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Ten Reasons to Become Self-Sufficient and Ten Ways to Get There

We are now three to five generations removed from the rural backbone that strengthened America.  The world at large has undergone a similar transformation...

Backyard Self-Reliance: Luffa

The desire to be more self-reliant tends to strike all preppers here and there, regardless of location. While some aspects of self-reliance are hugely...

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...

Why You Should Consider Taking a Prepper School as a Student

Editors Note: An article from Walter to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share then...

What to Consider Before You Bug out by Boat

You could conceivably bug out by boat if you live within a short drive from the coast, lake, large river or even stream. Before you throw in with Gilligan and the Skipper though, here are some things to consider.

Big Savings on Prepping Supplies Today

Prime Day is a one-day shopping event on Amazon that takes place today -July 15, 2015, and they are advertising "more deals than Black...

Why Bother Stocking Up if You Aren’t Prepared to Defend It

The world of Survival and Prepping Bloggers is pretty diverse. There are those who will say that they are only talking intelligently about preparing...

32 Must Have Prepper Books

For a long time now I have been meaning to post a list of prepper resources. I do have a lot listed our our...

Choosing a Wood stove – Cookstove

It's been a bit of a process but we've finally made up our minds what to do about the wood stove - cook stove...

How to Create Your Own Personal Survival Seed Bank

You have probably heard of seed saving, where you save a plant’s seeds or tubers at the end of a growing season to serve...

Prepper Resources

The Prepper Journal's Huge list of Prepping Websites and Blogs. You Can Subscribe to our RSS FEED HERE! The following websites provide a ton of information...

Run-n-Gun: Lights, Camera, Action

Whatever our primary shooting type and needs, there are a few things we can do to make sure we’re a little more ready when...

Practical Prep: Range Tips

For many preppers, static square ranges are the only opportunity to put rounds through the barrel. They do have some limitations, and they can...

How to Use a Magnesium Fire Starter

A magnesium fire starter is one of the most standard and popular outdoor tools available in the market. They're often used by people on...

How to Break Through a Locked Door in an Emergency

A guest contribution from Ryan to The Prepper Journal. Seemed appropriate today as I am doing my taxes.  “Opportunity does not knock. It presents itself...

Stress – Issues We Should Not Ignore

Today the term ‘preppers’ has a negative connotation because most people associate it with the so-called doomsday preppers instead of  what it really is...

Using Fish to Create Organic Fertilizer

In this article we’re going to discuss how you can grow plants using fish in an aquaponics system. Aquaponics is the combination of hydroponics (a...

What Can I Use for That?

When I received a comment on denture cream it got me thinking about some practical realities. Denture cream? Yes, and it made sense, how...

Prepping for What’s Most Likely

Editors Note: An article from Paul Taylor to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share...

Physical Security Requires Fiscal Security

Editors Note: If you have information for Preppers that you would like to share then enter into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win...

Truth-Checking Chickens – Broody Hens v. Sandbaggers

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

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...

GPS Hacks: 5 essential things you must know about your GPS

Editors Note: An article from John Lewis to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share...

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...

What Are the Most Important Weapons for Wilderness Survival

Editors Note: An article from Glen Artis of Outdoorever.com to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like...

How to Rebuild A Business Organization After a Natural Disaster

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Herman Davis to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to...

Eating Healthy While Camping

Editors Note: Another guest submission from Michael Everett to The Prepper Journal. Get ready - the next Prepper Writing Contest is coming! As always,...

What You Should Have in Your Ultimate Survival First Aid Kit

As a prepper, one of the most important things you can have on hand is an ultimate survival first aid kit. Although prepackaged kits...

Making Medical Preparations

Editors Note: A guest submission from Red J to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to...

Plan Your Survival Shelter: 5 Stages to Building a Survival Cabin.

Editors Note: A guest submission from David Woods to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to...