An Ungrateful Thanksgiving

I am having a hard time getting into the holiday spirit. I have so much to complain about that it’s hard to feel thankful. Which might be because we’re not actually having a Thanksgiving meal. It’s hard to get in the mood when there’s no turkey and pumpkin pie. Maybe it’s because I’m meeting with […]

Oilfield Thankfulness

Something to be thankful for… I am thankful for this wonderful, crazy, stressful, exciting Oilfield Life. It has its ups and downs, but overall the oilfield has provided my family with a great life. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I’m going to list some things that I am thankful for. 1. I’m thankful for my […]

Thankful: Keeping Christmas Well

I’m thankful for the genuine friendship of my friend Vanessa. Even though we live almost 2,000 miles away from each other, I know that I can count on her anytime, day or night, and that she’ll always be real with me. I’m thankful that there are people who care. Whether they are holiday bell ringers, […]

The Importance Of Kindness This Holiday Season

  Well, folks, I am back in Kentucky for the holidays, albeit much earlier than expected, but I managed to get out of North Dakota one day ahead of last week’s snow and cold. I’ve been spending the last few days settling back into the house and getting reacquainted with my neighbors. The first few […]

A Blended Family Holiday

It’s no secret to anyone that a lot of marriages don’t last these days. I heard somewhere that 50% end in divorce, but who knows the actual number. The result is that there are second (and third) marriages that create what are called “blended” families. I come from one such family and I’m proud of […]

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 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, […]