May 27, 2019

Second Chance for Your Money and Your Life: Fix your Finances Before it’s Too Late

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Part of being ready for anything includes financial preparedness, a subject which we have touched upon in Apartment Prepper.  Having lost money in the Great Recession, I myself am concerned about the possibility of another possible crash.  Just reading some recent articles indicate all is not well in the financial world: The Great Middle Class Extinction: “95% of New Homes Built for Rich or Poor” Insider Alan Greenspan Warns of Explosive Inflation: “Tinderbox […]

The Organic Canner – Interview with Daisy Luther and Giveaway

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are featuring The Organic Canner by Daisy Luther.   For anyone who is not familiar with Daisy Luther, she runs The Organic Prepper and her articles are widely publicized in alternative media. I was excited to read The Organic Canner.  Canning is a great skill to learn for self-sufficiency, and it’s a way to add to your food storage supplies at a low cost.  Learning how to can has been in my […]

The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch – Book Review

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com   I had an opportunity to review The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch by Lewis Dartnell. If you happen to survive “the end of the world as we know it” (TEOTWAWKI) with civilization is in shambles and most of the population killed off, how would you go about rebuilding?  What type of information would you need? Dr. Lewis Dartnell, the author, explores the complex technologies comprising modern life today:  clean […]

A Time to Endure by Kyle Pratt – Book Review and Giveaway

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are featuring A Time to Endure by Kyle Pratt.  It is the second book in the Strengthen What Remains series.  We featured the author, Kyle Pratt and his first book, Through Many Fires in this article. What is the book about? A Time to Endure follows Major Caden Westmore whom we met in the first book, Through Many Fires, when six American cities are destroyed by nuclear terrorism.  From the Amazon […]

Review of Beyond Basics with Natural Yeast

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I received a review copy of Beyond Basics with Natural Yeast by Melissa Richardson.  For anyone who does not know about “natural yeast” vs. commercial yeast:  Yeast is a naturally occurring substance that is present everywhere.  Baking with natural yeast means cultivating your own “starter” dough and using it over and over.  Commercial yeast is what we all know and buy at the supermarket – Fleichmann’s or Red Star come to mind.  This […]

Book Review The Guardians: The New Homefront Volume 2

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I previously reviewed The Last Layover:  The New Homefront Volume 1 by Steven C. Bird as part of Survivor Jane’s preparedness books blog tour. The Guardians is the second book in the Homefront series.  The story continues to cover the main families from the first book, and introduces two sons of one of the original female characters. Without giving away too much, one portion of the book deals with fighting the Mexican cartels […]

Book Review: The Last Layover by Steven C. Bird

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I had the pleasure of reading The Last Layover:  The New Homefront Volume 1 by Steven C. Bird as part of Survivor Jane’s preparedness books blog tour. What is the book about?  The Last Layover is an e-book, a work of fiction in which an airline crew finds themselves in a grid down disaster while in a layover in New York City.  They must find their way back to their homes while dealing […]

Review of Survivor Jane’s Guide To Emergency/Survival Hygiene

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Hygiene is a big concern in a survival situation, as it must be maintained in order to stay healthy and keep up morale. So when I had an opportunity to read Survivor’s Jane’s Guide to Emergency/Survival Hygiene, I jumped at the chance: I was interested in finding out what Survivor Jane’s solutions would be. Who is Survivor Jane? Survivor Jane runs the Survivor Jane site, which covers topics on how to survive everything […]

“If the Ebola Threat were to Escalate, Isolation would be Key” — Jim Cobb, Author of Countdown to Preparedness

Today we are featuring Jim Cobb’s latest book, Countdown to Preparedness:  The Prepper’s 52-Week Course to Total Disaster Readiness. I had the opportunity to read Countdown to Preparedness and found lots of helpful advice.  It breaks down the idea of preparing for both short term disasters into manageable steps that can be done in 52 weeks.  Of course you can take shortcuts if you are able to or stretch out the time period according to your finances and time constraints.  […]

Duct Tape 911 Book Review

I had an opportunity to read Duct Tape 911 written by Dr. James Hubbard, The Survival Doctor.

I knew duct tape is really used for fixing things, but I never really considered it’s uses for medical issues. Reading the book has changed my mind. […]

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