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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