October 18, 2018

15 Ways to Repurpose Old Nylons

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Nylons aka pantyhose, stockings, tights or even knee highs are some of the most commonly discarded items. It is easy to ruin a pair of nylons as soon as you open the package.  Before you toss them out, you may be able to get some other uses out of them. If one pair develops a run on one leg, cut off that leg but keep the good one. When another pair springs a […]

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. […]

Emergency Uses for Mouthwash

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Most households have mouthwash in their medicine cabinets so I thought it would be interesting to find emergency uses for this common item.  These uses are only for alcohol-based, sugar free mouthwash, such as Original Listerine. Itch Relief I had a really itchy mosquito bite that was really bothering me.  I ran out of itch spray, so I reached for a Q-tip, dipped it in Listerine and dabbed it on the bite.  Instant […]

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