Turkey Hunting with Compound Bow – Top 5 Best Tips

Click here to view the original post.Turkey Hunting with Compound Bow – Top 5 Best Tips Spring turkeys season has a few district sounds, gobbles and shot gun blasts! It doesn’t always have to be this way though. If you like the sound of a calm spring morning and don’t want to disturb it, consider … Continue reading

4 Ingredient Pressure Cooker Meals

Today I have several 4 ingredient pressure cooker meals that are easy to make, any day of the week. I know how busy families are today and the easier we can make meals to prepare at home, the healthier we will be. I use my pressure cooker to make quinoa or rice on Sunday or … Continue reading

4 Ingredient Pressure Cooker Meals

Today I have several 4 ingredient pressure cooker meals that are easy to make, any day of the week. I know how busy families are today and the easier we can make meals to prepare at home, the healthier we will be. I use my pressure cooker to make quinoa or rice on Sunday or … Continue reading

Lead Exposure From Firearm Use Is a Lot More Common Than You Think

Lead Exposure From Firearm Use Is a Lot More Common Than You Think

Click here to view the original post.For millions of Americans, shooting firearms is a satisfying hobby and a great way to exercise our unique rights. And the cornerstone of this activity is safety. The vast majority of gun owners know just how dangerous firearms can be, which is why they are so cautious around their … Continue reading

20 Medicinal Herbs That I Have in My Prepper Garden

Click here to view the original post. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” –  Hippocrates (Sign up for our FREE newsletter to get the latest health advice, gardening secrets, homesteading tips and more delivered straight to your inbox!) So, many of you may be asking my I want to go to all the … Continue reading

Everything You’ve Wanted To Know About Mulching (But Didn’t Want To Ask)

Everything You’ve Wanted To Know About Mulching (But Didn’t Want To Ask)

Click here to view the original post. Image source: City of Brevard The question came during a car ride to the annual co-op tree sale, when my farm apprentice asked one of our passengers, a seasoned self-described permaculturist, for a definition of what she did. After a few halting starts describing site-planning and sustainability and … Continue reading

Leaving Footprints on the Sand of Time

At Backdoor Survival, we have come a long way since 2010. Back in the day, the term “prepper” was a new-fangled term for “survivalist” and the movement, as I like to call it, was just beginning to come out of the closet. Since then we have seen the coming and going of the end of … Continue reading

Sometimes You Just Need a Great Prepper Gift!

Mother’s Day. Father’s Day. Birthdays. Passing gifts. Bar/Bat Mitzvahs. And of course, the big grandaddy of all gift-giving holidays, Christmas/Channukah. No matter what time of year it is, there always seems to be a gift-giving holiday around the corner. What’s a budget-minded Survival Mom to do? Why, buy prepper items you might not otherwise pick … Continue reading

Severe Weather Preparation!

Severe Weather Preparation!

Click here to view the original post.Severe Weather Preparation! Bob Hawkins “The APN Report“ Audio in player below! My! How the days fly by! The official start of summer…school’s out, vacation time, hot days, warm nights, the whole “Hot time in the old town” thing. It’s also time for severe weather, as if you haven’t … Continue reading

History Teacher Brings Civil War Replica Rifle To Class. It Ended With A Lockdown

History Teacher Brings Civil War Replica Rifle To Class. It Ended With A Lockdown

Click here to view the original post. Anti-gun hysteria found its way to East Manatee, Fla., on Thursday when a school was locked down because a history teacher brought a replica of a Civil War rifle — that does not work — to class. Braden River Elementary School and Middle School locked down after somebody … Continue reading

What Are Your Hobbies?

