This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I caught a few episodes of Extreme Couponing on TLC and have to admit I am fascinated. Although there has been some criticism of some of the featured measures that go the “extreme,” this could be a way to save money or to start an emergency stockpile. If done in moderation, and never to the point of obsession, I can see how using coupons, combining deals and taking advantage of store sales could really […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com A lot of people worry about not being prepared for emergencies yet feel they cannot get started because they are short on funds. They could be facing unemployment, are on a fixed income or are in a lot of debt. However, not getting started will just make things worse when there is a true emergency. Here are some tips that might help: Start small. It is easy to get overwhelmed and feel like […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com As a preparedness writer, I occasionally find it necessary to tell everyone around me when it’s time to stock up. You may remember the peanut butter shortage a few years ago – I told my parents, cousins, in-laws and of course my readers to stock up on peanut butter. Everyone was grateful I told them to buy ahead, as they weathered the price spike. California got a little bit of a respite […]
Just a quick post today as we get ready for “Back to School” activities. Urbivalist Dan made the “hollowed out book safe” project # 60 from my book, The Prepper’s Pocket Guide. He shows every step from start to finish, including shopping for the materials. He did a great job with the finished product. Check out the fun project at Daily Prep Episode 10: Make a Hollowed Out Book Safe http://www.the-urban-survivalist.com/daily-prep-episode-10-hollowed-out-book-safe/ By the way, since there are lot of Back […]
I have a guest post on Modern Survival Online “Budgeting for Supplies-The 60% Solution.” http://modernsurvivalonline.com/guest-post-budgeting-for-supplies-the-60-solution/ Modern Survival Online is one of the websites I visit frequently, so I am excited one of my articles is posted there. Check it out!