The Pickled Prepper
Storage foods, livestock and gardening

Prepare to Live in a Hybrid World – Part Two

Steps to take to prepare for the slow slide as our country sinks into third world of blackouts, food shortages, and a collapsing currency.
Empty shelves at a Florida grocery store due to shortages. Photo by Mick Haupt on Unsplash.

How to Prepare for and Survive Shortages

Shortages and inflation feed off each other like a snake chasing its tail and won't end soon. Her'es what you can do to prepare.
Trains in the switching yard

Things NOT to Worry About

If you worry about the state of the world, consider prepping. Being prepared can reduce worry and give you a feeling of control.
A frog in a pot on a stove

Is the Water Warm Enough, Mr. Frog?

Are you the frog? We all need to stop and think about the water temperature. It may be time to hop out of your seemingly comfortable life while you still can.
A family camping in a tent. Photo by Mattias Helge on Unsplash.

How to Overcome Obstacles to Prepping

Are you letting excuses, your budget or a spouse, stop you from prepping? Here are some strategies that can help you overcome these objections.
A person in a hoodie with their face obscured by shadows.

Crime and the Lack of Natural Consequences

To almost no one’s surprise, releasing criminals from jail puts more criminals on the street resulting in more crime.
A cold, snowy city street.

Super Cold Temps Hit U.S.; How to Stay Warm

As temperatures plunge in New England, there are fears that there might not be enough power generation to meet demand.
Car driving towards the mountains

What we Expect People Bugging Out to Bring

After evaluating our preps, we sent family and prepper friends a list of what they should bring if they bug out to our place.
A ranch

Four Groups that will Survive the Coming Collapse

After the end of the world as we know it, I expect the survivors will come from four groups. Are you in one of them?
Imagine a modern city like this in Lebanon without power for days. No elevators, no light, no heart, dying cell phones.

Power Outages; They’re Not just for the Third World Anymore

Power outages used to be something other countries had, or they were caused by a storm. This winter, we may be facing heat and power outages due bad policy decisions.