Wrangling the Roughneck Rumor Mill

Workplace rumors can be incredibly destructive. It doesn’t really matter what the rumors are about — management, company operations, other employees, layoffs — they generally spread quickly. And let’s face it, oilfield men can be just as bad as oilfield wives when it comes to spreading juicy tidbits that may or may not be true. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What is a Roughneck?

“What is a roughneck?” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard this question over the past 8 years. “My husband is a driller on an oil rig,” I reply. “Ohhhhhh …” Then, a blank stare. “Have you ever seen Armageddon?” I ask. “YEAH!” Lightbulb. Usually, I just leave it at that. Only those […]

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 […]

2013 Oilfield Calendar GIVEAWAY!

I think it’s time for a fun little giveaway, how about you? 2013 is quickly approaching {as in, less than a month away -yikes!}, which means it will be time to switch out your calendars! My calendar is pretty much my life line -I write every appointment, activity, meeting, and place I have to be […]