While last year she opted for a throwback photo of themselves, this year the first lady posted a heartwarming photo of Barack kissing her cheek behind a podium.
The moment was captured during an Affordable Care Act reception in the East Room on May 1, 2014, by White House photographer Pete Souza.
Michelle Obama’s Instagram photo was accompanied by the caption:
Happy Birthday to the man who always makes me proud. Thank you for your friendship, honesty and compassion. I will love you always. -mo