October 25, 2016

Vision Support 1000 Product Review

April 21, 2016 aptprepper 1

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com In a previous article, I wrote about the need to protect our eyes, to avoid problems in the future, whether a disaster happens or not.  Our vision is precious, and should be protected and nourished. I usually take bilberry supplements, and when the bottle ran out, I was looking for a new product to replace it.  I received a sample of Vision Support 1000 Lutein Eye Supplement, for a fair and unbiased review. […]

Green Belly Meal2Go – Review

January 29, 2016 aptprepper 1

I am always looking for various types of foods to add to our food storage. When I received in invitation to try Green Belly Meal2Go, I thought, “Why not?” A nutritionally balanced meal bar would make a good addition to food storage. Plus, I am always looking for lightweight meals that I can take backpacking or hiking. […]

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 containers that store food and water.  The containers are BPA free, and can be filled with either water or storable bulk items such as sugar, salt etc. The plastic […]

Polar Pure Water Disinfectant Review

June 5, 2015 aptprepper 4

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I received a review sample of Polar Pure Water Disinfectant.  It is an iodine water disinfectant that kills viruses, living organisms (including Giardia cysts) and bacteria in the water. Polar Pure has been around for years, and has been well regarded by campers, backpackers and preppers.  Unfortunately, it went off the market around 2010 because meth cookers reportedly used the iodine crystals to manufacture methamphetamine.  This resulted in more stringent laws involving iodine […]

Keep Bugs Away: Sawyer Permethrin Clothing Insect Repellent Trigger Spray

May 29, 2015 aptprepper 0

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I mentioned the bug population in our area has exploded, and when this happens you need to do whatever you can to protect yourself.  I had the opportunity to try out the Sawyer Permethrin Clothing Insect Repellent Trigger Spray. The Sawyer Permethrin Clothing Insect Repellent Trigger Spray is used by spraying it on clothing, socks, shoes and other gear such as tents and sleeping bags. It forms a protective barrier so fleas and […]

The Survival Savvy Family: Book Review and Giveaway

May 8, 2015 aptprepper 12

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I had the opportunity to read The Survival Savvy Family by Julie Sczerbinski.  Julie is  the creator of the blog, Home Ready Home.com which helps average families become more knowledgeable about survival and self-reliance. The book covers the various aspects of preparedness, such as creating a family emergency plan, getting ready for natural disasters, financial readiness, first aid, fire safety and much more. I like that the author also goes a step further […]

Prepper’s Financial Guide: Review and Giveaway

April 10, 2015 aptprepper 8

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are featuring Prepper’s Financial Guide by Jim Cobb.  We have featured Jim Cobb in a previous interviews and book reviews.  He has written several books on preparedness and I am glad to review his latest book. Prepper’s Financial Guide has great information for anyone with any concerns about an economic collapse, whether it’s in the aftermath of a natural disaster or a series of financial missteps.  The book covers practical, actionable […]

Insta Natural Lavender and Peppermint Essential Oil Review

April 7, 2015 aptprepper 1

I received review samples of Insta Natural Lavender Essential Oil and Peppermint Essential oil. The first thing I noticed when I received the packages was the fragrance emanating from the boxes.  At first I thought the bottles may have leaked but upon close inspection, I found they were tightly packaged in plastic bubble wrap and there were no leaks at all.  These oils are just very concentrated and pure. I tried the Lavender essential oil for making a sea salt […]

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 […]

Book Review: The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse: A Cookbook and Culinary Survival Guide

March 27, 2015 aptprepper 0

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I really did not know what to expect when I was invited to review The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse. But I was intrigued enough to want to read it so I agreed. I’m a fan of the zombie genre, enjoy watching The Walking Dead and read the book World War Z long before it was made into a movie. When I received my review copy I was pleasantly surprised with […]

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