Hats On

Coolibar’s Raffia Life Guard Hat features UPF 50+ protection in a raffia hat with six inch brim.  For those looking for a collapsable, fabric version there’s the Ultra Sun Hat. Chic sun protection.  So Suzy Says.  

Smell Conscious

Sana Jardin Parfumerie – socially conscious luxury fragrance working to empower women. Seen in Vogue, Bazaar and WWD. Smell powerful.  So Suzy Says.

There is Help

Grown and Flown: From 11th Grade Stress to College Success by Lisa Heffernan  and ‎ Mary Dell Harrington  with photographs by  TB Kilman is a great resource for parents who are launching their children into their next chapter; college.  Also offers great support for parents facing an empty nest. So Suzy Says. 

Get Happy

Skip on downtown and discover the whimsical joy of The Happy Place, a pop up consisting of 13 rooms that are sure to turn your frown upside down.  Great for a family outing. So Suzy Says.

Fit Feet

Women’s Fitflop Uberknit Slip-On High-Top Sneaker  is made with a lightweight stretch-knit upper that fits like a glove.  It also features ergonomically engineered midsole supports that cushions your foot with every step you take. Fashionably Fit.  So Suzy Says.

Game on the Go

Rummikub Game-106 Outlasting Color Tiles with Trays and Carrying Aluminum Case is the perfect family game whether you’re at home or on the go.  Makes a great holiday gift. So Suzy Says. 

All Eyes on Me

Lancome Lancme Drama Liqui-Pencil Longwear Eyeliner goes on like buttah and lasts all day long.  Eye-tastic.  Comes in six colors including black, brown, aubergine .  So Suzy Says.

Cover Up

If too much holiday cheer leaves you with  too little time to sleep, have no fear It Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Anti-Aging Concealer is here to save the day… or at least the dark circles under your eyes.   Also comes in a jar —It Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Corrector , So Suzy Says.  

Classic Tassle

Brooks Brothers Suede Tassel Loafers is a classic that every man should have in his closet.  Also comes in navy.  So Suzy Says.  

Holiday Running

Women’s Adidas Swift Run Sneaker will help you outrun the holiday craziness.  So Suzy Says.  


The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride is the memoir that launched McBride’s career for a reason.  Mesmerizing.  So Suzy Says.