1 Oprah and I had a great time together. While the crew was changing the set around, we sat off to the side.
2 The flowers in my greenroom were bright and beautiful.
3 While Anthony, my hairstylist, was blow drying my hair, I responded to some emails.
4 The greenroom with more beautiful flowers and the latest copies of my magazine, Living, and Oprah's O Magazine, of course!
5 Backstage with Judy and our team getting everything styled and ready.
6 Jocelyn, one of our stylists, cutting cucumber strips for the infused vodka, which was a big hit with Oprah.
7 Various flavors of infused vodkas and the ingredients, for our Grown-Up Grilled Cheese and Bloody Mary segment.
8 The Oprah crew modeled the set after my own TV set. Her stylists adorned the shelves with wonderful pieces from my collection at Macy's.
9 The utility room was stocked with towels from my collection at Macy's, as well as cleaning products from the Martha Stewart Clean line.
10 There were even Martha Stewart books, including Cupcakes, Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts, Encyclopedia of Crafts, and the Cooking School.
11 And, of course, a Singer Confidence sewing machine was set up in the craft room.
12 Also in the craft room were all my magazines - Living, Everyday Food, Weddings, Whole Living, and my latest Halloween special - right next to Oprah's O magazine.
13 The shelves were also filled with beautiful satin and velvet ribbons.
14 Michaels helped create this craft room and made sure that our favorite glitter and paper punches from my craft line at Michaels were on the shelves.
15 Susan Magrino - my publicist - posing on the utility room set with a copy of my Homekeeping Handbook.
16 Oprah's food stylist helped to prep for the Grown-up Grilled Cheese segment, featuring recipes from the September issue of Martha Stewart Living.
17 Vodkas flavored with Cubanelle pepper & jalapeño chile, lemon, and cucumber ready for the set
18 Stolichnaya, one of my favorite Russian vodkas, was used for the base of our infusions.
19 My team and Oprah's worked closely together for weeks and finally got to meet in-person at the taping. Brad Opperman, one of the Oprah producers, and Andrea DiPasquale, AVP Marketing for MSLO.
20 Here I am with Annie, my wardrobe stylist, in the hallway outside my greenroom - The walls are lined with photos of Oprah and her guests.
21 A view of the set and audience - Oprah and I were getting ready for another segment. We had a lot of fun and the audience was fantastic.
22 My publicists Kelly Galvin, Susan Magrino, and Judy Morris - Special Projects Producer watching the show backstage on a monitor.
23 Here I am on the monitor during our craft segment. A peg board lined the wall with all the essential crafting tools from my line with Michaels.
24 Oprah loves her dogs as much as I love mine and I wanted to share these gifts from my new line at PetSmart. I gave each of her 5 dogs a monogrammed bed, a monogrammed grooming tote, toys, a feeding mat, and monogrammed bowl.
25 Here I am with Oprah's chef Rose Duong.
26 Leslie, an Oprah producer and I first met when she came to Skylands to shoot footage for this show. It was great to see her again, this time in Chicago.
27 Here I am with Leslie and Susan.
28 Lisa Morin, Senior Supervising Producer and me
29 Ross Burton, Oprah makeup artist and me
30 Here I am with Clo Ewing, Senior Associate Producer and her father, Carl Ewing.
31 Backstage with the Oprah producers, Erinn McNeill, Brad Opperman, Leslie Grisanti and Tara Montgomery
32 Erinn McNeill - Senior Associate Producer, Brad Opperman - Senior Associate Producer, Leslie Grisanti - Producer, Tara Montgomery - Supervising Producer, Sarah Fogel - Associate Producer, and Kayla McCormick - Associate Producer
33 The audience members got a bag full of the essential crafting tools, like these from my craft line at Michaels and also a copy of the October issue of Martha Stewart Living.