Category Archives: Personal

Raising a toddler has created new levels of chaos in our home I never knew were possible.

SQ Thoughts on Toddlers

Dear Diary,

Remember when our house was just a house? You were there. Cupboards stayed shut, and food stayed on the shelves, and power outlets were helpful dispensers of electricity for my lovely, intact floor lamps? It was great, wasn’t it? 

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Desi's First Birthday Party

Desi’s First Birthday Party

Before you read any more of this post, or scroll through these pictures of Desi's first birthday party, you should know that there is nothing Pinterest-perfect about my planning. Honestly, I'm just impressed that we pulled something together at all!

As much as I love attending parties that are beautifully decorated with gourmet donut walls and handmade fabric bunting, there is no world that exists where I make that happen.

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SQ Thoughts: I have a very complicated relationship with my umbrella. Join me in another Dear Diary entry on why I love to hate this perpetually annoying tool | suzyquilts.com #funny

SQ Thoughts on Umbrellas

Dear Diary,

I know I have talked to you about a lot of my weird relationships, but there has never been a more complicated one than my relationship with my umbrella.

Let me start with our history together.

It was love at first sight.

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10 newborn baby essentials - the ultimate guide to a basic baby registry

My 10 Newborn Baby Essentials

As a first-time mom I'm learning everything through trial and error...mostly error. Now that I'm officially 8 weeks into being a mama, I have very strong opinions on my newborn baby essentials.

I now look back on my baby registry and have a good laugh – because why did I feel the need to register for 3 Solly Baby wraps?

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Suzy Quilts had a baby!

I had a baby!

I’m going to make this short and sweet because I just had a baby! Sleep is a thing of the past so it’s almost impossible for me to finish a thought before trailing off onto the next one. Plus I'm typing this while holding a sleeping baby.

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