Random Grace-isms

CONFESSIONS OF A GUNAHAULIC – What is wrong with me?

My Sprinfield XD .40 subcompact with the extended magaizne, and my 4.5 in XDM 9mm in PINK!

 

So I was at the range teaching an Intro to Oregon (and FL) Concealed Carry  class on Saturday. Everything was pretty much status quoe, but when we got to the live shooting portion, I shot terrible on my demos. I was pretty irritated with myself; so after class I shot about 200 rounds of 9mm through my XDM  (also known as the Pink Gun of Shame) very slowly so I could concentrate on the fundamentals.… Read the rest

CONFESSIONS OF A [DEFESNSIVE] GUNOHAULIC – Where have all the good guns gone?

Hi. My name is Gracie, and I’m a gunohaulic. I am addicted to buying guns. I have a lot of firearms (more than 30, less than 50). That’s not all that many guns you say? Well, I agree.  But for a 24 year old girl who has only been acquiring them for 3 years, that’s a decent selction.

Most of my posts on this blog are informational, but today I’m deviating from the status quo to talk about guns on a more personal level.… Read the rest

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

  

Hello everyone! I know I have been rather silent lately, but you don’t think I would let this holiday pass without recognition now do you?

I have noticed that a lot of people have been posting and chatting about today being National Women’s Day, when really, it is International Women’s Day. Today is the day we celebrate every woman across the world, and honor her hard work and accomplishments no matter how small or insignificant they may seem. 

English: Veiled Indian Women

There are so many memorable women in both the past and present. … Read the rest

A BREAKDOWN OF THE UN-OFFICIAL “US MARINE CORPS RULES”

Un-Official U.S. Marine Corps Rules:   

(Words in pink are Packing Pretty’s thoughts and comments)

1. Be courteous to everyone, friendly to no one.

 Be careful who you befriend. Most women are attacked by people who are known to them, friends even. RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) reports that 73% of sexual assaults were perpetrated by a non-stranger. I am the nicest girl in the world…until you try to hurt me or someone I love.

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RANGE IDIOT SONG

This guy is a keeper…

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EVERYTHING IS A WEAPON

One of my favorite concepts to bring up when I’m instructing women in self-defense is that just about EVERYTHING CAN BE USED AS A WEAPON. I don’t like to confine women’s minds into believing that a handgun is the only route to self-defense. Some women don’t want a gun, and other times, women who do have guns can’t always access them easily. That is why I teach my students to view everything as a potential tool to aid in their defense.… Read the rest

PACKING PRETTY’S POINTERS ON STAYING SAFE

 

This is a guest post I did for my friend Vanessa over at Mixed Martial Arts and Crafts. It’s about the importance of personal protection for women. I think it covers some very important points and is well worth a read!

PACKING PRETTY’S POINTERS ON STAYING SAFE | Mixed Martial Arts and Crafts

EVERY 2 MINUTES SOMEONE IN THE U.S. IS SEXUALLY ASSAULTED

Knowing how and being capable of defending yourself are two separate things. Just because one has read up on and watched defense techniques does not make one proficient in them.

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PACKING MORE THAN JUST POO-BAGS

As a mom to three dogs ( 2 beagles and a corgi) walks, runs and playdates at the  dog park  are a normal part of my day-to-day life. As I was gearing up to take the dogs out the other day, it occurred to me that, once again, I had almost forgotten to bring those little plastic poo-bags. I shared a quiet chuckle with myself as I contemplated just how wrong it is that I never forget to put my gun on when I leave the house; however, I always forget to bring the other imperative items that every other girl in the world wouldn’t leave behind (like my cell phone, chapstick , and in this case, poo-bags).… Read the rest

PACKING PRETTY & ARMED IN HEELS

I have great news! Packing Pretty and Armed In Heels have teamed up to bring you, the reader, and women everywhere a large selection of self defense products. Ladies, Armed In Heels is brining Sexy to shooting sports and personal protection. Check out their selection of pink guns and tasers. They also have some pretty nice knives, discreet carry methods and flashlights that you don’t want to miss out on.

To see what Armed in Heels has to say about all this, click here: Armed In Heels Blog

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A LITTLE SOMETHING FUN

These are Sentry 9mm earbuds; similar to the MUNITIO ones. These are fun and seem to work pretty well. They don’t fall out when I work out…that’s mainly what matters.

The only thing that irritates me about these is that  both Sentry and  MUNITIO call them bullets when really they are shortened replicas of the entire assembled around, the cartridge. But hey, not everyone knows that the bullet is just the projectile.

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