Inspiring Families to Hunt, Fish, and Adventure Together


Knot Tying 101 Challenge – Knot #2

April 30, 2020

I hope you all have mastered, knot #1 – the basic overhand knot and are ready to learn another! The second knot of our 4-H Outdoor Project Knot Challenge is the basic slip knot! This quick and easy knot comes in handy for all …



Knot Tying 101 Challenge – Knot #1

April 23, 2020

Stay in Place Orders have certainly been pushing us all to find new ways to adapt and overcome obstacles. Our 4-H Program is still doing what it can to provide 4-H members with learning opportunities in spite of not being able to get our …



Backyard Bird Watching while Sheltering in Place!

April 3, 2020

How is everyone doing? To be honest, I have good days, that seem like nothing is different. I have blah days where I just want to stare at the wall, and then I have horrible days. Days when I feel like I want to …



Gifting the Scent of Christmas!

December 20, 2019

Memories are so strongly linked to smells! One whiff of cloves, sweet citrus, cinnamon sticks and the fresh scent of Christmas pine trees is like a warm hug from home! My momma always had some sort of “hippie” concoction simmering in her simmer pot …



Honor a Vet this Holiday Season

December 3, 2019

Hey guys, I wanted to tell you all about a cause that is near and dear to my heart. I first learned about this movement from my CJSF advisor, Heather during a monthly chapter meeting last Decemeber. She was talking about an event called …



Think Big Shop Small

November 29, 2019

The Holiday Shopping Season is officially upon us!! I already feel panicked. Thanksgiving and Christmas are just too darn close together this year. It almost seems like we are losing an entire week between the two. I actually think we are. In fact, I …



Quick & Easy Instant Pot Wild Chili

October 30, 2019

Chili is a staple in our house! Mainly because I cannot pass up a good warm comfort meal of any kind and also because it is one of the easiest but well-loved meals I can throw together. The awesome part is that you can …



Wyoming Antelope Hunt – The Year of the Goat

October 4, 2019

I just read a post from an “outdoor mom blogger” that was on the topic of how to engage your children in the outdoor lifestyle. It was sweet and nurturing and full of love and encouragement, just like you would probably imagine. All I …



Oven Ready Hunting Camp Meals

October 4, 2019

A good hunting camp is defined by the food. Several of my clients that I’ve booked hunting trips for will almost always report back first about the food, then the actual hunt. Our personal hunting camps are not much different. There is nothing better …



A Seventeen Year Wait – California Pronghorn Antelope

August 28, 2019

When I was away at college, my Dad and I used to meet up halfway between home and my apartment to hunt pheasants and chukar at a Game Bird Club in the Valley. It was about an hour and a half drive for him …