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. […]
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. […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com If you live in a large city, the risk of a riot is always present. Riots can be triggered by many reasons, from rowdy festival goers, the aftermath of a big game, , dissatisfaction with election results or a verdict, and many others. Even people who are lawfully congregating or holding a peaceful protest can unintentionally be swept up in a riot. How do you avoid getting hurt in a riot? There is […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I mentioned a while back that we “unplugged” from devices at our recent camping trip: no GPS, no cell phones or laptops. The kids felt strange at first, but eventually got used to it. Apt Prepper son used this trick he learned watching Les Stroud, Survivorman – to find out how much time is left until the sky goes completely dark. It was around 7 pm or so at the time, and he […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com On a beautiful day such as the one pictured above, it’s hard to even imagine a natural or even a man-made disaster disrupting things. If you even mention something about being prepared, your relatives or friends will say “you are just being paranoid.” I have heard this so often among people who want to prepare; even one of our readers has brought it up in a comment. Should you forget about being prepared […]
This article originally appeared in Ready Nutrition By Tess Pennington Did you know that with proper storage techniques, you can have a lifetime supply of certain foods? Certain foods can stand the test of time, and continue being a lifeline to the families that stored it. Knowing which foods last indefinitely and how to store them are you keys to success. The best way to store food for the long term is by using a multi-barrier system. This system protects […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com When I started being interested in preparedness, I read everything I could in books and blogs to find out what I need to do. For the purpose of this article, the bug out bag is the one you will take with you to get out of your home in a disaster, not knowing if you are coming back anytime soon. I had the strong desire to prepare all at once, and as soon […]