In the early to mid-1800s, the original Mardi Gras floats were simply horse-drawn carriages with simple decorations. As time went by, Mardi Gras Krewes got bigger, floats got bigger, and the decorations more elaborate. At the larger parades, big semi-trucks with huge trailers are used. Big wooden frames and fanciful sculptures adorned with everything from […]
My husband and I wanted to simplify our lives. This would include getting rid of unwanted and unused items throughout our home and garage. We moved from a three (3) bedroom, two (2) bathroom house with a mother-in-law dwelling behind the main house, down to a two (2) bedroom, two (2) bathroom apartment. We were […]
Summertime is rapidly approaching! If you’re a college student and looking forward to being home for the summer, but don’t want to hassle with dragging the contents of your dorm room back home… consider renting short-term self storage to keep your possessions close to campus until it is time to return. For a limited time […]
If you move to a different location to start a new job or self-employment, you may be able to deduct part of your moving expenses. The deduction is available whether you claim standard or itemized deductions, and whether you own or rent either home. To claim your unreimbursed expenses, use Form 3903.