So You’re Moving to BoomTown, USA… Now What?

You hear about oilfield boomtowns everywhere in the media, some outlets even going so far as to compare them to a modern-day Wild West. The thought of actually moving to one of these towns can be daunting and the entire moving process can be overwhelming. Who should you talk to? Where will you go? Will […]

Your Guide to Monthly Subscription Boxes

It’s not a secret that I love to shop. I especially love shopping when I don’t need to leave my house! Monthly subscription boxes… they’re everywhere these days. Beauty products, crafts, beer, toys… Honestly? I never really knew these types of services existed a year ago. One day, a friend told me about Birchbox and […]

13 Reasons Why I Love My Oilfield Man

Thirteen years ago, in a little chapel in Las Vegas, there was a young couple saying their “I dos” in front of a a man by the name of George Cottonwood, with no one else around other than a guy with a camera. They posed for the obligatory photos included in their wedding package, then […]

Hot Shots: The Oilfield Exposed

Hot Shots: The Oilfield Exposed. Oilfield wives. Drilling Rigs. Oilfield Fails. Funny cartoons. Your Oilfield Men. Your photos… We want to see them! Christy and I have been working our asses off behind-the-scenes to bring you an awesome new site devoted to YOUR PHOTOS! That’s right! YOU! We know you have a stash of photos […]

Oil and Gas, Lose that Ass!

  Oil and Gas, Lose that Ass! Yup. You heard that right! Have a little pudge to lose? Looking for motivation? Want to win money for losing weight? You’re in luck! Real Oilfield Wives is teaming up with DietBet for a 4-week weight loss challenge. The challenge? Lose 4% of your body weight in 4 […]

Hello, My Name Is…

Good morning, ladies! Real Oilfield Wives has been going strong for three months now, and I figure it’s time we get to know each other a bit more. I’ve put together a fun little questionnaire for all of us oilfield wives and girlfriends to answer! Leave your answers in the comments below. It’s all in […]

You Know You Are a Real Oilfield Wife When…

You Know You Are a Real Oilfield Wife When… You have to blow dust off your razor the day before your husband is due home… it’s been THAT long since you shaved your legs. In North Dakota and Canada, we also keep the leg hair long for warmth during the long winters. Right? You go […]

Whoa, {Stay-at-Home} Momma!

I have worked without a major break for the last ten years. If I was in school I worked part time, otherwise, I’ve been a full time employee. Until now. With hubby’s income and the rising cost of child care, we have made the decision that I will be a stay at home mom until […]

What is a Roughneck?

“What is a roughneck?” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard this question over the past 8 years. “My husband is a driller on an oil rig,” I reply. “Ohhhhhh …” Then, a blank stare. “Have you ever seen Armageddon?” I ask. “YEAH!” Lightbulb. Usually, I just leave it at that. Only those […]

The REAL Pinterest Roundup: Organization!

At the end of each year, I find myself chewing my own ass for not staying better organized. I have good intentions and hopes of tracking all those receipts as they come in, keeping my children’s papers and artwork neat and tidy, and even organizing that under-the-sink disaster. Good intentions, people. The follow-through? Not so […]