Health tips featured on show

Information on diabetes and obesity, strawberries, and making polymer clay magnets will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.)

Author and chemist, Shane Ellison will talk about diabetes and obesity as he explains that if you treat a person’s habits, you can treat his or her bad blood. He’ll give other suggestions based on his book Over-the-Counter Natural Cures. He lives in Los Angeles.

With Florida strawberries, you can enjoy a taste of summer all winter long. Sue Harrell represents the Florida Strawberry Growers Assn., and she’ll talk about the growing season, selection, storage and much more as she prepares a Strawberry/Banana smoothie for a quick and healthy breakfast. Harrell lives in Plant City, Fla.

Becky Meverden is known as the Constant Crafter, and she is going to show how to make a polymer clay flower magnet, as well as show several other samples of items made with polymer clay. She is from White Bear Lake, Minn.

Information on making valances and shades, using an oven-cooking bag for candy making, and making a scrap happy pin cushion will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” noon on Tuesday and 2 p.m. on Saturday. (All times are Mountain.)

Jana Beus, a pattern designer for Simplicity Pattern Co. in New York City, is going to share some ideas for creating valances and matching shades for windows.

Kay Davis is going to prepare some delicious and easy candy recipes in the microwave oven. One even uses an oven-cooking bag so there is absolutely no clean up at all. Davis is a cookbook author who works for DairyMax, and she lives in Lubbock.

Carol Bell, a sewing instructor with Ann Silva’s Bernina Sewing Center in Albuquerque, is going to demonstrate a quick little project she calls a “Scrap Happy Pin Cushion.” She will use a combination of fabric scraps and ribbons and show how to fold them and stitch them to hold them in place.