I’ve talked to a few preppers who feel they are all alone in their efforts and are having a tough time getting their family involved. We’ve focused on partners notRead more
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com As we look forward to 2015, we continue to improve on our preparedness skills and supplies: Here are 10 preparedness steps to takeRead more
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Years ago, I watched the movie Live Free or Die Hard which dealt with the hero, John McClane (Bruce Willis) versus a teamRead more
In the movie Zombieland, one of the goals of Woody Harrelson’s character had was to find a store that had Twinkies. He was obsessed with getting a hold of a Twinkie stash he wouldn’t let anything, including a bunch of zombies get in his way. It might have been just some product placement but they still had a valid point – a disaster does not make you stop craving for treats.Read more
Here are eight of those dangerous urban survival myths that you would be wise to unlearn.Read more
A grid down scenario doesn’t have to be a massive EMP that detonates over the middle of the country, throwing us back to the 1800s. It can be as simple (and likely) as a winter storm, a hurricane, or a computer issue at your local power station. While this is a fairly common occurrence, many people still seem taken completely by surprise when it happens. Without back-up heat, cooking methods, and lighting, the unprepared family could be in for a very unpleasant time until the lights come back on. Every family should be prepared for a minimum of two weeks without power. Nearly 2000 families were still without power 94 days after Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast.
Here’s why you should test your preps.
Although we have a lot of discussions about family preparedness, we also have many Apartment Prepper readers who are couples with no kids. Here are 10 easy ideas to prepare for disasters when you are a couple.Read more
I’ve been reading a lot about the trend to build and move into a tiny house and I am fascinated by the stories. I’m no stranger to downsizing, having lived in a 4,200 square foot home in a different time. Now that I rent, I haven’t lived in anything above 1,400 square feet in a few years.Read more
I had the opportunity to test out the SunJack portable solar charger.
What is the SunJack?
It is a portable solar charger by GigaWatt that can charge any USB device – phones, tablets, GPS, cameras, speakers, lights, and more.Read more
…think in terms of what you can do to include things in your BOB that can be used in more scenarios. This will help you trim weight off your bug out bag, making it easier to carry.Read more