This week on Mondays With Marlo, I met with the lovely Kelly Ripa. We discussed holiday traditions, staying fit and healthy, managing stress and so much more. Kelly really opened up during our discussion -- I learned so much about her, and she gave some wonderful advice too!

And for a look back at Kelly's eventful year:

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  • Michelle Obama Visits "LIVE!"

    Kelly and Michael were joined by Michelle Obama on "LIVE!" in October, and discussed the first lady's guilty pleasures including French fries and "Real Housewives."

  • "LIVE! With Kelly And Michael"

    Kelly was excited to welcome former football player Michael Strahan as "LIVE!'s" new permanent co-host in September.

  • Jimmy Fallon On "LIVE!"

    TV host Jimmy Fallon competed with Kelly in a "Rock, Paper, Scissors" challenge when he appeared on "LIVE!" in September. Every time a round was lost, the loser was forced to have a "mystery bucket" dumped on their heads. Kelly only lost one round, so by the end, Jimmy was covered in slime, shaving cream, chocolate pudding and feathers.

  • A Special Screening Of "Bully"

    Kelly and Anderson Cooper supported the documentary "Bully" by attending The Weinstein Company and Bing screening at the Crosby Street Hotel in NYC.

  • Having Fun And Fighting Ovarian Cancer

    Kelly rode the ferris wheel with her daughter, Lola, during the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund's (OCRF) 15th annual Super Saturday event. Kelly co-hosted the event alongside COVERGIRL Paula Patton, Donna Karan and InStyle.

  • 7th Annual Made In New York Awards

    Kelly was honored at the 7th Annual Made in New York Awards at Gracie Mansion, which recognizes those who have made a large impact on New York City's entertainment and digital media industries. Here, she poses with fellow honoree Robert De Niro and Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

  • "LIVE!" Goes Hollywood

    In February, "LIVE! with Kelly" was broadcast in Hollywood for a post-Oscar special. Here, Kelly and Neil Patrick Harris are perched above the stage, waving at fans.

  • Tribeca/NYFEST Soccer Day Celebrity Match

    Kelly cheered on her husband as he played in the Tribeca/NYFEST celebrity soccer match this April, and it worked -- his team won!

  • Showing Off Her Dance Moves

    Kelly got down with the Fly Girls from "In Living Color" when she hosted the 10th Annual TV Land Awards in April.

  • The 2012 Gentlemen's Ball

    Kelly attended the 2012 Gentlemen's Ball hosted by GQ Magazine with husband Mark Consuelos at InterActiveCorp's headquarters in NYC.

  • Kelly Ripa: Professional Athlete

    Kelly modeled the New York Knicks' new uniform when basketball player Amar'e Stoudemire visited "LIVE!" in September.

  • UNICEF Snowflake Ball

    In November, Kelly attended the 8th Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball at Cipriani 42nd Street with husband Mark Consuelos.

  • Goofing Around With Michael

    Kelly and Michael goofed around at Lincoln Square soon after Michael had been named as the permanent co-host of "LIVE!"

  • "Men In Black 3" Premiere

    Kelly and her husband attended the "Men in Black 3" New York City Premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre in May.

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