12 Ways to Survive When You and Your Man Are Butting Heads

As oilfield wives, we have a different sort of lifestyle than most people are used to. We are alone for days, weeks, or even months on end. You know what that means… aside from watching soap operas, eating truffles, not shaving our legs and shopping online, of course. It means we do things OUR WAY. […]

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 […]

The 2013 Oilfield Calendar Has Arrived!

And it can be yours, all yours! You submitted your best photos, now we can showcase them on our wall all year!

Thankful Three, Thanksgiving Eve Edition

All through November and December, we are sharing our thanks with our oilfield wives community. Make sure you join in with your thankful three, so we can all have the warm fuzzies, m’kay? Today is Thanksgiving Eve, and I’m sure we’re all super-busy. Whether we’re traveling to be with our men, or they’re coming home […]

The Handmade Holiday: Gifts Made With Care

There is something about receiving a handmade gift at Christmastime… the care that has been put into making it, the thought that the giver has put into selecting the gift… the feelings just can’t be matched in commercially-bought pieces. I encourage you to shop handmade this holiday season, you will be amazed at the array […]

11 Holiday Gifts That Your Baby or Toddler Will Love!

The holidays are just around the corner, and if you haven’t started your Christmas shopping yet, now is the time! Today, we’re sharing the best gifts for your baby or toddler this season. And trust me, I know my stuff. I’ve had a kid or five in my time. Jumbo Magneatos by Guidecraft – I […]

Thankful Three {November 15}

All through November and December, we are sharing our thanks with our oilfield wives community. Make sure you join in with your thankful three, so we can all have the warm fuzzies, m’kay? This week, I am thankful for the baby taking a few REAL naps. Like, the kind of naps where she sleeps more […]

The Great Pinterest Roundup {Friendsgiving}

Thanksgiving is a little more than a week away, and I think it goes without saying that all of us have so much to be thankful for. Our husbands work hard to make sure we have all we need (and want!), but they can’t always be home for the holidays. It’s a sad, but true, […]

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 […]