April 5, 2020

Coronavirus Supply Sources When your Grocery is Cleaned Out

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Since the panic buying due to COVID-19 fears started a few weeks ago, many grocery store shelves continue to be empty. During my last visit to the store, I found many sections have been restocked, but some shelves such as canned food, soups, toilet paper and antibacterial cleansers continued to be unavailable. Alternative supply sources Gas station convenience stores If you are completely out and you really need some items, check out the […]

Why You Need Legal Protection if You Own a Gun or Knife for Self-Defense

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com A record number of people have been purchasing guns in recent weeks since the coronavirus pandemic has started spreading. Gun stores all over the country have empty shelves and ammunition is also being bought out. With a lot of new people buying guns, it is my hope that new gun owners will practice safety. Many people also carry a knife for protection. It is always good to have something to defend yourself with, […]

DIY Gourmet Coffee When You are Self-Isolating

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Many cities are declaring a shelter in place order in an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus. A lot of people are also working from home and therefore no longer have their favorite coffee shop within a short distance. No need to settle for mediocre coffee! Just make your own gourmet coffee. It’s super easy. Check out how I did it over along with photos in my Patreon page! https://www.patreon.com/apartmentprepper

The Threat of Cyber Attack has Increased During the COVID-19 Crisis

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com We have enough to worry about during this time of COVID-19 spread, sheltering in place, possible recession. But it seems that the threat of cyber attack has increased. It was happening before Before the coronavirus started to spread, many towns and cities were already getting cyber-attacked: 22 Texas towns were affected by ransomware back in August 2019 according to NPR Many government facilities including cities, towns, school districts were all being targeted throughout […]

Easy Projects You Can Do with Your Kids While Schools are Closed

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com A lot of parents are likely wondering how to keep their kids busy while schools are closed for several weeks during the COVID-19 outbreak. They may still be taking their classes online, but there is additional downtime since they are spending more time at home instead of school. Why not do some easy DIY projects with them? Here are a few ideas that: Don’t cost a lot of money Don’t need a lot […]

Advice for these Uncertain Times

Editor’s note: The President declared a National State of Emergency and invoked the 1950 Defense Production Act to mobilize industries to accelerate the production of medical supplies to fight the coronavirus. Things are changing daily – COVID-19 is spreading, many businesses have shut down, jobs are being lost, and cities are going on lockdown. A lot of people are stressed and don’t know what to do. The post below was written in a Facebook post by my fellow blogger, Daisy […]

How to Store Ammunition

Written by Loyal Brezny Both components and finished ammunition need to be correctly stored There is a major misconception regarding firearms ammunition that it will get old and become useless after a period of time, and also that in a fire the product will cause massive explosions. Neither of these old wives tales is correct, as well as a number of other myths regarding ammunition. Shelf life for storing ammo From the day a round of ammunition is manufactured, it […]

How to Get Started with Prepping

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com With all the recent disasters – wildfires, floods, tornadoes, and now the coronavirus spread, I am seeing more people becoming concerned about preparing.  Within the last month or so, I have been seeing more visits resulting from readers looking for information on prepping or becoming more self sufficient while living in an apartment. One of the most frequently asked questions is how does someone get started. I don’t claim to be an expert […]

Worried about Running out of Toilet Paper? Here are some Alternatives

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com So many people are panic buying toilet paper that many supermarket shelves are cleaned out. If your toilet paper stock is running low you may be worried about what if toilet paper temporarily runs out? Here are a few ideas. Use less You might remember the Seinfeld episode, The Stall.” Elaine found herself in a restroom stall that was out of toilet paper so she asks the person using the stall next to […]

Should You Avoid Corn Sugars in Foods?

March is National Nutrition Month. In today’s guest post we look at whether we should avoid corn sugars in our diet as well as food storage. Should You Avoid Corn Sugars in Foods? Written by Dan Vale All kinds of sugars, especially High-Fructose Corn Syrup, when consumed in excess, can cause tooth decay, obesity, heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, a fatty liver, and inflammation. In addition, excessive sugar consumption also can cause mental problems such as depression, anxiety, and […]

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