Wedding cake artist Maggie Austin LaBaugh channeled her drive for perfection as a ballet dancer into a sweet career.
Maggie Austin LaBaugh of Maggie Austin Cake poses for a portrait with a three-tier ivory frill cake with sugar roses at her new location in Alexandria. LaBaugh is a former ballerina turned cake designer. She danced for the Joffrey Ballet in Chicago. Matt McClain/For The Washington Post
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.