Hostess Gift Guide
The gift ideas below will work as host or hostess gifts for all those parties on your social calendar OR for the person on your gift lift that loves to entertain! We all know those friends. They can throw together a dinner party at the last minute that looks flawless and not a hair is out of place. For your friend that loves to entertain but makes it look like the apocalypse hit her house (like someone typing this list), hire her a maid.
1. RTIC Tumbler — These are the COOLEST cups. Made with a double-wall vacuum insulation (similar to Yeti but WAY cheaper), these keeps drink cold OR hot for hours and insulate hands from either temp. Ice doesn’t melt and coffee stays super hot. Comes in several different colors (pink!) and styles (low ball, can cooler) but the original tumbler is less than $15! Throw in a mini bottle of their fave liquor and a mixer and you’ve got such a fun gift.
3. NEST Candles — We know these are spendy, but oh have mercy on your soul, they are AMAZING. The scents are glorious and they are loved by everyone. If you just can’t stomach the price, any beautiful candle is always appreciated as a gift! Most everyone can always use tealight candles as well. Buy a huge bag and split them up for gifts!
4. Cocktail Napkins — This is something most of us rarely buy for ourselves, but is such a fun thing to have on hand!
5. TableTopics: Questions to Start Great Conversations — Cards with questions to provoke conversation and find out things you wouldn’t necessarily talk about otherwise. Sets for families, kids, dinner parties, couples. These get amazing reviews!
6. Wine Stopper — Obviously for your wine drinker, but there are TONS of fun designs and most are priced very inexpensively. You can also find very highly-rated and inexpensive champagne stoppers for your bubbly-loving host.
7. Coasters — These can range anywhere from beautiful to practical to functional to raunchy. Something for everyone in your life!
8. Slate Chalkboard Cheese Marker Set — These are so fun for your host that puts together a killer cheese and Charcuterie board.
9. Lenox Holiday Dip Bowl with Spreader — If your host is a Lenox fan, this is a fun and inexpensive gift idea that can be used for years.
11. Anything by Anne Taintor — Calendars, napkins, magnets. These are HILARIOUS for Mamas, friends, sisters. “I don’t want to brag, but I’m pretty mediocre at housekeeping.” Ha!
12. Fred & Friends ‘Go Big’ Serving Plate — This is such a hilarious tongue in cheek gift idea. Designed out of high-impact plastic, but designed to look like an old-school paper plate with ridges. Perfect for serving!
13. Tea Sampler or Coffee — Pair their favorite tea or coffee with a beautiful new mug and some biscotti and you have the perfect gift! Grab a tea sampler in a pretty box or their favorite brand if you know it.
14. Cocktail Cookbook — So much fun for your host that is into mixology or loves having a spirits bar. There are TONS of highly-rated books out there to provide all kinds of cocktail inspiration.
15. Cocktail Drinking Straw Spoons — It’s a straw! It’s a spoon! These are fabulous. Stir it up and then drink it up. Such a fun gift that people may not think to buy themselves.
16. Fun Holiday Ornament — You can get just about anything these days, so a perfect customizable gift idea. Cupcakes, donuts, sushi, condiments, coffee mugs, anything. This Hot Sauce Ornament is perfection.
17. The Pineapple Tumbler — These are all over the place right now and such a fun gift idea. They come in either copper or gold and will hold a 12-ounce beverage. So cute!
18. Stemless Wine Glasses — Wine glasses are not just plain glass anymore, friends. So many fun designs and stemless makes them much harder to spill. These American Atelier Confetti Glasses are beautiful and come in a set of four.
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