My time at the new Great American Outdoors Show – in Pictures

Alas, the outdoor show formally known simply as “the Harrisburg show” (as in, Harrisburg, PA) has returned with a new feel and exhibit manager (NRA) as the Great American Outdoor Show. I’ve never attended this show, but I’ve heard many good things about it. And only two bad things: 1. Its very large and 2.…

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Q&A with the Founders Behind “Camo Is the New Black”

Before SHOT Show started, I ran across a blurb about a new outdoor blog starting soon titled Camo is the New Black. It just launched on Monday and I was intrigued – mostly because of the name – but also thought, “who has the nerve to start yet another outdoor related blog/outlet in this already…

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I’m a Member of the “Happy Wives Club”

This post is part of the Happy Wives Club Blog Tour, which I am delighted to be a part of along with hundreds of inspiring bloggers. To learn more, CLICK HERE!  I don’t tend to talk too much about my personal life on this site, but Valentine’s Day is the next big holiday around the corner…

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What the Heck is a Tweetup?

Next week, during SHOT Show, Sportsman Channel is hosting a Tweetup at the V Bar in the Venetian on Monday, January 13 at 9 pm. This is the fourth year of hosting the event at SHOT Show and when I invite people to the event, I usually get a quizzical look and asked “What the…

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How to Make Your Pinterest More Interesting

I love Pinterest – I think my largest board is the recipe board and yes, I actually go back through and try some of them. Some people lambast Pinterest for those who just dawdle on the boards to waste time and the fact that 80 percent of the pins are repins. And the fact that…

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The Dark Side of Twitter and Social Media

You don’t really hear much about the “dark side” of Twitter and social media in general. And its certainly nice to stay positive and only hear about good things. Like how Twitter was used for awesome fundraising events, or super funny parody accounts (check out the latest with @AmazonDrone) and of course about all of the massive amounts…

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What This Wedding Pro Networking Group is Doing Right

Some networking groups have a bad rap. People see them as cliques. Or they are uber-expensive to attend and located in some swanky corporate office, so intimidation is immediate. And some networking events just aren’t fun if you don’t know anyone. Trying to find that one “thing” that might connect you to another person can be stressful…

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Could Randy Newberg Change Outdoor TV?

Could one man change the direction of outdoor TV as we know it? Could a single person have the gumption, the knowledge and let’s face it, the money, to be in it for the long haul and inspire others to follow suit? It could be Randy Newberg. A TV host who started with his show,…

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My Encounter with Benny Spies

A few weeks ago I thought it would be “fun” to take a road trip to Watertown, SD and meet up with the soon-to-be-very-famous Benny Spies, host of a new series on Sportsman Channel “Gun It! with Benny Spies.” Traveling to South Dakota is fun for me – I love any chance I can get…

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Kickstarter for Outdoor TV Projects?

I was recently reminded of Kickstarter, the self-described “way to fund creative projects,” website via a favorite drinking show of mine hosted by Zane Lamprey. Zane has hosted two shows, “Three Sheets” and  “Drinking Made Easy” over four or five cable networks in the last few years. I empathize with Zane as I’m very familiar…

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