September 19, 2019

Living Ready Pocket Manual: Book Review and Giveaway

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Survival Doctor James Hubbard, MD has written a new book, Living Ready Pocket Manual – First Aid: Fundamentals for Survival. This book will give you knowledge and skills to potentially save a life during an emergency or disaster.   Dr. Hubbard gives easy to follow step by step directions on what to do in such situations as: choking severe wounds bites burns dehydration hyperthermia and hypothermia poisoning broken bones and joints In high stress […]

Up Close Reminder to Continue Prepping

This past weekend I decided to do a few errands around town to get ready for the week ahead.   We had been busy during Christmas and had not had much time for prepping activities. I went to Sam’s Club to buy a few staples and was passing by the prepared foods section when I heard a commotion.  I looked over to see what was going on and found out a few people were upset that the rotisserie chickens had run […]

What NOT to Do with Essential Oils

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com As long time readers know, I always try things out before recommending them.  Most of the time they turn out well, such as the expiration date experiment, powdered milk experiment; I even know what expired coffee tastes like.  Sometimes I had mixed results as when I tried shampoo substitutes.   This time around, I had headache but thought I should try something different before I took a pain reliever.  I decided to try a […]

The Prepper’s Guide to Food Storage – E-Book Review

The Prepper’s Guide to Food Storage by Gaye Levy just came out on Amazon Kindle. Getting started with food storage can be intimidating, and one of the more difficult steps is figuring out what to buy.  This won’t be an issue if you get this book.  The Prepper’s Guide to Food Storage covers everything you need to know to get started in your own food storage plan:  it not only posts an actual list that you can take with you […]

Going Home by A. American: Book Review

If the power grid were to collapse while you are far from home on a road trip, how would you handle it?  That is the premise of Going Home:  A Novel of Survival by A. American.  Going Home is the first book of the series, followed by Surviving Home and Escaping Home. Going Home has a very believable story.  Morgan Carter, the main character, thought he was going on a quick business trip and was on his way home when […]

Reusing Zipper Plastic Bags

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com   Part of becoming self sufficient is learning to make things last as long as possible, so you don’t have to keep buying replacements. I like the convenience of zippered plastic bags, but don’t like the expense.  I resisted rewashing them because they took so long to dry and there is a chance for mold during our humid summers.  So I figured a way to let them air dry the quickest way possible. […]

Prepper Guilty Pleasures

Most of the time, prepping articles deal with very serious matters, and why not, emergencies and disasters can be grim subjects.  On the other hand, prepping does have a lighter side. Let’s look at a handful of prepper guilty pleasures… Good eats    Opening up a bag of dehydrated fruit, and, unexpectedly finding that it’s so good you finished the whole bag.  This happened to me as I opened a bag of dehydrated pineapple.  Before I knew it, I had eaten […]

Rivers by Michael Ferris Smith Book Review

I had the opportunity to read a review copy of Rivers:  A Novel by Michael Ferris Smith.  It is a tale about a few remaining stragglers who crossed paths in a world that is constantly battered by never ending storms and hurricanes.  The story follows Cohen, who lost his wife and unborn child a few years earlier, as he tries to continue surviving in a devastated area, long after the region was declared unfit for living. The constant misery and […]

Hide your Emergency Supplies from Strangers

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Living in an apartment, you frequently have strangers coming to your space:  the “once a year” inspection, fire and smoke alarm inspection, pest control and let’s not forget the maintenance guy coming in to change vent filters and what not.  Apartment dwellers are not the only ones who have visitors, anyone can have pizza delivery, cable installer, plumber and other repair technicians may enter your house. Emergency supplies are your own business, and […]

1 61 62 63 64 65 77