Inspiring Families to Hunt, Fish, and Adventure Together

BYO Bow to the ISE!

January 8, 2016

Yep, that’s right! Bring Your Own Bow to the ISE Show! Let me tell you why… Four years ago I was browsing the ISE Show website and was checking out all the seminars and events that were to take place at our home ISE …



Hello 2016

December 30, 2015

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Henry David Thoreau Holy Wow! 2015 is over! The last 365 Days have gone by faster than…well let’s just say they have flown by. …



Christmas Love

December 24, 2015

From our house to yours, we are sending you lots and lots of Christmas Love… By the way, have you guys caught this year’s Cabela’s Christmas Commercial?  Whoa! It caught me in the back of the throat when I happened to be wrapping presents …



Oh, Christmas Tree!

November 27, 2015

Once, in the last 12 years of Christmases together, Casey and I opted to hit a tree lot and choose a  fresh cut evergreen as the centerpiece of our holiday decor! That year also happened to be the first year that we offered to …



Pheasants, Turkeys and Ducks! Oh My!

November 14, 2015

While the internet was freaking out early this week about the Starbucks Red Cup War on Christmas, this girl was freaking out about the fact that Wild Pheasant and Fall Turkey Season was opening this weekend and my “Mom” calendar was already overbooked with …



For the Love of Rick’s Story

October 16, 2015

Getting up early to chat on the radio, every Saturday morning for the last year, hasn’t always been easy. By Tuesday of each week I am trying my best to come up with good content, reaching out to my network through phone calls, emails …



Venison Stroganoff from Scratch

October 16, 2015

As you may be able to tell from my pervious posts, the Stafford Family has been blessed with a very full freezer from our buck hunting excursions this season so far! I have a rifle tag that I haven’t even attempted to fill yet …



T Minus 15 Days…

October 9, 2015

15 days… 15 days from now, I will be a waterfowl widow… 15 days from now, I will be a single mom again… 15 days from now, I will be booking, and scheduling, and coordinating 100 days of waterfowl hunts, for more than 500 …



The Sit and Wait Buck

October 3, 2015

90% of the bow hunting I do is spot and stalk style hunting. I absolutely love the challenge in spotting a buck 500 to 1000 yards away and methodically putting a game plan together to cut that utterly long distance and get myself within …



Mallard Warriors!

August 28, 2015

Last weekend was the California Waterfowl Association’s Annual State Convention and it’s actually the 70th Anniversary of the organization, so of course a pretty big shin dig was planned to celebrate that fact. Members from all over the State were coming and looking forward …