This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I was catching up on my article reader and found these two articles about food waste that riled me up: About 40 Percent Of All Food In The United States Is Thrown In The Garbage and Top 20 Foods Wasted It is such […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com After a power outage that lasts for a few hours, many people toss out everything that was in the refrigerator. I always toss out milk, leftovers and meats. However, not everything in the fridge spoils right away and there are several items that […]
Living in a hot and humid climate, I noticed that bread goes stale a lot quicker than when a lived in a dry area. I always feel bad having to throw out stale bread so I started finding ways to make it last longer or re-purpose it. Here are a […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I’ve been seeing news articles about the food shortages happening in Venezuela: people standing in line for hours just to get their basic necessities, their National Guard closely watching shoppers to prevent fights from breaking out, and rows of empty shelves inside the […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Some of the most commonly thrown out items of clothing are old socks. Even if you are careful about keeping them together, invariably, one will get lost. Don’t throw them out – there are some good emergency uses for old socks. I keep […]
Every time I buy a watermelon half of it gets mushy in the refrigerator before it gets eaten. I end up throwing it away and I hate wasting food. Learning how to use leftovers is a good self-sufficiency skill and also a wise use of resources.
One day I decided to experiment with the leftover watermelon. I froze the mushy watermelon (seeds removed) chunks.
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I’ve had a splitting headache since this morning. I’ve tried natural cures, then taken Excedrin for Migraine, then later Aleve, but nothing has helped. I was thinking “Why do I have this headache?,” then I realized I got busy and didn’t get my […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Nylons aka pantyhose, stockings, tights or even knee highs are some of the most commonly discarded items. It is easy to ruin a pair of nylons as soon as you open the package. Before you toss them out, you may be able to […]
This article is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com One of the first things people do when they get interested in prepping is going out and buying gear. It is great to have a list and just check off items you already just purchased. Whew! Got the stuff, now I’m prepared. […]
Welcome to the latest Self-Sufficient Saturdays feature, where we try out projects that can easily be done in an apartment. Breakfast muffins are a staple at our house for busy weekday breakfasts. I used to buy them at the store until I found out how easy it is to make […]