Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Christmas w/ the Kee's

It's that time again!! Thanks soo much Faith for once again hosting the FABULOUS Christmas Card Carousel! I always enjoy participating and seeing everyone's Christmas cards! :)
This was THE FIRST YEAR I've not designed our own Christmas card. I feel like such a cop-out! I used Vistaprint this time and I was quite impressed, other than the slow delivery time. they turned out so good!
2014 Christmas Card- Rhett's 1st Christmas and our 1st Christmas as a family of 4!
It's surreal to see 4 of us now instead of just the 3 of us. :)
here's our past cards:
This was last year's card

2012 Christmas Card
2011 Christmas Card
2010 Christmas Card
2009 Christmas Card- Shelby's First Christmas!
I though it would be neat to see all our Christmas cards we've had throughout the years and since I've participated in the Christmas Card Carousel by Faith!
What a year it's been! We JUST celebrated, well I celebrated with the stomach bug, 10 years of marriage on Dec. 11th, Shelby turned 5 June 12th, started Kindergarten in August, became a big sister when Rhett was born March 7th, she got glasses over the Thanksgiving holiday and the list goes on.... we ARE BLESSED.... LOTS to be Joyful and Triumphant about! The main reason we are so Joyful and Triumphant though is because of that joyous occasion that happened in Bethlehem that cold, wintery night.... Jesus birth.  He is THE TRUE reason we celebrate and have a reason to be so joyous.  Thank You Lord for sending Your Son!

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Has it really been 10 years?

wow... 10 years? A Decade? seriously? it seems like yesterday Josh and I just met at Canfield, AR and fell in love over those few summers..Here'sOur Love Story for those of you who don't know...
Josh is all I've ever known...He was my first love, my first REAL kiss, my first everything... God designed and made him JUST FOR ME and boy and I blessed! He broke the mold w/ this one! Josh is THE MOST selfless person I've ever known and cares sooo much about others it keeps him up at night.  He adores our children with all his being and would move heaven and earth to make them happy.  I never dreamed we would have all we have now. I remember thinking when we got married that chilly night in Texarkana, AR at Beech Street First Baptist Church on Dec. 11, 2004, that in 10 years I hope we would love each other as much as we did then and that we would have a family and be very happy.  AND WE ARE! GOD ANSWERED THE DESIRES OF MY HEART in my marriage. We are blessed w/ 2 AMAZING KIDS I never knew we could even have and a man that is my protector, shoulder to always cry on(which happens a lot with my emotional self), someone to take my deepest fears and concerns to, a man who holds me up and doesn't let me fall, one I can pray with on my knees before the Lord and the lover of my soul. He knows everything there is to know about me and still loves me anyway. The Lord has truly placed us together and knit our hearts and souls into one.  I pray for many many more years on earth with this man and pray that the Lord continues to bless our marriage, home and children.  Thank you Lord for Josh Kee and thank you Josh for loving me and seeking the Lord with ALL YOUR HEART.
Happy 10 year anniversary baby!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Kee's...

Christmas this year will be extra special and chaotic w/ tiny hands into everything again., but I wouldn't have it any other way!
Here's a collection of pics of our lives so far this December...
to start off,

breakfast table

we usually put the Peacock Tree in the dining room, but Josh and Shelby thought it would be beautiful in our room and it is! i love going to sleep w/ it on and seeing it throughout the night illuminating our's so romantic

Shelby's tree that she decorated all herself, the first time...the cat and rhett have knocked it over several times LOL

Great room tree

I did our mantel different this year cause we added a stocking!

Josh's stocking is green, shelby's is next to his, then rhett's and then mine is red.
 Buddy is back!!

 The Kee Kiddos:

she LOVES homework

his first pony ride! this is a horse my mom's friend made and mom painted for shelby on her 1st birthday. it still gets daily rides from our horse lover, shelby, and rhett now loves to ride too (i took my hand off for a second to take the pic)

he LOVES to talk to Figaro...she's not so receptive

Shelby went on a date w/ Daddy to see A Christmas Carol at SAU. She LOVES to go to the plays!

First Christmas pic

She can only hold him for about 5 seconds before he's too heavy and squirmy

9 months old! Dec. 7, 2014

Her first Christmas musical at "The Turtle Church" (Central Baptist)... Dec. 7, 2014

they made gingerbread houses in The Owl Room!

Thank you Miss Linda for my santa chef's hat and apron! She can't wait to make Santa's cookies!
This year we are Joyful and triumphant in celebrating Christmas with you and yours!
Please go to my Postable Page to add your name and info to my address book so I can be sure to send our Christmas Card to you!
I hope and pray your Christmas season is filled with Joy, love, peace and happiness that only God can give.