Feb 18, 2013

President's Day Collaborative Project

Happy President's Day!
I am a complete History Buff..
I love everything about history,
especially Political History,
so when Anne of Flour Box Bakery,
sent out an invitation to join in on a
Collaborative Project to celebrate
President's Day, I jumped right in.
She asked 44 cookiers to
create 44 cookies representing all
44 President's of The United States of America.
WOW...what a fun project.
When I got my assigned President, I was a
little concerned, he is not that famous, he did
very little while in office, but I researched him, and
did my best to make him interesting.
My President was
John Tyler, the 10th President

Here are a few fast facts about President Tyler

He was born March 29, 1970,  in Virginia.

He was a lawyer by profession

His term was April 6, 1841-March 3, 1845

He was not elected President, but became President,
when the elected President, Willam Henry Harrison, died,
just one month into his term.

He was often called "His Accidency" because he bacame
President by Accident.

His first wife, Letitia, died, during his term in the White House.

He remarried, while serving in the White House.

He had more children then any other President in history, 15 children,

While it did not become "official" until Noverber of 1845,
Tyler was instrumental at getting the state of Texas, into the Union.

Now that you know more then you ever wanted to
know about President John Tyler, lets have a look at
the other 43 Presidents.

1) George Washington by Sarah  of Sweet Surrender Cookie Co.,
2) John Adams  Nicole   of Life’s a Batch
3) Thomas Jefferson   Sarah  of Songbird Sweets
4) James Madison  by Georganne of LilaLoa
5) James Monroe  by Anne of Flour Box Bakery
6) John Quincy Adams by Liz  of Arty McGoo
7) Andrew Jackson  by Tiffany of TheRedCooky
8)Martin Van Buren by Jill   of Jill FCS – Funky Cookie Studio
 9) William Henry Harrison by Christina  Sweet C’s Bake Shop
   10) John Tyler by Kim The Cookie Puzzle
11) James Polk by Debbie  of D&T Designs
12) Zachery Taylor by Stephanie of Ellies Bites
13) Millard Fillmoreby Melissa  of Simply Sweets by Honeybee
14) Franklin Pierce by Kris  of So Cute Cookies
15) James Buchanan by Lene  of Not Your Everyday Cookie
16) Abraham Lincoln by Debbie   of Sweet Creations by Debbie

17) Andrew Johnson Liz  of CookiesToGo
18) Ulysses S. Grant   by Rebekah of Love at First Bite
19) Rutherford B. Hayes by Heather  of Twins Plus One Goodies
20) James A. Garfield by Teresa  of Sugar T's Cookies
21) Chester Arthur by Alyse of B.E. Sweet Treats
22) Grover Cleveland by Kimberly  of Barefoot N Baking
23) Benjamin Harrison by Laurie  of Cookie Bliss
24) Grover Cleveland  by Kimberly of Barefoot N Baking

24) Grover Cleveland    by Kimberly  of Barefoot N Baking
25) William McKinley by Susan  of Sweet Williams Cookies
26) Theodore Roosevelt    by Heather  of SugarNosh Treats
27) William Howard Taft  by Sarah  of Sarah’s Sweet Shoppe
28) Woodrow Wilson by  Cheryl  of TheSugared Apron
29) Warren G. Harding   by Shannon  of Artfully Delicious Cookies 
30) Calvin Coolidge by Stephanie  of Ice My Biscuit
31) Herbert Hover  by Fumie of A+Kake sweets
32) Franklin D. Roosevelt  by Christine  of Chris’ Creative Confections 

33) Harry S Truman by Kim  of Sugar Rush Custom Cookies   
34) Dwight Eisenhower by Monica  of Cookie Cowgirl 
35)John F. Kennedy by CeCe  of  The Tactical Bakery
36) Lyndon B. Johnson   by Jennifer  of One Kookie Cookie
37) Richard Nixon by Jackie  of iBakery   
38)Gerald Ford by Georgeanne  of LilaLoa,

39) Jimmy Carter   by Jennifer of One Kookie Cookie
40) Ronald Reagan by Melissa  of The Baked Equation 
41) George Bush Sr. by Penny of   Lucky Penny Cookies 

42)Bill Clinton by Laurie of Cookie Bliss
43) George W. Bush  by Sarah  of Sarah’s Sweet Shoppe
44) Barack Obama by Teresa of Sugar T's Cookies

Now....how about a picture of
all 44 Presidents?

Thank you so much Anne for putting this together!

Make sure you visit all the pages to see more cookies
the cookiers did for their Presidents, some of them
are truly amazing!

Until next time




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