen brings some great tips from his book, “My Spiced Kitchen.” Today he is preparing a dish of Cumin Lamb and Prune Skewers which includes cumin, cinnamon and paprika. Cumin is a great detoxifier, cinnamon has antibacterial properties and paprika is full of Vitamin C, iron and magnesium. Yaniv shows off some additional spice blends that are very beneficial for your health including Dukkah, Baharat and Za’atar.

Get the recipe for the Cumin Lamb and Prune Skewers

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DIY Recycled Bird Feeder
Paige Hemmis is sharing a bird friendly DIY today that you can make at home with just a few simple steps! These are squirrel proof and fun to create. Materials include cans, burlap, wooden spoons, hot glue and screws.

Get the Full Instructions for the Bird Feeder >>

Find more fun ideas from Paige at her website:

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Fall Color Trend: Merlot
Merlot is the new black! Lawrence Zarian is showing off ways to incorporate this rich, fall color into your autumn wardrobe. First, to elevate your look, create a monochromatic outfit with similar hues. A multi-colored scarf can pull together any look. Finally, solid color jumpsuits are perfect for on the go.

Merlot sleeveless chiffon high low tank
Added on rosy mauve faux suede moto jacket
Merlot sleeveless chiffon high low tank
Merlot jegging pant. Nice stretchy & comfortable with the look of a jean
Finished the look with a clear shoe

LOOK #2: CASUAL MERLOT - available at
Hooked up, burgundy ribbed sweater with dolman sleeves, stretchy relaxed fit
Hooked up open knit burgundy duster cardigan, completes your look effortlessly
Cascade wash ankle skinny jean by articles of society
Added the multi colored plaid infinity scarf –the perfect way to pull your entire look together
Finished with the merlot steve madden sock bootie

LOOK #3: ELEVATED MERLOT - available at
Sleeveless merlot wide leg lined jumpsuit, with pockets
Merlot/cabernet blazer. It’s a sharp & timeless tailored blazer

Follow Lawrence on Instagram @LawrenceZarian

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Slow Cooker Mojo Pork with Yucca - Home & Family

Slow Cooker Mojo Pork with Yucca
Judge of BYUtv’s show “Dinner Takes All” Eddie Zamora is in the kitchen today with Ali preparing a zesty recipe! This dish features Cuban Mojo which is a citrus juice, and Yucca which is packed full of vitamin C and antioxidants that benefit the immune system. He explains that Yucca (or Casaba root) is a Cuban staple and can be found in Latin markets. Finally, the Mojo sauce is prepared to top the Yucca. Ali is a huge fan of garlic and she loves the dish!

Get the Recipe for the Mojo Pork >>

Follow Eddie on Instagram @TheYumYumFoodie

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DIY Elastic Bookmarks
Orly Shani is in the dining room today with Ali to demonstrate how to make fun DIY that was inspired by the Hallmark Movies Now original series, “When Hope Calls.” Orly recommends using paper dolls as templates, and be sure to use durable materials that won’t fray. New episodes of When Hope Calls air Friday nights on Hallmark Movies Now.

Get more crafty ideas from Orly at

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RetailMeNot - Home & Family

New Mom Must Haves
Shopping and Trends Expert Sara Skirboll joins Debbie and Ali to share a few choice finds for new moms that won’t break the bank.

Visit for great deals and suggestions.

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Mystery Movie Munchies - Home & Family

Mystery Movie Munchies
Jill Wagner is in the kitchen with Debbie sharing some delightful snacks to enjoy during movie nights at home! These sweet and savory treats have a bit of a Souther flair. Her first snack starts with pretzel and ends with a lot of toppings you would normally find on pizza. Her sweet treat today is chocolate turtles which have toasted pecans and caramel.

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Sue Aikens
From the NatGeo Docu-series “Life Below Zero” Sue Aikens chats with Debbie and Ali about life in Alaska. She shares that she always knew from a very young age that she wanted to be a lighthouse keeper. She thrives on the challenge and enjoys the isolation. She calls the little foxes near the lighthouse her pets and explains that one even enjoys watching TV! Sue is also a mother to grown children and shares that her 18 year old son recently visited her this past summer.

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Adoption Ever After - Amy - Home & Family

Adoption Ever After
Today, Larissa is introducing Amy, a Shepherd mix currently living in Chalfont, Pennsylvania. She is four years old, 65 pounds and loves her toys and being around her people. To find out more about this loyal, lovable dog please visit

Next up Larissa is introducing Levi, a 9 month old Blue Heeler working dog located at The Farm Dog Rescue in Martin County, Florida. Since he is a puppy he still has some growing to do, and he will do well with a stimulating environment where he can continue to learn and play. Find out more about Levi at

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Viewer Mail with Paige, Orly & Larissa - Home & Family

Viewer Mail
Paige, Orly and Larissa answer questions from the audience!

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