Slower.  Just Slower.

Slower. Just Slower.

I never wanted to be a stay at home mom. When we were engaged, Nathan excitedly told me, “And when we have kids I want you to stay at home with them!!”  My response was an ugly, “EXCUSE ME? I will NEVER stay at home.  I am a CAPABLE and CONFIDENT...
Then Sings My Soul

Then Sings My Soul

It’s Thanksgiving today and our family is in Dallas celebrating with my in-laws.  We’re rarely all together since we’re now spread across the country so this is a special treat.  We drove through the night to get here so that our youngest, Emmy, might not scream her...
Tell Their Story

Tell Their Story

I’m not gonna lie friends, I am OBSESSED with Hamilton.  It’s ridiculous.  Nathan was crazy into it for the longest time and I was like “yeah, uh-huh, whatever”.  BUT NOW I GET HIM. I’m also a bawling mess through it.  I can’t listen to most of the second act.  The...
Harvest In Me + Harvest Wreath DIY

Harvest In Me + Harvest Wreath DIY

I’m totes an amateur gardener.  I’ve been working towards conquering gardening for maybe… 5 years now?  I started out when we were BA-ROKE thinking that it would be a “cheaper and easier way to feed my family”, which sends me into hysterical laughing fits now. ...
Trust Me

Trust Me

Can I be real with you for a sec? I am like captain insecure these days.  I could list off a million reasons, but the truth is that Jesus has been asking me to do some really big things lately that are totally out of my comfort zone.  And I’m just really struggling....
The Trenches Are Deep

The Trenches Are Deep

It’s been 3 full weeks of sickness for Team Pelzel now, and we’re entering the 4th week with dwindling hope.  We’ve all been passing sickness around to each other, and those sicknesses have morphed into new sicknesses, and now we’re on our 3rd or 4th round of “new...