Christmas Gift Guide. Recommendations by Sharon

Sharon’s Recommendations for online shopping for the Holiday Season

Building on Basics for Survival Preparedness

The following may be considered basic foundational categories for preparedness. The entire process of prepping and preparedness begins with basic ‘ingredients’ to survive and stay alive. Each of these are relatively inexpensive to purchase for storage, they store easily for long periods, and they provide a foundation for adequate calories and nutrition to sustain life. …

Prepper Practice Drills

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Prepper Book Festival 13: Prepper’s Survival Medicine Handbook + Giveaway

With the range of things that can happen following a disaster or disruptive event being so diverse, it is difficult to remember it all. Everything from broken bones, hypothermia, deadly spider bites, and gunshot or knife wounds must be prepped for, and those woes are just the tip of the iceberg. The solution is to have a variety of survival medicine books on hand. Today’s book is a bit different than most. Prepper’s Survival Medicine Handbook: A Lifesaving Collection of Emergency Procedures from U.S. Army Field Manuals, is a collection of US Army emergency procedures, written and illustrated in a manner we can all understand. Written by real-life emergency responder Scott Finazzo, Prepper’s Survival Medicine Handbook goes…

Stockpile Supplies at Multiple BOL

Everyone knows how important it is to stockpile supplies such as food, water and other necessities for an emergency. A small percentage of people are well prepared, many are somewhat prepared and most aren’t prepared at all. But nobody can say they weren’t warned that they could be without these crucial items should a crisis occur. There is much less awareness of the need to have stockpiles of food, water and other items in at least two different locations, preferably three. Preppers who have gathered large amounts of bottled water, canned food, toiletries and a host of can openers, flashlights, batteries, radios, blankets, clothing, first-aid kits and weapons are…

We’re All Going To Lose On November 8th: Get Prepped With This Post-Election Chaos Checklist

Darned if we do and darned if we don’t. That basically sums up the current election cycle. I’d go so far as to say that everybody loses during … Read the restThe post We’re All Going To Lose On November 8th: Get Prepped With This Post-Election Chaos Checklist appeared first on The Organic Prepper.

What If My Water Filter Freezes, Will It Be Damaged?

Do you have a portable water filter? Do you keep one in your vehicle, perhaps in a GHB (get-home-bag) or BOB (bug-out-bag) or simply in your 72-hour emergency kit? Do you bring a water filter with you when you hike? Does the weather freeze where you live? Have you ever wondered if your water filter …

The Bedside Home Defense Kit

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Special Report: The Future of Fish Antibiotics for Survival

Because of the upcoming Jan.1, 2017, veterinary feed directive, Dr. Joe Alton has been getting a lot of questions about whether fish antibiotics will still be available. Here is his breaking article on the future of fish antibiotics. The bottom line is the FDA is placing priority on livestock antibiotics, not hobby fish and bird meds. The post Special Report: The Future of Fish Antibiotics for Survival by Gaye Levy first appeared on Backdoor Survival.

9 Fire-Making Methods You Need to Know

The following has been contributed by Anonymous Prepper One of the most discussed topics that I’ve seen over the years is related to starting fires. While some people go as far as learning the bow drill method so they can start one under any circumstances, others say they’re going to use a simple lighter to achieve the same result. It’s pretty funny whenever I see such replies on the survivalist boards. I’m not going to take sides here, I’d rather do something better and let you know of all the ways to start a fire. This way you can decide for yourself which ones you should pack into your BOB or learn. #1. Using a Lighter This is by far the easiest way to start a fire…

Homesteading Summit “movie trailer”…JUST RELASED!

This “movie trailer” for the Homesteading Summit was JUST RELEASED! It’s a pretty inspiring 50,000 ft view of what you can expect in the week ahead, watching the Mother Earth News Homesteading Summit! This 100% online event is set to kick off this coming Monday, October 31st. 35+ speaker, over 7 full days. Covering topics that include modern homesteading, growing your own food, raising healthy livestock, sustainable off-grid living, and so much more. Watch the movie trailer above! And when you’re ready: Sign up to watch the Mother Earth News Homesteading Summit here: https://wdf87122.isrefer.com/go/menhs/APN/ Everyone is welcome, and it’s complete free! But don’t delay, you wan’t to register before October 31st! The post Homesteading Summit “movie trailer”…JUST RELASED! …

Stuff in the News That No One Is Talking About Because of the Election

Survival Saturday is  a round-up of the week’s news and resources for folks who are interested in being prepared. This Week in the News You wouldn’t know it by watching … Read the restThe post Stuff in the News That No One Is Talking About Because of the Election appeared first on The Organic Prepper.

