Your Holiday Gift Guide Sneak Peek!

October 21, 2015

SNEAK PEEK!  SuthinGirl’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Yes, yes, YES I knooooow! I swear I’m not trying to rush us through the holiday season…I hate that, too! But while we’re cruising into the end of October trying soooo hard not to buy our favorite Halloween candy too far ahead of the big night (’cause we all know what happens when Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups are in the house come 10 o’clock…) we kinda need to start thinking about all that gift-giving coming our way in December.

Starting November 25, I’ll roll out tons of new gift ideas every week until Christmas!

That’s it. No stress. It’s gonna be easy peasy. So go enjoy this gorgeous fall day without a care in the world and I’ll be back next week with the usual SuthinGirl fashion, beauty and more. But first…your Sneak Peek!

7 weeks until Hanukkah • 10 weeks until Christmas

For the Ladies: Bijoux, Beauty & Beyond


Bamboo Elisabetta Slouch Handbag FREE MONOGRAMMING $425

A touch of mid-century modern. The perfect go-to, carry-everywhere bag!

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Made in Italy from the finest soft and supple leather, Mark and Graham’s Elisabetta bag is made using exquisite Florentine craftsmanship. It features a zippered section in the middle to keep things safe, metal feet to protect the bottom, grommets for smooth handle movement and a perfectly placed foil debossed monogram. 10″h x 15.25″w x 8″d • White, Black, Navy

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Elisabetta Slouch Handbag $425 vs Gucci Bamboo Shopper Leather Tote $2,550


How they’re alike: Made in Italy • Leather with Cotton Lining • Natural Bamboo Handles • Metal Feet • Grommets for Smooth Handle Movement • Zippered Middle Section • Dimensions

Aaaaand how they’re different: $2,100 in Price! • Okay, and there’s no cute ‘Gucci’ printed on the Elisabetta bag (damn)


French Horn Purse Comb $38

Every lady needs an elegant comb for her purse! It’s not something a lot of us think to buy for ourselves, so it’s the perfect gift. There are no gentler nor more luxurious combs than these made in Campredon, France. Rich in keratin (the same material as your hair and fingernails) this french horn purse comb produces no static electricity. No two exactly alike in color or pattern and they arrive in a hand-sewn, red calfskin case. 1.25″ x 6.25″ Other sizes available.


Bella Moisture-Wicking Pajamas $99

Menopause, diabetes or pregnancy…if you know someone who tends to overheat while sleeping, they will LOVE these! The lightweight fabric is made from a special blend of moisture-wicking materials and will keep your special someone comfortably cool all night long. I love that as functional as these pajamas are, they are also feminine and elegant; featuring a Swiss dot inset, soft shirring and a keyhole neckline finished with a single button and satin trim. Ivory or Pink

 For the Gentlemen: Fashion, Food & Function

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The Henry Ford Reclaimed Auto Duffel Bag NEW ITEM! $349.99

How cool is this for your auto enthusiast?! This retro, sporty bag is made from reclaimed car seat belts and leather, and just begs to be taken on an adventure! Inside compartments organize gadgets and accessories. As a weekender or everyday duffel, it looks great in the hand of men and women alike. 20.5″w x 12.5″h x 8″d. Messenger Bag and iPad Messenger Bag also available.


Barbour Tartan Telescopic Umbrella $45

If you have a man in your life, chances are you buy him a travel umbrella at least once a year. They really are magical little things, extra talented at disappearing! This one won’t break the bank, is sturdy and well made. Travel sized umbrella in 100% polyester yarn dyed classic Barbour Tartan. Barbour engraved wooden handle. Metal mechanism. 12.5” closed. 38″ wide x 25″ high opened.

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J. Crew Cashmere Scarf $98

Five solid colors and four plaids from which to choose.


For the Kids: Fun, Fun, Fun!


Snap Circuits® Motion Kit NEW ITEM! $84.95 Member Price $76.45

All three of my kids love to fiddle around with Snap Circuits. The third in this remarkable series that teaches principles of physics and electronics, this ALL-NEW kit lets kids build over 165 amazing projects combining motion, light and sound. Snap-together components include a color-changing spinning fan, an air blower, a motion detector, gears and pulleys, tilt and vibration switches, siren sounds and much more. Ages 8+

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Girl Scouts Deluxe Cookie Oven NEW ITEM! $56.99

Oh. My. God!!! Aspiring bakers get hands-on fun creating both their very own Girl Scout Cookies as well as so many other delectable treats! The Girl Scouts oven is the absolute best kid’s oven in the marketplace! Little bakers can actually SEE the baking through a window. Cooking and preheating time is 15 minutes vs almost 30 minutes for competitive items. Cookie kits $6.99 to $14.99.

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 For the Neighbors: Thoughtful, Tasty & Traditional


Partridge on a Swing Christmas Ornament $20

“And a partridge in a pear tree!” I love the idea of exchanging ornaments with special friends and neighbors. It’s a joy to place them on the tree year after year and remember fun times shared together. This beautiful hand-painted partridge ornament is perched upon a pear tree branch swing. Resin/metal with glitter. 6″ high.

Sur La Table Mulling Spices $10

Sur La Table Mesh-Ball Tea Infuser $5

Nothing smells better than a home with mulling spices on the stove! Give your neighbors this all-natural mixture which pairs tangy citrus with vanilla extract, cinnamon and an array of fragrant spices. Perfect to steep in apple cider or wine.

GIFTING TIP: Use festive holiday ribbon to tie the recipes for Mulled Cider and Mulled Wine to your gift. Add your family’s name to personalize the recipes…for example:

SuthinGirl’s Mulled Cider

½ gallon apple juice or cider
3 heaping Tbsp. mulling spice

Pour apple cider into a large stockpot and place over medium heat.
Fill mulling ball with spices and add to pot.
Heat until liquid is about to boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

For SuthinGirl’s Mulled Wine, replace cider with red wine, add 1 cup of orange juice and ¼ cup of sugar (optional).

 Luxury to me is not about buying expensive things; it’s about living in a way where you appreciate things. Oscar de la Renta

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