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’ve been watching that show Extreme Couponing on AMC and have to admit I am fascinated. The show is somewhat critical of the habits of the extreme couponers, almost akin to Hoarders, but I’ve been talking to several people who have become interested in adapting some of those habits to save money or to start a stockpile. I think many people are taking notes instead of turning their nose up at these techniques. I know some of these measures go […]
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!