January 25, 2020

Bad Travel Advice – Encouraging Women to Travel Alone to Pakistan

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Just came across this Forbes travel article – “This Popular Solo Female Travel Vlogger Thinks Pakistan Could Be The World’s No. 1 Tourism Destination” What is the article about? The article extols the merits of Pakistan as a travel destination for women traveling solo.  It features one travel vlogger who reportedly: “She head (sic) straight into “Taliban Territory” to live with a local family. She trekked to the base camp of the world’s […]

Money Mondays: Pork Prices are Rising, Stock up on Ham and Bacon

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Lately I have been noticing higher prices on bacon and other pork products at the grocery. I wondered whether the price increase was limited to my neighborhood store so looked at other stores. It turns out that pork prices are actually rising nationwide. According to CNBC, pork prices are rising this year, and we could be paying higher prices well into 2020. Why are pork prices increasing? China is a large consumer of […]

100,000 Forced to Evacuate Due to Wildfires in California

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Thousands of people have been forced to evacuate due to fires in Southern California according to CBS This Morning. I wanted to share this quick video about the raging fires: According to CBS this morning, fires have been going on since Thursday, with many structures sustaining damage or completely destroyed. Residents only get a few minutes notice to evacuate, since the fires burn so rapidly. Thankfully, the evacuation order has been lifted and […]

How to Respond to a Mass Casualty Event

Written by: Kayla Matthews As a prepper, you spend a lot of time preparing for any number of world-ending contingencies. Natural disaster, nuclear war, natural or engineered plagues, the zombie apocalypse or any combination of the above might sneak up on you and end the world. You store food and water and learn first aid and other skills that will help you survive when and if the country’s infrastructure collapses. Most people don’t think about mass casualty incidents, or MCIs, […]

Money Mondays: 5 Frugal Habits that May End Up Costing More Money

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Being a frugal person, I am always on the lookout for ways to save a buck or two. But I recently realized there are certain habits that frugal people may do that end up costing money in the long run. Here are some habits that are basically good, but if not kept in check could end up as an expense. Stocking up on items and never using them I had a couple of […]

What Can Preppers Learn from Football?

Written by: Guest author The prepping community is wide and varied, filled with people who each have different ideas about and aims of what they want to get out of prepping. Some are looking to simply be better prepared for hard times hitting, while others are laying plans to survive even the most apocalyptic of scenarios. Prepping does not occur in isolation, lessons from everyday life can be applied to our plans. For example, the prepper philosophy of “do it […]

Tornado Safety

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com While living in Houston, we occasionally had tornado warnings as severe storms spawn tornadoes. Thank God a tornado has never touched down in our immediate area but we were always on the alert for them. Tornado watch versus tornado warning The National Weather Service typically issues either a tornado watch or warning. Knowing the difference can be a life saver. Tornado watch means a possibility exists that a tornado can happen. Tornado warning […]

Can You Rely on the Government to Take Care of You?

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com   I came across this interesting video and wanted to share it with you. It seems the Food Pyramid recommended by the government has some flawed advice. How this happened is so interesting and is explained in this video: What do you think about all this? Can you rely on the government to take care of you? Please comment below!     If you found value in the article, please help us keep […]

Are Things Actually Getting Better?

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Welcome to our Saturday post, where we are discussing good news for a change. Keeping abreast of current events is normally a good thing – we always want to know what’s going on, so we can plan ahead. If a hurricane is about to hit, I sure would want to know about it, so I can be ready. That’s not what we are talking about here. If you turn on the news at […]

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