March 8, 2019

Quick Updates for You

  This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Hello everyone!  Quick post today to highlight a couple of new info that’s good to know. New Berkey site The Berkey Guy, a long-time friend of Apartment Prepper blog, has a new website for Berkey filters: https://www.usaberkeyfilters.com/  Today’s the grand opening and they have lots of specials.  So if you are looking for a Berkey water filter, check out the new site.  Tell them Apartment Prepper sent you! Great Food Storage Book […]

5 Home Remedies for Cough that Work

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Coughing is a normal reflex that protects your lungs and windpipe – it is supposed to get rid of irritants like mucus, dust you inhaled or food that went the wrong way.  Coughs are commonly triggered by colds and flu, and that is the type of cough we are looking at today.  Everyone knows getting a bad cough can be tiring and unpleasant.  You can’t sleep well since the cough actually wakes you […]

Save Money with an Extreme Frugality Mindset

I am excited to introduce today’s guest post by Erica N of Living Life in Rural Iowa.  She offers tons of actionable tips on how to make ends meet.  They may seem extreme to some people, but they are simple and actionable. Start Saving Money By Having A Poverty Mindset! Learn 25 Ways to Extreme Living and Saving! Written by Erica N This post first appeared in Living Life in Rural Iowa We all want to save money, but sometimes […]

How to Keep Your Plants Alive When You Move

  Editor’s note:  During my last move, all my plants wilted in the Houston heat and humidity.  One of these plants had been with me for 11 years.  I had to start over after I got settled in.  Today’s article gives a lot of good tips to avoid killing your plants at your next move. The Ultimate Survival Guide to Transporting Plants in Your Car You are finally moving out of your old place and looking ahead to new beginnings. […]

Money Mondays: How to Get Free Classic Books for Download

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com We all know we can borrow books from the public library to read them for free, but here a way to actually own the books without having to return them. Public Domain In case you haven’t heard, 1/1/2019 was not only New Year’s Day, it was also Public Domain Day. What is Public Domain Day? A quick history:  Back in 1999, works from 1923 were already set to become public domain, based on […]

How To Survive When A Bear Gets Into Your Perimeter

  Written by Chris Browning If you were to make a list of the top 10 ways you thought you might die while hiking or hunting in the woods, it is likely that being mauled by a grizzly bear would not be on your top 10. The truth is every single year millions of people head to national parks and forests. Very few individuals run in to bears. When they do, the encounter is uneventful at best. Bears are just […]

Money Mondays: 6 Strategies to Generate the Funds You’ll Need to Endure a Crisis

  When a disaster strikes, will you be ready? You don’t have to answer. While I hope you’d be able to give me a confident yes, what’s important right now is that you’re thinking about your state of preparedness. Have you thought about how you’ll feed your family? Have you thought about transportation? Communications? Medical care? There’s plenty you need to prepare for. The problem is that most people aren’t prepared. FEMA reports that only 40% of American families rehearse […]

What to Do If You’re Worried about Ebola

We’ve been watching the news about the spread of the Ebola virus in Africa for months now. As I write this, a lot of people are concerned that the virus is making it’s way to the U.S. as two of the victims, American health workers who have contracted the disease are being brought to a hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) in a recent speech, stated, “…this outbreak is moving faster than our efforts to control it. If the situation continues to deteriorate, the consequences can be catastrophic in terms of lost lives but also severe socioeconomic disruption and a high risk of spread to other countries.” […]

Money Mondays: How to Start Freelance Writing to Make Extra Cash

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com When you start preparing for emergencies you realize you need to have a cash cushion just in case.  You may also want to have extra money to buy supplies.  Over the years I’ve advised all my readers to have multiple ways to earn additional income.   Today we’ll talk about freelance writing.   I should let you know this post contains affiliate links, which means I earn a small percentage if you purchase anything recommended, […]

5 Reasons Why Fitness is a Necessary Part of Prepping

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com When people get into discussions about being prepared for disaster, the topic of fitness rarely enters the picture.  But if you think about it, if there were a major disaster or a collapse of some kind, it would be very hard to get things done if one were not in shape. Let’s take a look at how being in shape can help with survival. You might have to walk a lot After Hurricane […]

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