Kimberley, Allisun and Bill & Tiki share Favored Finds for Fall

by Cindi SutterFounder & Editor of Spirited Table®   

Ladies & Gentleman please be advised that I cannot promise that you won’t want everything on these lists. So in order to stay within your budget, buy something for yourselves first: Then grab your holiday gift buying list and use the next 15+ more Tastemaker choices showing up under Lifestyle-Tips, Tricks & Gift, over the next 3 weeks to find the perfect gift and YOU’RE DONE!

by Kimberley Thompson, Tastemaker in Residence

Kimberley Thompson kicks off our Favored Finds for Fall with this quote: "I have been in retail for 44 years. I KNOW how to shop!" Kimberly's retail tips are a must read here! To read the back stories and laugh a lot go here Kimberley's "Favored Fall Finds"

My favorites include, in no particular order:

Clothing and Accessories:

  • Eskandar cashmere sweater from London

  • Brahmin bags

Favorite Artists Include:

  • Charles Beck from Fergus Falls

  • Lennis Moore, John Schirmer and Kristi Carlson of Iowa

  • Rick Allen of Duluth can be found at

  • Sivertson Gallery in Grand Marais and Duluth

American Craft Council shows

by Allisun Groat, Tastemaker in Residence & Social Media Manager

What’s your Favored Find for Fall? Here's mine...

  1. Staple piece of clothing - STIK Pardy Wrap -

  2. Handbag or Man bag - Simplified Weekly Planner by Emily Ley

  3. Artwork - Missy Monson

  4. Random food - Swedish Fish

  5. Travel destination - Larsmont Cottages Lake Superior

  6. Decor item - Grace Hill Design

Travel destination - Larsmont Cottages Lake Superior


by Spell Estate Wines, Bill & Tiki Spell Tastemakers in Residence 

Bill and I enjoy each of our Favored Finds below!

Staple piece of clothing —

Bill = Khakis shorts or pants & Tiki = Frank & Eileen button down shirts

Kitchen Item = Spell Estate wine opener!

Random Food = Avocado on toast with sea salt, Greek Yogurt and Siracha (Our current favorite breakfast!)

Cookbook = Dinner by Melissa Clark (Simplified, one pan meals that are fabulous!)

Travel item you can’t live withoutBill- A backpack and IPad & Tiki- A leather tote

Travel destination =  Sonoma wine country….of course!