December 12, 2019

FREE Preserve The Harvest Masterclass Preview

This post is by Bernie Carr, Are new to preparedness and you’re trying to stock your pantry but you don’t know where to start? Just head on over to The Preserve The Harvest Masterclass and sign up for the FREE preview of Self Reliant School’s canning and dehydrating classes. Click here to register for FREE—–>Free Preview – Preserve the Harvest Masterclass Here are just a few things they’re going to cover Introduction to canning (how does the process work) […]

Worm Composting in an Apartment

Editor’s note: Before I started my journey of becoming more self-sufficient, I never would have considered trying to compost in an apartment. But since I have tried all sorts of projects I did not think were doable in an apartment such as food dehydrating, soap making and more, I realized the possibilities are endless. Today’s guest post offers some great tips on worm composting. Help the Planet and Your Plants with Worm Composting Written by Brenda Darrah Why Compost? According […]

10 Emergency Uses for Lip Balm

This post is by Bernie Carr,   A lot of people carry a tube of lip balm to care for care for chapped lips. But lip balm has a lot more uses. Blister relief If you’re on a hike and feel a blister coming on but forgot to pack blister pads, apply lip balm on the affected area. Firestarter Just like lipstick, lip balm makes it easier to start a fire.  Just apply it on a Q-tip or tinder and […]

Physical Fitness for the Entire Prepper Family

Written by Dan Vale How physically fit are your family members? What have you done to convince them to get into good physical shape before the next disaster? And most important of all, why get them all into good physical shape? For the answer, read on. Being in good physical shape will decrease the chances of suffering injuries such as strained muscles, sprained ligaments, and back injuries. Being physically fit will decrease the chances of suffering strokes or heart attacks. […]

2019 Prime Day Deals for Emergency Preparedness

Written By Bernie Carr Emergency gear expenses can add up, so why not take advantage when deals abound? I wanted to share a few Prime Day deals that I spotted (full disclosure-this site is an Amazon Affiliate. We receive a small percentage from Amazon from purchases from our links, at no additional cost to you). You should pick up items you have on your list of must-haves for emergency and survival. This would also be a good time to shop […]

Wildfires Can Happen Anytime – Are You Prepared?

This post is by Bernie Carr,   Yesterday, thousands of people in Maui were asked to evacuate as 3,000 acres burned. The fire was fueled by dry brush. According to the Maui News, “Power outages, along with internet, cellphone and landline service interruptions, occurred during the day due to the fire. Backed-up traffic, closures and blinding clouds of smoke impacted roadways.” Fortunately, the fire is now nearly contained. Even paradise in not immune to wildfires; this is a reminder […]

5 Earthquake Preparedness Tips to Protect Your Home

This post is by Bernie Carr, I did not feel the July 4th earthquake but I sure felt the one on Friday night, July 6th.  We were not in the immediate area but were close enough to feel it.  This experience reminds us that preparedness is not something we should set aside as disasters can happen at any time.  Don’t wait until another one catch you unaware – try doing these five things right away for your safety and […]

Disgusting and Dangerous: Food and Product Tampering on Social Media

This post is by Bernie Carr, A few days ago, I had read about this girl licking Blue Bell ice cream at a grocery store freezer section then putting it back on the shelf and laughing about it. She posted this act on social media where it quickly went viral.  As a result, Blue Bell has had to recall their product from entire areas in search of the contaminated item.  Subsequent articles indicated she has been identified by the […]

The Importance of Sleep for Survival

Editor’s note: Today we are discussing an aspect of survival that we have not covered before: sleep. Even though sleep is not immediately associated with survival and preparedness, it is actually critical you get a good night’s sleep to be able to function properly. The high stress involved in an emergency or disaster can rob you of sleep and cause more health problems and misery. The following article has some great tips that can help you get a good night’s […]

APOCABOX – Handpicked Survival Tools – Review and Giveaway

This post is by Bernie Carr, I’d love it if you can help support Apartment Prepper on Patreon to help keep this site free. But it’s all up to you, I’ll still post articles as normal whether you do or not 🙂   I got an invitation to try out the Apocabox and I gladly accepted. I was excited to receive the June package with the theme of “Get outside!” which is right up my alley. What is the […]

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