5 North Dakota Places To Visit

I am currently in the process of trying to organize everything for the kids and I to go back to North Dakota in a couple of weeks and while doing so I’ve been thinking about all the neat places I want to revisit when I get there. The following list are the top five that […]

6 Tips For Choosing A Camper Lot

  The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, it seems that spring has officially begun and as things begin to warm up in North Dakota many families are considering pulling up roots and heading to the Bakken oilfield to look for work. Some families will be lucky enough to be provided housing by the […]

Oilfield Camper Life: A Man’s Perspective

If you read my last post you will remember that I had been told that I had fractured my elbow. Thankfully, after two trips to the orthopedist they found that it was in fact not fractured. Unfortunately, it still hurts a great deal and I will soon be starting physical therapy to regain my range […]

My 10 Essentials For Camper Living

    Greetings from our camper in North Dakota! After spending a few weeks back at our house in Kentucky and with family in Indiana, Will and I have finally returned to Jacob and our camper home.  Since packing items for our return has been at the forefront of my mind, I thought I would […]

Our Camper Life: An Introduction

Two months ago I was living in a four bedroom house with chickens and gardens, working a full time job and taking care of my son, Will, while his daddy, Jacob, worked in the North Dakota oilfields. Sounds pretty normal, right? However, for our family, this arrangement quickly became unmanageable. I needed a change and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]