Kelly Ripa prepares to celebrate emotional anniversary after incredible family vacation








Rebecca Lewis




Kelly Ripa She might be enjoying blue skies and even blue oceans on her dream vacation, but the mother of three has even more exciting things in store, like her hit show. Living with Kelly and Ryan She’ll be back on September 5th - and she’ll be celebrating five years of working with Ryan Seacrest.

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ABC shared the news with fans on Tuesday, promising that the 35th season of the iconic daytime talk show will return with “lots of laughs, more exciting celebrity interviews, delicious cooking shows, and must-not-miss tips for home and life.” But most importantly, the new season will see the duo celebrate five years together, with Ryan taking over Michael Strahan.

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The first week of their comeback will see them host “Favorite Firsts Week” which promises to be “a fun-filled retrospective look back at the first ‘favorite’ moments that Kelly and Ryan have shared together over the years.”

Kelly has hosted Live since 2001, and worked with a number of co-stars over the years including the show’s original host, Regis Philbin, prior to his retirement.

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With Ryan, they have been nominated for three consecutive years for Daytime Emmys including Best Entertainment Talk Show and Best Entertainment Talk Show Host.

Before they head back to the New York studio, Kelly is clearly making the most of the last period of her vacation, sharing photos with fans on social media that are the envy.

Kelly and Ryan have been on the air together for five years

Next to the wonderful beach pictures, It caused quite a stir among fans and celebrities alikeshares a photo of her husband looking as bronzed as ever, lying on a beach bed in front of a crystal clear infinity pool, looking out over an endless deep blue ocean.

Mark is seen lounging in his classic aviator sunglasses, his fisherman green bathing suit scratched up with a large straw hat.

Their three children also joined them on the journey, andShare an honest post in memory of their time together To which she commented: “It was definitely good to get the chickens back to the nest for a few weeks. Back to life…..back to reality.”