White House Wednesdays

Traditions

  Without a doubt our new First Lady, Melania Trump, and the entire First Family shined over the entire course of the 58th Presidential Inaugural celebrations.  The talented businesswoman, wife, and mother who is fluent in five languages was poised, polished and highlighted her spectacular and most importantly American wardrobe.   Mrs. Trump began the festivities wearing a double-breasted military-inspired… Read More


Presidential Shamrocks

In 1963, President John F. Kennedy received a gift of shamrocks from Irish ambassador Thomas J. Kiernan in the Oval Office.   Each year the president gets a crystal bowl of shamrock sprouts from Ireland as a symbol of the bond between our two countries. Since 1953 the gift has been delivered by the Irish… Read More


The Easter Egg Roll at the White House is coming up and The White House has unveiled this year’s logo, with a bunny jumping rope. Commemorative wooden eggs featuring the logo will be given to all children who attend the Roll, and are also AVAILABLE FOR SALE HERE. The eggs are $7.99 each, or $29.99… Read More


Traditions of a Presidential Inauguration

As Americans are about to watch the Fifty-Seventh Inauguration take place this Sunday and Monday when President Barack Obama takes the oath of office again, we think about traditions and all of the fanfare that will take place. The only inaugural element mandated by the United States Constitution is that the president makes an oath… Read More


50 Years of Inaugural Gowns

The Fifty-Seventh Presidential Inauguration is just around the corner on January 21, and “White House Wednesdays” thought it would be fun to take a look back at one of the highlights of every Presidential Inauguration: the First Lady’s ball gown. JACKIE KENNEDY In 1961, the 31-year-old First Lady earned her fashion icon status from the… Read More