12 Sure Signs That Your Husband’s Hitch Is Almost Over

Sure Signs That Your Husband’s Hitch Is Almost Over He texts you a countdown every morning. 5 more days, 4 more days, 3 more days… Your response to every text from him says either, “HURRY! The kids are driving me CRAZY!” or “HURRY! I don’t know how much longer I can do this!” Your legs […]

The Great Pinterest Roundup, Cleaning Tips and Tricks

We just moved into a new house! Well, it’s a 55 year old house that’s new to us! It’s full of great spaces, and hard floors. Three thousand square feet of hardwoods and tile. Our hardwoods are less than beautiful right now, so I’ve been scouring Pinterest for some tips and tricks on getting them […]

How *Do* You Do It?

If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me ‘how do you do it?’, I’d be a very rich woman, retired in Fiji with a cabana boy serving me endless drinks while my husband relaxed and my children splashed in the waves…….not that I’ve ever planned anything like that out….I’m just sayin’. What […]

Keep Calm and Pray for Days Off

So, this past weekend I posted this on our Facebook page: And I was kidding. ONLY NOT REALLY. Why does all the bad shit have to happen when the husband is at work and hundreds of miles away? The day after he left for work, we got dumped on. Like, really dumped on with a […]

You Ask & ROW Answers: Wives Taking a Break

Hi there, Real Oilfield Wives! I have a question… Do any other wives/significant others take sort of a “vacation” when your man comes home? I feel so bad because I do. I get so exhausted with life, that when the hubby comes home, I let him get the kids ready for school and do the […]

T-minus 8 Hours and Cleaning

After a long week alone, I wake up and realize today’s the day, and my husband will be home in about 8 hours. As I lie in bed and think about all the things that need to be done before he gets home, I curse myself for putting so many things off until the last […]