Get Your Car Emergency Kit Together

What to Put in Your Car Emergency Kit

Having the right car emergency kit in your vehicle keeps you safer and better prepared for the unexpected. Having certain items in your car can make a huge difference to your safety and ability to cope with whatever car emergencies the road brings your way, from breaking down to getting in to an accident. Before looking at what should go into your emergency kit, you need to understand that you regularly need to check and update…

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How to Escape from Duct Tape

How to Escape from Duct Tape

Duct tape is one of the strongest, most versatile adhesives out there with a variety of uses. Due to the versatility and strength of duct tape, it has become a common way for a criminal to restrain their victim. The great news is that in order to escape from duct tape, you don’t need to be a bodybuilder and size doesn’t count. There are actually only three steps involved: Raise your arms above your head Swing…

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Starting an Emergency Fund

How to Start an Emergency Fund

We all know that emergencies happen unexpectedly. By being prepared before the emergency, you can greatly reduce the stress at the time. Many people live by the “it will never happen to me” thought and so the thought of starting an emergency fund never crosses their mind. The fact is, not one of us knows what the future holds for us. Your emergency fund is not for saving up for your next vacation or new…

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How to Build a debris hut

How to Build a Debris Hut in the Woods

The debris hut is an extremely versatile shelter that is suitable for many habitats and requires no tools to build, only the natural materials you find around you. Not only is learning to build a debris hut fun, but it is a very important skill. How a Debris Hut Works Built correctly, the debris hut works by insulating you from the elements using layers of natural material. The idea is to build the hut as…

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Review: The Prepper’s Pocket Guide

Review: The Prepper’s Pocket Guide

The little handbook, “The Prepper’s Pocket Guide: 101 Easy Things You Can Do to Ready Your Home for a Disaster” by Bernie Carr is one of those books that I keep finding myself going back to. If you follow the Apartment Prepper’s Blog then you will already know Bernie for her knowledgeable posts over there. This handy guide has been around for a fair few years now and has probably been looked at more than…

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