June is here and along with it the beginning of summer. For many preppers, myself included, the sunshine brings longer hours of daylight and with it, a renewed energy toward securing our future through thoughtful preparation.
This month, as a huge thank-you to my readers and especially to my loyal subscribers, I am holding a huge contest with lots of neat prepping prizes. So what is the contest and what are the prizes?
More about the contest in a moment but as a hint, it is a no-brainer. Ah . . . but the prizes. Well take a look below.
Volcano II Collapsible Stove – provided by our sponsor, The Berkey Guy at Directive21
$75 Survival Kit – provided by our sponsor, Camping Survival
Mini Seed Garden Kit – provided by our sponsor Everlasting Seeds
Prep & Pantry for iPhone or iPad – provided by out sponsor Galaloo/Prep & Pantry
Rothco Medium Transport Pack – provided by Survival Gear Bags
His and Hers Paracord Survival Bracelets – provided by Cobrabraid
Doom and Bloom(tm) Survival Medicine Handbook – provided by the Doctor Bones and Nurse Amy’s Doom and Bloom Nation
One year subscription to The Beacon – provided by Survival Week
One year subscription to Peoplenomics – provided by George Ure at Urban Survival
I am in. What do I need to do?
Okay then. Now that you are excited here is all that you need to do:
1. Register for the Backdoor Survival Newsletter and News Flash Updates. Don’t worry, if you have already done so, your entry will be counted. As a bonus, each email subscription will be counted as two entries!
2. Ask me a question that you would like to see answered on Backdoor Survival. Pretend you are interviewing SurvivalWoman, What would you like to know? You must submit your entry through this link:
3. Vote for your favorite Backdoor Survival article. For this one, you must submit your entry through this link:
All told, you can have up to four entries since signing up for the Backdoor Survival Newsletter will count as two entries. Now is that a no-brainer or what?
And the Winner Is . . .
The winners will be selected totally at random in early July and will be announced on Backdoor Survival.
So there you have it. I would like to thank my Backdoor Survival sponsors and friends for their generous donations. But most of all, I would like to thank you – my readers – for helping me make Backdoor Survival a success.
Enjoy your next adventure through common sense and thoughtful preparation!
From the Bargain Bin: Curious about some of the top sellers at Amazon? I have to say that the top seller recently is the little itty bitty Nano flashlight that puts our a ton of light. You will be amazed. Second is the Kershaw OSO Sweet Knife and third are the Emergency Blankets. But the big news this month is the Mountain House Sale at Emergency Essentials.
Streamlight Nano Light Keychain LED Flashlight: extremely small and light weight yet it will throw off a decent amount of super-bright light. At just .36 ounces and 1.47 inches long, the Streamlight Nano Light Keychain Flashlight will take up a minimum of space in your pocket or bag.
Kershaw OSO Sweet Knife: This “oh so sweet” knife is solidly built, stainless steel knife that comes razor sharp right out of the package. It will pretty much cut through anything the price is amazing. Currently on sale for an amazing $19.08 (although prices on Amazon do change daily if not hourly.)
Emergency Mylar Thermal Blankets: These come in compressed packets small enough to fit in a pocket or wallet. You will be surprised at how warm these will keep you. About $8 for a pack of 10.
Mountain House Sale: For the month of June, Emergency Essentials will be offering all Mountain House products at a discount of 20% to 25%. Shipping cost is $6, $9, or $12 depending on the size of your order and never more. (And you know how heavy food items can be.) Be sure to check out the Freeze-Dried Mountain House Pouches which offer a great way to sample the various food items before investing in the larger #10 tins.
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