The Other Day, I Stayed Home and Saved Money
I am staying home to save money, and I am not alone. People are cutting back on vacations and scaling back their weekend plans as gasoline inflation bites them
Picking the Right Tool for the Job
It's a good idea to uses your tools and preps in the real world before you need them. You might have picked the wrong tool for the job.
Country Living Means Driving 50 Miles to Run an Errand
Rural living can mean long drives and inconveniences, but we find it worth it. City life means crime, noise, traffic, high costs and too many people.
Welcome to our New Look and Feel
We’ve modernized the look and feel of the Pickled Prepper site, added some new features and improved navigation.
Rain, More Rain, Snow, and Gassing my Bees
We got warm weather, but there was no sun, just rain and more rain. As soon as it clears up and warms up, we're going to kill some varroa mites.
Bitter Cold Headed Our Way
Cold temperatures are sweeping the U.S. with frost warnings in Florida and blizzard warnings in the Northeast. We're looking at sub-zero temperatures.
Cold Temperatures Bring Ice in All the Wrong Places
There's more to being a prepper than storing food; to be truly self-sufficient, you have to be able to fix things yourself.
We Should All Spend More Time Alone with Ourselves
The snow has forced us into isolation and limited what we can do. I like it.
A Warm and Sunny 16 Degrees
After a couple days of blowing snow and sub zero temperatures, a sunny day was a welcome respite. The days are getting longer, too.
Winter Storm, High Winds Arrive with a Vengeance
Its been on the news for days before it finally manifested, the winter had such high winds I consider it to have been a blizzard. And it's not over yet.