After FINALLY preparing my taxes and FINALLY getting in to the little lady at H & R Block, I am FINALLY finished for another year. FINALLY.
This year was particularly stressful because I wanted everything perfect. I saved every receipt (or so I thought) and I took every deduction that I could. I even PAID TWO YEARS WORTH OF PROPERTY TAXES! "Why?" you ask. Because paying the taxes on our rental property for 2013 and 2014 insured us that we would get a refund. In fact, by doing so, we were gonna get us a big refund! I was prepared and I was excited.
I spent nearly a week getting everything together ... and planning my vacation to Hawaii. Yep, that's what Rick and I decided to do with our huge refund.
And ... as of April 14, 2014 ... I was hit with the HORRIBLE news that I would owe this year.
WHAT. THE. HECK???? There went my vacation to Hawaii.
So, on that note ... here is a little something that helped me to swallow the news that I would be staying home this summer. This gal helped me to feel like I was on that plane to Hawaii. Oh how I wish I was.
And in case you didn't know this little piece of trivia ... I used to be a flight attendant myself. I flew with United Airlines way back when. Yep, WAAAAY back when. 1984 to be precise. And for the record, a speech like this was not allowed.
But it should've been.
Here's a bigger version, if you'd like. Well, I'd like. Just cause. And I get to do anything I want since I don't get to go to Hawaii. And because I owe the government. And because I have a dog. And ...