May 31, 2016

The Cost of Not Prepping

March 7, 2016 aptprepper 6

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Last month I mentioned my friend who got into debt – she has now put her prepping plans on hold, which is unfortunate.  I am concerned there are lots of others out there who feel the need to prepare for emergencies but have convinced themselves to put it off for one reason or another.  Let’s think it through and see if it would really cost less to NOT prep. The true cost of […]

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. […]

How to Avoid Getting Trapped in Your Office Building

October 1, 2015 aptprepper 8

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I work in a high rise building downtown.  The other day I had the terrifying experience of getting trapped in an elevator with six other people.  It was lunch time and two out of four elevators were not working.  A crowd was forming to get on the two remaining elevators.  When I finally got my turn, six other people came in with me.  I already felt closed in, being in such tight quarters.  […]

25 Must Have Survival Foods: Put Them In Your Pantry Now

July 21, 2015 aptprepper 4

By Tess Pennington This article first appeared in ReadyNutrition.com    One of my favorite phrases that I tell new preppers is that “your preps are your lifeline.” We must put measures in place before a disaster is upon us in order to have these lifelines available to us when we need it the most. Building an emergency pantry is one of those lifelines that takes both time and planning to make it fully functional. Ideally, you want to store shelf […]

Worried You Haven’t Prepared Enough?

May 2, 2015 aptprepper 10

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com 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 not alone. Here are my suggestions to help you along: 1.  If you haven’t started already, start your family’s emergency preparedness plan.  Read […]

Monday Musings: 3/30/2015 Spam Teriyaki Review

March 30, 2015 aptprepper 0

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com 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… Can you believe March is almost over?  I’m already planning the April reviews and giveaways for the blog. Spam Teriyaki Review  Spam is a great addition to the survival pantry, and I am quite fond of it for regular use.  I like the plain one the best, but […]

How to Get Your Teen to Appreciate Prepping

January 10, 2015 aptprepper 4

I’ve talked to a few preppers who feel they are all alone in their efforts and are having a tough time getting their family involved.  We’ve focused on partners not wanting to prep, younger children; today we’ll look at the teens in your life. Anyone who has dealt with teens know they are a tough bunch.  It is hard enough to get them to make their beds, much less get them interested in prepping so good luck with that.  But […]

10 Preparedness Steps for the New Year

December 31, 2014 aptprepper 3

As we look forward to 2015, we continue to improve on our preparedness skills and supplies: Here are 10 preparedness steps to take Power outage supplies  We checked our supply of batteries, matches, flashlights, camping stove and lanterns as well as solar chargers in case the power gets interrupted. Evaluate how long you can last without going to the store.  How much water and food have you managed to store so far?  For us, due to space issues, we have […]

Discount Offer for Non GMO Seeds

October 12, 2014 aptprepper 1

I’ve always recommended using non-GMO seeds for any planting that you do, whether you are starting an herb garden in your balcony, of planting seasonal vegetables. Now’s your chance to get non-GMO seeds at a great discount from Seeds of the Month Club. They are offering Apartment Prepper readers a 25% discount … […]

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