GIFTS FOR THE HOSTESS
Bring Your Favorite Hostess a Gift She Won’t Soon Forget!
It’s always good not to show up empty-handed to holiday parties; the host or hostess always deserves a little something for their hospitality! Even if you aren’t attending a holiday party this season, perhaps you need a gift for that chronic party-thrower in your life. We’ve rounded up some classy gifts that every hostess would enjoy, so take your pick!
Hostess Gift #1: 101 Champagne Cocktails
This book is full of bubbly cocktail recipes for spirited entertaining! Any hostess would be happy to have this book that will help her serve her guests. $9.95
Hostess Gift #2: Double Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Bark
This festive chocolatey peppermint bark is layered with bittersweet chocolates and sprinkled with crushed peppermint candies. Our office went crazy for them, and we know your recipient will do the same! They even come wrapped in a charming holiday box. $20-$35
Hostess Gift #3: Linda & Harriet Gift Pack
Your favorite hostess will love this charming gift pack! Give the gift of paper with this set that includes a 2009 letterpress calendar, 100-page notepad, and a pack of 8 letterpress notecards – all packaged up and tied with a tag and handwritten note from you! $54
Hostess Gift #4: Platinum Bosphorus Vases
These cylindrical vases are hand blown by a glass crafter in Turkey, and feature a sleek platinum band around the top. To really impress your hostess, bring them over with a lovely display of flowers included! $29-$49
Hostess Gift #5: Monogram Paper Coasters
These coasters add a personalized touch to any party that your hostess might throw. They’ll appreciate the sentiment of this lovely gift. $10.95
Hostess Gift #6: Life: The Classic Collection
This is the ultimate coffee table book, and it’s also a great conversation piece! It’s a large-format hardcover book filled with 100 of the magazine’s most famous and inspiring photos. You’ll be captured by each gorgeous image. $18.16
Hostess Gift #7: Fortunuts
Send your hostess a little good fortune this year with these special nuts! Pick from your favorite nut (sweet & salted walnuts, mesquite walnuts, or sweet & salted pecans) and then pick a fortune to be included in the packaging! Celebrities like Justin Timberlake and Jennifer Aniston are going crazy for these fun fortunes. $2-$25
Hostess Gift #8: Mighty Leaf Tea Gift Set: Abaca Holiday Tea Box
This tea box makes the perfect eco-friendly holiday gift; it’s even fastened with a whittled coconut-shell button. Each box comes with 30 whole leaf biodegradable tea pouches in festive blends. Any homemaker would love this charming gift. $22.45
Article/Graphic Work By: Amy Taylor; Amy is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, Calif., and is currently pursuing her Certificate of Journalism. With over 5 years of experience in many facets of the fashion industry, Amy contributes her knowledge to both DivaVillage.com and VillageMAMA.com.