How I Plan on Bugging In

There are multiple articles, videos, and books about bugging out and a few on bugging in. My aim here is to throw a bit of thought on the bugging in concept from my unarmed Canadian perspective.

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...

10 Great Bartering Items for When the SHTF

The only difference will be how they will be doing it once today’s money looses its value. So, below we’ve put together a list of 10 items that will be worthy of trading for those days ahead, on the other side of that moment we call when the SHTF

Effective Ways to Save Your Back During Deer Hunting

Gearing up with all the essentials as soon the hunting season come around the corner is good.  However, at the same time knowing how to protect yourself from any mishap during a hunting trip...

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Prepper Moms

Editor’s Note: The following guest article has been generously contributed by Elizabeth.   This is an article for the kids. So I'm not all that big into Mother's Day. I tell my kids that I'm perfectly o.k. with...

Survival Gardens – Minimum Seed Requirements Revisited

 Editors Note: Another article from R Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal, a supplement for her last post on the subject. with new information and a guide on how much and seed would be...

10 of the Best Bartering Items if the grid goes down

If we have an event similar to the nationwide power outage portrayed in American Blackout, there is little doubt that we will eventually have widespread panic, looting and rioting by people who either don’t...

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 share and possibly receive a $25 cash award as well...

Safe Water If the Grid Goes Down Pt. 2

We listed what could contaminate water, and mentioned the six practical ways to fix this. Here is the investigation into the other four methods.

Food Storage Calculator Spreadsheet – Free Download

If you have been interested in Prepping for more than two minutes, you have heard that you need to have a plan for food storage in case of disaster. Food is one of the...

P3Solar Dynamo Plus Review – Backup Power

I am always refining my prepping plans and the associated tools and gear I think will help improve my situation if the worst should happen. Some people go through life believing that nothing bad...

Never Be Situation Unaware

Editors Note: Another guest post from valknut79 to The Prepper Journal. A subject close to my constant mantra, and one where political correctness has NOT been factored in to be "fair" or spare any...

For the Want of a Nail…..

Editors Note: A first time guest submission from Cody Jarrett, an article on a core theme, the currency of preppers, a good read with an EXCELLENT reference at the end (hint, I have read...

Neighborhood Defense: People, Weapons and Supplies

This is the fifth and final article in a five part series on Neighborhood defense and security in a grid down scenario. In the first article, Neighborhood Watch on Steroids I listed some possible...

Preppers Don’t Have Abs

I don't think there is anything wrong with looking like a Viking with an AR or a jacked and tan super woman--in fact, that's actually super impressive. But is that Prepping?

Survival Fishing With Just a Hook, Line and Sinker

So it’s best to be prepared to catch them. You and your family’s health may be wholly dependent on survival fishing at times.

Tracking and Separating Seeds for Success

Both tracking seeds and their results and separating seeds in storage can help limit some of the pains and aggravations of gardening.

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 then enter into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win...

How to Get the Most Food from Your Survival Garden

Here are a few ways we can cut down on the labor and time of gardening and increase our yields, whether we’re just getting started with some pots or whether we’re ready to expand our production in times of crisis

What to Pack in a Household Emergency Bug out Bag

The purpose of a Household Emergency Bug out Bag is to have a small bag ready with supplies and resources you may need if you were forced to temporarily abandon your house due to an extremely localized emergency (just you).

Looter Defense Tactics

For many; the not too distant events in Ferguson are the first thoughts that come to mind when you mention the word looting. Looting in some circles is what you do apparently when there...

Prepping for Our Furry Friends – Stuff for Spot

That means adding to the long lists of things we need to do, buy and plan for should our worlds fall apart on either a small scale or a large scale.

Survival Fishing Kit: Worth the Time or Useless Gear?

Does a survival fishing kit make much sense at all or is it wasting space in our bug out bags, backpacks and pants pockets?

8 Basic Survival Skills That You Ought To Know

The main reason for the lack of adequate skills is that many people lack the proper survival skills training to cope with any emergency situation. In the subsequent paragraphs, we are going to mention 8 important survival skills that anyone must have in his or her kit.

The Coming Correction

In the millennia mankind has existed we have witnessed some small corrections. Nature, the things by which we are all bound, sets in motion events, unforeseen and undeniable.

A Prepper Must-Have: Hands-Free Light

When it comes to a portable light, it’s hard to beat something that leaves your hands free and moves around with your eyes. Their cost, usefulness, and weight make them an absolute must-have for preppers.

Survival Gear: Tools to Get You through Any Crisis

Bug Out Essentials to help you survive during and after any disaster If I only had a … Have you ever caught yourself saying that? I don’t mean when you are sitting in the living...

A Soldiers Experience

Editors Note: This article was submitted by Tom D. to Pat awhile ago. I am publishing it, with some "military language" edits, since it provides some insights into the reality of military life and...

Where There Is No Kitchen: Cooking When The Grid Goes Down

Many of you are familiar with the nearly famous books “Where There Is No Doctor” and “Where There Is No Dentist” that are the most widely used health education books in tropical and sub-tropical...

Five Essential Components to Winter Driving

Article originally published at The Prepared Ninja October is here and that means a new fiscal year for the federal government. It also means that winter will be upon the vast majority of us sooner...