HALLMARK'S HOME & FAMILY

Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare are celebrating Christmas in July! All week long we will have great decorating and food ideas to get you inspired and ready for Christmas! We talk with actor, Richard Brancatisano about the return of ABC Family’s “Chasing Life”! Actress, Brittany Daniel tells us what to expect in the final season of her show, “The Game” on BET. Cristina makes fun and delicious Snowmen Cake Pops! Shirley Bovshow shows you how to decorate your home with real, tiny Christmas trees! Make your house smell like a winter wonderland as you clean, with a DIY Pine Scented Antibacterial Cleaner from Sophie Uliano and Matt Iseman. Food Crafter, Charles Phoenix shares a kitschy and retro Christmas appetizer: Astro Weenie Appetizer Christmas Tree! Get a head start on your Christmas shopping with tips from Cristina Ferrare and Kym Douglas Plus, Ken Wingard creates DIY Christmas Outdoor Snowflakes!DIY Pine Disinfectant Spray

It’s “Christmas in July” week on Hallmark’s Home & Family! Sophie shows Matt Rogers and the family how to create a Pine antibacterial spray for the holidays, which will keep the germs at bay while making your home smell festive – a lovely addition to any home!

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THIS WEEK!

enhanced-buzz-11676-1435070296-5VEGGIE PREP Makes Your Meatless Week EASY!

I just got a You Tube comment from a lovely girl who said that she opens her fridge to make a salad and she just can't deal with the thought of sorting through all the bags and her crisper drawer...never mind all the chop... more

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OBSESSING OVER...

Crabless CakesGardein Crablesss Cakes

As a vegan, I am always on the hunt for new, delicious, protein-rich snacks. And I am absolutely IN LOVE with Gardein's new Crabless Cakes. To steal their line, these cakes "are swimming in flavor" (get it!), and they're so e... more

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COOK & CRAFT

QuinoaStuffedPeppers_2Quinoa Corn & Black Bean Peppers

My farmers market is full of beautiful sweet corn and shiny red bell peppers, so I grabbed bags of them today (I guess this is the advantage of living in So Cal,) and headed home to experiment for lunch. I whipped up thes... more

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PHILO-SOPHIE

books5 New Plant-based Cookbooks for EVERYONE!

My philosophy is that a diet that is comprised primarily of organic whole plant foods is the road to sparkling health for everyone. Even if you're not vegan, you may want to explore some of the incredible new cookbooks... more

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BEAUTY Q&A

leaping bunny 1_3IS MY BEAUTY PRODUCT VEGAN?

Okay -  a "vegan" personal care product means that it does not contain animal products or by-products, which I should jolly well hope it doesn't! But, the question really should be: IS my beauty product is cruelty-free? ... more

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MIND BODY GORGEOUS

Plant-Based-Protein-e14072569043005 BEST PROTEIN POWDERS FOR WORKING OUT

I work out really, and I mean REALLY hard, about twice a week. The other days I do a little yoga and/or hike, but on those killer weight-bearing strength workouts I feel that I need to boost my protein-intake with a good ... more

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SOPHIE CHATS WITH ...

GeneBaur3_lg (2)Living the Farm Sanctuary Life with Gene Baur

Gene Baur is a true pioneer. Hailed as "the conscience of the food movement" by Time magazine, Gene is activist, author, undercover investigator and president and co-founder of Farm Sanctuary, a farm animal rescue organi... more

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