"It was a lovely frame," the former first lady shared, noting, however, "There's all this protocol. I mean, this is like a state visit, so they tell you that you’re going to do this, they’re going to stand here. Never before do you get this gift, so I’m sort of like, 'OK, what am I supposed to do with this gift?'"
Luckily, Michelle's husband, Barack Obama, was there to alleviate the awkward exchange.
"And then my husband saved the day, he grabbed the box and took it inside," she continued. "But everybody cleared out, and I'm like, 'What do you do with the box?'"
Great teamwork from the former first family!
Watch below for another one of their sweet couple moments.