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    Our Cabin on the Hill

     This is a sponsored post. All opinions & photos are our own.  After considering many options, including a tropical cruise and ski-trip to a snowy winter wonderland, Cole and I ultimately decided to keep our honeymoon much like us – low-key, local, and laid back. We chose to book with Deer Lake Cabins Ranch Resort on Double S Ranch in Mt. Vernon, Texas with the hope of starting a new tradition. The ranch is only about 1.5hr from our home, making it the perfect little getaway to return to year after year in celebration of our anniversary. Property Manager, Kendra, attentively arranged our stay on Honeymoon Hill, home to a…

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    Guide to The Emerald City as told by The Future Embertons

    On August 21, 2017, my 22nd birthday, and the 4th birthday that I spent with Cole, he surprised me with two plane tickets. For years, I’d dreamed of going to the rainy coffee capital of the country, and the backdrop of the Twilight movies, Seattle. Four months later, after my last final, we watched YouTube videos on how to pack for a week in a carry-on, and made our way to DFW. Together, we navigated the airport, successfully found our terminal and boarded the plane. I hadn’t flown in over five years, but I was uncharacteristically calm as the plane took off and we climbed to cruising altitude. Stepping off…