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PrepperMed UPDATE: Evidence Shows Chronic Wasting Disease In Deer Transfers To Primates

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a disease of hoofstock wildlife (deer and the like).currently spreading through North America.  Affected animals look … well, like this: Why should preppers care? There’s been no proven case of CWD being transmitted to a human…… Continue Reading

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Six Tips For Prepping With Canned Foods

Food is perhaps the second most important prep that a prepper can have (water and water purification would be the first). Food is also one of the most daunting issues facing a new prepper, especially if that person has limited… Continue Reading

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Product Review: Red Feather Canned Butter

As I was checking out the latest prepper stories on Prepper Website (CLICKY) I came across an ad link for Red Feather Canned Butter.  I’ve been thinking about trying some canned butter for a while, so I went ahead, gave… Continue Reading

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Review: Backpacker’s Pantry Chana Masala

Backpacker’s Pantry makes a line of dehydrated foods packed into foil pouches.  You add boiling water to the pouch, stir, seal it up for 15-20 min, and it’s ready to eat.  These are good for emergency bag food (light and… Continue Reading

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Paranoid Prepper: Viewing prepping as a hobby? Whatever works to get it done!

Prepping as a Hobby Disasters are not everyday events.  We need to keep a bit of perspective if we want to live normal lives, while getting ready for whatever Murphy throws at us.  We need a method to keep improving… Continue Reading

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Doing It Right: When It Comes To Prepping, Simple Is Better

When you are in a survival situation, when your life is on the line, you simply cannot have the vital gear you need to survive breaking. The lesson that Spice and I had drilled into our heads over and over… Continue Reading

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8 Things Preppers Often Focus on Too Much

As preppers, one of the hardest things that we can do is find balance in our preps. For various reasons we tend to overdo or neglect. In today’s article & it’s accompanying podcast, we take a look at eight different… Continue Reading

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Prepper 101: An Introduction

Here at 3BY, we have discovered there is a need for an easy, linear and focused strategy for people new to prepping. We are calling it Prepper 101. This series is intended for someone new to the concept of prepping.… Continue Reading

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Six Things Preppers Often Don’t Do Enough

There are things we, as preppers, need to do more of, or do a better job of. You know it, we know it, but that doesn’t mean it gets done.  Spice and I talked about it in our weekly podcast,… Continue Reading

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Food Review: Backpacker’s Pantry Kathmandu Curry

You may have guessed this meal was designed for backpackers.  Therefore it’s light (6.6 oz), in a durable container that also serves for cooking, and withstands extremes of temperature without problems, and has a good shelf life — all excellent… Continue Reading

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Now is the Time for a Prep on the Cheap

 If you could buy an insurance policy for $1 that had the potential to add significant food – pounds and pounds of it – to your family’s larder should something dramatically bad happen in the next six months … would… Continue Reading

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Emergency Foods: What to Do About Allergies and Sensitivities

If you’re not inclined to be a label reader you might not have noticed … but many prepper foods are pretty big on the ‘processed’ scale. The problem is that means there are many, many ingredients in each food. Lots… Continue Reading

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The Most Food Per Foot? Part 2: The Taters are In

It was a great plan: This post is something of a morality tale of gardening.  Back in the spring, I wrote a post on one of this year’s garden experiments:  The Tower of Potatoes.  The plan is you build a… Continue Reading

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Oh Dry Up! Prepping on a Budget by Dehydrating Food

Let’s see, what comes in this bucket designed to be a 30-day emergency food supply?  We’ve got cream-based soups, pancake mix, breakfast cereals, milk powder, pasta and rice entrees, chili … in other words, lots of grains with enough cheap… Continue Reading

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Paranoid Prepper: You Can Prepare Anywhere!

You Can Prepare Anywhere By now you may have realized there is a prepper myth that I just don’t agree with.  The idea is that urban centers, and perhaps other locales, are simply impossible to survive in if SHTF.  I… Continue Reading