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7 Frugal Gardening Tips to Help You Prepare

Here are some gardening tips I have learned over the years that save money, allowing me to grow more for less.

Adapting with Frugality

I can’t imagine housewives today saving used cooking grease in a can to take to the butcher in exchange for a few cents and...

Cheap by Choice: When Frugality Means Freedom

As a parent, sometimes I’ve asked my kids to do things they don’t want to do.  (Haven’t we all?)  The biggest key to their...

How to Make Sure Your Stuff Lasts Forever — or Close to It

Editor's Note: A guest contribution from Scott Huntington to The Prepper Journal. Whether you live primarily off the grid and rarely venture to town or...

Where Have All the Adults Gone?

I can set the tone of the article by stating that the following item was returned by Google when I searched "Who Governs our...

Survival Gardening: Cutting Costs

Starting, expanding and maintaining a garden can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. From developing and increasing soil...

Seeding Indoors Now For Your Spring Garden

Editors Note: Another timely contribution from Cat Murphy to The Prepper Journal. Spring may seem like its eons away, but it will be here before...

Backups and Alternatives – A Preppers Mantra

In the prepper world, we hear “two is one, one is none”. We don’t want to get carried away with it when we’re packing...

Preservation Quickfire Tips – Increasing variety, ease and yields

Editors Note: Another article from R. Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. If you have information for Preppers that you would like to share then...

Teach Us How to Fish – Educating on The Prepper Lifestyle

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from valknut79 to The Prepper Journal. The views expressed herein are those of the writer, unedited except for the added pictures...

Guest Recommended Free On-Line Summit

Editors Note: A contribution from R. Ann Parris. The Prepper Journal hopes the content of the summit recommended here lives up to her expectations,...

Training Your Children for Self Sustainability

I have felt an urgent need, from the birth of each child, to make sure that they are prepared for the many possibilities that may occur in their lifetimes.

My New Year’s Prepping Resolutions

It’s that time of year again; time to over eat and over drink, and wonder where on Earth 2016 went?

The Honcho Poncho: Prepper Gear Review

This thing is what I have needed in my kit for years. It has helped reduce the space in my bug out bag and has a ton of applications.

Start Prepping With Limited Funds? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Considering the regular commitments like mortgage and car payments they have to keep up with, average income Americans may feel they have no money to start prepping for disasters.

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Once reality has set in and people have started to adjust to the new normal, an essential component of rebuilding your immediate community will be the ability to give selfless service to others.

6 One-Day Preparedness Projects & Skills

A ton of preparedness projects and skills can be completed in as little as an afternoon, regularly with minimal outlay of cost.

How to Live Off Grid Successfully

If you have been wondering how to live off grid - "is it really possible?" and "Can I do it?" the short answer to all of these questions is, "Yes!

8 Easy Garden Hacks

It’s something that’s going to come as a shock for those who don’t practice ahead of time, no matter how many tricks get applied. However, we can save some time and stress on our bodies with a few low-cost and low-skill tricks and tools, and see increased yields.

Depression Recipes – Simple Meal Ideas for Hard Times

The Great Depression is almost universally thought of as the darkest time in recent U.S. history from at least a financial standpoint. Like many...

Saving Money with Homemade Laundry Soap

This article originally appeared on the Canadian Preppers Network Saving money is most times easier than making it and I have found a way to...

Seven Tips for a Smart and Healthy Victory Garden

During the difficult days of World War II, victory gardens became popular symbols of frugal living and self-reliance. As the nation’s resources became focused...

Has Electricity Zapped Our Self-Sufficiency?

With so many folks preparing to survive economic depression as our parents and grandparents did in the 1930s, I wonder about our “progress” since...