She shoots like a girl.


I haven’t been to the gun range since last May, a week before finding out I was nearly three months pregnant. Armed with a custom .223 Savage target rifle, I was excited to finally get back on the range and shoot some paper.

While Husband was sighting in a gun with a new scope, I was at a nearby station minding my own business and doing quite well. For the first time ever, I had a better group than my Dad … but only because he has an injured elbow and not as accurate!


If shooting like a girl is wrong, I don’t want to be right.

By |2014-04-24T05:04:32+00:00April 24th, 2014|Blog|4 Comments

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  1. Cassie April 24, 2014 at 11:57 am - Reply

    I keep telling my husband we need to go to the gun range, and this makes me want to go even more! I really want to get to wear I feel more comfortable and confident with a gun in my hands.

    • Nicole April 24, 2014 at 3:15 pm - Reply

      Cassie, you’ve got to go! If you’re husband doesn’t want to take you, or you feel intimidated with him there, find a gun range that offers private lessons and/or classes. You don’t necessarily have to get your concealed license, but knowing how to handle a gun safely and responsibly is very smart! I was raised with guns, rifles and shotguns, and didn’t shoot a pistol (handgun) until two years ago with Husband. Now, I shoot just about anything I can get my hands on! I prefer target rifles, which is what I’m shooting in this picture, but I love my Ruger .22 pistol too. A good-hearted competition with Husband is fun too, and who doesn’t love bragging rights!?!?

  2. Ruthie Hart (@ruthiehart1) April 29, 2014 at 9:19 pm - Reply

    The frst time I went with Jon to the range I CRIED when I shot the gun!!! We need to go again, maybe a fun date night soon!

    • Nicole April 29, 2014 at 10:36 pm - Reply

      HA! Why did you cry? Husband and I are planning a day date on one of his off-Fridays so we can go to the range when it’s not as crowded. I particularly enjoy kicking his butt. BUWAHAHAHA!!!!!!!

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