I’m In The Rachael Ray Magazine Right Now! {Pics Here!}

I’m warning you  – there will be a TON of !!! in this post. A few weeks ago, I went into the city and shot a spread for ‘The Rachael Ray Magazine’.  I posted a few outtakes, but wasn’t allowed to post the ACTUAL article until today. The team wanted to be sure it was available to consumers before I got it tattooed on my forehead.


Holy Smokes!! It’s finally here!!


5 PAGES – I mean… I couldn’t believe it! The sponsored article is about ‘back to school’ tips and I was lucky enough to be involved. They even had Liam’s name on the lunch bag!!! STOP IT!!!

Not only is my mug in the magazine, but my TWO WEBSITES ARE ALSO LISTED. I seriously almost fainted. Like straight to the floor. Concussion hard.

But somehow – I didn’t.

Just had to share! It pretty much is the most exciting thing that has ever happened to me professionally. Even my daughter was like… WHY ARE YOU IN THAT MAGAZINE?? LOLOL!

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  1. Sherry wrote:

    Will you autograph my copy if I send it to you? LOL! You are a rockstar! πŸ™‚ Can’t wait to read it. Congrats!

    Posted 8.2.11
  2. Congratulations Vera! I love it when good things happen to good people…keep up the great work.

    Posted 8.2.11
  3. CONGRATS Vera!!!! <–the exclamation points are so needed in this case!

    Posted 8.2.11
  4. Shelly wrote:

    SOOOOO cool, Vera!!!!!!!! Very excited for you!

    Posted 8.2.11
  5. Lisa wrote:

    Wow that is awesome Vera!! I’m so happy for you. You go girl!

    Posted 8.2.11
  6. lizzys wrote:

    got to get a copy!!!

    Posted 8.2.11
  7. elina wrote:

    this is awesome Vera. congrats!!

    Posted 8.2.11
  8. Tristin wrote:

    I am so absolutely thrilled for you!!! I have been reading your blogs for over three years and I am SOOOO happy that you found this level of success!!

    Posted 8.3.11
  9. Tina Renee wrote:

    Very impressive! Congratulations!!!

    Posted 8.3.11
  10. Sandra wrote:

    Congrats Vera!

    Posted 8.3.11
  11. Veronica wrote:

    Shut the front door!!!!?????

    You make lunches???

    Love, Your COUSIN,

    Posted 8.3.11
  12. Maria G wrote:

    Congratulations!!!!!!! πŸ˜€

    Posted 8.3.11
  13. JoeyfromSC wrote:

    SO happy for you! I subscribe to her mag and love it!! What an honor lol..kudos!!

    Posted 8.19.11
  14. Renee wrote:

    That is so cool!! Congrats!! I will have to go out and buy that issue.

    Posted 8.23.11
  15. Hooray Vera!!! I’m so happy for you. Congratulations.

    Posted 8.25.11
  16. Congrats Vera! Very cool.

    Posted 8.29.11
  17. That is so incredible! I may have to go buy that magazine, now…

    Posted 8.30.11
  18. SO fabulous!!! And you deserve it girl!!! πŸ™‚

    Posted 12.7.11
  19. elisa wrote:

    My daughter told me about seeing you in the magazine!! I was NOT surprised!! It is just the beginning!!!

    All the best to you, Vera!

    Posted 12.28.11
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    This is so very cool indeed. I love the “Vera’s Extra” little window thingy. πŸ™‚

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