Create a cute and easy DIY suet bird feeder by upcycling a coffee mug from the thrift store! Make your own suet by melting beef fat and mixing in seed, OR just melt down a suet cake from the store. A stick from the yard makes the perfect freebit perch.
Trying to fill in someone else's shoes is futile. The person will at best be a shadow of the one who shoes they are trying to fill. It is best to have new shoes (their own) rather than live in the shadow of another