Free or Cheap Ways to Get Seeds

February 17, 2016 aptprepper 6

Now that it is mid-February, spring is not that far away. The first official day of spring is Sunday, March 20th. It is time to start thinking about the balcony garden, and ways to get started inexpensively.

Lifestack Storage Containers Review

January 8, 2016 aptprepper 2

When I first heard about Lifestack Storage Containers I was immediately interested on how they would work.  Living in an apartment presents challenges for water and food storage due to limited space and I am always looking for solutions. What are Lifestack Storage Containers? They are watertight, stackable 1 gallon […]

Monday Musings 10/25/2015: Aquaponics Update at Three Weeks

October 26, 2015 aptprepper 3

This post is by Bernie Carr, Welcome to another Monday Musings, where we share interesting links about all things preparedness, as well as updates on the blog. First the blog updates… What’s going on with the apartment aquaponics project?  You may recall I posted about my latest project in […]

Can You Use a Fuel Generator if You Live in a High Rise?

October 22, 2015 aptprepper 3

This post is by Bernie Carr, I recently received a reader question about whether it is advisable to use a generator while living in a high rise.  If you’ve been visiting the blog a while, you may recall I tested a gas powered generator a couple of years ago.  […]

Apartment Prepping Tips from Readers

September 12, 2015 aptprepper 5

This post is by Bernie Carr, From time to time, helpful readers send me their best tips.  I thought I would share a variety to them so everyone can benefit. General Prepping Tips Firestarter Source:  My wife and I live in a tiny apartment with no washer/dryer.   As such, […]

10 Skills That Urban Preppers Should Learn

June 19, 2015 aptprepper 1

By Tess Pennington This article originally appeared in Ready Nutrition Skills are a major part of prepping. Although it is important to have supplies in place; the belief is that skills, and not supplies, will give you a greater survival advantage during a long term emergency. Learning new survival skills […]

Worried You Haven’t Prepared Enough?

May 2, 2015 aptprepper 10

Lately there has been a lot of bad news from all over the world:  large scale natural disasters, economic turmoil, terrorism fears, rioting in the cities, you name it, lots of worrisome things are going on.  If you have started preparing, but fear you have not done enough, your are […]

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