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Alyson Haggerty

Alyson Haggerty
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Alyson lives in Metairie with her husband, Patrick, their two boys, and their Morkie, Beignet. After teaching for almost ten years, she left a career in education, earned her BSN, and now works as a pediatric emergency nurse. In her free time, Alyson enjoys flipping furniture, writing, dancing, and painting. She is always looking for a racquetball partner and loves streetcar rides and playing board games with her family. A good cook, she is constantly on a quest to answer the age-old question, “What’s for dinner?” but has thus far been unsuccessful.

Hellooooo! Go See Broadway’s Mrs. Doubtfire At The Saenger Now!

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Perfect Timing For Easter: See JPAS’s Jesus Christ Superstar This Week

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The 4 Frozen Foods Every Busy Parent Needs On Hand

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The Best Places for Crawfish in the New Orleans Area

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Our Favorite NOLA Halloween Tradition

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A Pediatric Nurse’s Guide To Cold And Flu Season

A Pediatric Nurse's Guide To Cold And Flu Season Full disclosure: I am a pediatric emergency nurse. But, first, I am a mom. This post is not meant to serve as medical advice. I only...

New in Lakeview :: Juliana’s Brazilian Bakery

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New Movie Review :: Disney’s Haunted Mansion

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A Love Letter to the LSU Baseball Team

Dear Tigers, We love baseball. And we love LSU. So, this year, we excitedly tuned in to watch you play ball just like we do every other year. But this season, it was different. Your...

A Note to Jordan Thompson Before Game 3

Hey Jordan, Congrats on making it to the College World Series! As you know, this is the opportunity of a lifetime, and I'm sure you were so excited to be playing on the big stage...
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Must-Have Products For Those Problems You Don’t Want To Talk About

The below list includes some terrific brands, and although this post contains some affiliate links, we only recommend these tried-and-true products which we buy for ourselves. Must-Have Products For Those Problems You Don't Want To...

Know What You’re Saying :: An Embarrassing Lesson For My Kids

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From LOL To WTM? :: Decoding The Language Of Today’s Kids

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