Don’t Overlook Coffee as a Staple in your Prepper Supply

While we may not all be daily or regular coffee drinkers, not addicted to a daily "Starbuck's" fix, coffee in its whole bean and ground forms has a place in prepping supplies. With the introduction...

Is it Smart To Carry a Smart Phone?

Editors Note: Another article from valknut79 to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one...

Mail Call

I have to say that getting the mail, the old fashion snail-mail at The Prepper Journal is always interesting. Needless to say I receive some interesting things and thought I would share some of...

And YOU Thought It Was Safe to Go Into the Water Again

Editors Note: An article from Jennifer Moran to The Prepper Journal. If you live near the ocean or visit the ocean you should be prepared for what dangers lurk beneath the surface. An abundant source of...

Prepper Must-Have: Minimal-Smoke Cooking Backups

Some holiday weekend, head out to the ‘burbs" or stroll through some campgrounds or a public park. Your nose will pick up a couple very distinctive smells: Wood smoke and charcoal grills. Charcoal and...

Time to Revisit BOB

Editors Note: Another article from Angela Williams to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win...

Survival Tools You Can Make Out of Scrap

Editors Note: An article from Tara to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one...

And the Round Fourteen Winners Are…

The Polls at The Prepper Journal have closed! The results have been tabulated and yet AGAIN no Russian interference has been charged! The three (3) prize winning articles of are (in order): Prime Locations for Post-Disaster...

Looking for a Travel Bargains? They Do Exist.

As Preppers we spend a good deal of our time preparing for the "what if's" that life can throws at us. Let's face it, we are planners above all else and we factor that...

It’s Here! Round Fourteen of the Preppers Writing Contest

AGAIN Preppers you get to cast your votes for the "best articles" published in The Prepper Journal over the last three months!  Money, money, money! But more importantly GREAT information! I have chosen five (5)...

Hobbies That You Can Do In The Bunker

Editors Note: An article from Nicole to The Prepper Journal. In the past we have had posts on Easy Ways to Entertain the family without Electricity and The 16 Best Hobbies for Preppers, and now we have a...

ELE – Earth and Dark Matter

Editors Note: An article from Jaidev Parmer to The Prepper Journal. Did an "extinction level event" really kill the dinosaurs (and, as a result, inflict us with a never-ending series of Jurassic Park movies?)...

Happy Independence Day

The Prepper Journal wishes all a safe and sane and happy Independence Day. Good times, with family and friends, a moment of reflection on those who set us upon this journey and those that made...

My Grandchildren are Not Allowed to Play with Me

Racy title! But it isn't what you think, it is because, as a prepper now I have always been adventurous, always had a curiosity as to how things work and was always building things...

Survival Gardens – Minimum Seed Requirements Revisited

 Editors Note: Another article from R Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal, a supplement for her last post on the subject. with new information and a guide on how much and seed would be...

Simulated Combat – Getting Ready for Your First Paintball

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Carrie Porter to The Prepper Journal.  While there is grueling combat training available, and only real combat brings home the reality of real combat, one of the best...

Let Them Eat Cake

As Preppers we must keep up with the events that will affect our lives and one in England is the icing on the cake. The spreading of the gooey, sickeningly sweet sugar coating over a real...

What you Should be Adding to Your Compost Pile

Editors Note: A follow-up article from valknut79 on his composting article last week. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to...

Everyone Starts Somewhere – How to Prep for the Future After a Disaster

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Laure Marie Johnson to The Prepper Journal. Everyone has to start somewhere and the most quoted on this matter is of course Confucius (551 B.C. to 479 B.C.), also known as...

The Weapon of Next-to-Last Resort

As Preppers we plan for the worst while hoping for the best, like all rational human beings. And as such I am a big fan of having redundant safety systems, something driven home during...

Simple Summer Project – Composting

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from valknut79 to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one...

Grid-Down Missing-Person Searches

Loved ones go missing every day, all over the modern world. They always have. Disasters – especially fast-moving disasters – have more than their share. In a major crisis, we can expect to continue...

Must-Have Multipurpose Items for Your BOB

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Md Mobarak to The Prepper Journal.  As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to...

Prime Locations for Post-Disaster Salvage

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from R. Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal.  As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance...

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

As mentioned last week in our Newsletter, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect today. The Prepper Journal uses MailChimp to manage its subscriber list and here is their Press Release on...

Ration Bar Roundup (And Alternatives)

Emergency food bars are commonly talked about in the prepper and survivalist world as an alternative to meals and a bug-out bag item, but they also have a lot of value in boosting calories,...

Things Every Heart Patient Should Consider Before Going on a Trip

As the traveling season in the northern hemisphere starts to peak I though it of value that we preppers prepare should we be traveling with family and friends who might have had heart issues. Travelling around...

Testing Your Plan

Editors Note: A guest contribution from COSurvivalist to The Prepper Journal. You have built all of these wonderful plans for survival, you have bought or built all of the things you think you need, you...

Top Summer Jobs to Teach Teens Prepping Skills

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from valknut79 to The Prepper Journal. Is this another time-honored tradition being impacted by year-round school? I hope not as I learned much from summer jobs that ranged from loading 100-lbs....

6 Essential Knots You Need To Know

I know you can tie your own shoe laces. But I am sure many people do not know how to tie other types of knots. If you once did then you definitely need some...