December 18, 2018
Emergency Preparedness

Money Mondays: How to Avoid getting Fooled by Phishing Scams

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This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I got a notification that there is a phishing scam that looks so convincing even the techie folks at my job were taken in.  In this particular case, the email was created to look like it came from technical support, and it was letting everyone know “your computer is infected with a virus.”  The email then instructs the recipient to click on a link to get the fix. How does phishing work? Phishing […]

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Money Mondays: How to Avoid getting Fooled by Phishing Scams

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This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I got a notification that there is a phishing scam that looks so convincing even the techie folks at my job were taken in.  In this particular case, the email was created to look like it came from technical support, and it was letting everyone know “your computer is infected with a virus.”  The email then instructs the recipient to click on a link to get the fix. How does phishing work? Phishing […]

Emergency Preparedness

Worried about Safety While Attending Crowded Events?

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This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com During the holidays, people congregate and celebrate together.   There are church services to attend, Christmas parties and all sorts of gatherings.  Unfortunately, crowded events also become targets for violence, such as the San Bernardino Christmas party shooting in 2015, church shootings in Charleston and Sutherland Springs.  These are not just limited to the U.S.  As I write this, new incidents are being reported: there has been a shooting at a cathedral in Brazil […]

Emergency Preparedness

A Scarf that Can Protect from Catching Colds and Flu: the BioScarf

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This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Now that flu and cold season is here, I try to protect myself by frequent hand washing, not touching my eyes and face and other precautions.  But have you ever been stuck next to someone who is coughing and sneezing?  You silently turn the other way and hope you somehow avoid breathing their germs.  You could wear a face mask but you may feel uncomfortable wearing one.  Wearing a regular N95 mask really […]

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Money Mondays: Homemade Cards and Gifts

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This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com The day after Thanksgiving, we started decorating for Christmas.  This year, we are reusing decorations from previous years.  I also started to make Christmas gifts and cards. Cards We grew up thinking that store-bought cards are better, but over the years I found handmade cards are appreciated by the recipients.  I like to draw Christmas images free-hand, but for variety, I am also trying these ideas out:  Fingerprint Christmas lights card and Copy […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Start a Prepper Notebook

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Editor’s Note:  The following article by Todd Sepulveda describes why a notebook is an essential tool for  preppers.   Todd runs the wildly popular Prepper Website and Ed That Matters among others. Five Reasons Why You Should Start a Prepper Notebook and What Should Go In It! written by Todd Sepulveda Preppers value information.  You read articles, listen to podcasts, buy books, watch videos and create lists.  All the information that you gather is useful.  But where do you store […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”   – Philippians 4:6-7   This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It is a day of celebration with no pressure to buy gifts, put on a costume or be the perfect host if you don’t […]

Emergency Preparedness

The Fastest Way to See a Doctor – the Virtual Doctor Visit

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This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Part of being prepared is taking care of medical issues as soon as possible.  A lot of people put off consulting with a doctor because they are worried about the cost and the time commitment involved.  But there is now an option that eases those hurdles.  Today I’d like to talk about a healthcare option that is gaining popularity:  the virtual doctor visit, also known as telemedicine.   I was intrigued when I found […]

DIY

7 Unusual Foods to Pickle [and why you should]

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(Editor’s note:  Pickling is one homesteading activity that can easily be done in an apartment.  I had pretty good results making Marinated Mushrooms, so I think I am going to try making some of these recipes myself.   If you have any great pickling recipes to share, please let us know in the comments!) Written by Shelle, Rockin W Homestead Pickling may be the new Kale! I’ve been on a pickling kick the past month or so and discovered several fun […]

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