10 Tips for Being a Successful Woman | NRA Women’s Mentoring

Each year I head to the NRA Annual Meetings a day early to attend an NRA Women in Industry Spring Event. The gathering is a highlight of my trip because I've met so many fabulous women in the gun world. We work with one another to learn mentoring, and also to be mentored. NRA Women … Continue reading 10 Tips for Being a Successful Woman | NRA Women’s Mentoring

Advice for New Turkey Hunters

Advice for a First-Time Turkey Hunter A million thoughts go through my mind as I read a message in the inbox, "What advice would I have for a first-time lady turkey hunter?” I could reply with a lot of questions to narrow down what she is specifically requesting, or I can share my personal opinions. … Continue reading Advice for New Turkey Hunters

Writing and Speaking About Girls with Guns (GwG)

My friends and Girls with Guns (GwG) have made it big with women who shoot and hunt. Over the years I've used their products in reviews, productions, and during hunts. That's why today I have to share a fun story with you. Is grammar important to you at all? While I'm a writer and have … Continue reading Writing and Speaking About Girls with Guns (GwG)

Throwing it Back to Turkey Hunting Season and Gear You Need

It's already turkey hunting season in some parts of the country, which has my Throwback Thursday eyeing good memories and great gear. Elk hunters often ask why I like turkey hunting. Well, hey! What else are you going to pursue, stalk, and call in the springtime?! If you love the challenge of getting up close … Continue reading Throwing it Back to Turkey Hunting Season and Gear You Need

Touches of Springtime at the Funny Farm

It's incredible how less than two weeks ago we had feet of snow and now it's gone, and it looks like springtime at the Funny Farm. Does it feel like spring in your neck of the woods? I'll start by saying that we had our annual Safari Club International banquet fundraiser event last weekend. Most … Continue reading Touches of Springtime at the Funny Farm

Mia Anstine SCI Region 13 Representative

In January I attended and presented at the Safari Club International (SCI) convention in Reno. While there I received information and inquiry as to whether I'd like to act as the Regional Representative for the Colorado area. I currently serve on the Board of Directors as Secretary for the Four Corners Chapter of SCI. In … Continue reading Mia Anstine SCI Region 13 Representative

2A Contact Senators Now Do Not Pass H.R. 8

I'm walking in the door from a trip to Washington D.C. where I spoke alongside other Second Amendment advocates and GOP Representatives at press conference in opposition of H.R. 8. This is a gun control bill similar to what has already been unconstitutionally imposed on us in the state of Colorado. Please contact your Senators … Continue reading 2A Contact Senators Now Do Not Pass H.R. 8

Elk Pot Pie – Field to Table

If you're looking for a hearty recipe to feed the family elk and other harvests, you have to try this pot pie recipe. It’s delicious, hearty, and my family loves it. You can prepare this as a make ahead dish. Bake, cool, wrap and freeze it for later. It's perfect on a cold winter evening. As … Continue reading Elk Pot Pie – Field to Table

Savory Elk Stew – Instant Pot Recipe

Wintertime in Colorado calls for a savory elk stew dinner. One of the best things about a successful hunt is enjoying delicious meals for several months. Each time I thaw a package of elk meat I'm reminded of the hunt itself, the work it took to get to place my tag on an animal, the … Continue reading Savory Elk Stew – Instant Pot Recipe