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...

A Forgotten Skill: Weather Prediction

As of right now, only extreme weather affects our daily lives, but in a doomsday scenario we would need to know the weather to properly adapt shelter, make sure our rain barrels are ready,...

Your Survival Garden’s Worst Enemy: Weeds

With so many Americans growing vegetable gardens for the first time, I thought it apropos to write a post concerning the one culprit that has caused my husband and I to want to throw...

Fit to Survive? Don’t Be the Weakest Link

The sole purpose of prepping is to prepare for survival in the event of a cataclysmic event.  As a prepper, you stock your pantry full of non-perishable food, arrange for alternate shelter, stock up...

Are We The Last Generation of ‘WILD’ Humans?

by Anne Gordon, RN Could side effects from food additives, water fluoridation, GMOs, tainted air, and excessive vaccines cause people to become mediocre and lose their critical thinking abilities? Some new technologies could make living...

How We Set Up “Our” Outdoor Shed!

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Kate and Zac 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...

If You Like It Then You Better Put A Label On It

We have all heard the story about the poor kids whose lemonade stand was shut down by local government.  Late night comedians joked about it, news programs didn’t quite know what to do with...
10 Tips for taking a Woman to the Range

10 Tips For Taking A Woman To The Range

The first gun I ever shot was a double-barrel shotgun.  I was 15 years old and my best friend’s older brother had set up two liter soda bottles outside for target practice.  I didn’t...

Library Joins The Preparedness Movement With Seed Swap

At the public library in Basalt, Colorado you can check out more than books.  This library and several others popping up across the nation are promoting seed swapping.  It is a simple process.  You...

Prepared For… Boredom?

Food and water, check.  Emergency and first aid supplies, check.  Water purification system, extra clothing, and shelter, check.  The ultimate prepper has gathered and stored everything needed to keep themselves, family, and anyone else...

Are You the Grasshopper or the Ant?

Who doesn’t like to say I told you so?  I mean really, honestly, deep down in your soul.  Maybe not even uttering the words, but having a look that says, “I am too big...

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...

Boston: A Wake-Up Call For Patriots Everywhere

I am not one to engage in conspiracy notions regarding the recent Boston Marathon bombing.   I have heard theories concerning the facts and have seen the photographs that seem to point to, as some...

Self-Sufficiency Superstars – Pickin’ A Chicken

Editors Note: Another article from R. Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. Think you know everything there is to know about preppers preferred livestock to raise, maybe, but you will know much more by the...