What is the Sales Tax Holiday? The Louisiana Sales Tax Holiday provides an exemption from state sales tax on the first $2,500 of the purchase price of most individual items of tangible personal property for non-business use. The state sales tax is payable on the portion of the purchase price of any individual item in excess of $2,500. The holiday will apply to the 4 percent state sales tax, but will not apply to the sales taxes levied by parishes, municipalities, school boards, and other political subdivisions of the state.
One question I get asked a LOT is how to save money on fresh produce. Well, there is really only one good answer: buy them in-season. The best way to save money on fresh fruits and veggies is to know when the harvest season is for that item and purchase it then. Freezing fresh produce is a great way to lock in all of their great flavor and nutrients. You can blanch them and seal them in freezer bags or flash freeze them (This is my favorite method. You can
As many of you already know, I bought a soy milk maker a couple of weeks ago in an attempt to eat healthier without breaking the bank. Well, I’m happy to report that it was a HUGE success! Since receiving my Easy-Clean Automatic Hot Soy Milk Maker, not only have I made soy and rice milk; I have discovered that I can also make almond milk with this amazing machine! I was a little skeptical because my family is very particular about brands with soy milk. We only drink Silk because
6 Thrifty ways to FIGHT THE BITE ~ Don’t Get Bitten By Mosquitoes Here in south Louisiana, there are few things that BUG us more than mosquitoes. We deal with them year-round, yes we even have them in January! I have compiled a list of easy, homemade ways to repel and treat mosquitoes. Wear light color clothing ~ Mosquitoes prefer darker colors. Long pants and long sleeves are not as uncomfortable as you may think in the middle of the summer. Catnip ~ Use catnip! Catnip is an herb that
I don’t voice my opinion about political issues often on my blog, but I think this is going to be a hot topic since so many of you have children in sports. We live in a very small town in south Louisiana and our children play baseball/t-ball on the community league along with about 400 other children. My husband and I have coached and helped coach for the past three years and we LOVE IT! Our son made the all-star t-ball team last year which was a load of fun
Get Staycation FEVER Acadiana! Get Staycation FEVER Acadiana! Summer is quickly approaching and spring break has come and gone for many of you. There is no better time to start planning your very own staycation right her in Lafayette or anywhere in Acadiana. My favorite way to save money is with a super fun staycation! My husband says I’m the “Staycation Queen” LOL I love to get out in our area and explore all the fun things there are to do right here in Acadiana. You can do it too,
The Great Outdoor Garage Sale! Saturday April 14, 2012 at 8:00pm Jockey Lot Flea Market Evangeline Thruway Lafayette, Louisiana Get Directions Turn your Spring Cleaning into Cash! To reserve your space for Only $5 Call today at (337)236-3532. Free BBQ Dinner for the 1st 100 vendors who comes out and sells. Hundreds of shoppers seeking bargains in one location an avoid hassle of people coming to your home; no early bird shoppers. 8am to 5pm · http://www.facebook.com/events/375949429083021/ · http://www.facebook.com/lafayettejockeylotfleamarket · http://www.lafayettejockeylot.com 3011 N.W. Evangeline Thwy, Lafayette, LA 70507 · Ticket
Friday March 30, 2012, Remington College – Lafayette Cosmetology, 118 Rue Fontaine, Lafayette, LA, will be offering complimentary (FREE) Prom Night student salon services for local high school students headed to prom! The goal is to help students look and feel their best without having to shell out an arm and a leg for services. Girls can get updos, manicures, pedicures and makeup; guys can get a haircut. Complimentary student salon services will be available Friday and Saturday, March 23 and 24 and Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31.