During her first few months in the White House, Michelle focused on ensuring that her daughters were settled in before she took on any ambitious projects or causes.
This Christmas is Harry and Meghan's second stay at Anmer with Kate and Wills, as they also spent last Christmas at the 18th century Georgian property.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were both visions in blue while attending a Christmas carol event in London. Especially since the idea of the Duchess of Sussex continuing her acting career doesn't sit well with royal officials.
Rumours had been circulating they were preparing to shun Norfolk to spend the festive season with the Middletons in Berkshire.
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Murphy noted that it had been a "busy day" for the Cambridges, who earlier in the day hosted a party for families of deployed personnel from Royal Air Force (RAF) Coningsby and RAF Marham, who are serving in Cyprus.
Sandringham - Queen Elizabeth and senior members of the British royal family - along with newcomer Meghan Markle, an American actress engaged to Prince Harry - attended a Christmas church service on Monday as a crowd of local residents gathered.
The Duchess of Sussex, 37, reportedly avoids reading about her apparent rift with Kate because "she believes in karma", a source has claimed.
Regardless of their final decision, Meghan's mother Doria Ragland will be there with them for the first days with their child, a source told Nicholl.
But amid the constant reports, it has now been suggested that they will be spending Christmas together at Sandringham after all in a "show of solidarity".