City of Angels: Houses and Gardens of Los Angeles by Jennifer Ash Rudick with photographs by Firooz Zahedi showcases thirty LA homes that feature a rich mix of quirkiness, elegance, glitz, and Hollywood pizazz. Jennifer Ash Rudick, an old friend from Locust Valley, and photographer Firooz Zahedi, take us to Kelly Wearstler’s beach house in Malibu, Hutton Wilkinson’s exotic ranch in … Continue Reading
Dream Design Live by Paloma Contreras is the decorator’s guide to living in the home you’ve crafted. After taking readers through the design process, Contreras shows readers how to enjoy their personal and beautiful spaces. An insightful and beautiful book on how to make your home beautiful — and personal. So Suzy Says.
Balance your budget and your body with 100 Days of Real Food: On a Budget: Simple Tips and Tasty Recipes to Help You Cut Out Processed Food Without Breaking the Bank by Lisa Leake Thank you, Pamela Salzman for the tip. So Suzy Says. And, once you’ve cooked these tasty and healthy meals, carry them along in the Sistema To … Continue Reading
Books Make a Home: Elegant ideas for storing and displaying Books by Damian Thompson is both a fun read and offers useful ‘how to’ tips on how to add personality to your home through tomes. Call me old fashion, but a home needs books. A Kindle — and I do love mine – just doesn’t add the je ne … Continue Reading
Island Hopping: Amanda Lindroth Design by Amanda Lindroth with illustrations by Aldous Bertram and Tria Giovan’s photography is a visual, island escape. In the 20 years that Lindroth has called Nassau she’s developed relaxed, indoor-outdoor aesthetic—a hybrid that merges colonial and island influences — that is in-demand throughout the Bahamas. I admire Lindroth she has great style and a great book. So Suzy … Continue Reading
Madame Claude: Her Secret World of Pleasure, Privilege, and Power by William Stadiem is the riveting story of Madame Claude’s exclusive “finishing school” in post WWII Europe. Born Fernande Grudet in Angers this poor Jewish girl transformed herself into the Madame of a wildly successful escort service. Magnifique — Madame is still whispered about. So Suzy Says.
Why Motor Skills Matter: Improve Your Child’s Physical Development to Enhance Learning and Self-Esteem by pediatric physical therapist Tara Losquadro Liddle explores how touch, movement and play impact the neurodevelopment and well-being of your child’s first five years. Important reading. So Suzy Says.
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