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Pasta Salad

Thomas Jefferson’s Garden Pasta Salad

June 27, 2017

Did you know that Thomas Jefferson was basically the master gardener? He grew 330 varieties of 89 species of vegetables and herbs at Monticello. So, I guess you could say this garden pasta salad would win over Thomas…

Red Salsa

Bush Family Walker’s Point Red Salsa

June 26, 2017

Every summer the Bush family heads to Walker’s Point in Kennebunkport, Maine to escape the heat of Texas. This red salsa is named after that summer retreat and belongs in a family favorite buffet lineup of fajitas, where they have…

Bush Avocado Dip

Bush Family Avocado Dip

June 26, 2017

It’s no secret that the Bush family likes their Tex-Mex! They make this avocado dip for their Empanadas. But a taco, tacquito, or even just tortilla chips would be perfect, too. This recipe was revised from…

The War Hero Tainted by Scandal

June 22, 2017

“Let Us Have Peace.” Ulysses S. Grant. Most Americans have heard of him. They know he was involved in the Civil War somehow. But they may not know much else. Not only was Ulysses S. Grant…

road trip bonding

Road Trips with Kids Survival Guide

June 20, 2017

I know I’m not alone in my feelings of hating being in the car, especially when it involves small children for more than an hour or two. Road trips with kids can be torture. You may…

The First President to Be Impeached

June 14, 2017

“Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide.” Andrew Johnson Abraham Lincoln wasn’t supposed to have been the only one assassinated that fateful night at Ford’s Theater. In fact, Andrew Johnson and his wife…

How Abraham Lincoln became America’s Iconic Hero

June 5, 2017

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”-Abraham Lincoln Thinking about our 16th president (our president of the week) literally gives me goosebumps sometimes. So…

What I Wish I Knew in High School: A Letter to Myself

June 2, 2017

  It was 1997. Oh how twenty years flies! I was sitting in my sophomore honors English class at Hillcrest High School. We had just been instructed by Ms. Sandy Clark to write a letter to ourselves to…

Our Favorite Best Kept Secrets in Washington, D.C.

May 23, 2017

  If we had a dollar for every time someone asked us what the best places are to visit in Washington, D.C., we’d be rich women. It’s either that, or if friends have visited our nation’s capital before,…

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