Hoping your wife likes a kick in the shoulder if you use "Ruger Only" type loads. SASS cowboy action type loads will be softer but won't have as much oomph downrange. (I personally do not like shooting from a bench, but it does help steady you for guaging accuracy initially)
How far does she usually deer hunt, rangewise?
A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government." - George Washington, January 8, 1790, First State of the Union Address