Looking for a Travel Bargains? They Do Exist.

 

Written by Wild Bill on The Prepper Journal.

As Preppers we spend a good deal of our time preparing for the “what if’s” that life can throws at us. Let’s face it, we are planners above all else and we factor that into our parenting, our civic responsibilities, our sense of family, we plan and we hope for the best. But I propose […]

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Fish Antibiotics as a Prepper Alternative?

 

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.

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 and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of three Amazon Gift Cards with the top prize being a $300 card to purchase your own prepping supplies! Editor: This post […]

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How to Choose the Best Instant Tent for Your Next Trip

 

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.

Editors Note: An article from Tiffany Bolgert to The Prepper Journal. We are comfortable with instant coffee (yech!), instant oatmeal (where have all the nutrients gone?) and we can even buy instant underpants! So when the idea of an “instant tent” popped into someones head, well, The Prepper Journal had to find out! As enjoying […]

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Keep Your Home Safe: Smart Security Home Gadgets

 

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Editors Note: An article from Berta Melder to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of three Amazon Gift Cards with the top prize being a $300 card to purchase your own prepping supplies! Our homes […]

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Metallic Cartridge Reloading In The Prepper Tool Kit

 

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.

With the interest in the preparedness lifestyle growing at an explosive rate, one important skill is often brushed aside: reloading ammunition.

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

 

Written by Wild Bill on The Prepper Journal.

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) worthy candidates for Round Fourteen of the Preppers Writing Contest. Again, it was a hard thing to do, so many honorable mentions, so […]

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Stealth Vegetables and Vitamins At Your Disposal

 

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.

Editors Note: Another article from RA to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of three Amazon Gift Cards  with the top prize being a $300 card to purchase your own prepping supplies, then enter today! […]

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Hobbies That You Can Do In The Bunker

 

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Editors Note: An article from Nicole to The Prepper Journal. In the past we have had posts on Easy Ways to Entertain the family without Electricity and The 16 Best Hobbies for Preppers, and now we have a different way of looking at things to do at TEOTWAWKI. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like […]

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Companion Planting – Planting & Modifying the Three Sisters

 

Written by R. Ann Parris on The Prepper Journal.

Three Sisters, Elders, or Iroquois mounds are one of the most common and oldest examples of companion planting to be found. Corn, beans and squash are grown in close association, with each plant filling another’s needs. It’s a proven winner large or small, throughout history, including modern university studies on yields and post-harvest soil. Succotash […]

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How to Choose Best Holographic Sights

 

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.

Editors Note: An article from Shien who writer for topreddotsights.com to The Prepper Journal. The physics of light are one of the most complex parts of Physics. Shien provides a buyers guide for those looking to adapt to the latest in sights. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and […]

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ELE – Earth and Dark Matter

 

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Editors Note: An article from Jaidev Parmer to The Prepper Journal. Did an “extinction level event” really kill the dinosaurs (and, as a result, inflict us with a never-ending series of Jurassic Park movies?) Mr. Parmer presents some very interesting scientific facts, a logical progression and supporting theory. It is a preppers vision that may be […]

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Weirding Weather – Proofing Our Production

 

Written by R. Ann Parris on The Prepper Journal.

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 and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of three Amazon Gift Cards  with the top prize being a $300 card to purchase your own prepping supplies, […]

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Happy Independence Day

 

Written by Wild Bill on The Prepper Journal.

The Prepper Journal wishes all a safe and sane and happy Independence Day. Good times, with family and friends, a moment of reflection on those who set us upon this journey and those that made us a land of opportunity and continue to do so every day. The freedoms we enjoy should be celebrated. Be […]

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Beyond Antibiotics: 20 Medical Supplies To Store for TEOTWAWKI

 

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Editors Note: An article from Annie to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of three Amazon Gift Cards  with the top prize being a $300 card to purchase your own prepping supplies, then enter today! […]

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My Grandchildren are Not Allowed to Play with Me

 

Written by Wild Bill on The Prepper Journal.

Racy title! But it isn’t what you think, it is because, as a prepper now I have always been adventurous, always had a curiosity as to how things work and was always building things from ideas that popped into my head or that I learned from my friends or observed when my parents though I […]

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Survival Gardens – Minimum Seed Requirements Revisited

 

Written by R. Ann Parris on The Prepper Journal.

 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 the minimum someone needs. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the […]

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What Are the Most Important Weapons for Wilderness Survival

 

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Editors Note: An article from Glen Artis of Outdoorever.com to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of three Amazon Gift Cards  with the top prize being a $300 card to purchase your own prepping […]

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Simulated Combat – Getting Ready for Your First Paintball

 

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Editors Note: A guest contribution from Carrie Porter to The Prepper Journal.  While there is grueling combat training available, and only real combat brings home the reality of real combat, one of the best ways to start, since the draft is long gone, is to delve into paintball. Tactics and cover and accuracy applications are something […]

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Free Preps — Really!

