Oilfield Cafe: Pita & Hummus Recipes

It’s been a wild week here and it’s not even Friday yet. Getting our taxes done has been a nightmare this year and that, added with some good ol’ oilfield drama at Jacob’s work that may have me amending my previous post regarding camper lots, I’m ready for this week to be over with. But […]

Real Oilfield Wives Pinterest Roundup: My Current Obsessions

I talk about Pinterest in just about every other post I write. Doesn’t matter if it’s a “Becoming a Frugal Momma” post or an “Oilfield Cafe” post; Pinterest will find a way to sneak in there. Probably doesn’t help that I spend an obscene amount of time on the app while my kids are playing […]

Keep Your Metabolism Running

The day I gave birth to our daughter, Aug 3rd, 2009, I weighed 197 pounds. I remember standing in the bathroom in my hospital room and trying to hold back the tears. Tears of joy, of course, ┬ábecause I was about to meet my precious baby, but also tears of sorrow looking at the scale […]

Becoming a Frugal Momma: Fitness on a Dime

Alright y’all. This Oilfield Wife is on a diet. Well, I won’t say diet. I’ve learned that diet is an evil word. One that actually scares me. What I am really doing is trying to get back to the healthy lifestyle that I had settled into before my second pregnancy. Before Justin was born last […]

Getting Insane With INSANITY

Fitness is most definitely not an obsession of mine, but every so often I go on a health kick. In my daily life I live, breathe, and preach about the benefits of healthy eating, but I am one hundred percent guilty of skipping work outs and honestly just not exercising all together. I use to […]

5 Free Fixes for the Mid-Hitch Blues

I’m finally sitting down to write this post — 3 days later than I intended — and tonight was a difficult night. It started well: I threw together some Crock Pot Teriyaki pork chops for the little one and myself. Our little bird ate an entire pork chop, then asked for more! She cleared her […]

Shrink for Good!

Originally posted on The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans. You’re thirsty. You walk to the kitchen, turn on the faucet, and fill a cup with cold, refreshing water. Or maybe you grab a bottle of water out of the fridge as you run out the door to pick up the kids from soccer. What if […]

Spring Into Fitness

Despite the fact that winter seems to have a death grip on most of the nation, spring is in the air, and before we know it summer will be here. Summer means shorts, flip flops, tank tops, and *eeeeek* swim suits. In just a few short months you won’t be able to cover up that […]

Oil & Gas, Lose that Ass – Starts NOW!

Today we kick off our Real Oilfield Wives DietBet Game and we couldn’t be more excited. I mean HELLO, the pot is more than: $4900 WOW. I’m secretly already spending my winnings, and I don’t even have to tell my husband how much I paid for the new shoes I’m going buy. If you’re playing […]

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 […]