White House Christmas – Gifts From The Heart

Christmas at The White House is magical - both for volunteer decorators and visitors. And I got to be a decorator again for the fourth time this past Thanksgiving week and never tire of doing it. People from all over the country converge on The White House on Thanksgiving week to decorate the People's House …

Decorating the White House for Christmas-Part 1

Now that the White House has been decorated for Christmas for 2012, I thought that I would repost my experiences decorating there in 2011. I looked at the pictures for this year and one caught my eye, the 'Rainbow Tree'! I thought that this interpretation of a Christmas tree was outstanding. Here is my experience …

American Grown – The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America

The Read I just finished reading 'American Grown' by Michelle Obama and it is a fascinating account of the¬†garden and landscape¬†evolution at the White House. From the very first vegetable¬†garden installed by John Adams, our second president, the book mentions a variety of plantings and gardens until it ended up being a hodgepodge of styles …

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