December 3, 2018

“Concerned about Deterioration of the Economy” Interview with Tess Pennington, Author of The Prepper’s Blueprint

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I had the opportunity to read The Prepper’s Blueprint written by Tess Pennington and edited by Daisy Luther.  This is a huge book and it give you a wealth of information about preparing for any disaster.  Becoming prepared can be overwhelming but this book will walk you through what you need to know. The Prepper’s Blueprint, offers a “no nonsense” guide to preparing for either short term or long term emergencies. The book […]

2-Course MREs from Meal Kit Supply Taste Test

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I received samples of the new 2-course MREs from Meal Kit Supply for review.   They are smaller packaging that the 3 course ones, but include everything you need for a filling meal.  The package I tried was the Vegetarian Ratatouile.  It included the following:  heating unit, Vegetarian Ratatouille entrée, chocolate chip cookie, lemon lime beverage mix, and spoon. I set up the heating unit according to package directions.  All you have to do […]

Forsaking Home by A. American – Book Review

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are looking at Forsaking Home, Book 4 of the Survivalist Series by A. American.  As you know, I am a fan of the Survivalist Series, having reviewed the books in the past.  As soon as I heard the fourth book was available for review, I jumped at the chance. As a quick summary, Forsaking Home delves into what our main character, Morgan Carter has to do for his family’s survival in […]

Nite Ize DoohicKey Key Tool – Does it Work?

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are reviewing the Nite Ize DoohicKey Key Tool, a little gadget that has multiple uses. According to the package, it can be used as: Carabiner Box Cutter Bottle Opener Wrench Ruler Flat Head Screw Driver The Nite Ize DoohicKey Key Tool is small enough to place in your key ring. I tested out its uses and found it to be sturdy enough to perform its intended uses.  I also like that […]

Find Great Summer Projects in “Crafting with Paracord”

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are looking at Crafting with Paracord 50 Fun and Creative Projects Using the World’s Strongest Cord a new book offering step-by-step instructions and full-color photographs for a variety of practical and decorative projects. You will find great projects to make this summer such as: Bracelets Bag straps Leashes Knife handle wraps Keychains Watchbands The book gives step by step instructions as well as colorful illustrations that make them easy to understand. […]

3 Signs it’s Time to Bug Out – Interview with Jim Cobb, Author of Prepper’s Long Term Survival Guide

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are featuring the book, Prepper’s Long Term Survival Guide, the latest book by Jim Cobb, whom we have interviewed in the past. Prepper’s Long Term Survival Guide gives vital information on how to survive long after a disaster has struck.  It  teaches readers practical tips on how to cope with problems and challenges that could last months or years in the aftermath of a large scale disaster. In light of the […]

Survivor Max – Book Review

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I just finished reading Survivor Max:  Too Smart to Die by Davi Barker.  The story starts out when Max, an 11 year old boy, finds himself in a school lockdown.  He escapes and runs home, only to find that his father who was researching the disease, has already fallen victim to the “plague.”  His apartment complex is overrun with the infected who feed on humans, whom he calls “lamebrains.”  Max must use his […]

Food Storage for Self-Sufficiency and Survival by Angela Paskett: Review

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I had an opportunity to review a copy of Food Storage for Self-Sufficiency and Survival by Angela Paskett. I like the way the book is organized, with a separate chapter covering food needs for 72 hours, short term emergencies (two weeks to three months) and long term emergencies (three months or longer).   There are more sections dealing with water storage, preserving, packing dry foods for long term, maintaining balance, sustainable food storage, organizing […]

Book Review: The Shadow Patriots by Warren Ray

Today we are featuring The Shadow Patriots by Warren Ray. What is the book is about?    The country is in a crisis as the government breaks down and violent riots become commonplace with police firing on citizens.  The Chinese invade California prompting the military to send all their troops west, but the war is a disaster.  As the casualties mount, the government calls for volunteers.  The hero of the story Cole Winters, a middle aged guy, answers the call […]

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