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Click, Click, Click: Postmortem Of Our Recent Really Dumb Prepper Fail

It was a lovely fall day out at “The Place”. Spice was doing her last mowing of the season, and we had been out picking up chunks of the trees we recently removed. Work was done, and after a bit… Continue Reading

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My Prepping No-No: I’ve Made The Same Mistake Over & Over, Don’t You Make It Too!

I”ve made many prepping mistakes over the years, and hopefully I have learned from at least most of them There’s one that I have made over and over, and yet I have to struggle every day not to make it… Continue Reading

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Conservation & Why It Matters For Preppers

One common theme that runs through the prepper community has always baffled Salty & Spice, and that’s the apparent lack of concern for the environment… the same environment we depend upon for our daily survival.  Spice & Salty are conservationists,… Continue Reading

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Podcast: Preppers, Play This Podcast To Your Reluctant Spouse

In this special podcast from Salty & Spice, we talk not to our brother & sister preppers but rather to their reluctant spouses. All too often the prepper sees this: While his or her spouse is like this:   Here’s… Continue Reading

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Podcast: Prepping Lessons Learned On A Massive Road Trip

After 10 days and nearly 4,000 miles of travel, we have returned from our massive Great Plains road trip. What did we learn? Find out some of it by listening to this week’s podcast! Needles, South Dakota (Spice’s note:  No prepping… Continue Reading

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Antibiotic Resistance and You: the Podcast

This podcast is Salty and I hashing out antibiotic resistance; how it arises and how to minimize the problems it causes you with the strategy of Go Big or Go Home. If you’re one who keeps ‘fish’ antibiotics on hand just… Continue Reading

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Air ambulance membership as a prep? Really?

The first things most preppers think about, concentrate on, are large-scale breakdown low-probability SHTF situations. From large-scale grid-down TEOTWAWKI situations, nuclear attack, terrorist bombings, you name it… the sorts of events that invade the preppers dreams at night. Often, people… Continue Reading

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Podcast: Is The Media Hindering Your Preps? Probably.

<script src=”https://www.buzzsprout.com/85428/540709-episode-27-is-the-media-hurting-your-prepping-probably.js?player=small” type=”text/javascript” charset=”utf-8″></script> I don’t watch the news. I don’t even have a television. I don’t spend hours going over the latest news/outrages/spin/whatever on the internet. This podcast explains why. After years of being a “news junkie”, after letting… Continue Reading

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Are Mosin-Nagants Still A Good Prepper Option?

Welcome to my take on “the most famous prepper gun”, the Mosin-Nagant. Not long ago, the Mosin-Nagant (in it’s various forms) was considered to be the “classic” prepper gun, a high powered rifle that sold for under $100 and a… Continue Reading

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Podcast: EOTech EXPS3 Holographic Sight Impresses

  Here’s the manufacturer’s blurb about the optic: “The “E” is for “Extreme.” The EXPS3 offers true 2-eyes-open shooting and a 7 mm raised base that still allows for iron sight access. It features easy-to-adjust side buttons and an adjustable,… Continue Reading

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Podcast: Prepper Firearm Selection Made Easy

CLICK HERE for this week’s podcast! Building a firearms collection is one of the fun parts of being a prepper. It also requires a large investment of money and time, and due to the demands of prepping situations, it’s also… Continue Reading

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Podcast: Choosing A Bug-Out Location, Things To Consider

In this week’s episode of the 3BY podcast, we talk about things to consider if/when it’s time to look into finding a Bug-Out Location (BOL) otherwise known as a survival retreat, something similar to The Place. We talk not only… Continue Reading

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Podcast: Rainwater collection & water storage at both home and The Place

In this edition of the 3BY podcast, Salty and Spice take a look at their current water collection and storage situation at both the homestead and at The Place. Spice details her water collection system and drip irrigation systems at… Continue Reading

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Podcast: We open up our get-home bag

I’ve got to admit it, in the prepping community there seems to be a bizzare fascination with the collecting, construction and contents of get home bags, three day bags and bugout bags. I’ve seen people come to verbal blows on… Continue Reading

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Podcast: We Come To Suck Your BLOOD!!! (The audio version)

Some useful links for you:  CDC’s Tick Borne Diseases Health Provider Manual (PDF) How To Choose An Insect Repellent Poster (PDF) What Every School Nurse (Or Parents) Need To Know About Tick Born Diseases