Nothing says “the holidays are here” more than when powerhouse media mogul Oprah Winfrey releases the illustrious list that inevitably sells out items and begins frantic gift buying.
This year is the 20th anniversary of Oprah’s favorite things, something she debuted on her talk show back in 1997 and over the years the hysteria around what has Oprah’s seal of approval has only been mounting. In the longest ever list, the superstar recommends 102 different products ranging in price from free to $2,000. The grand total for all of the products comes to roughly $14,000.
There is practically everything on this list, from cozy pajamas and warm slippers to functional kitchenware and party hosting trinkets. There’s even a 55 inch Samsung 4K UHD TV that actually morphs into a painting. Technology is really outdoing itself lately.
A Wisdom of Sundays, Oprah’s upcoming book, that has gathered all of the bits and pieces of wisdom and sage advice guests on her hit show Super Soul Sunday have provided. A perfect gift for the person in your life who might need some extra encouragement. For someone who may be going through a hard time or could just use some positivity in their life. Retails for $28.
A decadent 7 layer cake made the list. By Caroline’s Cakes, it’s the perfect dessert for all of your holiday dinners and celebratory soirees. It serves 13-20 people and its layers of creamy and rich chocolate ganache are mouthwatering. The cakes are also only shipped from Monday through Wednesday in order to avoid the weekend delays that sometimes befall certain deliveries. Comes in a cool, dry iced package. Retails for $60.
The Echo Show. There’s a whole new Alexa in town. The Amazon digital assistant is now getting an entirely new and updated framework. Complete with a screen, better speakers, and a more comprehensive interface. You can listen to Audible, watch videos, look at pictures, make lists and surf websites all by using the voice commands. Retails for $229.99.
A Great Thought Notepad. The perfect gift for those who like to journal. Complete with a different quote on 365 pages with a large enough spaces to write through some expansive thoughts. Retails for $14.99.