Gingerbread White House Boasts Candy Bo
Eco-friendly lights, 27 trees liven up the full-size executive mansion
By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 3, 2009 3:32 PM CST
White House pastry chef Bill Yosses smiles as he shows off a marzipan and chocolate White House, complete with dog Bo, on display in the State Dining Room, Dec. 2, 2009.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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(Newser) – Everyone got into the act of readying the White House for the holidays—staffers and volunteers who helped with decorating, community groups whose members created ornaments, and even the White House bees, whose honey went into the gingerbread that became a 390-pound replica of the executive mansion. At the bottom of the steps of the building Michelle Obama called "a gingerbread masterpiece" is a tiny black-and-white marzipan creation, the Chicago Tribune reports. Yes, dog lovers, that's Bo.

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