December 8, 2019

Looting and Pillaging after a Disaster

This post is by Bernie Carr, As the death toll from Hurricane Dorian continues to rise in the Bahamas, the residents are suffering from widespread chaos. Looting and Pillaging Reports indicate that people are starting to panic as they have no food or water available. It’s bad enough that they have to deal with losing their homes, lack of water or food, they now have to contend with looting.  According to this article from The Daily Mail, “…looters are […]

Higher Food Prices Coming Due to Flooding

This post is by Bernie Carr, I thought I’d just share this quick post with you so you can be better prepared for higher prices soon to come. As our attention is riveted by news about Hurricane Dorian affecting the Northeast, what we’re not realizing is how some parts are the country is still suffering from previous months flooding disaster in the Midwest. Many farmers are still unable plant and ranchers have not recovered from their livestock losses. As […]

Emergency Solar Power for Small Spaces

This post is by Bernie Carr, I have been interested in having solar power for my apartment since I started writing Apartment Prepper in 2010. Back then, my searches for a solar power unit for an apartment yielded very little results, and the ones I did find were very expensive at around $1500.  That’s why I was very excited to find out about  BioLite’s Prep Kit – Apartment Edition, when the folks at BioLite invited me to test and […]

Possible Food and Fuel Shortages Predicted in the UK

This post is by Bernie Carr, Just a quick post today to share I came across an article that UK residents are facing a possible threat of food, fuel and medicine shortages near the end of October should they leave the European Union with no deal. Since the UK is my third largest reader population, I wanted to let you know I am thinking about you and would encourage you to prepare as much as you can just in […]

Are You Financially Prepared for a Disaster?

This post is by Bernie Carr,   September is National Preparedness Month and now is a good time is assess if you are financially ready for a disaster. Here are some things to consider before anything happens How does your job deal with disaster? When disaster hits, most businesses shut down and therefore people are unable to go to work.  Depending on the employer, you may or may be be paid for the time you are not able to […]

Last Minute Preps as Hurricane Dorian Approaches Florida

This post is by Bernie Carr, I’ve been watching reports about Hurricane Dorian that has been moving across the Atlantic and is now expected to hit Florida sometime during the Labor Day Weekend.  As of this writing, it is expected to gather strength and develop into a major hurricane (Category 3 or stronger) as it approaches the Southeastern U.S. Last minute hurricane preparation To my readers in Florida and the surrounding areas, you still have time to get ready. […]

Digital Prepping: How to Protect Your Family’s Data Online

Written by: Kayla Matthews Families are online more often than ever. Even when you’re together, your loved ones may be online chatting with friends, checking social media or browsing the internet. When they’re always connected, keeping their data safe is that much harder. To protect your family when everyone is online, you’ll need to know how to safeguard them from digital threats like hacking, phishing, and identity theft. Here are six ways to keep your family’s data safe online.  1. […]

Should You Stop Preparing for Emergencies if You Feel Secure?

This post is by Bernie Carr, I came across this article that indicates less people are prepping because they feel confident about the President.  See Doomsday preppers are thinning out across the US, and it may be because President Trump quiets their fears. The article quotes several business owners in the industry who confirm that the number of customers or event attendees have dwindled since President Trump took office. Rick Austin, who organizes “Prepper Camp” in North Carolina was […]

Vanilla is so Expensive – Make your Own!

This post is by Bernie Carr,   A few weeks ago, I wanted to make cookies and muffins so I bought a bottle of vanilla at the grocery store. I was shocked that a one-ounce bottle costed close to $5! I ended up buying one since I needed it right away but it has already run out. Why is vanilla so expensive? Several factors have contributed to the increased vanilla prices. For one thing, there are only a few […]

Reconnect with Nature and Soothe Your Spirit

Editor’s note: Today’s guest author reminds us that living in a big city and having constant stress can take a toll on our spirit so we must make an effort to experience the natural world. Written by: Guest author Modern society offers more comfort than living in the wild, but at a cost to true freedom and our connection with nature. Living in an urban setting – as well as by the rules that come with it – essentially fragments […]

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