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Prepper Pantry – A Pound of Pasta

Editor's Note: To answer your question, Yes! After moving this post into WordPress for publication I did have to go find some good pasta...

The Value of Sleep

The Prepper Journal has posted in the past on the importance of sleep, like when it is your turn on guard duty. But in...

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...

First Aid Training Will Benefit Your Family

At The Prepper Journal we often post about learning first aid, that you and those around you when a injury occurs are the real...

Why Do Preppers Need to Know Basic Plumbing?

As a homeowner I will be the first to admit that I would rather change out a 220v circuit breaker during a hurricane while...

Are We Spinning Out of Control?

I posted last week on having a positive outlook at our current world so now, for the flip side.  I have often wondered if...

What’s Your Trigger Finger Doing?

If our accuracy has plateaued or backslid, we may have picked up one of several finger habits. Two we can check for are resigning...

Best Car Security Gadgets to Look Out For in 2019

As preppers our vehicles are important parts of our survival gear, whether needed to get home to family and supplies in an emergency, to...

Survive and Thrive, in Spite of the Media

It’s a jungle out there! Yep, that’s the title of a song by Randy Newman. In one of the lines, he sings “there’s confusion...

Upcycling for Preppers – Pool Noodles

Fear not, you’re not going to see cutesy flowers, beer floats, or kiddie obstacle courses. Pool noodles have way more...

If Only….

If only we had to deal with such a problem....we all hope to have this problem BUT it does bring things one must be...

Modern Minuteman – Yes-No-Maybe Skillsets

As if preparedness alone didn’t have enough to learn and do, along with the modern minuteman movement comes additional taskers. I’m going to cover a...

What Was it You Said Was Too Difficult?

I received this over the Memorial Day weekend and found it a short, inspirational story of determination. One worth sharing. I am...

Important Tips for Backpacking with Your Dog

Editor's Note: A timely guest contribution from Dennis as the weather and the mid year holidays see more and more of us getting off...

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...

Memorial Day 2019

"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." - Ed Howdershelt...

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...

Shooting Tactics and Training: Practice Practicality

Static square ranges and competitions are commonly the only firearm practice available to preppers. Sometimes, those square ranges and competitions – and even classes...

A Preppers Guide on How to Catch Fish for Food

Fishing is a popular pastime for tens of millions of people. However, this recreational activity — often seen as a...

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...

My Gun Can Beat Up Your Gun

Oh boy, another "gun debate". The extension of the "my mommy can beat up your mommy" challenge from our days at recess in Kindergarten. And...