1. 1. Within the family, her nickname is ‘Miche’ (pronounced ‘Meesh’) (AP)

2. 2. As a child her favorite toy was her Easy-Bake Oven. (AP)

3. 3. She skipped second grade (so did her brother) (AP)

4. 4. Her favorite show when she was a child, was ‘The Brady Bunch’ (Photo: AP)

5. 5. As a young girl, she practiced playing the piano so much that she had to be told to stop. (AP)

6. 6. She saw a photo of Barack in the law firm directory and was not impressed. She thought he had a big nose. (AP)

7. 7. She was her future husband’s mentor when he came to her Chicago firm for a summer job. (AP)

8. 8. Her celebrity crushes are Will Smith, Denzel, George Clooney and admits she could keep going. (AP)

9. 9. She loves giving hugs and considers herself very good at it. (AP)

10. 10. She HATES pantyhose . . . too painful. (Photo: AP)

11. 11. At the DNC 2004 moments before Barack was to give his speech, her advice. . .Just don’t screw it up, buddy! (AP)

12. 12. She unwinds by watching reruns of The Dick Van Dyke Show. (Photo: AP)

13. 13. For breakfast, she likes fruit, eggs & bacon. She says ‘We’re bacon people’

14. 14. Reality Show: She says she does love a little Real Housewives now and then.