First Lady Michelle held an event at Parklawn Elementary School with Rachael Ray and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack in her continuing quest to improve the health of our nation's children.
The First Lady had lunch at Parklawn in recognition of their efforts to serve nutritious food in the cafeteria. For the occasion she wore a cute argyle sweater and a single strand of pearls.
First Lady Michelle Obama joins children for lunch at Parklawn Elementary School in Alexandria, Va., Jan. 25, 2012. Mrs. Obama was joined by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and celebrity cook Rachael Ray for a Let's Move! event celebrating the school’s food service employees serving healthy meals that meet the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) new and improved nutrition standards for school lunches.
Tradition holds that the President hosts the national champions of major American sports at the White House. The St. Louis Cardinals won the World Series last year, and so this was their turn in the spotlight with Barack and Michelle.
You may remember that First Lady Michelle had actually attended one of the Cardinals' World Series games in honor of our Veterans.
First Lady Michelle Obama reacts to a joke by President Barack Obama as the President and Mrs. Obama welcome the 2011 World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals to the White House to honor the team and their 2011 World Series victory, in the East Room, Jan. 17, 2012.
Last week the First Lady presented Maya Angelou with a lifetime achievement award at the BET Honors awards ceremony. Ms. Angelou, of course, is a world renowned author and poet.
For the occasion the First Lady chose a floor length red gown by designer J. Mendell. She looked stunning, if I do say so myself. I think red might be my favorite color on the First Lady.
The ceremony will air on BET at 9 PM Eastern/8 PM Central on February 13.
First Lady Michelle Obama applauds Maya Angelou during the BET Awards ceremony at Warner Theater in Washington, D.C., Jan. 14, 2012. The First Lady delivered remarks honoring Angelou, who received the lifetime achievement award.
Zeal Harris painted an interesting portrait of the Obamas titled simply "First Family" It's oil (mostly) on panel and is 30 inches in diameter.
Tell us what you think of Zeal's interpretation of the First Family in the comments below!
First Lady Michelle Obama made the announcement a few days ago that there would be a major investment into educating medical professionals on Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), the two signature medical problems of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, in order that our veterans can receive the care they need and deserve.
First Lady Michelle Obama shakes hands with veterans and medical personnel during a Joining Forces event at Virginia Commonwealth University AAMC-Medical Center in Richmond, Va., January 11, 2012. Mrs. Obama announced a major commitment by the country’s top medical colleges and universities to create a new generation of doctors, medical schools, and research facilities to ensure that veterans, service men and women receive the medical care that they deserve.
The First Family took some time on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to give back. President Obama has declared this a national day of service, and so the Obamas spent time at Browne Education Campus, a DC elementary school.
President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Browne Education Campus in Washington, D.C., before participating in a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day service event with First Lady Michelle Obama and daughter Malia, Jan. 16, 2012.
President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and daughters Malia (partially seen at left) and Sasha attend church services at Zion Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
In this recently released photo from the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama attends the funeral of former First Lady Betty Ford in at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church in Palm Desert, California on July 12 of last year. Former First Ladies Nancy Reagan, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Rosalynn Carter were also in attendance.
What a great photo of the First Lady! The lighting and sunset in the background make this an absolutely amazing shot.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama watch the retiring of the colors aboard the USS Carl Vinson, docked at North Island Naval Station in San Diego, Calif., Nov. 11, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
The First Lady is pretty in pink for a dinner with APEC leaders in Honolulu.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama host a dinner for leaders during the APEC summit in Honolulu, Hawaii, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)