Backdoor Survival

Best Books on Fermentation for 2017

It may sound gross, but fermentation is actually among the safest, healthiest way to preserve food, before or after SHTF. Whether you’re already a fan, or a beginner just looking to make your first batch of home-brew, we have found the perfect books to get you started. We have even included some newcomers for 2017.…

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Cryptocurrencies and Preppers – a Match Made in Heaven?

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 now. Disclaimer: I own some Ethereum and Ripple cryptocurrencies. Before I begin diving into this subject, let me give a very brief overview of cryptocurrencies..…

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Making Real Homemade Chicken Stock or Bone Broth

Making real homemade bone broth is a fantastic way to stay healthy and boost the immune system during food shortages or calamity. Broth, Stock, Bone Broth, whatever you want to call it is the trending item for health right now. Our grandmothers trusted its healing benefits for their families and taught their daughters the art.…

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How Long Does Canned Food Really Last? 

One of the biggest chores that preppers face is the accumulation of an emergency food supply. Prepping is not a new adventure. Many cultures have lived a prepping lifestyle. The Mayan culture is one such people who could survive and grow a large empire thanks to their innovative means of storing foods. The Mayans had.…

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Top 3 Best Brands of Essential Oils

The world of essential oils is growing. More and more people are realizing the amazing benefits of oils, from helping give more energy to helping deal with asthma symptoms. There are many uses of essential oils to explore! But before you can take advantage of essential oil uses, you need to have essential oils. You.…

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Top 3 Best Essential Oils for Sunburns

Summertime is a time of relaxation, fun, and enjoyment of the warm sensation of sunshine…until you are unfortunate enough to suffer from a sunburn. It’s hard to savor the sunshine when your now sensitive skin hurts to the touch! Even small sunburns take time to heal. But that does not mean you are just stuck.…

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DIY Miracle Healing Salve: Wild Plant Edition

A number of years back, I found Gaye’s recipe for an essential-oil based DIY Miracle Healing Salve that she found effective on everything from cuts and rashes to sore muscles and eczema. I made the recipe, and have been using it ever since as my go-to first aid salve, replacing Neosporin, Cortisone, aloe vera gel,.…

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A Review Of The Alexapure Pro

For those that have been curious about the Big Berkey for a long time, there is another filter that you might want to consider. The AlexaPure is quickly proving itself to be a reliable and affordable filter for in the home or camp. For those living off the grid, this is a reliable filter for.…

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