Well I can't really believe its April already. I'm not sure if time is speeding up or I'm slowing down. So far it has been a very fun year with lots of travel and all kinds of new materials and stories to tell. This year I've gone around the world once and put 6,500 miles on our motor home. So we've seen a bit of the world and the USA so far this year.
Are you hungry for a new twist on your go-to sandwich? Try my Chicken & Almond Pesto sliders recipe to give your next meal a new bite of flavor and fun! These sliders are a quick and easy recipe to mix up and the pesto gives this bite-sized sandwich a more hearty taste. Griddle pans are a great way to cook up different meals at the same time, and to feed a bigger crowd so use the Lorena Garcia Sear and Sizzle Electric Griddle with Technolon+ to put dinner on the table in under 30 minutes!
The HSN family is growing and we’re excited to welcome our newest HSN host Melinda Lee to the community! Melinda brings a lot of unique passions and energy to HSN, and we wanted to give you a snapshot of her experiences and career before joining our talented team. You might not have guessed these 10 facts about Melinda....
The seasons pass so fast I can hardly believe it’s already spring and we’re celebrating The List’s 1-year anniversary! It’s been a wonderful year of sharing the best new fashions on the show and getting to help more women craft their signature style. To celebrate The List’s 1-year anniversary, I asked everyone on Facebook to share their favorite fashion finds to feature during the show. What we saw were stylish pieces that highlighted the transition from winter to spring so we were inspired to recreate the idea with 3 of our own chic outfits!
The idea of “what’s old is new again” works great for fashion but for makeup, hair products, and skin care I’d rather refresh my supplies for each season especially with so many great new products becoming available! Let’s replenish our beauty bags for spring with these 5 must-have items that will help with anti-aging, perfecting our skin’s tone and texture, and giving new life to our post-winter hair. Any woman can become a beauty expert with these 5 products at her disposal.
The Monday Night Show has a certain “hop” in its step and that’s because an eggcellent holiday is almost here--Easter! There’s nothing better than spending time with family and friends during the holidays, but I can’t deny that I’ve also got my eyes on the prize for this year’s great egg hunt. I’ve been fine tuning my yolk-o-vision to hit gold in the field but sometimes I find a little more than I bargained for!
A beautiful garden does more than increase your home’s curb appeal, it’s a fun form of exercise and is a great spot to entertain guests. Now that spring is here it’s the perfect time for anyone wishing they had a green thumb to dig into the soil and learn some easy gardening skills. The right equipment makes all the difference in outdoor improvements so check out our beginne...
Hand-made cards are one of the best ways to show friends and family that you’re thinking of them, and you can make them really unique and special in hardly any time at all. For a really fun card idea that will literally pop out of the envelope and capture their attention try my three-dimensional, Pretty Paintings Cardmaking Kit tutorial. This craft idea is perfect for upcoming holidays like Easter, Mother’s Day, or just to say hello to someone dear to you!
Have you ever wished for a more unique way to say send a Thank You card? To celebrate National Craft Month, learn a new way to show your appreciation for the special people in your life with a personalized foil photo card. Using my Foil-Stamped Card Layers, follow this tutorial that will show you how to turn memories you’ll never forget into a very special card that the recipient will always want to keep too.
Since National Craft Month coincides with the official start of spring we can create a decoupage 'Season's Greetings' card that is bursting with charm! Unlike old-fashioned decoupaging where you’d have to meticulously cut out tiny little designs with scissors, we have the Anna Griffin® Flower Pot Decoupage Die-Cuts Kit that is going to make quick work of turning a barren card into a blooming bouquet. Follow my Flower Pot Decoupage craft tutorial to master this project in just a few steps.
We start our days with high spirits and the determination to tackle our to-do lists but sometimes mid-day sleepiness sets in leaving us feeling low on energy. Maintain motivation throughout the day and feel brighter by trying out these natural energy boosters. You don’t have to incorporate all of these ideas into your already busy schedule, but see which ones feel the best for you.
Fashion is all about expressing our personalities and now we can take it a step further with monogrammed apparel. Stylized monograms go way beyond the world of coffee cups, bath towels, and notebooks. The history of monograms dates back as far as the antiquarian era which goes to show that when something is really good it never goes out of style! Personalizing a piece of clothing makes for a great gift to give the special women in our lives whether it’s to style mother/daughter clothing or just to add a touch of flair to an everyday outfit. Artfully pen your initials on dresses, tops, skirts, handbags, jewelry and more for a luxurious look.
