Inspiring Families to Hunt, Fish, and Adventure Together


A Birthday Letter to My Twelve Year Old Daughter

August 14, 2018

Today is Quinn’s 12th Birthday! And it’s Casey’s 38th! Where has the time gone!? Agh! It all just goes by way too quickly! We are having too much fun I guess! To be honest, raising a pre-teen daughter scares me. Raising a pre-teen daughter’s …



The Weight Gain Workout

July 20, 2018

Weight, as in draw weight! Ha! Did I freak you out for a bit? Full disclosure before you read ahead, I am in no way, shape, or form a trainer / coach / fitness expert of any kind! Also, I want to mention that …



No License Needed – Free Fishing Day

July 6, 2018

Dust off your old rods and dig up some worms, because this Saturday, July 7th is a free fishing Saturday! Now is your chance to get outside, hike up a mountain stream or head to a lake front and cast a line, without having …



California Apprentice Deer Hunts

May 25, 2018

Nevada big game draw results posted today! I woke up to a text message from one of my best friends excited to share her good news of the incredible tag she drew and in that excitement, I woke the kids before the sun asking …



and the winner of our Momma’s Day Photo Contest is…

May 16, 2018

…Alisha Cole!!! Congratulations old friend! I am so glad to say you were randomly drawn to win the Grand Prize Package of an Outdoor Love Tee Shirt Club Graphic Tee, a Yeti Rambler Mug, and a Camouflage Thermal Tote from Thirty One! All 3 …



A Tribute to Big Dog

April 26, 2018

I swear that one of life’s most cruel injustices is losing a good dog with so much of our lives still left to live without them here. If I could have one super power it would be to have our furry friends live as …



A Camp to Remember

April 13, 2018

The California Waterfowl Association hosts many hunting heritage camps and clinics each year, but one of the most stand out of the program is the weekend hunter camp held at Rancho Esquon in Durham, California. If you have never had the opportunity to step …



Guns, Laws and Grassroots Fundraising

April 7, 2018

Tragic and horrific events always provoke new legislation; mass shootings, especially, and with warrant. Many of the most sensible gun laws enacted over time have come from our legislators here in California in the wake of past gun related tragedies. But, many illogical and …



The How and Why of Garage Gym Life

March 16, 2018

I just realized I’ve never blogged about my garage gym life. Which is funny to me, as I fret over blog ideas all the time. Duh, something that is part of my everyday routine should have easily come to mind, and yet I have …



T-Minus 21 days until Turkey Day

March 2, 2018

T-Minus 21 days until Turkey Day! Yep, you read that right! Opening day of the California Spring Turkey Season is three weeks away and we already have our game faces on! The bonus pre-season hunt days allocated to licensed junior hunters kicks off the …