In Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities
There is a wonderful book called “thxthxthx: Thank Goodness for Everything” by Leah Dieterich. It’s a collection of handwritten thank you notes. What’s interesting about the notes is that they are not exactly written to “people” -- they are written to the “t... Continue Reading
Last Reply by northbend | in Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends, Mom to Mom Blogs
I’m adopted. People always ask, “when did I know?” but I can’t remember a time when I didn’t know. My family is white and I am black, so it was pretty obvious My parents adopted me when I was about 2 months old. Not because my mom couldn’t have children, I&rsqu... Continue Reading
Last Reply by samslilangel | in Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
I had been interested in working in TV while in high school but never thought it was anything more than just a dream. I was just a small town girl from the Midwest, not a big city girl from a metropolis! But while I was a senior in college, I got the opportunity to do an internship at the NBC n... Continue Reading
Last Reply by tbay | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends
When you've been fortunate to live as long and fulfilling a life as I have, you realize that surrounding yourself with family makes life that much sweeter- whether it's the family you're born into, the family you create or your family of friends.
And as I look back on this extraordinary... Continue Reading
In Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice
Happy Friday! If you saw my Facebook post earlier, I’m neck deep in Once Upon a Time episodes as we speak and loving every minute of it. I’m spending the day at home…in my Pj's…I’ve already had my second cup of hot chocolate…life is GOOD! But, it... Continue Reading
In Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities
I’m in the middle of a cookbook-signing whirlwind! Yesterday, I was at QVC’s Rockville Outlet near Lancaster, PA; tonight I’m headed to The Doylestown Book Shop in Doylestown, PA; tomorrow I’ll be signing books at QVC Studio Park in West Chester, PA; a... Continue Reading
In Hosts & Personalities, Gift Tip Blogs, Holiday Advice
Santa Baby put some clothing, jewelry, tools, toys etc. under the tree for me...I just received the first of probably many wish lists from my daughter Chelsea. Of course she also asked me what I wanted Santa to bring me too.
Did you know that qvc.com has a wish list feature? You... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Irish1210 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Recipe Swap, Hosts & Personalities
When the cold weather starts to set in, there is nothing like a bowl of tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwich. I added some veggies and chicken to this classic soup recipe for a hardy stick to your ribs meal. Served with a Brie BLT (Brie, bacon, lettuce & tomato grilled sa... Continue Reading
Last Reply by 65and fabulous | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice
Well Thursday November 20th at 10:00 AM I have my last edition of Home for the Holidays with Dan show, for the year. So I thought for a moment that maybe we should just talk about why we decorate for Christmas. After all, the whole show is dedicated to Christmas lights, and trees,... Continue Reading
Last Reply by maryland lady | in Pet Lovers, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice
During Thanksgiving, it can be so tempting to give your fur babies a taste of the big meal!
But the fat, grease, and herbs are trouble for our furry friends. Instead, here's a special treat for your canine friends that they'll ''gobble'' up! It's yummy and healthy for them, and best of all, you ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Claire555 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice
I am finally making progress in my decorating! I started with the entryway and thought I would give you a step by step. Ironically, decorating the entryway in my home is one of my favorite things for Christmas. It starts out as a perfectly nice everyday entryway…
…but ends up... Continue Reading
Last Reply by goocharoo | in Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice, Mom to Mom Blogs
What will you be doing this time next week? Traveling home for the holiday? Doing the grocery shopping? Tidying up? If you’re feeling a little panicked, don’t. You’ve still got plenty of time to get everything in order. In fact, I'll bet you even have time to persona... Continue Reading
Last Reply by topaunt | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities
After two tasty pies (in honor of Sides and Pies month on In the Kitchen with David) it’s time for a savory side. And so this Wednesday, I bring you stuffed cabbage with a Southern twist: Risotto-Stuffed Collard Greens with Bacon!
Risotto-Stuffed Collard Greens and B... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Chamma | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Denim & Co
Hello, Denim Divas!
I can’t believe how fast this year has flown by and the holidays are upon us. You all know that I love this time of year, but it does get hectic just trying to fit everything in. The team at Denim & Co. want to help make it a little easier by getting you ready…(... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Barbara V | in Kitchen & Food Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
I love roasted butternut squash, and last week I loved the Swiss Chard tart. So I thought I would try a Roasted Butternut Squash Tart!
First I cut up about 1 pound of Butternut Squash into cubes. Then added 1 Red Onion, cut in large pieces.
I used the leaves of about 5 branches of Rosemary.
