Confessions of an Oilfield Wife

9/11 Memorial

While my friend Allison was visiting, we were lucky enough to go to the 9/11 memorial in lower Manhattan. In remembrance of this horrific tragedy, I leave you with these images.  Hug your loved ones and never forget.   Where the South Tower once stood Almost Finished Where the North Tower once stood.  The building in the…

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Weekend Debauchery

Hello there. My wonderful friend Allison stopped by the big apple for a few days. We had fun. Too much fun, in fact. If too much fun is even a bad thing. I’ll be back tomorrow with what I wore to the Broadway show, Mamma Mia. See you on the flip side.    

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Awkward and Awesome: Booby Tassel Edition

(yes, you read that correctly) Awkward: Husband has an unconventional grandma. I met her for the first time at my bridal shower. She gave me a very interesting gift.   Yep. Those are booby tassels. From my Husband’s grandma. Quite possibly the most hilarious introduction to a family member I’ve ever had. I was recently reminded…

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We Are Not 23 Anymore

We have this friend. We call him brown bear. And every time we hang out with him, shit gets crazy. He threw a BBQ on Saturday. It was epic. This is what I wore:   The Deets: Top: H&M Skirt: Purchased at Flying Worm in Omaha Shoes: Target Necklace:  Thrifted, Paperdoll Vintage in Omaha Sunnies: Husbands This…

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Menswear Wednesday: Education Edition

The Deets:Blazer: PenguinShirt: PrimarkJeans: FlypaperShoes: ThriftedTie: ThriftedWatch: Bulova, Gift from moi  If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, you know that Hubs has worked in Africa quite a bit. Now that he’s done with that job, he decided to document some experiences/observations as to educate us 1st worlders on the trials and tribulations of…

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6 Years

Yesterday was our 6 year anniversary. 6. Years. Where did the freaking time go?! Seriously. I still feel (and think I look) like this 22 year old girl:     But do you know how I know it really was a long time ago? These 2 pics right here. At some point my siblings grew…

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My 4th of July

My 4th started out kinda crappy. First, Hubs called and was like “j/k I won’t make it home today.” Bugger. It was a small chance but I, of course, got my hopes up. Second, our hot water went out in my building. Cut to me washing my hair under the sink (with freezing cold water)…

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Under No Circumstances Eat Egg-White Omletes

Today is supposed to be Menswear Wednesday: Highline edition. But you guys, I can’t do it today. Nora Ephron died. I know a lot of people think I’m ridiculous for being devastated about this. If you don’t know who she is, google her immediately. (The title is a quote of hers) Obviously, I’m a fan…

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Pass the Coffee

My beloved Scooters cup filled with Dunkin Doughnuts Coffee You guys. I’m gonna suck at having a baby (SOMEDAY) I got zero sleep last night and this morning I am one crabby ass. I have a pretty wretched case of TMJ and its rearing its ugly head. My jaw will not stop locking.  Which causes…

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Life Happens

Source: paperpenpolaroid.blogspot.com via Rachel on Pinterest The last 4 weeks have changed everything. Husband got a new job. One that doesn’t involve any travel. Hooray, right? Well, sort of. This job is an amazing opportunity that we would never in a million years say no to. Its that good. However, there was a hesitation. We…

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