Our big move to New Orleans

It’s been a busy week for us. Movers from Williams Transfer in Tupelo came Thursday and loaded our stuff in Tupelo. BTW, it was snowing while they were loading. Brrrrr.

No need to let a little snow get in the way of moving day! (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

No need to let a little snow get in the way of moving day! (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

The guys then made the trip to New Orleans and met us at the apartment at 8 a.m. Friday. Friday, it was nothing but blue skies and sunshine in New Orleans. Nice change.

Word of advice to fellow newcomers: Make sure your moving truck has directions on roads that will accommodate a big truck. Our truck had to detour because of construction and the top of the truck pulled down a cable hanging overhead. Ruh roh.

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AT&T to increase New Orleans coverage

AT&T is adding extra coverage in New  Orleans in anticipation of the influx of visitors for the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras. Let the Instagramming and Facebooking commence!ATT-logo

From @SueSperry, AT&T spokeswoman for New Orleans:

In time for the Big Game and Carnival! AT&T announced new antenna systems in the CBD, Quarter, Convention Center & major hotels.

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Good carpet cleaning company in New Orleans

We were happy with the customer service and the cleaning skills of NOLA Carpet Cleaning (website). NOLA Carpet Cleaning

We researched companies on Yelp, Insider Pages and Google and then called and got quotes.

For two bedrooms and a set of stairs, the going rate last week was about $120. Some companies charged an extra fee if they had to bring their own water because you didn’t have a hose outside.

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