Tuesday, December 23, 2008


Jared & I got our very first pet at a White Elephant Gift Exchange.  Inside of our gift was a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach.  Yes, I said cockroach.  After we found him we asked, "Can we really keep him?"

I don't think that was the response they were going for!!!  

We've named him WALL.E.  

Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches make very good pets.  They eat about everything and are harmless to people.  They don't bark and upset the neighbors.  Most people aren't allergic and they are great conversation starters.

"Have you ever seen a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach?"

Jared is trying to find a cute little pet purse, you know like the ones for small dogs.  He wants to take WALL.E with us on "outings".   

One Christmas Gift...

Merry Christmas-- Mom & Dad McBride

This year, all the McBride children chipped in and printed this family photo on canvas for Mom and Dad.  Nathan at Print It, on main Street in St George, did an amazing job printing the image and framing it in this beautiful chunky frame!  

Funny Face Photo took the photo during our family reunion last year!  Isn't it gorgeous??

We want to thank everyone for contributing for the gift.   THANK YOU!!!!

Mom and Dad's reaction was priceless.  They were so surprised and absolutely loved the gift. The framed image was securely placed on the wall... in a place of honor where all can view it... within 5 minutes of receiving it! 

It looks great in the home and I know it will help Mom and Dad remember the great memories of our Family Reunion in 2007!  Thanks everyone! 

We love you- Mom and Dad!!!!