Are you lucky enough to be invited to a holiday party this year? In order to show appreciation for all of the party and meal preparation the host or hostess must undertake, it is social etiquette not to show up empty handed. While arriving with a bottle of Chardonnay in hand will never put you on Santa’s naughty list, we thought we’d suggest some original hostess gifts for holiday parties this year.
Give these Canadianism #coasters from shopAGO as a #hostessgift ! This set of four glass coasters, $45, features words only Canadians would understand would also make a great gift for a young couple. There are four coasters in each set. Canadian words on each coaster include “Loonie,” “Toque,” “Eh,” and “Zed”.
Who says that a hostess gift must be comprised of only food or drink? After vacuuming rugs and floors, dusting and polishing furniture, cleaning plates, cutlery and glasses and slaving over an open stove, a hostess should be able to relax post-party and what better way that with this Caprina House Gift Set? The set, $23.99, features Caprina’s Fresh Goat’s Milks products including Caprina Fresh Goat’s Milk Soap in Eucalyptus Mint, Caprina Legendary Bubble Bath in Lavender Oil (800 ml); Caprina Moisturizing Body Milk Original Formula (350 ml) and Caprina Amazing Body Wash in Orchid Flower Extract (500 ml). Purchase Caprina House Gift Set online.
Danielle Walker’s Eat What You Love Cookbook
As someone who cooks, I can attest that it’s always nice to receive a new cookbook. Danielle Walker’s Eat What You Love contains recipes that appeal to people who are following gluten-free, dairy-free and Paleo dietary regimes. Walker is the bestselling New York Times author of Against All Grains. She suffers from ulcerative colitis and found that by following the Paleo diet, which eliminates foods such as grains and dairy, she was able to treat her condition. Eat What You Love contains 125 recipes for comforting meals such as fried chicken, lasagna, chicken pot pie and sloppy joes. Recipes vary from slow cooker, sheet pan, Instant Pot and one pot. The hardcover book will be available on Dec. 4, 2018. ISBN-10: 1607749440
If you’re looking for chic hostess gifts for holiday parties, these Amber Pink Swirl Coupe glasses from Chapters Indigo will put a smile on your hostess’s face. Most people, especially those that host parties, have enough regular glasses, but these martini glasses are so stylish and cute that they’re perfect for special occasions. Imagine your hostess and her guests sipping on an apple martini holding one of these coupe glasses. The Amber Pink Swirl Coupe glasses come in a set of four and retail for $39.50. Purchase online at Chapters Indigo (they’re not available in stores).
KSP Christmas Mantle Snowman Stocking Holder from Kitchen Stuff Plus
The KSP Christmas Mantle Snowman Stocking Holder, $14.99, from Kitchen Stuff Plus makes a festive hostess gift. At 13 cm x 20 cm, it’s the perfect size for a mantle, bookshelf or tabletop. Even if she already has a stocking holder or two, she can always use another one as they add to the festive decor.
Do you have any other ideas to add to hostess gifts for holiday parties? Please mention them below in the comments section.