White House Wednesdays

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

Football season is in full swing and many are going to tailgates, having watching parties and more.  And of course that makes us think of one beverage in particular, beer.  What many do not realize is that the White House now  has its own beer.  George Washington had his own whiskey distillery and he brewed… Read More