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The holidays just got a little bit brighter. Oprah has announced that one of the most popular features of her daytime show, the “Oprah’s Favorite Things” giveaway special, is returning as a two-hour event Sunday Nov. 18 on OWN.

Winfrey – who famously loved to outdo herself year after year – announced in a press release that this year, the recipients for the secret gift bonanza will be military spouses. In addition, for the first time ever, viewers at home can win some of the swag too, by texting in during certain parts of the program.

Refrigerators with TVs on them? iPads? macaroons? No word on what the big item will be this year (maybe luxury hen houses?), but we’re guessing the audience reactions will be just as hilarious as ever:

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