The importance of a good bucket cannot be stressed enough. There are a lot of different buckets and some are better for some things than others. I am going to … Read More
Tips for living a frugal lifestyle
Did you know that you can recharge alkaline batteries? All you need is the right type of alkaline battery charger in order to give new life to your dead batteries. Here some tips to get your started.
These days I have been doing a lot of thinking about my daily hygiene and beauty routine as it relates to a long term survival situation. I don’t want to … Read More
Intro: What is Cryptocurrency? Most of you have probably heard of Bitcoin and the concept of cryptocurrency, or “cryptos.” But if you’re like most people, beyond the fact that it’s … Read More
Cryptocurrencies are taking off! Values for many cryptocurrencies have skyrocketed this year. You will be hearing about them more and more so you had might as well begin understanding them … Read More
Water filtration is one of the most if not the most important part of any survival plan. You can do for a while without a lot of things but water … Read More
There’s something otherworldly and mysterious about the world of fungi, which is part of the reason taking the dive into wild mushroom hunting can be so intimidating. Even after becoming … Read More
Most of us are too young to remember the Great Depression but thankfully, many of our elders have passed on personal memoirs of the era and how they survived hard times. With today’s uncertainties, it is good to recall some of the frugal lessons from the great depression. Here are twelve.
One of the myths of prepping is that it is expensive. Sure, there are many items that are pricey but there are a whole lot more that are are budget-friendly. Many of these 100 items were suggested by Backdoor Survival readers, who, generally speaking, are a frugal bunch. Are there some of your favorites that are missing from this list?
Whenever my travels take me to the Seattle area, I am amazed at the extent of conspicuous consumption. The fancy cars, the filled-to-the-brim shopping bags, and the crammed-to-the-gills restaurants are … Read More
Without overtly saying so, a typical theme on my website at Backdoor Survival and others like it is saving money. Whether it is making your own household products, finding new … Read More
During the Great Depression, frugality was considered a virtue and the phrase “Use it up, Wear it out, Make it do” was the guiding principal in most households.
Times were tough which meant nothing was wasted. 12 ways that you can use it up or make it do.