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Giada De Laurentiis & her ex make their first public appearance together

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Giada De Laurentiis, her ex-hubby and daughter take adorable family selfie

Giada De Laurentiis may have a new man in her life, but that's not stopping her from having family moments with her ex-husband. In a very Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow move, De Laurentiis and her ex, Todd Thompson, planned a packed day of family fun, including a visit to Knott's Berry Farm theme park in Buena Vista, California, in honor of daughter Jade's eighth birthday,

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De Laurentiis shared smiling photos of the gang, complete with a birthday cake and roller-coaster rides, on Instagram.

Bday girl! #knottsberryfarm #happy8thbday @toddmthompson

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Hands up!! #bdaygirl #knottsberryfarm

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Bday wishes! #happy8thbday #growingupsoooofast!

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The outing is the couple's first public appearance since their divorce became official in September.

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De Laurentiis and Thompson separated in July 2014 after over a decade of marriage. She's moved on with FabLife producer Shane Farley, who has won Emmys for his work on Rachael Ray and Big Morning Buzz Live. Farley himself filed for divorce from a Manhattan-based personal trainer in March 2015. De Laurentiis spoke highly of Farley as recently as last week, telling E! Online, "Life is fun and great, and I have so much fun with my daughter and I have someone new!" De Laurentiis may be spending family time in advance of her April trip to Italy to film the next season of her Food Network series Giada in Italy.

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Giada De Laurentiis, her ex-hubby and daughter take adorable family selfie
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