Sunday, April 26, 2015

A Thousand Words: 1

They say a picture's worth a thousand words.  But what about the words you can't see?



I posted this picture on my Instagram last week in an attempt to be positive. 

In my last blog spot I mentioned briefly that I got a flat tire while Rob was out of town. Most likely from a nail from the work being done on our garage roof.  

Guess what.  I got another flat.  From another nail.  I noticed it while driving Silas to his babysitter (a friend from church) on Friday morning.  Something didn't feel right. Probably because I was driving on one of the hub caps. 

Luckily the babysitter lives less than a mile from us. So I chanced it and drove the remaining 1/2 mile, parked my car on their road and walked back home. Have I mentioned that Pittsburgh is very hilly?  My shins are still sore. 

I worked at home for 5 hours, grabbed my ergo and then walked back to my car where I made a call to Hyundai roadside assistance for them to tow my car to the nearest Hyundai dealership. 

Then I picked up Silas, popped him in the Ergo and walked home. 

And those are the thousand words this picture is worth. 

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Life Lately


This is going to have a lot of pictures and not many words.  That's how I roll.

Silas is still not a fan of tummy time, but for the first 10 seconds, before he knows what's going on, he's pretty happy.

After a few minutes though he'll threaten to strangle you if you don't turn him back over.


We had a family photo shoot....this photo was taken near the end when Silas was quickly fading.


Silas loves his feet and loves taking his socks off even more.



Flowers from Mr. Pribs when he came back from Alabama.  They're now in the kitchen drying upside down so I can use them as decoration in the dining room.


We're getting more and more use out of the Ergo.  I'm starting to use in the stores (see video at end of post).



At only 5 months old, Silas seems to know what the camera is now....and he smiles for it.  


He's getting great at sitting in the Bumbo...no more wobbly head.  Now he can focus on playing and putting things in his mouth.



As far as home projects, we were forced to start working on the garage (and by we, I do not mean me).  I came home from Easter vacation to a gutter and other parts of the roof on the ground....with the gutter partially intact.  Mr. Pribs was still out of town, but luckily a friend of ours sent her husband over to cut the hanging gutter off and hammer back in the OTHER gutter.

We knew the garage roof needed work, so after having about 5 quotes given to us from 5 different roofing companies, we decided to DIY this project ourselves.  So far we have one side of the roof partially completed with the tar paper.  The other half is waiting for another nice weekend.


Also, I ran over a nail in our "driveway".  That was the icing on the cake while Rob was still out of town during Easter.


Good news is that we found a really old newspaper (October 1917) in the eaves of the garage, so we think that's when our house must have been built because it looked like someone purposefully place it in a nook of the beams.


Silas' favorite time of day is when daddy gets home from work.


And every night before bed we read him a story from his Bible.







The end!

Monday, February 23, 2015

Our Weekend in Pictures (2/21 + 2/22)

Our weekend ended up looking a little different than we originally had planned.  Originally we had planned on going down to Virginia and visiting Mr. Prib's grandparents.  Instead, we stayed in Pittsburgh with a teething baby, went to breakfast, walked around the mall, went to church, worked at home and soothed the teething baby.  Exciting stuff.

















Wednesday, February 18, 2015

My Little Bear





















P.S.  The red mark next to his nose is not from me.  He scratched himself in his sleep with his long fingernails.  His nails are embarrassingly longer than mine.