Click here to view the original post.A bit off subject for prepping and preparedness, but it might be fun… Many of us have a hobby (or more than one) that we enjoy as a personal interest, for enjoyment, maybe to get our mind off the crazy world that we live in. Sometimes we need our … Continue reading

Podcast #145: How To Avoid Overwhelm

May 26th, 2017: In today’s show I felt it was important to talk about “How To Avoid Overwhelm”.  This is not just for homesteaders or off-griders, but anyone living life! If you like Mountain Woman Radio you can also Subscribe to me on iTunes or Stitcher. Submit a review on iTunes. For those of you that are unable … Continue reading

Mistakes Preppers Make When Prepping

Click here to view the original post.  #1: You Only Prepare For One Kind of Disaster   #2: You Store All Of Your Eggs In One Basket  #3: You Don’t have A Bug Out Bag or A Get Home Bag   #4: You Don’t Prepare Your Family   #5: You Procrastinate   #6: You Focus … Continue reading

2017 Suburban Steader Update – Week 21

Click here to view the original post.Week 21 at the Suburban Steader Homestead was a busy one.  The Mrs had to travel to Nashville for a few days this week.  It’s always an adventure when she’s gone for a few days.  I can handle things on the homefront; it’s more how the routine gets skewed … Continue reading

U.S. Confronts China: Warship Sails 14 Miles From Chinese Base; China Issues Warning

Click here to view the original post. Image source: Wikimedia A powerful U.S. warship sailed this week within 12 nautical miles (14 miles) of a Chinese military base on a contested island in the South China Sea, leading Chinese ships to warn it to leave the area. “This behavior by the United States military is … Continue reading

Still here

Click here to view the original post.Just wrapped up in a few things…regularly scheduled brain droppings will occur over the weekend. And, yes, our political race locally got interesting when the Republican candidate roughed up a reporter who let himself into a private meeting, pushed people aside, and confronted the candidate who, given the circumstances, … Continue reading

Wild Edibles Wednesday: Broadleaf Plantain

Click here to view the original post. Wild Edibles Wednesday: Broadleaf Plantain Peek out your window right now. Look at the grass or undisturbed areas in your yard. You will see the broadleaf plantain. Its everywhere. Don’t confuse this wild edible for the banana looking plantain of South American cookery. This wild edible is actually much … Continue reading

What Preppers Are REALLY Getting Ready For

Click here to view the original post. What Preppers Are REALLY Getting Ready For This article is a great, no nonsense, look at the goals of prepping. I find that there are a number of conflated situations that we prepare for but as the author states, ‘we are all just preparing for an interruption in the day-to-day … Continue reading

What Preppers Are REALLY Getting Ready For

 What Preppers Are REALLY Getting Ready For This article is a great, no nonsense, look at the goals of prepping. I find that there are a number of conflated situations that we prepare for but as the author states, ‘we are all just preparing for an interruption in the day-to-day life we’re used to.’ This is … Continue reading

Reflections Of An Army Widow

Click here to view the original post. It’s often said that “freedom isn’t free,” and for the families of military personnel killed during service, that’s especially true. Ten years ago this month, U.S. Army Major Larry Bauguess was killed during a peace-keeping mission in Pakistan in a tragedy that made national headlines. He left behind … Continue reading

Post-Apocalyptic Bicycle Camper

Click here to view the original post.If you’re a prepper or survivalist, you gotta check this out. Youtube creator, Paul Elkins, put together what he calls his post-apocalyptic bicycle camper / bug out vehicle. Obviously, this wouldn’t work if you have a group or a family, but if you plan to go it alone after … Continue reading

This is Our Last Chance to Defeat Globalism

This is Our Last Chance to Defeat Globalism

Click here to view the original post. John Chambers, author of Trump and the Resurrection of America is on the show today. He warns that this may be our last chance to defeat the globalist agenda. Everett and Courtney Carroll have survived the Seven Seal Judgments which devastated the planet. But have their efforts to stay … Continue reading

Top General Warns: ‘Inevitable’ That North Korea Will Be Able To Nuke U.S.

Click here to view the original post. One of America’s top generals says he has no doubts that North Korea will develop the ability to hit the U.S. mainland with a nuclear weapon if not stopped. “If left on its current trajectory, the regime will ultimately succeed in fielding a nuclear-armed missile capable of threatening … Continue reading

Hunting vs Buying Meat: The Traditional Hunter in the Modern World

Hunting vs Buying Meat: The Traditional Hunter in the Modern World

Click here to view the original post. This article was originally published by J. Townsend  on harvestingnature.com This whole thought process was derived from a conversation about the sustainability of hunting in modern times. Many people feel that hunting for food has outlived its use in modern America. Well, with the recent changes in our eating habits, as in … Continue reading

Summer Survivor Challenge

While parents try to survive the roller coaster of summer break, you can channel your kid’s competitive side with this fun Summer Survivor Challenge! Summer break is upon us! I really wrestle with summer break! I love that my schedule and demands die down and we have some freedom to explore and play, BUT I … Continue reading

How To Support Tomato Plants Easily – And Why It’s So Important!

