Cool Stuff – Hunting

The Bacon Adventure Weekend

Want to rock out with me on my next Adventure Getaway? Visit THIS PAGE to read about all that we have planned, from dove hunting to falconry, oh my! _______________________________________________________ Friends! It’s been a little while since I’ve written to you here, but if you follow my Facebook page or my Twitter or my Instagram you can probably tell why. It’s been a caraaazay busy time. I am currently in […]

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Afield

Today is day 3 of my cookbook giveaway week. There are so many wonderful cookbooks out this fall! “Afield” is one of my favorites. I know Jesse Griffiths personally because he also lives in Austin and owns the amazing store Dai Due, devoted to sausage, charcuterie and all things delicous. I am often one of the many patrons standing in line on a Saturday morning waiting for a bite of […]

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Girls, Guns & Butter

I just got back from hosting the first Adventure Weekend of the year with 20 wonderful women from all over the map. They brought a warmth and fearlessness with them, since many of them had never even held a gun before, driven an ATV, thrown on waders and gone fly fishing, or sat in the saddle of a horse. Some of them had, but many of them hadn’t, and they […]

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The Bacon Adventure Weekend

I’m super excited to announce… The Bacon Adventure Weekend Open to just 6 people, this once in a lifetime exclusive cooking and outdoor adventure will take place in the heart of where I wrote Girl Hunter, at a privately owned 3,000 acre nature preserve along one of the most soulful parts of the Mississippi River. Meet The Commish, Roger Mancini, and all of the other colorful characters, hunt, cook, learn […]

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Tips for Field Dressing Game Birds, Part 2

In part 1, I talked about my tips for field dressing and aging game birds. And though my preference is to keep birds whole with skin on whenever possible, here are several other options when the circumstances call for it: On skinning a bird… There are times when a bird has been too badly damaged to keep the skin in tact. In this case, you can skin the bird, while […]

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Tips for Field Dressing Game Birds, Part 1

Bird hunting season is upon us and there’s nothing I like more than a wild bird at the dinner table, especially during the holidays. Preparing wild birds after the hunt can sometimes be tricky, so here are a few of my handy tips on dressing and preparing wild birds for the table. In the field… Field treatment of game birds is crucial, especially if you plan to age them. Get […]

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Tips for Finding Shed Antlers

I love shed antlers — meaning, the antlers that the male deer “sheds” at the end of every mating season, late Winter and early Spring. Every deer sheds its antlers and grows back larger ones the following season. What is wonderful about hunting for shed antlers is that, aside from the possibility of finding these beautiful specimens of nature, it encourages you to get outdoors and hike. It’s a fun […]

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White Stallions & Southeast Georgia Philosophers

After Arkansas I flew to Georgia for a magazine article I’m writing. I have never been to the rural parts of this pretty state of ours but I took a nice long drive with my photographer friend Terry Allen to a place called Pine Hill Plantation. This is a view from the car window. I believe I was eating a sandwich at that moment. And I had just purchased Dr. […]

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A Girl Hunter Weekend

You may have heard the chatter on Twitter (see #GirlHunter if you haven’t) but two weeks ago, some beautiful ladies joined me in Hill Country, Texas for a weekend of girl bonding, good food, outdoorsy adventures, and togetherness. It was a weekend I’ll never forget and far surpassed my expectations for just how much fun we would have. We were hosted by the beautiful Joshua Creek Ranch which is one […]

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The Official Girl Hunter Trailer

Today my book Girl Hunter is officially published into the world! It’s amazing to think that so many hours and years of work can culminate in one singular day. And Amazon just named it one of the best books of the month. *Pinch* I’m thrilled to share The Official Girl Hunter book trailer with you, filmed and edited by my talented friends Todd & Diane from White On Rice Couple […]

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