Double Challenge

Serial entrepreneur, puzzle fan  and photographer Randall Kaplan combines his passions with his latest venture. The  500 piece jigsaw puzzles form inspirational images – on both sides. They’re the perfect pursuit for a lazy afternoon. Dream and solve. So Suzy Says.


Thank you, Patrick Herning,  for the kind words and support. Look for So Suzy Says 2.0. in 2020….

Don’t Text & Drive

Yes, we’re still talking about it…. despite how easy it is to avoid the tragedies that result. Stop. Don’t text and drive. Replies can wait. Thank you, Carmen Adams for your excellent work to prevent this tragedy. So Suzy Says.      

Clean, Clean, Clean

Glisten Dishwasher Magic Machine Cleaner and Disinfectant will leave your dishes spotless and cootie free. Brighten and disinfect. Protects your dishwasher and your family. Great for stovetop cleaning too. So Suzy Says. 


Sterlings Sponge will clean up any kitchen mess easily and without metal. Make your kitchen sparkle — even with all of the holiday happenings. So Suzy Says. 

Wash Off

Chakir’s  100% Turkish Cotton Luxury Washcloth Set makes a great stocking stuffer or hostess gift. Don’t ruin an expensive washcloth, use these. Practical and pretty; they’re the perfect holiday gift. So Suzy Says. 

Soft Slopes

Dr. Barbara Sturm’s Ski Cream provides a protective shield for your skin on the slopes. The cream includes  ingredients such as Blackcurrant Oil and Purslane that will calm the skin and reduce redness. Take along the brand’s lip balm too. Ski essentials. So Suzy Says.

Growing Jobs

Small Fry is Lisa Brennan-Jobs‘ poignant memoir of growing up in two worlds — that of her, artist Chrisann Brennan and her father, Steve Jobs — at a time of historic change in Silicon Valley. So Suzy Says. 

Boys Talk….

Men Explain Things to Me is Rebecca Solnit’s seven essay antidote to ‘Man-splaining’. Me too must read. So Suzy Says. 

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving. Regardless of what’s on the menu, or even the venue, So Suzy Says hopes that you’re surrounded by people you love. I hope that tomorrow — and for all the tomorrows after that — that your meals are tasty and your existence appreciated and made better by those around you. Happy Thanksgiving from … Continue Reading


J.Crew’s  Peyton Velvet Pull-On Pants in Velvet are the Perfect, Party Pant. Colorful and comfortable these pants will have you looking good enough to party the night away…. and comfortable enough to do so. So Suzy Says.


Hill House Home makes nap time fashionable with its collection of Nap Dresses. Indulge and make your dreams sweeter. Also makes great loungewear. A great gift too.  So Suzy Says.

Ski Hound

Perfect Moment’s Houndstooth-print Flared Ski Trousers are the perfect, winter fashion statement on and off the slopes. Water resistant with a reinforced knee – they’ll protect and style. They also come in black and white. So Suzy Says.

Never Gets Old

Brooks Brothers Cashmere V-Neck Sweater comes in an array of classic colors. Comfortable, cozy yet polished this classic reminds me of my understated and stylish father, Jack Thomas. Timeless. So Suzy Says.

Blue Magic

Penelope Chilvers Velvet, Metallic Trainer is the perfect Christmas; chic and practical it’s sure to be perfect for all seasons — and for under the tree. So Suzy Says.

Cooking Investment

Give a gift that will give throughout the year with Caraway’s Ceramic Cookware Set. The non-stick ceramic-coated cookware set comes with pots, pans and its own storage system. Pretty, yummy and storage friendly. So Suzy Says.  

Scents of Home

Rigaud Paris, Cypres Candle is a classic hostess gift. The woodsy and wonderful scent reminds me of childhood Christmases. Nostalgic and lovely. Buy one for yourself and one as a gift. So Suzy Says. 

Foot Relief

Barefoot’s Scientist High Dive Intensive Hydration Foot Cream is a great way to winterize your feet. The proprietary formula is designed to penetrate deep into the foot’s skin and hydrate it. Enjoy a smooth season. Makes a great stocking stuffer for the entire family. So Suzy Says.

Toilet Truths

The Complete What’s Your Poo Telling You  by Josh Richman and  Anish Sheth  with illustrations by Peter Arkle and Matt Johnstone offers useful information about a topic that usually inspires all of us to act like 12-year-old boys. Don’t flush away knowledge. Makes a great stocking stuffer for the scientist in the family. So Suzy Says. 

Madness & Mayhem

Bedlam: An Intimate Journey Into America’s Mental Health Crisis by award winning documentarian, psychiatrist Kenneth Paul Rosenberg is a disturbing look into what it means to be mentally ill in America today. Tough questions thoughtfully considered. So Suzy Says.