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9 Prepping Lessons from American Blackout

Like millions of others on Sunday night, I plopped down in front of the TV to watch National Geographic’s American Blackout. I was curious...

Everything You Wanted to Know about the Prepper Movement but were Afraid to Ask

I had this thought as I was walking around the other day and wanted to jot down some answers to common questions I see...

Lighting Options for When the Power Goes Out

Are you afraid of the dark? Me either, but darkness brings about a whole new set of challenges you don’t need. When the power...

What If You Find Out the Zombie Stories Were Real?

OK, I will admit right now that I like a good zombie movie. Call me what you will, but for escapism fun, not much...

How to convince someone about prepping

I received an email the other day asking for advice on how to get a loved one on board with prepping.  This is a...

Prepping 101 – The Ultimate Get Out Of Dodge Vehicle

Today we are going to talk about all of the different options, choices and considerations for your own personal Get out Of Dodge Vehicle.
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Get Me Home Bag

Every prepper has heard of the bug out bag. But do you have a Get Me Home Bag?

The Honcho Poncho: Prepper Gear Review

This thing is what I have needed in my kit for years. It has helped reduce the space in my bug out bag and has a ton of applications.

Operation “Trick or Treat”

Halloween is arguably one of the best days of the year to conduct surveillance, practice your bug out drills, and really test your prepper OPSEC

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.

How to Survive With Just the Clothes on Your Back

There are some cases where we don't have our Bug Out bags with us at the moment. There are times when we don't have our EDC gear because as much as we hate to admit it, sometimes we walk out the door unprepared.

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?

The 10 C’s of Survival

There are so many lists of possible survival items that can be assembled together to achieve the perfect Bug Out Bag. Heck, we have even created our own bug out bag checklist that you can read here, but everyone has different items, preferences and requirements for what they feel is a complete and well-rounded kit.

Really, the FIRST Day, Really?

June 21st - The beginning of Summer north of the equator, the longest day of the year (daylight vs. night) and the Summer Solstice,...

What You Need in an EDC Bag – Ultimate Guide for Preppers

Editor's Note: A contribution to The Prepper Journal from Peter Betts on a subject we haven't posted about in awhile. An interesting take from...

Our Store is Open for Business

The Prepper Journal Store is "Open for Business"! Softly (quietly) launched this past weekend, it is now up and running with...

Practical Prep – Match Stockpiles To Skills

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from R. Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. If you have information for Preppers that you would like to share then enter...

A Hunker In Place Cooking Option

Looking for a great way to do two things at once, checkout a great prepper stove and heat up some Thanksgiving leftovers, all without...

Pickups for Preppers – Kiddie Pools

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...

Practical Fuels for Off-Grid Survival

Prepping is not just about stocking up for an event such as an economic collapse or a natural disaster that rends away the systems...

What Should Be in Your Car Emergency Kit

Editors Note: Another article from Paul Taylor to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share...

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...

Time to Revisit BOB

Editors Note: Another article from Angela Williams to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share...

Fish Antibiotics as a Prepper Alternative?

Editors Note: An article from Demi Rose to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share...

Grid-Down Missing-Person Searches

Loved ones go missing every day, all over the modern world. They always have. Disasters – especially fast-moving disasters – have more than their...

Must-Have Multipurpose Items for Your BOB

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Md Mobarak to The Prepper Journal.  As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to...

Teach Us How to Fish – Educating on The Prepper Lifestyle

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from valknut79 to The Prepper Journal. The views expressed herein are those of the writer, unedited except for the added pictures...

Bags for Survival

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from John Hertig to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to...

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...

Proportionate Preparation

Editors Note: A guest post from Mathew Jamerson. Like most preppers, I occasionally test out my preps. In this case I pulled my bug out...