What is Dry Fire Practice and Why it’s Important

One of the terms that I heard a lot shortly after I started shooting was “dry fire”. My initial thought was, “great another term and skill to learn in already overwhelming field.” But thankfully, it’s a pretty simple exercise that has a major payout.

Read More

Love At First Shot

For those that are on social media, you might have seen a little announcement back in May that I'll be joining season five of NRA TV's Love At First Shot. I'm super excited and a little bit nervous. When I was first presented with this great opportunity, I was all for it as Love at First Shot is a show I've watched many times before and they always have such great tips and information for women.

Read More

NRA Carry Guard Training

Last week I had the awesome opportunity to attend an NRA Carry Guard Training down in Dallas, TX with a great group of women. If you’re not familiar with the NRA Carry Guard training, it's a program designed to be the “gold standard in concealed carry training to prepare responsible citizens who legally carry to effectively confront today’s evolving conflict environment.”

Read More

My Shooting Update

It's been a while since I've given an update on my personal shooting journey. I've been meaning to write this post but it just kept getting delayed. An important part of being self-reliant and also a responsible gun owner means that I need to make a conscious effort to train, practice, and improve my skills.

Read More

#WhyICarry

Last weekend, many people around the United States, and specifically in DC, were organizing to take part in the March for Our Lives protest against gun violence but let's face it, the protest was really against the NRA and the 2nd Amendment. In response, the gun community wanted to start a movement of our own.

Read More

Are You Ready To Be Self-Reliant?

There are many roads that lead us to becoming self-reliant. For some, it unfortunately stems from a bad experience and for others the need happens more naturally. No matter what led you onto the path of self-reliance, I'm just thrilled that you are taking responsibility for your own safety. 

Read More

SHOT Show 2018 Favorites

Another year, another SHOT Show in the books. This year was incredibly busy. I'm not complaining one bit but it didn't leave me or the husband much opportunity to check out all the new gear or much of the exhibits as we had in years past. In between meetings and recording the new podcast the days on the SHOT Show floor went quick.

Read More

Dynamis Alliance Women's Weekend Video

Back in November, I had an awesome opportunity to train with Dom Raso and his team at Dynamis Alliance. I recapped that weekend in a post that you can read hereIt was hard to put that experience into words and that weekend along with its message of honor and crushing everything we do in our lives, still very much lives within me every day.

Read More

3 Holster Types Every Woman Should Own

If you've decided to carry concealed then selecting a holster is one of the next biggest decisions to make after selecting your firearm. One of the many gun related questions I get the most is, what holster should I get?

Read More

Keeping A Dedicated Shooting Range Bag

How many of you take whatever bag you have on hand with you to the shooting range? And how many of you have a bag dedicated for all your range day essentials? I know a few ladies that like to go to the shooting range straight from work so they will just use their purse, tote bag, or backpack. While this might be convenient it's not really a smart idea. 

Read More

Picking Your First Handgun

One of the most frequent questions I've been asked is, "What handgun would you recommend for a woman?" I'm thankful that you guys have the confidence in me to ask my opinion and more importantly see me as a resource in this industry to help you.

Read More