A Robust, Redundant Escape Plan Starts Today

Editors Note: An article from Dave Henly to The Prepper Journal. Reality if you really want to get off the grid. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share...

Free Beginner Prepping Course

I was taught to think about preparedness for disasters. I came away from the class with the knowledge that I was in the dark when it came to being prepared for a disaster.

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.

3 Common Mistakes Preppers Make and How To Avoid Them

So you have this prepping thing down, right? You have plenty of supplies to weather any contingency and there isn’t much left that you haven’t purchased or thought of. You and your family have...

Making The List and Checking It Twice, and Once More for Safety

Editor's Note: Tis' the Season after all. The Prepper Journal's stocking stuffer' suggestions for that Prepper who has Everything. Here are this years suggested stocking fillers for every prepper, and from real preppers! Water Purification From tablets...

So Many Images

On yet another anniversary of 911, the 16th, the images from that day are still haunting and still heart breaking.      Those lost, lives forever changed, bravery on a scale that can't be measured...    and yet uplifting...

HOW TO BUILD THE PERFECT CAMPFIRE

Editors Note: Another guest post from Angela Williams 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 entered into the Prepper Writing...

Your Reason for Prepping is Stupid

Have you ever uttered these words or simply thought them to yourself? Have you maybe been talking to someone online or reading the comments on your favorite prepping site’s latest article and thought that...

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?

100 Ways to Prep: Watch, Read and Tweet Your Way To Self Reliance

This article was generously contributed by Jacob Phillips from My Bug Out Bag List It’s a common theme amongst my readers that I hear the words “gear is great, but it is nothing without knowledge”....

The Unexpected and Unawares

Editors Note: A contribution to the Prepper Journal Writing Contest from Charles McKelroy. The wind picked up in the afternoon on a cloudless day. Nothing unusual for the area, we have windy days all during...

The End of Your World As You Know It

As adults, we are expected by society to be mature enough to take care of a few basic but important things; namely ourselves and anyone we have responsibility for. Responsibility is a word that...

Grid Down Intelligence Gathering: Prepper Force Multiplier

If we want security in an SHTF scenario, then we need to know more about the threats. What we need is real-time intelligence gathering.

If You Don’t Put Together Your 72 Hour Survival Kit Now You’ll Hate Yourself...

This article has been generously contributed by M.D. Creekmore and was originally published at The Survivalist Blog. This short modified excerpt is from my book 31 Days to Survival - this would also make a good bug out bag...

Top 5 Firearms You Need To Get Your Hands On NOW!

I would rather have my trusty shotgun as opposed to a baseball bat and harsh language if there were a bunch of people trying to knock down my door any day. So, with that in mind, below are my list of the top 5 firearms you need to get your hands on now.

Choosing Your Shelter: BOLs vs. Bunkers

When it comes to surviving TEOTWAWKI, nothing is more important than choosing your shelter whether that is your bunker or your bug out location. But there’s much debate circling around which is actually the best.

Tips to Prepare Your House for Future Disasters

Editors Note: An article from Dennis to The Prepper Journal. A sponsored post promoting choices in home warranties. I am posting this because it serves two purposes - it contains some good prepping tips and my...

Is Your Critical Infrastructure Safe from Attack?

Even though the news was slow to reach the surface on the details surrounding the attack of a central California electrical substation, by now most of you have heard the news. For those who...

Taking Advantage of Autumn

Editors Note: Another article from R. Ann Parris 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...

Prepping the House With a Gun Safe

Editor's Note: A contribution to The Prepper Journal from the people at BuyerBenchmark.  Firearms are very much a part of life in the mid west and have personally been a huge inspiration to me since...

Crisis at Work: Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness for Small Businesses

Disaster can strike at any moment – even at work. Make your small business disaster recovery plan today to avoid catastrophic losses in an emergency.

Living The Preps

I am going to date myself with some of what I have written herein, but I don’t mind doing that if it may help a few people or families to have a better shot...

Are You Prepared to Deal with a Fire at Home?

Editors Note: The following guest article was generously contributed by James Smith in October of 2015. It is worth rereading if you caught it then as well as for the first time now. Additionally I...

Top 9 Reasons Why You Need a Revolver for Self-Defense

Revolvers make an excellent choice as a Concealed Carry Weapon, backup or self-defense piece. Here are seven reasons why the wheel gun excels.

Now That The Dark Ages Are Returning

Yesterday, November 6, 2018 is the newest day that will "live in infamy" in the upcoming decline of America. We as a people have taken a giant step backwards, most likely one that may...

Defending Your Home in Extreme Conditions

Photo Courtesy of Alison Christine Under normal circumstances, home security systems such as ADT home security can be an excellent step towards achieving peace of mind. But these systems are far from a cure-all for...

Don’t Fall for the Prepper Fantasy

There are so many thoughts and beliefs around what our own personal TEOTWAWKI reality will look like. Every prepper I talk to about any subject has their own take on what will happen, when...

What Should a Serious Prepper Wear?

The need for body armor is one that has seen increasing popularity amongst preppers. With the majority of situations that require beforehand preparation, the threat of guns and knives are things that aren't overlooked....

Mechanical Gun Safes – Bedside Pistol Safe

I imagine myself in a scenario where I’m woken up by a bump in the night. Likely taking place in the wee hours of the morning.

Abandoned Mines: SHTF Survival Shelter Option? Pt. 1

Editor's Note: This is the first of a two-part article that was generously contributed by Bolo. It covers an amazing amount of information on the subject of abandoned mines. For the adventurous soul, these...