Monday, June 27, 2011

6/27 Summer Entertaining, Jordin Sparks, HGTV's Rick Rifle,

What's Cookin' Today Hour ONE:

Elizabeth Mayhew Tells Us How to Make Our Summer Entertaining Easy and Unique

Elizabeth Mayhew, Editor- in -Chief of Women’s Day, has the scoop on the latest trends in Summer Entertaining!

From the most unique grilling ideas…to the latest desserts, easy décor and more.. It’s as easy as 1,2,3!

Elizabeth Mayhew is the Editor –in- Chief of Women’s Day, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, she now lives in New York City with her husband and two children.

What's Cookin' Today Hour TWO:

Jordin Sparks Tells Us All About the Capitol's 4th of July Celebration!

Jimmy Smits Hosts All-Star Line-Up for A CAPITOL FOURTH with Performances by Steve Martin, Josh Groban, Matthew Morrison, Jordin Sparks, Little Richard with the Broadway Cast of Million Dollar Quartet, Kelli O’Hara and the National Symphony Orchestra!

Offering viewers extended coverage of the fireworks display, A CAPITOL FOURTH will capture the stunning pyrotechnics from every vantage point with twenty TV cameras stationed around the city – including the U.S. Capitol, the White House, the Washington Monument and across the Potomac River. In celebration of America’s 235th birthday, the show will be capped off with a rousing rendition of Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” complete with live cannon fire provided by The U.S. Army Presidential Salute Battery, an audience favorite and now an A CAPITOL FOURTH tradition. Also participating in the event will be The Choral Arts Society of Washington, along with The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, The U.S. Army Ceremonial Band, the U.S. Air Force Ceremonial Band, Members of the Armed Forces carrying the State and Territorial Flags and the Armed Forces Color Guard provided by the Military District of Washington, D.C.

HGTV's Rick Rifle is Dropping By to Make Sure We're Organized & Ready for All Things Summer!"

As a lifestyle and organizational expert, and host of “Designing for the Sexes” on HGTV, Rick Rifle knows a thing or two about going with the flow. He says that one of the biggest keys is being organized ahead of time, so you are ready for whatever pops up…or whoever pops up!

Summer is here, and people are entertaining more and more-whether they plan to or not! Whether you end up inviting a neighbor to come in for a snack and a glass of wine, or your daughters’ friends end up staying for dinner, having a well-stocked pantry is key.

Rick, a noted designer and lifestyle expert, is the host of Designing for the Sexes on HGTV. He also hosted Stylush Life, Snackable Content, and he was on Trading Spaces. Rick brings a fresh approach to “lifestyle design,” bridging the gap between décor and entertaining.

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