I am so proud of my Jack and all of his achievements. Here he is in his prom tuxedo. Glad that he is celebrating the end of high school with his friends.  May these wonderful young men continue to support each other and make more happy memories together, throughout their lives whatever they wear.  So Suzy Smiles.  

Hair Stylin’ on the Go

I have always had beautiful thick wavy hair that straightens easily and does what its told. However, despite its willingness to cooperate, I must admit that I have never really learned to do my own hair. If I haven’t been to a salon, it’s piled on top of my head with a clip or in … Continue Reading

Important Help

When it’s more than the usual adolescent drama…. AIM for Mental Health is there. Learn about  how AIM is funding research to find better treatments and cures, raise awareness, and improve access to effective treatments for children, teens, and young adults on May 3, 2018 at an event hosted by my dear friends June and Cindy.  Don’t suffer alone. … Continue Reading

Self Care

Take real care of yourself.  All of us need to do more of this. So Suzy Says. This Is What ‘Self-Care’ REALLY Means, Because It’s Not All Salt Baths And Chocolate Cake  

Monthly Wisdom

A supportive blog from the Center for Motivation and Change for those walking Recovery’s Road. Thank you Missy for the tip, I love you, love Deary.  So Suzy Says.

Bravo, Clementine

Another testament to Le Lycée education under Mme. Kabazz.  And their extraordinary drama program.  Lucky to see these talented young adults and reconnect with friends. So, so proud. So Suzy beams.

Lucky 23

Happy Birthday, Allegra. I love you and miss you. Love you dearly, Mader. So Suzy Loves.

Retro Chic Entertaining

My parents, Jack and Eula, casually entertaining friends. My how the definition of casual has changed.  So Suzy Remembers.

Tasty Salads

Hetty McKinnon  fills the pages of Neighborhood: Hearty Salads and Plant-Based Recipes from Home and Abroad  with delicious main-meal salad recipes. Her dishes are filled with exciting flavors from around the world and stories about how she discovered them. I look forward to teaching my children how to make these yummy meals.  So Suzy Says.    

Big Specs

grinderPUNCH Women’s Designer Inspired Oversized Round Circle Sunglasses  are great, big spectacles.  I look forward to sharing a pair with Clementine!  So Suzy Says.

Chic Resource

Big Book of Chic by Miles Redd  is a  lavishly illustrated volume features a diverse selection of his unique interiors, an inspiration to anyone interested in spirited, eclectic design. So Suzy Says. 

Words to Live By

Words to live by.  So Suzy Says.

Wing Walker

ASOS Mojito Leather Brogues feature classic wing-tip styling with a unique, ASOS flare.  Comes in other colors too. They look great without laces too.  So Suzy Says.


Happy Thanksgiving to all… and especially Tom Samet who shared this card with me. May your holiday be filled with wisdom, friends, family – and yummy turkey.  Thanks for reading. 

Chic Mail

Andres Izquieta and Dee Murthy’s FiveFour Club will deliver fashion goodies – curated just for your man/boy – monthly.  Unleash your man’s inner style.  Can be ordered singularly or via subscription.  So Suzy Says.

Happy Birthday

Celebrated my dear friend Maria- Flora — aka ‘Monkey’ –  birthday at a fabulous, Malibu, weekend bash.  Thanks for a great disco time.  And, happy, happy Birthday.

Fabulous Flare

Frame Persian Velveteen Flare pants are simply fabulous.  Wear them anywhere, anytime you want to make a kick ass statement.  So Suzy Says.

Mommy & Me

maman&moi is a well-curated clothing collection filled with classic pieces for little girls.  Born from Allegra Growdon Richdale’s love of her mother and their shared  love of fashion, maman&moi  creates beautiful dresses that will make you and your daughter smile at the memories created in classics  like the reversible Charlotte dress. Beautiful clothes that stand the test of … Continue Reading

Claridges Cooking

Meredith Erickson  and Martyn Nail  will release their tasty book Claridges: The Cookbook  just in time for Thanksgiving.  Celebrate your holiday with the tasty treats found at the Mayfair hotel.  Bon Appetit.  So Suzy Says.