 

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Editors Note: A guest contribution from David Hoes to The Prepper Journal. I love this. Goes well as a supplement to the recent post on Prime Locations for Post Disaster Salvage. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share then enter the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one […]

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Survival Knife Options

 

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Editors Note: Another guest contribution from Jim Watson to The Prepper Journal.  As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share then enter the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of three Amazon Gift Cards  with the top prize being a $300 card to purchase your own prepping supplies, enter […]

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Let Them Eat Cake

 

Written by Wild Bill on The Prepper Journal.

As Preppers we must keep up with the events that will affect our lives and one in England is the icing on the cake. The spreading of the gooey, sickeningly sweet sugar coating over a real problem has once again been applied with the strokes of a government so clueless as to punish with a broad stroke […]

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7 Ways To Signal For Help In The Wilderness

 

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.

Editors Note: An article from down-under thanks to Kelli Warner. I have been fortunate enough to have visited Australia on several occasions, business and pleasure and would return in a heartbeat. I was also foolish enough to sit down with a group Australian Armed forces personnel in a bar, they have no concept of moderation. As always, if […]

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What you Should be Adding to Your Compost Pile

 

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.

Editors Note: A follow-up article from valknut79 on his composting article last week. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of three Amazon Gift Cards  with the top prize being a $300 card to purchase your own prepping supplies, […]

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Survival Gardens: Strawberries & Slugs

 

Written by R. Ann Parris on The Prepper Journal.

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from Rebecca to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of three Amazon Gift Cards  with the top prize being a $300 card to purchase your own prepping supplies, then enter […]

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Everyone Starts Somewhere – How to Prep for the Future After a Disaster

 

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Editors Note: A guest contribution from Laure Marie Johnson to The Prepper Journal. Everyone has to start somewhere and the most quoted on this matter is of course Confucius (551 B.C. to 479 B.C.), also known as Kong Qui or K’ung Fu-tzu. As a Chinese philosopher, teacher and political figure his teachings are preserved in the Analects. He obviously […]

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A Brief Guide To Edible Weeds

 

That quality which makes a plant a weed is in the eye of the beholder. Where one person might see only an overgrown flower bed, another might see the makings of a decent salad. Frank down the street is probably tearing his hair out trying to get all the nettles out of his garden, while […]

The Best Of 2018 Amazon Prime Day

 

Every year about this time, Amazon Prime Day pops up with promises of huge savings. From my experience, yes, you can find some amazing deals, but for the most part, the products aren’t things that I want! “Save 80% on this package of a dozen hot-pink Sharpies!” Fabulous — except I can’t really use hot-pink […]

Survival Mom DIY: How to Can Your Own Cherry Jam

 

The secret to learning any skill, whether it is knitting, sewing, making furniture, or canning, is to start small. I was canning plain fruit and making simple freezer jam long before I felt brave enough to attempt jam in canning jars. This is only my second year canning jam, but I’ve found it isn’t nearly […]

9 Tips to Avoid the Summertime Prepping Slump

 

It’s so easy for the hot, lazy days of summer to just sort of run into each other in a haze of heat and laziness. When my kids are out of school and there is no routine I tend to get lazy myself. Then the day arrives when it’s time once again to get the […]

Prepper to Prepper: Survival Tips for the Ladies

 

Time for another haul of great prepper to prepper survival tips. This time, though, the ladies are in the spotlight: the moms, wives, and daughters that make the survival world go round. Here are some fantastic pieces of advice just for you, from hair to aprons to car repairs.   Lisa S: “I’d say the […]

16 Primitive ways to stay cool

 

Growing up in Phoenix, you would think I would have become accustomed to that city’s God awful heat, but the truth is, I never did. Every single summer I found myself hunkering down indoors and scurrying from one air-conditioned building to the next. After I married and had kids, I noticed how quickly my kids […]

15 Preparedness Uses for Kiddie Pools

 

Every once in a while, it’s helpful to take a second or third look at something around the house we take for granted and then consider how it might be used as a preparedness tool or piece of gear. In my case, it was the bright blue plastic kiddie pool sitting on the bck patio. […]

Top Frugal & Practical Tips for Your Next Family Vacation

 

My family loves to travel, and it’s all my fault. When I was a voracious reader in my much younger days, I dreamed about destinations around the globe and realized those dreams with my very first trip to Hawaii when I was 16. That addiction to travel continued and for the next couple of decades, […]

Camp Mommy: Easy At-Home Kids’ Activities for the Best Summer Vacation Ever

 

Summer vacation is starting! Summer camps can cost hundreds of dollars a week. As great as those experiences can be and as much as kids can learn, the cost adds up fast. After several summers of my kids complaining about having to get up for camp, mine are only signed up for a few day camps […]

Simple & Soothing Herbal Remedies for Sunburns

 

Sunburn happens. If you have very fair skin, it can happen year round, but for most people, sunburn is an annual summertime event, despite their best intentions to avoid it! Avoiding sunburn by using sunscreen, covering up with long sleeves and a hat, and staying out of the sun during the sunniest of the day […]