... Continue Reading
Last Reply by girl from the south1 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Recipe Swap, Hosts & Personalities
1 pound ground beef
1 egg, beaten
1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
1 can cream of mushroom soup
French fried onions
Combine ground beef, egg and bread crumbs. Shape into 4 patties and cook thoroughly on medium heat in a skillet. Drain excess fat. Spoon soup over cooked burge... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Sandra272 | in Hosts & Personalities, Coffee Talk, TSV Talk
Last week, I held a little Birthday gathering for Lisa Robertson. Most of these folks had never been to my house; so of course I cleaned as if Scarlett was coming for inspection. Next up was transforming my circus of a home into a place for an adult birthday party. My hope... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Irish1210 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends
Can you believe the holidays are right around the corner? I, for one, am unreasonably excited! I love the scarves and boots I get to wear, shopping with my sweet girls and of course all of the tasty traditions that come along with the holiday season. While I love all of these traditions I just... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Zona hottie | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities
I just walked in the door after a cookbook signing at QVC’s Studio Park. We had another nice turnout and I’m thrilled so many of you made it out our way for these opportunities. I’d like to give a great big shout out to Stephanie, a very lively 89-year old w... Continue Reading
In Hosts & Personalities, Coffee Talk, TSV Talk
We've got a great Keurig deal as our TSV today, and it got me thinking about how I've unintentionally become a coffee mug collector over the years. I'm a big coffee drinker (thank goodness or my name would be ironic and silly!), and over time I've accumulated quite a few "mugs with meaning." Do you ... Continue Reading
In Q News, Hosts & Personalities
November in Ireland brings strong winds and plenty of rain, so why not enjoy this fierce weather with a trip along Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way?
The world famous costal route is 2,500 kilometers (1,553 miles) long and stretches from Kinsale, in the South of Ireland, all along the west coast ending a... Continue Reading
Last Reply by pattimoe | in Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice, Mom to Mom Blogs
The amount of gifts my kids get this time of year borders on gluttony. Even at five they seem to expect that if they want it, they will get it...and then some... from Santa and the dozens of generous family members who adore them. I feel like it’s a consolation that at least my girls say tha... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Zag | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice
It SNOWED here yesterday in the Philadelphia area! We had a fire going in our living room last night and it felt like the holiday season was really here. Truth be told, it practically is here. Thanksgiving is two weeks away, Christmas is just over a month away, and it’s time to ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by duclane | in Q Did What?, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends
For a little holiday fun...Jayne, Wendy and I created this "Fashionably Frightful" gingerbread house for charity...
We had a lot of laughs and glue gunned fingers creating it.. and someone says they are never doing this again! Lol!
We encountered lots of trouble keeping it together! The ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Jazzgrl | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice
I’ve spent the majority of my working life in the 24/7 live television business (first in news, and now on QVC), which means that I’m far away from family on major holidays. This has put me in the uniquely wonderful position of being a holiday guest (read "mainstay") for some very specia... Continue Reading
Last Reply by ladylovesred | in Fashion Talk, For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities
Many of you have asked to see the way I decorate for the holidays so I decided to give you a sneak peek at what's to come.
Step 1 – Pick the perfect tree:
I found the perfect tree to compliment my family room. Because of my tall ceilings, I didn’t want it to take up t... Continue Reading
Last Reply by mail carrier | in Hosts & Personalities
I'll start this blog with a few stories of our dear LR:
The first time I remember seeing LR I felt really intimidated. She's extremely pretty in person and probably one of the smartest women I've ever met. So with that in mind... I thought best not to speak. You might have heard me ta... Continue Reading
Last Reply by QVCDivah | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Recipe Swap, Hosts & Personalities
A few nights ago, I had to get ready for work and so my husband offered to cook dinner. I cook about 90% of the meals in our house, but when my husband cooks, it's always really good. However, I wasn't prepared for his meal to come together so quickly and for the kitchen to still look spotless.... Continue Reading
Last Reply by KatCat1 | in Beauty Banter, Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities
I’ve been testing side recipes for Thanksgiving lately, and this one for roasted brussel sprouts was easy and delicious! I’m thinking it’s a definite for my Thanksgiving menu because it’s healthy, delicious, and adds some color to the table (gotta make it look good!). I... Continue Reading
In Kitchen & Food Talk, Recipe Swap, Hosts & Personalities
This is a cheater recipe because I use jarred BBQ sauce instead of making it from scratch. The brown sugar & mustard add a little kick to the sauce. The recipe is based on the one from the Cooks Essentials Pressure Cooker book.
Cheater Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork
Ingr... Continue Reading
Last Reply by GypsySoul | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities
I found this recipe for Rustic Chard, Potato, and Goat Cheese Tart in my Cooking Light magazine. I made it easier but loved the way it turned out!
You will need:
1 bunch Swiss chard
1 cup vertically sliced red onion
Pinch of salt
1 cup thinly sliced potato (I used red potatoes)
2 tsp chopped... Continue Reading
In Recipe Swap, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
I have no idea why my children won’t eat potatoes; but I can get them to eat Acorn Squash?!?! The mysteries never cease. Oh well…. I also use this mixture for stuffed Bell Peppers. By the way, the Olive Oil in this recipe is extra special as it i... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Briann | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Music
Trisha is all mic’d up and ready to go! She had a musical segment with Dan from 8:45pm-9pm. We got a chance to talk backstage before she went on and she is LOVELY through and through.
LIVE with Dan Wheeler – her voice blew us AWAY. You’ll see 5 great songs from her NEW studio al... Continue Reading
Last Reply by AECMOM | in Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends, Mom to Mom Blogs
“To those whom much is given, much is expected.” John F. Kennedy
Last year, I was asked to pinch-hit as the commentator for the “Home of the Sparrow”, “Fashion Show to Fund the Future” event. Without any hesitation I agreed. It was a fun fille... Continue Reading
In Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Diamonique
Here is my next installment of my jewelry blog Jewelry on QStreet. See which piece my boss doesn’t like. Sorry the Carolyn Pollack piece is not available until next year.
