And to lift her spirits she visited Chef Michael Vignola’s restaurant Pomona in NYC.
Mom-of-four Teresa was all smiles despite her sad predicament.
The RHONJ star wore all black with a bright red jacket matching the Christmas season.
She recently revealed: “I'm not all about the holidays since Joe is away and since my mom passed.”
The 46-year-old added of her plans: “I think we're going to go to my brother's on Christmas Eve. That's what we did last year. We haven't talked about it yet.
Joe is serving a 41-month sentence for bankruptcy fraud. He is set to be deported at the end of his sentence to Italy, which he left as a baby.
He shares four daughters with Teresa Gia, 17, Gabriella, 14, Milania, 13, and Audriana, nine.
Teresa has called the planned deportation 'heartbreaking' however the family is trying to fight the decision.
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Teresa looked a glamorous self as she met Chef Michael Vignola and restauranteur Barry Mullineaux.
The reality star is doing the best to put a brave face on for the sake of her three daughters.
Despite her situation she is keeping up with doing as many public appearances as possible.
She also attended the famed the Jingle Bell Ball in New York on Friday with her family.
Immigration Judge John Ellington handed down the deportation order against Joe Giudice after he determined that his crimes were considered an 'aggravated felony’.
The family has lodged an appeal and should know in the coming weeks if it has been successful.
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