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The Kennedy Family at Christmas

by habituallychic

12 . 13 . 10
I watched part of the HGTV special about Christmas at the White House yesterday and couldn’t resist posting of these photos of the Kennedy family at Christmas.  Some are from the White House years like the tree in the Blue Room in 1961 above and some are from Jackie’s life in the 1970’s.  Enjoy!

Caroline Kennedy enjoying the Blue Room Christmas tree in 1961

White House Christmas 1962

White House Christmas 1962
Kennedy Christmas card of the Blue Room Christmas tree

Kennedy Christmas – December 25, 1962

Kennedy Christmas – December 25, 1962
Caroline and Jackie at Christmas – December 25, 1962
Caroline and Jackie at Christmas 1970

Jackie Onassis Christmas message.

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  1. Luciane From HomeBunch.com December 13, 2010 | 3:25 pm

    Good Morning, Dear Heather! 🙂

    Did you enjoy your weekend? Mine was busy.. it didn’t feel like a weekend.

    This post is magical. Honestly… Jackie was a super-woman for me. She was and still is an example of woman, of femininity, elegance and grace.

    Wonderful pictures. Thanks for sharing.

    Oh, I did my first Christmas post today. Please, take a look and let me know how I did it.


    Luciane at HomeBunch.com

  2. A Color Specialist in Charlotte December 13, 2010 | 3:27 pm

    What a nice blast from the past! Merry Christmas.

  3. I Dream Of December 13, 2010 | 3:46 pm

    Lovely, thanks Heather!

  4. Teresa at Splendid Sass December 13, 2010 | 3:56 pm

    Just gorgeous. I miss the Kennedys.

  5. Sky Princess December 13, 2010 | 4:06 pm

    I wonder if the Christmas card was painted by Mrs. Kennedy?

  6. Mosaicista Appassionata December 13, 2010 | 4:12 pm

    Jackie looked exquisite as always!Thanks for sharing.

  7. digitaldollhouse December 13, 2010 | 4:15 pm

    Amazing post. I have been obsessing over miss Jackie O. for a bit now. So chic. Thanks for sharing and putting me in that holiday mood.


  8. Connie @ SogniESorrisi December 13, 2010 | 4:37 pm

    What a gorgeous post and lovely photos. Jackie Kennedy was all style and class.

  9. Modern Country Lady December 13, 2010 | 5:12 pm

    How poignant Christmas must be for Caroline Kennedy, with both her stylish mother, charismatic father and gorgeous brother gone- these pictures seem to be from a faraway golden age…

  10. Flotsam Friends December 13, 2010 | 7:56 pm

    When I first read the title of the post I though “who’s left” then I remembered poor Caroline! These are such wonderful, natural shots. So interesting taking a look into a glamorous world like theres. Pruxxx

  11. EMILY December 13, 2010 | 8:23 pm

    These are so great. Love them.

  12. erikab32 December 13, 2010 | 9:26 pm

    Such a great post. I love Jackie O. Already pre-purchased both books coming out in the new year from Amazon!

  13. Sarah M. Winchester December 13, 2010 | 10:14 pm

    Adore the card from Jackie. Sigh


  14. dCc December 13, 2010 | 10:27 pm

    Love this Kennedy Christmas inspiration! Fabulous my darling


  15. She Wore It Well December 14, 2010 | 3:26 am

    love jacqui’s note…

  16. 3StinkyBoysAndMe December 15, 2010 | 2:57 am

    What a fun post! I loved looking at these pictures. Thanks!

  17. Kymberly Foster Seabolt April 9, 2011 | 4:47 pm

    Love your blog posts featuring Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

    I just adore her and all she made of herself – and stood for. Grace, strength, perseverance, no whining. I STILL miss her (can you believe it’s been almost 17 years?) She’s been gone longer than I was alive to be aware of her and yet I still hate that she was taken so soon – although grateful forever that she did not live to see the loss of her son.

    We can only dare to imagine the example she would have set for grace and style in the elder years. The world is a less beautiful place without her.