White House Wednesdays

It is with a very heavy heart I write that on Monday Letitia Baldrige passed away.  I first came to know her in the fall of 2007.  She is one of the most talented ladies that I have ever had the privilege of working with.  She will always be an inspiration to me and I… Read More


Well, the 2012 presidential debates are over, and what did not come up for discussion are their pets!  Some presidents have addressed them, however, in their campaigns, and one of the most notable occasions was certainly President Nixon and his cocker spaniel.  Nixon was the vice presidential candidate on the 1952 ticket (under Dwight D. Eisenhower)… Read More


Above – President George W. Bush’s pets: Barney, Miss Beazley and India the cat pose for the cover of a cookbook presented to Mrs. Bush on her birthday by her staff.   White House Sweet Dough Butter Cookies From the Obamas 2011 Halloween Treats Last year at the White House each child that passed through… Read More


At the White House, it is not just people that get into the act… we wanted to look back at our most favorite costumes of the First Pets from the White House and the Vice President’s Residence. Vice President Dick Cheney’s Labrador retrievers Jackson, left, and Dave, right, prepare for Halloween, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007,… Read More


October is finally here and you cant help but notice everyone getting ready for Halloween, so of course it is inevitable that you will see a lot of candy.  There was one president who was famous for his favorite candy – President Ronald Reagan.  You would hear about it and see it.  President Reagan famously… Read More