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I am Shauna Shanks. I love green smoothies. I'm an author, mom & wife chasing smallness.

Sparks Fly! Our Container Home Adventure Heats Up

Sparks Fly! Our Container Home Adventure Heats Up

We are finally getting to some fun stuff with our container home journey! When I started to blog  months ago I had NO IDEA how slow the actual building was going to be. I understand now. Holy Heavens. 

Overlooking the property where our house will stand. 

Overlooking the property where our house will stand. 

We've had some set backs. Our estimated finish date has shifted ahead in time a few months. But here I am, finally, finally able to share some pictures. As you'll see we are still in the beginning stages of creating livable space. BUT we have three shipping containers on the property only yards away from the foundation where the crane is scheduled to arrive first thing in the morning to set them in place.

Tomorrow is a big day. We will go from having a half basement and a foundation, to voila! A structure in one day! I hate to brag, but my role on the work team is absolutely essential tomorrow. I have the weighty responsibility to bring coffee and donuts early thirty. Additionally, I have put myself in charge of documenting (taking pics on my iPhone) so I can share the journey with ya'll as promised! So, as you see, importance pants over here.

The kids putting the concrete work to good use.

The kids putting the concrete work to good use.

THANK YOU for joining in with us on the adventure! It's more fun sharing this process with you all sweet, supportive, nosey, curious friends. 

Come with me to our property and watch Micah make sparks fly as he cuts through this steel container that will create the doorway to our future mudroom. Don't be shy. 

Ahhh! I can't wait to show you more and be that much closer to moving in. Who all will enter through that door here in a few months to join me for coffee and scones? I. Can't. Wait. 

In the process, I'd like to answer all the questions: WhatWho, When, Where, Why and How?

If you landed here a poor unassuming bystander who just happened to click a random link on the internet and have not signed up for updates, but now you kinda want to, we're friends now. Sign up for more container home shenanigans with my family here

Just as we are learning how to build a house from containers, I am also learning how to build a better blog. And yes, yesterday I learned how to add links, in case you were confused, er, impressed by all the clicking options.  😎

Click away and I hope you come back and visit soon!

XO, 

~Shauna

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