Inspiring Families to Hunt, Fish, and Adventure Together


An Online Hunting Course You Can Learn A lot From

August 9, 2019

So you passed your Hunter Education & Safety Course, now what? It seems that many new hunters who take the proper steps to become licensed are left behind after receiving that hard-earned accolade of completion. Many new youth hunters and adult-onset hunters without immediate …



A California Sight You Have to See

August 1, 2019

How is it that I have not ventured to Burney Falls until now!? If you are in this same boat then the fear of missing out should be huge for you, because YOU ARE MISSING OUT! FOMO!!! Plain and simple! I have seen some …




Grab a Kid and Go Duck Hunting!

January 31, 2019

Yo, Duck Hunters! If you have been in a total depressed state since Sunday, I have a temporary remedy! Grab a kid and take them hunting this weekend! The California Youth Waterfowl Hunt Weekend is the perfect opportunity to give back! Whether you take …



Slow Cooked Wild Pork Carnitas in the Instapot

January 14, 2019

The kids left the freezer open in the garage! I say kids, but I really mean, Cade! He was the last one that I know of that took something out of it. But of course, he doesn’t think it was him! Anyhow, the next …



New Year New Adventures Challenge

January 5, 2019

Happy New Year to ya!! How many resolutions, intentions or goals did you jot down for 2019? I have some big goals this year and some tiny little resolutions too and yes, I write them down! It’s fun to write them down and look …



Youth Essay Contest

December 13, 2018

Just a reminder that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife Youth Essay Contest Deadline is tomorrow! December 14th!Eeeek! My kids need to submit something! I ask them to do this every year and I have yet to win the battle! I could be …



Patience Tested – Quinn’s First Bull Elk

October 3, 2018

Casey was kind enough to put this story to words for me to share on the blog. He handed it to me nicely written out on sheets of binder paper in his bold and neat penmanship. Of course I typed it up and made …



Calm and Cool – Cade’s First Bull Elk

September 25, 2018

I hung at the back of the pack as we made our way up the slippery shale rock trail. I was dizzy and short of breath and mad at myself for skipping workouts and not eating better leading up to this hunt. It was …