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3. Smooth Operator

This two-step exfoliating process leaves my face glowing and hydrated; the froufrou-free packaging makes it a terrific gift for your female and male friends.

The Microdelivery In-Home Vitamin C/Peptide Peel, $65 for two-ounce set;

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4. Kernel of Truth

Popcorn is my 4 o'clock snack. I make Amish Country Popcorn using truffle oil in this old-school popper, and sprinkle it with truffle salt. Delish!

The Popcorn Gourmet, originally $119, now $79 using invitation code OSHOP;

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5. So Noted

Put your pet on these custom memo pads. Just send a photo and leave the rest to the artist.

Originally $298 for five, now $239 with code OPRAH;

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6. The Days of Our Lives

Engraved on luscious four-ply card stock that's perched on a miniature easel, this calendar is an elegant reminder to make every day count.


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7. Carolina on My Mind

Add this sweet potato butter to waffle batter, spread it on a biscuit, or just grab a spoon and help yourself.


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8. Steam Cleaned

Shower the people you love with love in the form of this citrusy lotion and body wash.

Frédéric Malle, $85 and $75; Bigarade Body Lotion,; Bigarade Shower Gel,

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9. Ginger Spice

It wouldn't be Christmas if my pal Quincy Jones didn't send me these wafers. According to the label, they're handmade by a Mrs. Travis F. Hanes; all I can say is Mrs. Hanes sure can bake.

$19.50 for two tubes;

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10. All Creatures, Great and Small

This 11-part series, filmed across every continent, took more than 3,000 days to record, and the results are a revelation. I'm proud to have narrated it and thrilled to share it.

Life, originally $49 for four-disc set, now $39 with code OPRAH;

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11. Hold Everything

These high-gloss wooden boxes are not only great for jewelry; I've taken out the trays and stored the letters that have meant the most to me.

Tizo, $185 each;

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12. That's the Way iLike It

I'm happy to say that we're introducing the O, The Oprah Magazine app. It's a sampling of our issue—including a behind-the-scenes video of Tyler Perry and me before our interview.

I love my iPad so much, I never leave home without it. I've got pictures, music, the news, and, of course, books.

O, The Oprah Magazine app, $2.99;; iPad, from $499; Click here to buy the app!

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13. Cover-Up

High-tech ingenuity meets old-fashioned style with this leather iPad cover that's a dead ringer for an antique book.

BookBook for iPad, $70;

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