Archive for June 2012

Unique homemade gift ideas for Father's Day

June 15, 2012 - 08:31 AM
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Still looking for a special gift for Father's Day? The big day is this Sunday and sometimes there is no better gift than something homemade. Anjali Varma shows us some creative gift ideas for dear ol’ dad.

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Erin Willet of "The Voice" shares personal story

June 15, 2012 - 08:25 AM
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You may recognize our next guest from season 2 of the hit show, “The Voice.” While she experienced huge success on the show as a semifinalist she was also dealing with the death of her father from pancreatic cancer. Erin Willet shares her story and talks about the upcoming PurpleStride walk happening this weekend.

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Must-have summer skin care products

June 14, 2012 - 02:29 PM
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How does summer affect out skin? Of course, sunburns come to mind along with sweating, heat rashes, and clogged pores. Ada Polla, the CEO of Alchimie Forever, tells us how to take care of your skin in the hot summer sun.

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Soft shell crab: a summer delicacy available now at BLT Steak

June 14, 2012 - 02:26 PM
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This summer BLT Steak's brand new award-winning chef, Jon Mathieson, will be featuring the most popular crustacean on his menu--the soft shell crab. He shows Melanie and Natasha the proper way to cook up a crab.

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Top 10 stolen items from hotel rooms.

June 14, 2012 - 02:21 PM
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It's no surprise that when it comes to hotel rooms whatever is not nailed down will "walk away." Novo-Tel Hotels compiled a list of the top 10 most stolen items from their properties. Chilli Amar from mix 107.3 goes over the list with us and you won't believe what people are walking off with!

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Make a hotel room your own

June 14, 2012 - 02:16 PM
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If you have an extended stay in a hotel, it's always nice to give it a few personal touches. We're focusing on the five senses to make those impersonal hotel rooms your own. Interior Designer Dana Tydings shows us the travel items you'll need.

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Great Father's Day gifts from Gilt.com

June 14, 2012 - 02:10 PM
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It's that time of year when we celebrate the dads in our lives and what better way to say "thank you" than with gifts that will not only make him feel good, but look good too? Gilt.com has pulled together this season's must-have items for every type of dad and all at affordable prices. Lifestyle editor Chassie Post tells us about the hottest trends that will keep dad fashionable and entertained all summer long.

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CampEasy: kids love camp and now parents love planning it

June 14, 2012 - 01:58 PM
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It's that time of year again! Kids are so excited for school to finally be out but at the same time, parents may be stressing about keeping their little ones busy for ten weeks. Well now there's a new resource designed just for that purpose. TV reporter turned entrepreneur, Brooke Salkoff, tells us about her new website called CampEasy.

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How to set up your own interviews

June 11, 2012 - 03:56 PM
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One of the best ways to network for your career and future is by conducting informational interviews. Ask people in places or positions you'd one day like to try out for 10 minutes of their time. However, once they agree, it's your job to run the meeting. The Washington Business Journal's Jennifer Nycz Conner tells us some of the best questions to ask.

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Learning about Crohns and Colitis diseases

June 11, 2012 - 03:53 PM
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You may be surprised by this next statistic, but 1 in every 200 Americans suffer from inflammatory bowel disease. This digestive disease can be painful and even though there isn't a cure, it is treatable with the right medical care. Dr. Eric Pollack and Kevin Harlen elaborate.

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"Rewire your brain for love"

June 11, 2012 - 03:49 PM
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A thriving relationship is something most of us aspire for, yet we often get stuck in the same old patterns that prevent us from moving forward. Psychologist Dr. Marsha Lucas, author of the book "Rewire your brain for love," discusses how mindful meditation can transform our relationships.

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Box office update with Arch Campbell

June 11, 2012 - 03:45 PM
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Kids reigned supreme at the box office this weekend. Our own movie critic Arch Campbell gives us this week's movie update.

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Beautify your lawn

June 8, 2012 - 03:09 PM
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People turn to their outdoor space to futher enjoy their home especially during the summer. We're showing you some ways you can spruce up your patio, deck or backyard and not break the bank. Garden expert Lance Walheim gives us all the details.

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"Flavor Exposed"

June 8, 2012 - 03:04 PM
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Ever wonder how those mastermind chefs create such delicious dishes? "Top Chef" season 7 runner up and acclaimed chef Angelo Sosa introduces his new cookbook "Flavor Exposed."

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Man/Woman of the year

June 8, 2012 - 02:59 PM
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The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is known to fund lifesaving blood research and provide free information and support services. This year's man and woman of the year candidates are aiming to raise $150,000 in support of the society. Candidate Amanda Tiede and LDiscovery President Chris Weiler are here to tell us more about one of their fundraising efforts.

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Latest celebrity legal battles

June 8, 2012 - 02:56 PM
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Kwame Brown is facing felony charges and George Zimmerman is back in jail after his bond was revoked. Plus, Michael Jackson's estate is being sued by a former lover. Those are just a few of the hottest legal headlines. Attorney Johnathan Burns gives us the details.

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Zoonotic diseases and your family

June 8, 2012 - 02:53 PM
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Did you know that if your pet is sick, you may actually get sick too? These are called Zoonotic diseases and News Channel 8's veterinarian Dr. Katy Nelson gives us the details. She also brought along ChiChi who is up for adoption.

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Cuba Libre

June 8, 2012 - 02:26 PM
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Cuba Libre Restaruant and Rum Bar is announcing the second series of dates for its "Pop-up Paladares" cooking series. Chef Guillermo Pernot introduces us to some new dishes.

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What you need to know about Lyme Disease

June 8, 2012 - 02:19 PM
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We all enjoyed the unusually warm winterthis year, but now health officials are reporting an early emergence of ticks. Board certified Pediatrician Dr. Toni Thompson-Chittams tells us how you can avoid this disease.

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The Phillips Collection exhibits

June 8, 2012 - 02:00 PM
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Summer is about it kick into high gear at The Phillips Collection. They've got major exhibitions of two of the world's most acclaimed living artists, Jasper Johns and Antony Gormley. Director Dorothy Kosinski talks about some of the highlights.

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