Must Have Everyday Items for Home Remedies

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from TC. In the scenario where you and your family members would have to be able to rely on yourselves for a while...

Ten Plants for Edible Landscapes

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Phillip Meeks. Phillip submitted another article titled, "Six Lessons From the Ultralight Backpacking Movement". We routinely think of a garden as...

Are Your Children Ready for SHTF?

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Benjamin Burns. Do you have children? Grandchildren? Young siblings? Have you ever thought about them when you are prepping? What role will...

Prepping for FREE – Tips to Get Started Without Spending a Fortune

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from JustUS. If you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly win a $300 Amazon Gift Card...

An Outsiders View on Prepping – Things Nobody Talks About

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Roy who much to my amazement, said he composed this article entirely on his iPhone!   In studying everything I can out there,...

Abandoned Cars: Survival Salvage Ideas

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from David Paul Smith. I believe that in our society there are so many items we take for granted. I would argue...

Four Lessons Learned from This Summer’s Guerrilla Gardening

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Bobcat-Prepper. Great gardens that grow heaps of high-calorie food don’t just happen – you have to build them. I learned that this...

Building a Prepper Tool Kit the Thrifty (Aka Cheap) Way

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from PAD Commander. You can add the items below in his prepper tool kit to your list of prepping supplies for acquisition...

Plan Now: Getting Home from the Holidays

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Bobcat-Prepper. In just a few days, millions of us will be loading down the family vehicles and hitting the highway or ...

Six Lessons From the Ultralight Backpacking Movement

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Phillip Meeks.   I declared myself a backpacker in sixth grade. I bought an army surplus pack, a Sterno stove and a ten-dollar...

SHTF Medical Alternatives You Can Use for Treatment

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from David Paul Smith. David discusses three medical alternatives that you should investigate further to see if their use is something that...

Survival In Japan

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Mike Turner. Mike lives in Japan so his perspective is unique to most of us. In this article Mike shares tips...

Martial Law = Gun Confiscation? One Big Reason Why it is Unlikely

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Bolo. Many Prepper and survivalist web sites contain an abundance of material about the likelihood of gun confiscation in the aftermath of...

The Attitude of Survival

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Wendy. Survival is not guaranteed by an awesome assortment of tools and gadgets. Many times throughout history, when lives were on...

Testing Your Preps – One Family’s Journey Into Darkness

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Marshall Prepper. Prepping is a combination of many disciplines but no matter which aspect you are looking at, simply acquiring stuff...

Mother Nature: Healing What Ails You

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Riss Ryker.   Living below poverty level, has, in a sense, forced me to prepare for anything coming my way. Learning the value...

Building a Get Home Bag on a Budget, the Thrifty (Aka Cheap) Way

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from PAD Commander and in it he discusses how he built his Get Home Bag, rather creatively from a lot of underutilized...

Standby Generators for Use During Power Outages

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Sideliner 1950.   Winter's coming, and the nights are getting colder and longer... Today's post on another excellent prepper blog (Backdoor Survival) linked back...

The Six P’s and the Three S’s of Prepping

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Corey. Prepping is more than warehousing freeze-dried food and ammunition for the onslaught of the zombie apocalypse. As a prepper, I've accumulated...

12 Tips from a British Army Sniper

In the end it all comes down to being able to take the shot, hit your target and move to the next position without being found.

Bug out Bag on a Budget

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from T-Man. I want to first thank The Prepper Journal for putting on this writing contest to write your own article, for anyone...

How to Fight Different Types of Fire and Win

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest that was spurred by a recent post on dealing with fire at home. Fire is s serious subject that we often overlook...

Top BOB Essentials That Might Get You Killed

Editor’s Note: This is another post that has been generously contributed by Mike Turner and is the first entry in the Prepper Journal's new Prepper Writing Contest. Mike discusses some common BOB Essentials that...