Parenting: What am I doing?

Being a parent is hard. Especially when you don’t have anything good to model your parenting after. Now don’t get me wrong, my parents are good people, but they were young when they had me, and divorced before I was talking. They both did their best to raise me right, and I think I turned […]

What’s for Dinner?

If there is one question I dread more than any other it would have to be, “What’s for dinner?” As soon as those words are spoken, my entire mood changes and I think, “Ugh. Here we go again.” I usually hear this when Hubby is on days off, as our daughter isn’t hard to please […]

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 […]

10 Things NOT to Say to an Oilfield Wife

10 Things NOT to Say to an Oilfield Wife 1. “Oh. He works in oil …?” This is usually followed by unsolicited environmental or political opinions. Sooo, lemme just stop you right there. Unless I ask you for your opinion, please don’t give it. Personally, I love a good debate, and (surprise!) I may actually […]

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 […]

Who Is That Woman in the Mirror?

I was talking to my mom a while back about the stresses of taking care of a home, a newborn, and a toddler and she said to me, “Make sure you take some time for yourself.” Time for myself? What the hell is that? I seem to have a vague notion of it, but I […]

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 […]

Keeping an Oilfield Marriage Strong

The cold hard truth is that tales of infidelity in oilfield marriages are everywhere — sadly, even on the ROW Facebook page. And while there are no official statistics on oilfield couple divorce rates, pretty much everyone agrees that they’re higher than among the general population. Ladies, don’t let this happen to you. Don’t let […]

Aaaaa-chooooooo! 13 Tips To Help You Stay Healthy

Being an oilfield wife means we don’t get the luxury of crawling into bed when we’re sick and staying there until we’re well. Okay, who am I kidding, if  you’re a woman, you don’t get that luxury! As women, we are caretakers, and that means that when we get sick, we suck it up and […]

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 […]