Thursday, December 19, 2013

Today: Join White House Pastry Chef And Chief Florist For A Holiday Google+ Hangout

#WHHangout: A live view of the 'Gather Around' decor at 12:30 PM ET...
UPDATE:  CLICK HERE for the video and recap
FLOTUS & Dowling make holiday 'Bo-quets' with kids
The White House  - Executive Pastry Chef Bill Yosses and Floral Designer Laura Dowling will lead the first-ever holiday-themed Google+ Hangout at 12:30 PM ET today, giving participants a live peek at First Lady Michelle Obama's Gather Around decor scheme.

The duo will "answer questions from young people around the country," the White House said.

Watch the livestream at or on Google+. Participants can post questions to Google+ or use #WHHangout on @WhiteHouse.  

In the photo at top, Mrs. Obama and Dowling are making paper poinsettia 'Bo-quets' with military children invited to view the decor.  DOWNLOAD the instructions for the craft here [PDF}.

CLICK HERE for links to all holiday posts, including new recipes.

*Photo by Eddie Gehman Kohan/Obama Foodorama