The Pickled Prepper
A cabin or retreat in the mountains

Looking Back One Year After Buying Our Prepper Property

After living with our house hunting decision for a year, we look back on what we have learned and would do differently.
We opted to live halfway up a mountain, far from the nearest city. Photo by skingery314 from Pixabay

Lesson Learned from One Year of Rural Living

One year in, we would move from the city to the mountains again. If you are looking to go rural, maybe you can benefit from our experiences.
Crime Scene

We Know we Made the Right Decision when we Left the...

We've owned our Prepper Property for more than a year and lived in it full time for about six months. Talk about getting out while the getting was good!
a large fire

Crazy Real Estate Market Caused by People Fleeing Cities

After a recent renaissance in which cities where THE place to be, people are now fleeing large, urban areas and are desperate to buy rural property.
A log cabin under construction.

Looks Like More Preppers are Moving to our Mountain

Apparently we are not the only folks who think this is a good area for prepping. Far from the cities and off the beaten track, it is attracting other preppers
Sold!

Prepper Diary November 5: Our House Sells Quickly

It took months of cleaning, painting, repairing, and getting new carpet in the basement, but our house sold within days of listing.
Covered wagon

Prepper Diary November 1: Bugging Out and on Being Charitable

Our old house is for sale so we're bugging out to the mountains. Moving has encouraged us to downsize and minimize.
A work bench with tools

Prepper Diary October 6: It’s Been a Week of Chores

Never a dull day at Pete's Place as we've got chores to do and repairs to make as we get ready to move to our prepper property.
storage foods in buckets

Prepper Diary October 2: How to Build Your Food Storage Over...

We have buckets of long-term storage food. We have cans of dehydrated food. But we didn't build up this supply overnight. Live the prepper life and you can build up your supplies as well.
A house in the mountains. Photo by Rohan Gangopadhyay on Unsplash

September 7 Prepper Diary: We Celebrate Labor Day with Chores and...

We take an extra long weekend getaway to do chores at our prepper property, but we take time for some fun as well.