This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I really did not know what to expect when I was invited to review The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse. But I was intrigued enough to want to read it so I agreed. I’m a fan of the zombie genre, enjoy watching The Walking Dead and read the book World War Z long before it was made into a movie. When I received my review copy I was pleasantly surprised with […]
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 […]
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 […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I was contacted by Valley Food Storage regarding trying out one of their entrees. I am always looking for long term storage foods that are tasty. As you know, long term storage foods can be a hit or miss, but I am always willing to try new ones and offer an balanced review. (Note we do not have any connection with Valley Food Storage and are not compensated for doing reviews.) When I […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Lately, I have been using coconut oil a lot, both for cooking and personal care. I prefer virgin coconut oil, and I am glad I found out about Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil. I received a sample of Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil. The first thing I noticed was how well the product was packaged. They really made sure the jar was well-cushioned in a sturdy box. I tasted the coconut oil and it had […]
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 […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I had the opportunity to test out Mr. Beams Ultrabright Weatherproof LED Lantern. The box came with instructions but it is easy enough to figure out and set up. Just unscrew the bottom lid, open the battery housing unit and insert the batteries. I tried to turn it on without screwing the bottom lid back on but found you need to screw the lid on shut before it will turn on. I then […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Having very little space, I am always interested in checking out products that are lightweight, space saving, and energy efficient. I wanted to see if the LUCI solar lantern would deliver these potential benefits. Here is my review of Luci Solar Lantern with photos: The LUCI Lantern came in a very small mailing envelope. It came intact and well packaged. Here’s what it looked like right out of the mailing package. I opened […]
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 […]
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. […]