FBI Reopens Hillary Criminal Case – But What Major Event Will Become The Distraction?

FBI Director James Comey reopened the criminal investigation surrounding Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Play the video above of Trump announcing the breaking news in New Hampshire today while the people react to the message, “LOCK HER UP”…”LOCK HER UP”… The Washington Post story can be found here: FBI to take new ‘investigative steps’ on …

Stretching Your Resources in Uncertain Times

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Prepper Book Festival 13: Crafting With Paracord + Giveaway

I carry Paracord with me everywhere. Whereas most of my Paracord do-dads have been purchased, a couple of years ago I learned Paracord braiding myself, and even with my not-so-nimble-anymore fingers, did a darn fine job creating Paracord bracelets. Learn how to make a Paracord bracelet with these easy instructions from “Crafting With Paracord”. Plus enter the giveaway to win a copy of this book for free. Three winners. The post Prepper Book Festival 13: Crafting With Paracord + Giveaway by Gaye Levy first appeared on Backdoor Survival.

Places to Stash Your EDC Items

By far the biggest issue when it comes to the items we carry with us on a daily basis is the location. We want to be as mobile as possible and we sometimes find it hard to fit everything. There is a simple answer to concealing and carrying your EDC items. Many folks replace them with smaller items in order to do that… and that works, but it’s easier to simply figure out more places to store these items. Inside Your Pockets. Duh! But are you buying clothes that have more pockets? You know, like cargo pants? Of course, it’ll be a pain…

How I Left the 9-5 Rat Race to Work from Home in My PJs

Did you ever want to get out of the 9-5 rat race and work from home? A lot of folks ask me how I got started working from home and … Read the restThe post How I Left the 9-5 Rat Race to Work from Home in My PJs appeared first on The Organic Prepper.

If Hillary Takes The Election, What Will You Do Before The Regime Change In January?

While one might wonder how it could happen, given that Trump rallies fill with thousands and tens of thousands while Hillary rallies a few hundred, the question is this… Should Hillary take the election, what will you do between November and January? Given all of her publicized intentions regarding what she will do (to us), …

SolSource™ Solar Grill: Can you cook using only the sun, reviewing a well-designed cooker

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Survival Buzz: Redefining the Prepper Activist

Have you ever considered that prepping is a form of personal activism? Here are six qualities of an activist that may change your mind and convince you that your are a “Practivist”. The post Survival Buzz: Redefining the Prepper Activist by Gaye Levy first appeared on Backdoor Survival.

Everything We Know About Assange, Wikileaks, and the Frantic Attempt to Shut Him Up

Survival Saturday is  a round-up of the week’s news and resources for folks who are interested in being prepared. This Week in the News This week, Wikileaks Edition of Survival … Read the restThe post Everything We Know About Assange, Wikileaks, and the Frantic Attempt to Shut Him Up appeared first on The Organic Prepper.

goTenna Takes a GIANT Communication step into Mesh Networking

goTenna Launches goTenna Mesh to Take Off-Grid Communication Further: International Expansion & First-of-Its-Kind Mesh Networking Technology BROOKLYN, NY (Sept. 28, 2016) — goTenna, the company that last year released the first and only device that enables smartphone users to communicate without cell towers, wifi routers or satellites, today introduces a new breakthrough product: goTenna Mesh, the first 100% off-grid, mobile, long-range consumer-ready mesh network device, which will be available internationally. The announcement comes along with the launch of goTenna’s premium service, goTenna Plus, and the release of the goTenna open Software Development Kit (SDK). goTenna Mesh pairs with any iOS or Android device to allow users to text and share GPS locations, up to …

Can You Build A Fire In The Cold, Rain, Or Snow, Without Help?

Guest article, by ‘NRP’… ; Here is the situation; TSHTF big time, there is no one to help you and you need to get home, or to your BOL, or to safety somewhere else. You find yourself out in the middle of nowhere with only your GHB and maybe a few other items you have …

Is TEOTWAWKI really that Far-fetched?

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Prepper Book Festival 13: A Simple Man + Giveaway

Imagine the year is 2077 and our world and our country has gone to heck. It is a dystopian world wrongly described by the Powers That Be as utopian. Welcome to the new America as portrayed in A Simple Man. Read an excerpt from this new release and enter the giveaway to win a copy for free. There will be three winners. The post Prepper Book Festival 13: A Simple Man + Giveaway by Gaye Levy first appeared on Backdoor Survival.