TQS takes on shopping local

TQS takes on shopping local. IMAGE: a close-up shot of holiday gift bags (red, brown, snowflakes, and gold polka dots)

What is this, some sort of local shoppers guide? Yup. Featuring first-hand favorites from your faithful Quilted Squirrel staffers. So skip the self checkouts and take it from us: These local shops’ll help you shop local this holiday season. Alyssa Boczar, Senior Account Manager A great place to shop local all year long is The […]

TQS takes on cult classics

TQS takes on cult classics: Jack-o-lanterns' faces emerge from the darkness.

Boo! (Got you.) It’s October and Halloween and all that.  So, (super)naturally, we’ve got takes.  Classic movies and music. Wrong opinions about candy corn. They’re all here.  Call off the search for Baby Oscar and see what our staffers have to say about the season’s best (and worst) cult classics.   Lisa Hinterberger, Graphic Designer […]

TQS takes on school

TQS takes on school: A well-lit library displays wooden bookshelves stacked with books.

Back to school, eh? That’s got us thinking. And remembering. Thinking and remembering. That’s what we’re doing. Fondly or not, we’re flashing back to our old school days—and we’re inviting you to experience every bad haircut, heartache, and hardship we endured along the way. Does anyone have a happy memory from kindergarten to college graduation? […]

TQS takes on pet projects

TQS Pet Projects: LEFT: A man looks at a portable gaming system. RIGHT: A nondescript wedding invitation

What are these pet projects we speak of? Somewhere between hobbies and a side hustles, our pet projects are pursuits of passion outside the typical nine-to-five. That means YouTube videos, podcasts, thousands of Instagram followers—and that’s just one Quilted Squirrel staffer! (Spoiler: It’s Tyler.) But a few others do some pretty cool stuff outside of […]

TQS takes on pets: Cats or dogs?

TQS takes on pets: Cats or dogs? IMAGE: The top half of a dog's head (nose, face, ears, eyes)

Welcome to the not-so-secret world of pet owners. We’ve been yappin’ a bit about Barkology, Buffalo’s first and only indoor dog park and bar—mostly because we just revamped its website with some fresh photos and what-not. Then someone on Slack was like, “Yo, cats or dogs?” So we rambled on about that for a minute. […]

TQS takes on junk food

an aerial view of french fries

Happy National Junk Food Day! We’re celebrating the super sweet occasion by stuffing our faces with, well, garbage. What’s our guilty pleasure when it comes to the junkiest of junk foods? Here are all the hot and sticky takes you can stomach—fresh from our bellies and into yours. Lisa Hinterberger, Graphic Designer Current craving: ice […]

TQS takes on reading!

TQS takes on reading

It’s been a long, hard winter. Have we taken advantage of our time inside by reading some good books? Maybe so, maybe not. We asked the gang: Tell us what books you’re reading (if any), but try not to sound so pretentious about it, okay? Here’s what we had to say. Lisa, Graphic Designer I […]