Crafting a natural day-to-day look that works for the office, running errands, or grabbing coffee with friends can feel tricky to master. The bold lipsticks and dramatic eyes that look amazing for nights out can overpower our relaxed day outfits but we still want coverage and color. The “barely there” makeup style is becoming a favorite amongst stylists who want to accentuate the natural beauty of the face while still adding a noticeable tint and glow. Achieve a great day look in 5 steps working with a specific color palette.
Great things come in small packages, like Lancôme's Day to Night French Nude Palette. With just one eyeshadow palette you can create a variety of beauty looks with different intensities and all with simple application. Now you’ll be ready to go from work to a night out with just this special palette tucked into your bag. We’ll show you how to achieve our suggested “Day” and “Night” look that will guarantee to wake up your face and make you feel like your have your own personal Lancôme makeup artist.
The oddest and funniest stories have always circulated about hair removal, like it will make hair grow back coarser, and if you remove a gray hair three more will come up to replace it! We think it’s time to comb through the fact and fiction to get to the root of these hair removal myths. Drop the razor and let the wax cool because here is the truth about the no!no!(R) hair removal tre...
Every women deserves to be pampered like a princess. Celebrate and give yourself the royal treatment for the upcoming release of Disney’s Cinderella movie on March 13! Try these special beauty products for extra sparkle, shine, and color that will have you feeling enchanted by their magical charm.
When we were little girls we loved to play dress up and pretend to be the princesses of our favorite fairy tales. Now we can reawaken our inner princess with the upcoming release of Disney’s Cinderella movie on March 13! Be the leading lady of your own modern story with these ideas on how to transform ball gowns and high court fashions into contemporary everyday looks.
Spring is a time of renewal outdoors and indoors. Refresh your home with these spring decorating ideas that are inexpensive and don’t require repainting any rooms! Spring home decor is all about tying into the essentials that will make your rooms feel light and full of fresh air. Let the budding flowers, green grass, and sunnier skies inspire your interior design for the season.
The early bird gets the worm and in this case the prize is four delicious recipes from HSN’s celebrity chefs Katie Lee, Robert Irvine, Lorena Garcia, and Curtis Stone. For our 24 Hour Cooks Event on March 15th we’re giving you exclusive access to the recipes that each chef will prepare so that you can cook along at home!
Recharge on your next vacation with the three travel accessories that can help you book your trip, organize your itinerary, track your expenses, and capture the experience. We all look forward to vacations throughout the year and with the right travel essentials those trips can be unforgettable for all of the best reasons. Venture outside your comfort zone but take convenience with you with the help of three special HP electronics.
The days are getting longer, the cold is abating, and flower buds are peeping out to color the outdoors again. Now that there’s more reason to be out in the sun, you’ll want some fresh spring outfits to match the season. Prints look great on classic cuts and silhouettes and can be easily styled with jackets, bags, and shoes to create an elegant look or a relaxed weekend outfit. Try one of these fun spring prints to shake off winter layers and wake up your wardrobe again.
The first word that comes to mind when I think of spring is “rejuvenation”. This season our beauty routines should mimic the season as we set aside the products we used specifically for winter and examine foundations like our hair, skin, and nails to to give them a fresh start. When our foundations are at their best it’s easy to complement them with new colors and spring styles. Follow my guide on how to give your look a new boost for spring and the best products available right now to help you achieve it.
Say goodbye to boring meals that lack flavor and savour and say hello to this electric skillet recipe from Dash Kitchen. Spaghetti and meatballs are a signature Italian dish that every eater is sure to enjoy, and now this dinner recipe can be even easier to make. Using the Dash 14 inch electric skillet you can whip up this meatballs recipe in under 30 minutes and use the stylish skillet as a serving platter. Add this dinner idea to your regular rotation, mixing up different variations like meatballs sliders, italian wedding soup with meatballs, or meatball pizza!
Show off your shamrock spirit this St. Patrick’s Day with a green smoothie recipe that is delicious and nutritious. A natural shade of emerald to match the day’s revelry, you can have it as an easy on-the-go breakfast or as a festive St. Patrick’s day party drink recipe. Use the new NutriBullet RX to mix up this special green smoothie. Packed full of healthy greens and some natural sweeteners your tastebuds will be celebrating along with you!