Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Celebrate Christmas with the First Ladies and the Noise Girls

In preparation for the holiday season, which is quickly approaching, we've asked several of the Noise Girls to help us celebrate, decorate and get ready for the upcoming Christmas holiday.

The Noise Girls are a group of dedicated, female bloggers who work together to combine their reach to heighten brand awareness and make some noise!

They're making some noise about our holiday book, Christmas with the First Ladies: The White House Decorating Tradition from Jacqueline Kennedy to Michelle Obama, and we'd love to have you join in the fun and get into the holiday spirit with us.

Author and interior decorator, Coleen Christian Burke, shares the holiday magic in this book that captures the Christmas decorating history and techniques from Jacqueline Kennedy through Michelle Obama.

Each First Lady's design aesthetic is profiled, including Lady Bird Johnson's themes of home and family to help heal the nation after John F. Kennedy's death; Nancy Reagan's interest in renewing a childlike sense of wonder; and Laura Bush's "Red, White, and Blue" Christmas for a nation banding together.

In alignment with the individual aesthetics of each participating Noise Girl, they will be selecting a craft, recipe or decorating idea from the book to create on their own that speaks to them. 

Sarah, from East 9th Street will be creating Betty Ford's Cranberry Tree, Danielle from Simmworks Family Blog is going to bake Nancy Reagan's Monkey Bread, Tiffany from Fabulous Finds will be making Lady Bird's Cranberry Salad Mold, and Kerri, The Maven of Social Media is working on Betty Ford's Clothespin Cardinal.

The Noise Girls will also be hosting a Pinterest contest to help you get in the holiday spirit so keep your eyes out for these bloggers and make sure to follow our Christmas with the First Ladies Pinterest board for more great ideas from the First Ladies and the Noise Girls.


Meet the participating Noise Girls!

Formula Mom grew out of Mariah’s experiences as a new mom. They quickly taught her that parenthood is all about figuring out a formula that works for your family! For her family, it takes a village with multiple generations living under the same roof and helping with the little one! Formula Mom features parenting tips from Mariah’s perspective as a mother and an elementary school teacher. Tips for affordable family fun, recipes, craft ideas, and product reviews are also featured. Formula Mom is a PR friendly blog and offers both local and national event and conference coverage.

7 on a Shoestring7 on a Shoestring is the ramblings of a SAHM of 5 from toddlers to teens living vicariously through the internet. We feature product reviews, giveaways, brand ambassadorships, press releases, and posts about families living everyday life. We continue to grow our PR friendly blog through various conferences and events and are always up for more!

Simmworks Family Blog is home to Danielle, an eco-friendly work-at-home mom who enjoys the benefits, and makes the best of the drawbacks, of being at home full time to care for her two beautiful kids. The main focus of Simmworks Family Blog is to document her family’s life in a way that remembers the big and little events that happen to the family, including the places and products they love.

The Maven of Social MediaThe Maven of Social Media creates awareness of great brands and products through personal testimonials, product reviews, and press releases. The Maven actively participates in local events and travels to several conferences nationwide each year.

East9thStreet is about one mom’s transition from the corporate life to a corporate wife. Everyone can find something they can relate to whether is delicious recipes, an easy DIY project or simple ways to entertain the family.

At Fabulous Finds you will find a nice assortment of product reviews for babies, toddlers and children. When Tiffany gets the chance, she reviews products for babies, children, the kitchen, mom, and even dad. She also enjoys sharing her love for fashion, photography and life in general. At Fabulous Finds you’ll also find fun product and cash giveaways. Fabulous Finds is geared toward families with small children looking to shop savvy and get the inside scoop on all the latest products on the market today!


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