Kathie Lee's 'Scandalous' summer staycation

Aug. 13, 2012 at 11:57 AM ET

While Hoda boozed her way around London, Kathie Lee was hard at work. Okay, well, she did do a little relaxing, but it was mostly a staycation: , she's still hard at work on "Scandalous," her upcoming Broadway show.

Here's what she got up to during the break.

- For some of Hoda's Olympic voyage, KLG was just a chunnel away, hanging out in the south of France… well, not the real south of France. The part of her backyard that she nicknamed "the south of France" where she and Frank have huge cocktails.

- She reminisced about her own Olympic hosting gig during the Calgary games, when the Jamaican bobsled team took gold.

- She worked hard at rehearsing and promoting "Scandalous," the show she's been working on for 13 long years that's opening in November. (Box office August 20! Go get tickets!)

Now she's back and ready to work … and to plug some "Scandalous."

"We'll try not to be obnoxious about it but no guarantees," she said.

Welcome back, KLG. We'll look forward to that.

Julieanne Smolinski is a contributor who enjoyed the Olympics but finally feels normal again.

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