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...

Bug Out Bag List

Editors Note: I was very honored to be approached by Jacob at mybugoutlist.com for this article he was putting together. In his article he asked the question below of ten people he considered "experts"...

But You are Down to Just 74 Shopping Days!

Editors Note:  If you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award, as well as being entered into the Prepper Writing Contest AND have a chance...

It’s Here! Round Fourteen of the Preppers Writing Contest

AGAIN Preppers you get to cast your votes for the "best articles" published in The Prepper Journal over the last three months!  Money, money, money! But more importantly GREAT information! I have chosen five (5)...

Cookstoves and the Prepared Lifestyle

Editors Note: This article has been generously contributed by Chris from Cookstoves.net. Imagine this scenario: It’s the dead of winter. The ground is covered in snow, the temperature is below freezing during the daylight and...

How to Camo Paint Your AR15

When I purchased my AR15, I never really considered painting it and I loved the nice black finish. Over the years though I have come to realize that this beautiful black rifle really sticks...

Get Home Scenario

You have to have a flexible plan. Be prepared to change and adjust it according to the situation. Your kit levels aid you in maintaining the flexibility and ability to adjust and resupply on the go.

Getting the Most from Food and Water During a Disaster

In a disaster we all know water is going to be very precious. Water is also one of the hardest things to store. Now is the time to think about ways to get the most out of every drop.

What is the Best AR-15 Scope for SHTF?

If you have an AR-15 or any rifle really, and you plan on using this in a defensive role should the need arise, you need to consider what is the best scope for your...

4 Absolutely Necessary Things Every Prepper Must Realize

I – more so than a lot of people involved in this – have dealt with A LOT of other preppers face to face and I want to talk about the patterns that I have seen form over the years.

Staying Healthy in the Wilderness

Your body is one of the most important considerations of survival that we often overlook in favor of the latest prepper gear. Imagine a bug out scenario where you could be walking over rough...

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...

12 Best Vehicles For Surviving The Zombie Apocalypse

Since the episode last night of Doomsday Preppers had a guy modifying an old school bus to be his battle wagon after the destruction caused by of an F5 tornado, I thought I would...

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.

Practical Preparedness – Simplify Your Shopping List

One thing that can help is to simplify the shopping list. In some case it’s about paring it down. In other cases, it’s about finding multi-purpose items.

5 Security Measures That Will Keep You Alive During Doomsday

You want to make sure that you are secure enough to live to see tomorrow. Let’s take a look at five security measures that you can implement to help you stay alive during doomsday.

Pray For the Best but Prepare For the Worst

How do you view the subject of Prepping? Is it a fear that keeps you up at night worried about your children or family members? Do you look at prepping as an exciting hobby...

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...

Coping with Stress After Disaster

When planning for disaster, we run through scenarios in our mind and those scenarios give us a visual baseline for which we make plans. As preppers we talk a lot about the steps you...

The Necessity of Liquidity in an Increasingly Cashless Society

Editors Note: The following guest article has been generously contributed by Matt Sevald. I was taught all the values of saving money but it wasn’t exactly modeled for me. Consequently, I had to overcome some...

Prepping Myth: When SHTF You Will Bug Out To The Woods

I wanted to address a few common misconceptions that I think some people have with how they plan to address a SHTF event in their lives. There are some that are more dangerous than...

How To Test Your Family’s Survival Skills

Are you looking for a challenging way to put your family’s survival skills and teamwork to the test?  Nothing will assess the grit and endurance of your loved ones better than leaving behind all...

Everything Depends on the Disaster

The central tenet of prepper websites is the unflinching belief that you need to be prepared for unexpected events. That statement on its face seems to be able to stand on its own, without...

Getting Started in Prepping

If you are new to Prepping, then you have come to the right place. The Prepper Journal was created specifically to help as many people as possible learn about Prepping. Whether you are looking...

A Dad’s Guide In Prepping His Home

It is Father’s Day and the whole family is enjoying a nice old family BBQ. Daddy is wiping the ribs a fresh coating of his special barbecue sauce. The kids are chasing the family...

Top 4 Security Measures for Those Living in the Big City

It is estimated that there are over 1.2 million violent crimes and 8.6 million property crimes reported yearly, which makes it even scarier when you think about living in the big city. In today’s...

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...

Teaching Your Kids To Be Prepared

Preparation in today’s day and age is a must. To assume that a natural disaster, a home invader, or a financial collapse won’t affect your family is a tad naïve. Preparation is about attempting...

Simple Flashlight Mod Increases Run Time 3.6X

Who doesn't want to get the most from all of their preps? One of the most frequently exhaustible resources is batteries and almost everything you could use in a grid-down situation uses batteries (obviously...

What Are Your Prepping Blind Spots?

The cooler temperatures in the air remind me of the approach of winter and with it many of the things I take pleasure in. Colder days give me excuses to wear my big warm...