White House Wednesdays

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

With the first day of fall quickly approaching (less than 1 week away, September 22, 2012) many might wonder where the presidents went to vacation this summer.  Many have their retreats: Ronald Reagan had Rancho del Cielo, and George W. Bush has Crawford.  But there is one retreat we all can go to that many… Read More

This April my friend Kimberly Schlegel Whitman posted this photo on her blog, Tablescape Tuesday, of Jackie Kennedy lighting candles and titled the blog JACKIE OHHH!  The photo is still a favorite of mine too.… Read More