Hostess Tip

SSS has a creative hostess gift tip. Instead of bringing customary bottle of wine, bring your hostess breakfast for the next day. Fresh orange juice, seasonal fruit, bagels and cream cheese or banana bread, homemade granola or donuts… All of the above… your hostess will be delighted.   So Suzy Says.  


My children went to grammar school with the Garemani children.  How lovely to discover their selection of wines.  I was lucky enough to be at a party where it was served.  Yummy.   So Suzy Says.                

Fix Your Credit

Hopefully you don’t need it, but if you do need help with your credit, the affable and informed John Franzblau at American Credit Repair  is the man to call.  He will help you get your financial ducks in a row.  So Suzy Says.

Cut Offs

These easy-fit, cut-off shorts are perfect summer, casual wear.  So Suzy Says.  

Summer Service

Amanda Lindroth’s  Cold Buffet Rectangular Serving Dish is the perfect way to dress up your summer buffet table with an old classic that never goes out of style. So Suzy Says.  

Old & New

The Valley Attic in Locust Valley is a great resource for those seeking unique home furnishings at unbeatable prices.  Great consignment shop.  Happy hunting.  So Suzy Says.      

…Two if by Sea…

Amanda Lindroth’s Harbour Island Lantern  adds light and sophisticated, tropical glow to any space.  Bamboo-made. Comes in a variety of sizes. Makes a great gift for yourself or a friend. So Suzy Says.  


Natural Vitality Natural Calm Plus Drink Anti Stress Magnesium Drink Powder really works.  Simply dissolve a packet into eight ounces of water and drink your stress away. Carry it in your bag so you can give to your teenagers.  A good source of an essential supplement.  So Suzy Says.

Smashing Ibiza

Ibiza Bohemia by Renu Kashyap  and  Maya Boyd is a beautiful look at a beautiful place by fashion industry veterans.  Beautiful. So Suzy Says.

The Perfect House

On Turpentine Lane by Elinor Lipman  is the story of Faith Frankel works for her alma mater in her  claustro-suburban hometown where she purchases a sweet bungalow on Turpentine Lane.  Her life is finally on track… or so it seems … on the surface at least.  A tightly woven read.  Enjoy. So Suzy Says.

Seen Alone

Men Without Women: Stories by Haruki Murakami translated by  Philip Gabriel  and  Ted Goossen  weaves together seven tales of lonely men.  Beautifully observed. An artful read.  So Suzy Says.   

Tartan & Tan

Topman Mens Red Tartan Shorts are the perfect summer plaid.  They have a drawstring waist and are machine washable — wear it with a white t-shirt  for a  beach-ready-festive ensemble.  So Suzy Says.