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Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Christmas in Washington...

As I'm sure most of you are aware, The White House has a great tradition of creating a different Christmas ornament every year. This is something that FI and I decided we wanted to collect and start adding to our own tree.

My Future Mother in Law was thoughtful and bought this years ornament for FI and I as a Christmas gift to get us started on our collection. It just so happens that its the PERFECT ornament for us, and for any newly married or soon to be married couples out there too, especially us DC brides who are "neighbors" to the white house! The reason for this is that this years ornament is a depiction of Grover Cleveland's wedding at the White House, he was the only president to get married at the white house.










Each ornament comes with a booklet that gives the history behind the story that you see, its really interesting, it also shows what the wedding dresses looked like back in 1886!

4 Comments:

Anonymous JM said...

If you read the description that comes with the ornament, you'll see that Grover married his adopted daughter. Kinda creepy actually.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 12:28:00 PM  
Blogger Armin de Fiesta said...

Those are impressive ornaments! What a great gift!

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 7:12:00 PM  
Blogger Miss Alexandria said...

Hah, he's like an early woody allen :) Actually I havnt been allowed to open it yet, family has a strict rule of waiting till xmas, but I wanted to buy it for myself and was "advised" not to since I already had it :)But that is an interesting tid bit I did not know!

Thursday, December 20, 2007 9:34:00 AM  
Blogger Mrs. NearlyWed said...

I was going to say that!!!! Soon Yi!!
could have been a White House Bride!

Thursday, December 20, 2007 9:54:00 AM  

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