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    Oprah’s Favorite Things 2015 List: Amazing Finds For Everyone On Your List!

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    When Oprah’s people tell you to come to one of her events, you drop everything and go. I had plans to jump on a cruise ship and sail away with Royal Caribbean that afternoon, but I made room for Oprah! Sure, I had to get in and out of the city and then pack a bag and drive out to Jersey by 3PM – but so what?! It was so worth it!

    I had the chance to check out Oprah’s Favorite Things List for 2015!!! A sneak peek if you will and it was super FAB. We even got to feel that Oprah “you get a car” sensation… only it was with hot sauce. But it was just as special!! LOL! Check out the video here!!

    I had so much fun listening to the team’s top picks. I am OBVIOUSLY in the market for some new finds and Oprah never disappoints. There were SO MANY brands that I had never heard of and the pieces they highlighted were absolutely unique and surprising. oprahs_favorite_things_2 oprahs_favorite_things_2015

    O, The Oprah Magazine will feature the biggest list of Oprah’s Favorite Things EVER in the December issue (on newsstands nationwide November 10th). Guess how many items are included this year? GUESS!? 87 gifts!!!

    And now you can find all these items in one convenient place. Oprah Media Group has teamed up with Amazon to make it easy for customers to shop Oprah’s Favorite Things — head on over to!! Hey Prime Members, there are even options available for you that with free shipping. WOOT.

    What are some items you can expect?

    • Smart Coach: Jawbone UP3 ($180, 20% off with code: OPRAH)
    • On Board: Words With Boards Personalized Hardwood Cutting Boards ($159)
    • Svelte Pelt: Park Avenue Faux Fur Jacket for your pet ($39)
    • Polar Express: LL Bean Extra Large Sonic Snow Tube ($150)
    • Hip to Be Square: Collection of 5 bottles of Square One Vodka ($175)

    There’s a Sweepstakes Too!

    O’s 12 Day Give-O-Way sweepstakes runs from November 30th through December 11th.  To enter, find the 12 holiday icons scattered throughout the pages of the December issue (there is one for each day of the sweepstakes) and log on to and type in that day’s special code (found on the icon).

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    Spectacular day. So very excited to be a part of the very first blogger event hosted by Oprah’s Magazine. Looking forward to more ventures with the team!

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    And I die because of this photo… that is all.


    Photographer: Ruven Afanador


    • Gown: Marc Bouwer (customized with faux feathers)
    • Tiara: Soho Style
    • Earrings: de Grisogono
    • Bracelet & Ring: Chopard
    • Watch: Apple Watch
    • Bracelet: Tiffany & Co.
    • Ring: Jacob & Co.
    • Shoes: Nine West
    Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.