Special delivery

Feature-image-We got our containers today! Whoop whoop! That’s the exciting part. Now for the practicalities – where have we put them, and how, and on what? Continue reading

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Container Shopping

On the 24th of December most people who decide to go shopping are either hitting the malls for last minute presents or braving the grocery store in preparation for a Christmas feast. The Smiths? We decided to go shopping for a shipping container or two at the depot in Salt River.

The shipping yard is filled with an assortment of containers of all different sizes, colours and quality. The trick is finding a good container for a decent price.

The shipping yard is filled with an assortment of containers of all different sizes, colours and quality. The trick is finding a good container for a decent price.

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2015 – a year of new beginnings and adventurous (smaller) living

Since Cam and I returned from Canada at the end of 2013, we have lived in 3 different houses – our wonderful in-laws’ spare room, a friend’s little cottage, and most recently, an ex-WWII army bunker in the mountain side which Cam worked wonders on to make liveable. This old assortment of houses have all had one thing in common – we have been living rent free and loving it! As 2015 rolls on up and we have to find somewhere to live, we are really digging our heels in about paying someone our hard earned moola for rent every month and we definitely can’t afford a bond on a house. So we figured there had to be another option. Continue reading