The Forgotten Cheesecloth

Editors Note: A guest post from VGH to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award as well as...

How to Use Vodka as a Prepping Supply

Editors Note: Another guest post from Valknut79 to The Prepper Journal. Try as I might I just couldn't keep from offering comments as I claim to have extensive experience in this particular substance, er...

When Is Solar a Good Investment?

We have all heard the "mantra" - “Solar power is the future” ...“Solar power is the renewable energy source of tomorrow”....“Solar power will save you huge amounts of money on your electric bill.” These are all...

Putting 2017 in the Rear-view

There’s no shortage of people who are delighted to put 2017 in the rear-view. I’m one of them. Mine doesn’t even revolve around politics or the major disasters that struck over the course of...

Swimming in Snow

In a past life I was involved in the Avalanche Survival Classes The Sierra Club taught. This was back when their ranks were filled with outdoor enthusiasts focused on survival and conservation as opposed...

Helpers for Preppers’ Hands

Editors Note: Another guest post from R.Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. Whether this is you, a parent or grandparent, it is all something we should prepare for as either helpers, or eventually having...

A Second Language is a Prepper Must

Actually a third and fourth and fifth as basic sign language and Morse Code are just assumed to be in your basic preparedness skill set. There is an old joke about a new Iranian spy...

And the Round 12 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 Amazon gift cards are (in order): The Fourth...

Introduction to Nuclear Survival

Editors Note: Another guest post from John Hertig to The Prepper Journal. An in-depth piece on understanding this as the world deals with China's Junk-Yard Dog for the first time as opposed to the continued appeasement...

How to Learn Prepper Skills

Editors Note: Another guest post from Valknut79 to The Prepper Journal. A great way to start out the New Year is to do as he suggets and give yourself a challenge in learning a...

Welcome to 2018!

So you decided to stick it out for another year, congratulations! 2018, according to the Chinese and their 12-year zodiac cycle, is the year of the Dog, sometimes called The Earth Dog. What does the...

Mom Will Be Busy Tomorrow

While the Holiday is Monday, January 1, 2018, tomorrow, December 31, 2017, the day we don't post because it is a Sunday, is the day mom wants us to remind you about. She wants you...

Round 12 to Close Out 2017

In a race to start the New Year "anew" Preppers please cast your votes for the "best articles" published between October 1st and December 22nd of this year.  Money, money, money! But more importantly GREAT information! I have...

A Very Merry Christmas to One and All

"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder, and His name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince...

Holiday Safety When You’re Inside, Outside and Away from Home

Editors Note: A guest post from John Cuyoca to The Prepper Journal. Make note that Round 12 of the Prepper Writing Contest will be posted next week. Remember, if you have information for Preppers that...

Tree Fruits from Seed

When we turn to sustainability, a lot of preppers consider tree fruits for part of our long-term food supply. They can be expensive to buy, so it’s tempting to just plant a seed from...

Building your Food Storage

Editors Note: Another guest post from John Hertig to The Prepper Journal. A follow-on article to his recent post on Building Water Storage Systems.  As always, if you have information for Preppers that you...

Prepper Gifts for the Holidays

Editor's Note: Tis' the Season after all. This is a Guest contribution from Red J in the true Christmas spirit. Gifts aplenty for the everyone!   For the Non-Preppers: A small portable water filter is a dual-purpose...

Photographs Are Our Memories

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Capt. Denis to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award as well as be...

Buried Treasure – Caching Caches

Editors Note: Another contribution from R. Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award, as...

Building your Water Storage

There are many things which you may need to have if there is an emergency or disaster or social upheaval which shuts down the normal supply chain or results in chaos in the streets. ...

Easy Ways to Entertain your Family Without Electricity

Editors Note: Another great contribution from valknut79 to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award as well as be...

Yeah, But You May Have to Deal with the White Stuff!

So, on a bright clear winter day a couple who considered themselves young and athletic, decided to go nordic (cross-country) skiing, just the two of them, a spur of the moment thing. After all,...

Stay Energized!

The Invaluable Asset of Energy: As Preppers we have all not only imagined that we can be suddenly been thrust into the position of protecting and providing for our family in a catastrophic situation,...

How to Prepare Your Soil for Planting Tomatoes

Editors Note: A guest post from Angela Williams to The Prepper Journal. After all, it is spring south of the equator! As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share...

How Important Is an Air Mattress in Your Survival Gear?

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Elizabeth to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award as well as...

The Ultimate Stealth Bug Out Vehicle

When the time comes that I need to leave my suburban fortress, I think I’m leaving the SUV behind.  I have a mountain bike, and that’s all I think I’ll need for a short-term...

And the Round Eleven Winners Are….

The Polls have closed! The results have been tabulated and no Russian interference has been charged! The five (5) articles in contention for the three (3) prizes of Amazon gift cards were (in no particular order): Build...

Preppers – Got Glut? Cut Feed Bills!

An overabundance of eggs or milk is a good problem to have. It’s one some families will never experience, but it’s a common enough problem that it pops up annually on Facebook groups, homesteading...

The Fourth “B”

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Texan to The Prepper Journal. I have had this one for awhile as the subject matter required some extra-special handling. As you will read it may be easy...