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White House Holiday Preview

Welcome to the White House for Christmas season. "Deck the Halls and Welcome All," is this year's (2010) theme based on the colors in the Red Room and the Christmas colors of red and green. The White House is a perfect place to decorate for the holidays. An estimated 100,000 people will visit the White House during the holiday season. The President's estate will host many dinner parties, receptions, and open houses throughout the month of December. Take a sneek peak.

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First Lady Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama addresses members of the military and their children at the White House Holidays preview December 1, 2010.

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First Lady next to White House Christmas tree

The First Lady talks to an audience gathered in the East Room of the White House about the Marine Corps annual "Toys for Tots" program.

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U.S. Marines and family members listen to Michelle Obama

Decked out in their finest "dress blues," members of the U.S. Marine Corps listen intently to the First Lady speak about the success of the "Toys for Tots" program.

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Unknown woman and Lieutentent General Pete Osman

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Deck the White House halls!

There are a total of 19 Christmas trees throughout the White House on display for the 2010 Christmas Season including a "military appreciation tree," new this year, which was Mrs. Obama's idea.

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Lieutenant General Pete Osman and Michelle Obama

The President and CEO of Toys for Tots, Lieutenant General Pete Osman, speaks alongside of Michelle Obama at the White House

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350 lb. white-chocolate ginger bread house

This 350 lb. white-chocolate ginger bread house is a precise model of the White House, took over a month to create, and used 17 lbs. of honey from a bee hive on the White House grounds.

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Michelle Obama assists a little girl at a craft station

First Lady Michelle Obama assists a girl during a craft demonstration in the State Dining Room of the White House, Dec. 1, 2010.

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The First Lady with children of military families

First Lady Michelle Obama with children of military families at an arts and crafts session in the State Dining Room of the White House

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Mrs. Obama prepares to snack

Displaying a cookie made by a military family-member, Mrs. Obama prepares to have a tasty bite

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First Lady Michelle Obama with a soldiers wife

Mrs. Obama visits with a Marine's wife in the State Dining Room as a child works with arts and crafts, December 1, 2010

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Mrs. Obama helps to make a recycled Christmas Tree in the White House

The recycled trees are made of 75 pounds of recycled newspapers and 6 magazines –each page folded, glittered with gold, and arranged to make a tree

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The President's wife holds a battery powered fan

The President's wife holds a battery powered fan to dry a glitter and glue decorated, hand-made Christmas card made by children of military members at the White House Holidays preview

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Two Marine Corps reservists in their Dress Blues at The White House

Two Marine Reservists in dress blues stand in repose against a portrait of former President Bill Clinton, December 1, 2010

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Gallery: The White House Holiday 2003

As a large supporter of education in America, it was no surprise that First Lady Laura Bush choose famous children's stories as the theme for the White House holiday decorations. The theme was titled "A Season of Stories" and was combined with the...

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