FACETIME. How to unwind after work. Now you try. {VIDEO}

Let’s call this Fab-Tip-Tuesday…

It’s already been an action packed few days of work at Hallmark’s “Home & Family,” people… complete with funny kitchen gadgets and towel-throwing. (All in good fun.)

Pre towel-throw with Hallmark's "Home & Family" hosts Cristina Ferrare and Mark Steines (hey, he deserved it).

Pre towel-throw with Hallmark’s “Home & Family” hosts Cristina Ferrare and Mark Steines.

So as a way to decompress, here’s what works for me (hint: it’s kinda like the other thing I do in my car, but actually more productive).



  1. Thanks for finally talking about >How to use your car to
    stay sane. <Liked it!


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