Michelle Obama

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Valentine’s Day contest & the hot selling Michelle Obama dress

  Any doubts that First Lady Michelle Obama is a fashion trendsetter were put to rest this week. Mrs. Obama appeared on “The Today Show” last Wednesday morning, wearing a version of a navy polka dotted dress from the spring collection of Swedish retailer, H&M. The price tag, a modest $34.95. Mrs. Obama version had sleeves and was accessorized with […]
Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Photo Gallery: The Michelle Obama website

Catching up on some of the activities of First Lady and Health Advocate, Michelle Obama.  Mrs-O, a website dedicated to the first lady’s fashion, style, and special interests, is a faithful follower of almost everything Michelle. Also there’s a ton of comments, from some of the thousands of Michelle fans, on the two-year-old site. I’m a Michelle follower and an occasional visitor […]
Thursday, September 9, 2010

Photo Gallery: First Lady Michelle Obama shows some speed

First Lady Michelle Obama really got involved in the launch of a “Let’s Move” event with current and former members of the National Football League in New Orleans yesterday. During an exercise, Mrs. Obama surprised some by taking the pigskin and running with it! Among those showing their support, Ex-NFL Coach Tony Dungy and Former Tennessee Titans Running Back, Eddie George (27).
Monday, June 14, 2010

Celebrity Chef Rachael Ray blogs on White House program

Photo: Chuck Kennedy/White House  — Hundreds of chefs from around the country gathered on the south lawn of the White House for a “Let’s Move” event on June 4, 2010 First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” program has expanded to include hundreds of chefs from communities all across the nation. Chefs from 37 states assembled at the White House on Friday, […]
Sunday, May 2, 2010

Jay Leno vs the Prez

                   Photo: Lawrence Jackson/White House — President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama chat with guests, including Comedian Jay Leno, at the White House Press Dinner in Washington, DC,  May 1, 2010 A lot of chatter today about who was funnier last night at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner; “Tonight Show” Host Jay Leno or President Barack Obama. The zingers […]
Saturday, April 24, 2010

Photo Gallery: Pics of the week

Senior Inspiration: 94-year-old woman plans to graduate from college next month and look for work Photo: Paul Chin/ The San Francisco Chronicle — Hazel Soares, 94,  takes notes in one of her classes at Mills College in Oakland, California, where she is set to graduate in May with a degree in art history. After graduation Soares, who has more than 40 grandchildren, plans to search for […]
Saturday, April 17, 2010

Photo Gallery: Pictures from the week

Rock festival groove Photo: Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times  4/17/10 Music lovers groove to the beat at the huge Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival up in the Riverside County desert community of Indio today. The Los Angeles Times is reporting record-breaking crowds of 75,000 a day since the festival kicked-off on Friday, which included performances by Jay-Z and Beyoncé.   Legendary rocker Sly Stone […]
Friday, February 26, 2010

Photo Gallery: President Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama

  Official White House Photo/Chuck Kennedy — President Obama makes a point to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) during the Bipartisan Health Reform meeting at Blair House on Thursday, February 25, 2010.   First Ladies meet & chat Official White House Photo/ Samantha Appleton — First Lady Michelle Obama chats with Mrs. Margarita Zavala de Calderon, the First Lady […]
Thursday, December 24, 2009

Photo Gallery: The 2009 Official White House Christmas tree

Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton On November 27, 2009, First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia, welcome the arrival of the official White House Christmas tree. It’s an 18 1/2 foot Douglas-Fir and will be set up in the Blue Room of the White House.   Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson On November 30, 2009, […]