Items in my tray:
J149478: Stainless Steel Silk Fit "Our Father" Prayer Ring
J292482: Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Sterling... Continue Reading
Last Reply by luckyo | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs
A few years ago, David Venable and I hosted QVC’s first-ever Google Hangout, which is kind of like a live chat and webcast in one. Anyone can meet up and chat, or only a few people chat while others watch and listen. Pretty cool. Anyway, David and I did a You're Home with Jill and In the Kitch... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Niqui | in Pet Lovers, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk
Hello my fellow pet-lovers!
Thank you, as ALWAYS, for sending in your photos this week for Sundays with Carolyn and Dan! It looks like there are a lot of other kitties that love playing the Games for Cats App on mommy and daddy's tablets! How FUN!! I love to see your photos, and I know everyone els... Continue Reading
In Hosts & Personalities, Quacker Factory, Beauty's Best Gifts
The holidays are right around the corner and I’m in gift mode! It’s time to get ahead of the game and start thinking about all the friends, family, kids, parents, teachers, etc. on my list! You know I have a real soft spot for nail polish, so I thought it would be fun to share a polish g... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Don | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities
Some of you may know I was a broadcast journalist before coming to QVC. And let me tell you...once a writer, always a writer. Every time I sit down to blog, I tend to write a volume. But even this journalist knows that sometimes pictures can say so much more than careful, thoughtf... Continue Reading
Last Reply by BAK4 | in Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
I married into a family of military men. Mark’s dad served in the navy on a submarine during WWII and was fortunate enough to make it out alive. Mark’s brother also served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.
My husband, Mark, decided to join the United States Marine Corps after he gra... Continue Reading
Last Reply by GABIE | in Hosts & Personalities, tarte
A sweet indulgence.. That’s the inspiration behind this gorgeous holiday gift set from tarte. An indulgence that doesn't come with 1,000 calories, can be transformed into 1,2, or 3 perfect gifts, and makes getting ready for work and holiday parties so much easier... sign me up!
I recently too... Continue Reading
In Kitchen & Food Talk, Recipe Swap, Hosts & Personalities
My sister, Faith, is a caterer and this is her recipe for meatloaf. It is incredibly moist and flavorful and of course, easy and quick. My kind of recipe!
2 pounds ground beef
1-1/2 cups seasoned bread crumbs
1/2 cup ketchup
1 teaspoon Lawry's Seasoned salt
1/4 warm ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by 4oes | in The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities, All About Accessories
November has always been a special month for me. Not because it’s my birthday, just because I love Fall and the lead up to Thanksgiving and Christmas, and the autumn months always feel like “old soul” months, which I am, for sure…an old soul.
If you missed my birthday snap... Continue Reading
Last Reply by 65and fabulous | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk
The older I get, the more I appreciate when someone compliments me on my skin. I’m a firm believer that good skin starts with good “skin care”. I don’t just mean products -- I mean, how you “care” for your skin.
I can remember my grandmother doing the same routin... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Cali La | in Fashion Talk, Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities
We had so much fun baking cookies! Alberti and Angel came over to bake cookies for our Quacker Cookie Exchange on November 10 at 1pm! I made Red Velvet Polka Drops! We named them for Jeanne Bice. She was the best at holidays. Plus - she loved polka dots!! This one's for you, Jeanne!
Red V... Continue Reading
Last Reply by rina33 | in The Q We Love, Q News, Hosts & Personalities
Happy birthday, my friend. I don't even know where to start – you are such an amazing woman. Smart, kind, funny, tenacious, loyal & beautiful. From the moment we met, you embraced me. You were straightforward, honest, and willing to share. Qualities that many women do not often share ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Stellabellaroma | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities
When I first met Lisa it was a mix of emotions. I was excited, scared, happy, nervous (I was sweating bullets), and ohhhh so apparently SHY! It was one of the few times in my life I couldn’t speak a peep! Then she smiled…and suddenly…I could be me again. We chatted, w... Continue Reading
Last Reply by baker | in Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends, Mom to Mom Blogs
Well the last few weeks have been a new chapter in my life and Nikki's college life...I have been sending weekly care packages filled with food, warm socks, decorations and anything else I could think of to remind her of home...I am officially on a first name basis with my new friends at the post of... Continue Reading
Last Reply by ColsGrl | in The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
My wish for you is that this is the best birthday to date. I want you to know how loved you are! Cheers to one of the most fun and stylish women I know. Happy birthday Lisa! Love, Courtney and Aaron
Dear Bestie, My birthday wish for you is that you fly as high as your wings want to go...that ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by D Blandford | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities
I’m already starting to get used to this gets-darker-earlier thing, but I’m having trouble acknowledging that we’re more than a week into the month of November! Thanksgiving is three weeks away! Christmas is less than two months away. Luckily, my In the Kitc... Continue Reading