Courts & Crime
December 4, 2013 6:11 PM
A White House holiday with books, ornaments, cookies
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Michelle Obama welcomes military families to the White House at the presentation of the Christmas display.
Welcome to the White House for the holiday season.
"Share Your Story" is on-display in the East Garden Room for the holiday season.
The East Garden Room has stacked books and a special book display for the message of "Share Your Story."
The White House in gingerbread, seated on Springerle cookies, and mini Bo and Sunny the Obama's dogs on the front steps. The fountain works.
The lights of the White House are decorated for Christmas.
Ribbon topiaries of the First Dogs, Bo and Sunny, are in the East Garden Room of the White House for the Christmas season.
In the grand foyer of the White House are trees decorated with snowflake ornaments and notes written by volunteers.
The U.S. Postal System mailbox is on display at the White House for the holiday season.
Holiday ornaments at the White House.
Decorated boxes at the White House childrens party.
White House visitors pet Bo and Sunny, the President's dogs, at the holiday celebration.
Michelle Obama laughs as she decorates cookies with children at the opening of the White House Christmas season. (Tish Wells/McClatchy)
Cookies and cider for the White House Christmas event with military families, including cookie dogs.
Decorations in the East Room of the White House.
Ornaments on the Christmas trees in the White House.
In the library hangs this lamp.
Ornaments sit in a box in the White House library.
White House ornaments for Christmas.
Stained glass wreath in the East Colonnade of the White House for the Christmas season. (Tish Wells/McClatchy)
Stained glass wreath on display in the East Colonnade of the White House for the Christmas season. (Tish Wells/McClatchy)
Ornaments decorate a tree in the Blue Room of the White House.
Holiday ornaments decorate the White House.
Holiday garlands on the stairs in the White House.
Fresh blossoms greet visitors at the East Visitor Entrance of the White House.
A young visitor is amazed at the selection of raindeer boxes at the White House party.
A young visitor decorates with the help of a White House chef during the preview of the White House Christmas ornaments. (Tish Wells/MCT)
Cookies in the shape of Sunny are offered at the White House holiday party.
The gates of the White House sport holiday decorations.
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