Travels in the Algarve, Portugal

Hey everyone! I’m Mary- the oldest McRae child, enneagram type 1, and world traveler! I’m excited to share my very first post on this blog about a place that I absolutely love- Portugal! This summer, I had the opportunity to travel to Portugal for the third time with my husband, Joseph, and a group from […]


California Trip: Where the Wild Things Are

Today we drove on California Highway 1 along the coast and Big Sur and I enjoyed photographing sea lions, sea birds, breathtaking shorelines and finally, elephant seals! This beach is the year-round home of up to 2500 elephant seals, volunteers (there are Friends of the Elephant Seals members on site answering questions) explained. These are […]


Christmas in New York

It’s on everyone’s bucket list. Christmas in New York City. I’m here to tell you, it is worth every penny! We were gifted the opportunity to visit the city that never sleeps when Annsley arranged for Kirby and Emma to sing in Carnegie Hall with Keith and Krysten Getty’s “Sing: An Irish Christmas!” show in […]