Talk About It!

Many moons ago, when I was a freshman in college, my brother Jeffrey committed suicide. He left me the note.  I share this with my readers because I want everyone to know that mental health challenges are not taboo. Talk about it… before it’s too late. There is help.  So Suzy understands. National Suicide Prevention … Continue Reading


Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles Prom 2018. My darling Clementine and her boyfriend Che had a grand time .  So Suzy loves.  

Reader Survey

Dear friends and family, I would be grateful if you would take a moment to fill out my survey and give me feedback as I continue to grow SoSuzySays. Thank you all! I enjoy sharing my tips and resources with you. xo, Suzy    

Food & Love

A Couple Cooks – Pretty Simple Cooking: 100 Delicious Vegetarian Recipes to Make You Fall in Love with Real Food by Sonja Overhiser and Alex Overhiser is a fun and romantic cookbook.  Husband and wife foodies – bloggers and podcasters ( – have compiled 100 recipes  that emphasize whole foods and spending time in the kitchen together.  

Bravo, Jack!

Jack graduated!  Onto a new chapter in Santa Barbara! Exciting times ahead!  So Suzy loves.


I know Claire from Locust Valley and have always admired her.   Every endeavor she undertakes she does with style and depth. Follow her You Tube Channel and learn about her diet and help a friend with cancer. So Suzy Says.


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.  

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.

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.