Make Your Own Deodorizing Spray

March 25, 2016 aptprepper 5

This post is by Bernie Carr, I had tried using deodorant substitutes before, and reported the results on the blog.  I thought it would be interesting to try out a actual recipe and see if it would work.  I found the original recipe on the Root Simple blog. Deodorizing […]

10 Skills That Urban Preppers Should Learn

June 19, 2015 aptprepper 1

By Tess Pennington This article originally appeared in Ready Nutrition Skills are a major part of prepping. Although it is important to have supplies in place; the belief is that skills, and not supplies, will give you a greater survival advantage during a long term emergency. Learning new survival skills […]

Apartment Prepper – Featured Blogger

December 12, 2014 aptprepper 0

I’m excited Apartment Prepper is this week’s Featured Blogger on Are We Crazy or What? (  If you have never visited, Are We Crazy, Or What? Blog is all about piecing together a self-reliant lifestyle, something we always encourage on Apartment Prepper.   Go check it out!  

Grow Great Vegetables in Containers with these 4 Tips

July 19, 2014 aptprepper 3

Do not let the lack of space keep you from growing some great tasting fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs at home. Regardless of whether you have a balcony at your apartment or a small backyard in the city, it is possible to reap a bountiful harvest every gardening season. […]

Make Your Own Moisturizing Salve

April 26, 2014 aptprepper 5

I have been looking for a homemade moisturizer recipe in a long time when I came across the recipe for Miracle Healing Salve over at Backdoor Survival. But I delayed in trying it out right away because I first had to gather up the ingredients (I’m on a budget) and […]

Hydroponics – A Small Garden with Big Benefits

March 26, 2014 aptprepper 4

(Editor’s note:  Today’s post is about a subject that interests me greatly:  hydroponics, because it works well in small spaces.  The post is written by Chris Wimmer, who writes at Health Smart Living What is Hydroponics? Hydroponics is generally translated from the Latin and Greek languages meaning “working water”.  The […]

Recipes and Tips for Sustainable Living

October 25, 2013 aptprepper 7

I was excited to receive a review copy of Recipes and Tips for Sustainable Living  by Stacy Harris.  Stacy has written several cookbooks and writes the Game & Garden blog. I am always interested in ways an apartment dweller living in the city can adapt a sustainable lifestyle so I […]

Sourdough Bread Project

August 30, 2013 aptprepper 15

This post is by Bernie Carr, Bread making is good skill to have; I’d already made an artisan bread, and regularly make sandwich bread in the bread machine so I wanted to branch out. An established sourdough starter can last for years and years, and can be passed from […]

Experimenting with the Easiest Homemade Laundry Detergent

February 1, 2013 aptprepper 8

This post is by Bernie Carr, I had been wanting to try making my own homemade laundry detergent, but wanted an easy one.  Many recipes require grating soap, or boiling the soap mixture, which I wanted to avoid. Then I found a super easy laundry detergent recipe over at […]

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