Click here to view the original post.When you support tomato plants and pepper plants properly, good things happen in the garden! Keeping your tomato and pepper plants off the ground plays a big role in the overall success of your crop. In fact, for as much The post How To Support Tomato Plants Easily – … Continue reading

5 Tips To Stop You From Wasting Your Budget At The Supermarket

Click here to view the original post. How self-sufficient are you? Do you grow any of your own foods, or at least cook your own meals from scratch? If not, you’re dependent on the grocery store for survival and you’re eating foods that may be killing you. And you’re definitely spending way more than you … Continue reading

7 Improvised Defense Weapons That Could Save Your Life

7 Improvised Defense Weapons That Could Save Your Life

Click here to view the original post. This piece is designed to provide you with a few ideas to stimulate your creative thought processes.  We’re all Constitution-loving, survival-oriented preppers who are always preparing for every emergency.  The problem is that emergencies are not able to be “compressed” into a format: they arise.  You plan the … Continue reading

Full Circle…?

Click here to view the original post.   I wrote my first survival article-comment some 7 years ago, and I still remember why I wrote it, what “pushed” me to sit down and write it so people who read/discuss survival over the internet for years can read my opinion. I was checking the survival forums … Continue reading

Preparing For Personal Doomsdays

Preparing For Personal Doomsdays

Click here to view the original post.Sometimes prepping isn’t about large scale SHTF events, sometimes it’s about preparing for personal doomsdays. Being even just a little prepared can help in a number of disaster scenarios…big and small. To the average person, prepping is about hoarding food and wearing tactical gear. To preppers it’s about much … Continue reading

Survivalist,  Instructor, Author, Speaker Dave McIntyre

Survivalist, Instructor, Author, Speaker Dave McIntyre

Click here to view the original post.Survivalist,  Instructor, Author, Speaker Dave McIntyre James Walton “I Am Liberty” Audio in player below! Its rare that we even have guests on the I AM Liberty show but this guest has a lot of first hand experience to offer. We will get survival from a whole new light and … Continue reading

3 Rabbit Breeds You’ll Want When Society Collapses

3 Rabbit Breeds You’ll Want When Society Collapses

Click here to view the original post. New Zealand. Americans raise millions of rabbits each year for many reasons – including for show and for pets — but homesteaders, off-gridders and preppers raise them for meat. Selecting the right breed for your homestead requires consideration of several factors. First, you want an efficient dressout. This … Continue reading

Poor Temperature Data Caused By Cities, Concrete, “Heat Islands” Means Global Warming Is Even More of A Lie

Click here to view the original post.TY–KAT This is just one example of temperature sensors under AC units, in the middle pf asphalt parking lots, etc. The site is filled with examples if you search under how not to measure temperature. https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/02/17/how-not-to-measure-temperature-or-climate-change-96/ The North Pole was once tropical long before humans came around and destroyed … Continue reading

Food Storage with Confidence – Expert Advice!

Food Storage with Confidence – Expert Advice!

Click here to view the original post. Having food storage that you can rely on when the chips are down will be one of the most important things you can have! I recently partnered with Melissa K. Norris to offer a free webinar on how preppers can safely utilize canning for their food storage.  Melissa … Continue reading

Food Storage with Confidence – Expert Advice!

Having food storage that you can rely on when the chips are down will be one of the most important things you can have! I recently partnered with Melissa K. Norris to offer a free webinar on how preppers can safely utilize canning for their food storage.  Melissa did an excellent job of methodically providing … Continue reading

What do you do to celebrate Memorial Day?

Click here to view the original post.I celebrate it by respecting Memorial Day for what it represents, hundreds of thousands of soldiers who through all the wars lost their lives protecting the USA or other countries without question. It’s not just about a day off work, hot dogs, and hamburgers! I also celebrate that my … Continue reading

May 24, Fire Piston

Click here to view the original post.Learn about the fire piston – a tool for fire starting that has prehistoric origins and is still in use today because of its effectiveness and portability.