Today on Home & Family
Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Bruce Boxleitner Talks Cedar Cove Season Two

Bruce Boxleitner
Actor Bruce Boxleitner dives into how his love affair with movies began. Speaking of the ratings success of the season two premiere of the Hallmark Channel Original Series "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove," he tells us where the story picks up from where the first season left off. In the coming episodes, some characters leave the idyllic town, while new people are introduced. Plus, as the plot builds to a climax, audiences will learn much more about Bruce's character's time in the military and battle with addiction and how his past impacts his relationship with on screen wife Barbara Niven.
"Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove" airs Saturdays at 8/7c on Hallmark Channel.

Taste of Home Blue Ribbon Beefy Burritos

"Taste of Home" Blue Ribbon Beefy Burritos
Recipe creator Marina Castle joins us via Skype from Canyon Country, CA. The county fair winning beefy burritos are a quick meal to serve your kids before they head out the door to play sports. Learn how to wrap up a hamburger and French fries in a burrito.

Makeup Contouring with Kym Douglas
Kym Douglas introduces us to her makeup artist Rob Roberts, who is here to teach us to contour like a professional. This makeup technique allows you to sculpt your cheekbones and jaw line without a nip and tuck. Using brushes and sponges, follow these steps to emphasize your postive features and camoflauge your negative ones. Take a look at how glammed up Kym Douglas got for a magazine cover and check out "Home & Family" production coordinator Jaclyn Larson's remarkable before-and-after. Plus, find out how to choose the perfect shade for your skintone to achieve a flawless look.

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Yasmine Al Massri
Actress Yasmine Al Massri tells us all about her starring role on "Crossbones." Hear just how intimidated she was by co-star John Malkovich the first time she met him on set during a costume fitting. Yasmine also shares details of her character's "modern love" story with Blackbeard.
"Crossbones" airs Fridays at 10/9c on NBC.

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"Once" Stars Stuart Ward & Dani De Waal
Actors Stuart Ward and Dani De Waal discuss the appeal of "Once." Unlike most musicals, this stage production forgoes the traditional orchestra pit and instead, the cast performs the soundtrack. Find out whether Stuart and Dani consider themselves actors or musicians first and foremost. Then, they play a song from the show.
"Once" is open at the Pantages Theater until August 10. Go to and for ticketing information. One lucky "Home & Family" viewer has the chance to win two tickets to see "Once" August 5 in Los Angeles and a Blu-Ray/DVD of the original film. Follow us on Twitter @homeandfamilytv and re-Tweet our Tweet using the hashtag #OnceMusical.

DIY Lazy Susans with Jessie Jane

DIY Lazy Susans with Jessie Jane
Jessie Jane spins us right round with her DIY lazy Susan project. First, learn the history of the turn table. The lazy Susan is a great way to easily pass food and condiments around the table without reaching. Plus, you can customize the design by painting stencils on the wooden base. Mark suggests this is also great for board games, such as Scrabble. and Facebook.

Noah St. John
Communication expert and author Noah St. John discusses how money can be a cause of conflict in relationships. He poses empowering questions to offer positive afformations on complex issues. Think of the glass half full when contemplating why you're happy or good. Discover which of the the four basic money types- spender, saver, avoider, or monk- you consider yourself. And, stop jumping to false assumptions about other's spending habits. "Home & Family" executive in charge of production Susan Sherayko shares how she applies Noah's lessons to her own life.
"Afformations: The Miracle of Positive Self-Talk" is available at

Cristina Cooks Nutella Stuffed Brioche

Cristina Cooks Nutella Stuffed Brioche
Cristina infuses filling inside her Nutella stuffed brioche recipe. After bathing in egg, fry and bake the slices until the Nutella oozes out. Then, add whipped cream and fresh berries on top with a sprinkle of powdered sugar.

DIY Sunscreen Lotion Bars with Sophie Uliano

DIY Sunscreen Lotion Bars with Sophie Uliano
Sophie Uliano has devised a way to avoid getting slimey when you slather sunscreen on your skin. Using shea butter, coconut oil, beeswax, zinc oxide, and essential oil, she makes sandlewood-scented sunscreen lotion bars that can protect you with SPF-15. Learn about the benefits of these natural ingredients.
Twitter: @sophieuliano

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