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A Trip Down Prepper Blogging Memory Lane

A Trip Down Prepper Blogging Memory Lane

I was perusing various prepper websites to see what’s happened during the last week, who has written what, and what’s worth linking to. While people have generated more content, there…

What You Missed Last Week: BDS Survival Roundup (and bug-out or bug-in?)

What You Missed Last Week: BDS Survival Roundup (and bug-out or bug-in?)

I’m back. Hopefully my last survival roundup proved interesting enough to warrant another update this week. Just like last week, I’m fresh off camping at another Maine state park, this…

The Ultimate Guide To The Best Survival Water Filters

The Ultimate Guide To The Best Survival Water Filters

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…

Get 11 Steps to Living a Strategic Life for Free

Get 11 Steps to Living a Strategic Life for Free

I was recently interviewed by Todd Todd Sepulveda, the editor of The Pepper Website. He has a new website, The Prepper Website Podcast, and today he is featuring an interview with both me and my BFF, George Ure, who many of you know from Urban Survival.

We are both honored and thrilled and to celebrate, a copy of our eBook, “11 Steps to Living a Strategic Life: A Guide to Survival During Uncertain Times” will be available on Amazon for free between April 5 and April 9.

What is this book about? Strategic Living, of course!

My Gift to You This Holiday Season

My Gift to You This Holiday Season

During this year of personal changes, this holiday season is especially meaningful. Always a time of reflection, this year, in particular, finds me particularly thankful as I look back at the amazing adventure that began a little over a year ago. Personal changes aside, one thing is for certain. The Backdoor Survival community is filled with awesomeness not only in spirit but also in resourcefulness and kindness. Because of that, this year, I knew I wanted to come up with something I could offer as a gift – something free with no strings attached. What I came up with is a free copy of my eBook, The Prepper’s Guide to Food Storage.

Store Water With LifeStack Storage Containers

Store Water With LifeStack Storage Containers

Learn how to use the LifeStack storage container for storing emergency water in tight spaces and when space is at a premium. These handy containers are also useful for short term storage of bulk foods. Enter the giveaway to win a set of 5 LifeStack containers. There will be three winners!

From My Home to Yours This Holiday Season

From My Home to Yours This Holiday Season

It does not matter whether you consider yourself a prepper or survivalist. We are prepared and that is a good thing! A holiday message from Gaye and Shelly at Backdoor Survival.

A Message of Thanks On Thanksgiving Day

A Message of Thanks On Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving is an ideal time to pay tribute to all that you have to be thankful for. In this very personal message of thanks, I share my thoughts about today, as well as about the future of Backdoor Survival. Not to worry, it is all good. Have a wonderful day, everyone!

A Holiday Message from Backdoor Survival

A Holiday Message from Backdoor Survival

Every year, on December 24th, I sit down and craft a holiday message to the readers and followers of Backdoor Survival. This year is no different in that here I…

The Miracle of Thanksgiving Prepper Style

The Miracle of Thanksgiving Prepper Style

Over the years I have shared all types of Thanksgiving messages, from the upbeat and optimistic to downright depressing. Perhaps I have mellowed a bit since becoming a prepper because…

Spring 2014 Book Festival: Leaving the Trees

Spring 2014 Book Festival: Leaving the Trees

Today is Saturday which means it is time for the next author interview and giveaway in the current Backdoor Survival Spring 2014 Book Festival. Richard Broome, the author of LEAVING…

80 Amazing Uses of Melaleuca Oil for Survival

80 Amazing Uses of Melaleuca Oil for Survival

One of the most syndicated articles I have ever written was an article on the many uses of Tea Tree Oil (technically, Melaleuca Oil) for survival purposes. I know of…

Preparing for a Wildfire – Are You Ready?

Preparing for a Wildfire – Are You Ready?

Wildfires are typically associated with the summer months but in truth, they can occur anywhere and anytime. Whereas typical causes are lightening, droughts and freaks of nature, human carelessness as…

A Holiday Message of Optimism, Hope and Grace

A Holiday Message of Optimism, Hope and Grace

Traditionally, December 25th is a day that is filled with sharing. There are the gifts, the food, and the drink – all of which are shared with family and friends. …

The Need to Be Ready is More Critical Now Than Ever

The Need to Be Ready is More Critical Now Than Ever

A constant topic of conversation in my household has to do with frustration and discontentment over the lack of change in our economy, government, and life in general these past few years. …

Disasters Really Do Happen To Ordinary People

Disasters Really Do Happen To Ordinary People

There is no question that Disaster Denial is a common ailment. Even those that prepare – and prepare well – ponder whether a disaster could really happen to them and to…