The Pickled Prepper
Yelling into a microphone

When Headlines Scream, Remain Calm

There are many loud voices in the prepper universe and the volume is increasing. Don't let the strident voices panic you. Use common sense.
A roll of Franklin half-dollars that are 90 percent silver.

Taking my Own Advice and Stacking up

That's not a typo. I decided it was time to stack some silver to help combat inflation and hold for post SHTF purposes.
Buenos Aires, Argentina, where the rate of inflation exceeds 100 percent annually.

Are you Prepared for a Partial Collapse WROL?

In the U.S., gangs are looting high-end stores. In Argentina, flash mobs are looting grocery stores. That may be what our future holds.
Time to prep

Time to Double Down on Prepping

Look around. When things take a turn for the worse, it's time to double down on prepping and planning for the worst case scenario.
Several varieties of rice are back in stock at Sam's Club, with prices from $11 to $17 per 25-pound bag.

Except for Eggs, Sam’s Club Shelves are Full

Is the threat of cooking oil and grain shortages caused by the war in Ukraine behind us. or yet to come? Because shelves were full.
Homeless camp along a city street. Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash.

Are we seeing the Beginning of the End?

Sometimes I get a bad feeling, like the air before a thunderstorm. Something ugly is headed our way. Or is it here already?
It's always nice to open a beehive and find it full of bees! As the honey flow starts, the more bees there are, the more honey they will bring home.

Homestead Updates and Prepping Thoughts

Updates on the economy, precious metals pricing, our beehives, our solar power system, and the use of drones for prepping.
A raised garden bed growing herbs and leafy greens. Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash.

How to Survive the Coming Food Crisis

As the war in Ukraine lingers, the odds of a food crisis are growing. Are you prepared to feed your family when there is no food in the store?
Bees on a frame

A New, Local Queen and Bees to Strengthen our Hive

When we went to pick up the bee hive components I had ordered, we found a source for local queens and bees to help our hive start off strong.
homeless man

Unemployment, Homelessness and Economic Uncertainty to Continue into 2021

As government-mandated rent deferrals and mortgage deferrals expire, tens of millions could face eviction early next year.