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Alexis Bellino and Lydia McLaughlin Reunite!

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The former Real Housewives of Orange County stars Alexis Bellino and Lydia McLaughlin reunited this past weekend in honor of celebrating Lydia’s book debut, Beyond Orange County: A Housewives Guide to Faith & Happiness.

The mother of three’s book was released last week, and she took to Instagram to share the exciting news. “The day is finally here! My book #BeyondOrangeCounty is released! Doesn’t everyone start the day bathing in their new book? #OrderYourCopyToday.”

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At her launch party she got to celebrate with friends and family, including former co-star Alexis Bellino! McLaughin’s brother Tweeted the headlining photo with a caption “#BeyondOrangeCounty book launch party with @AlexisBellino & my sister (and published author!) @OCLydia.”

The former OC Housewife’s book talks more about religion than her life on a reality show, and why she only did one season. “As I prayed about the decision, I didn’t feel in my heart of hearts that I was called [by God] to do another season on the show. My true motivation for doing the show again was based more on the worldly benefits..I had gotten a taste of fame and recognition, and it was fun..The dresses and makeup and all things girlie were tempting.”

Congrats to Lydia on her new book and make sure to buy a copy in stores today!

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