Ten Thoughtful Gifts for the Holiday Party Host or Hostess
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The holidays are here and that means it's time to party! Attending a holiday get together is easy enough but planning the event can be downright stressful for your host or hostess. Show them how much you appreciate their hard work with a thoughtful gift from the list below and you'll probably be invited back for years to come.
I adore the Mud Pie brand because they create the most delightful gifts for any and all occasions without breaking the bank. Take this clever guacamole set, for example. It's perfect for any party spread (much like guacamole) and guaranteed to make the recipient smile. They also make an adorable Dip Bowl Set and tons of other sentiments for any gift-giving event. Do yourself a favor and check out everything they have to offer here.
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This thoughtful organic bamboo serving tray has it all! The simple but elegant design is bordered by grooves for crackers, nuts or olives and has a hidden drawer containing a complete matching cutlery set. Perfect for all gatherings from football games to book clubs, summer barbecues to Thanksgiving and everything in between, your gracious host or hostess is sure to use this set for years to come.
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A stylish gift for any wine aficionado, this cork holder provides a unique and personal way to display a cork collection. Most letters are sturdy enough to stand freely on a countertop and all have eyelets for easy hanging as decorative wall art if that's what you prefer. Plus, they are all created deep enough to house corks without the need for adhesives, glass or silly sideways positioning to make sure that the fruits of wine drinking labors stay put.
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These lustrous stemless wine glasses with copper-tone metallic plating are sure to add an elegant and contemporary flair to your host or hostesses barware. Although ideal for serving and drinking red wines, these unique glasses can easily be used for whites, cocktails or any other beverage and promise to bring your host a ton of compliments.
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I received a Numi flowering tea set as a housewarming gift years ago and still use it on the reg to this day whether I'm serving just myself or a small group of tea drinkers. The flowering teas are delicious and watching them bloom is downright captivating. Don't be fooled by the borosilicate glass teapot, it may look fragile but is surprisingly durable, highly heat-resistant and dishwasher safe.
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Let's face it, a nice bottle of wine is the quintessential go-to gift for any gathering and this bottle bag provides the perfect wrapping. These cotton linen wine bags are thoughtful, durable and reusable allowing the recipient to pass it on somewhere down the line. You know what. Let's all stop to do ourselves a solid here and just buy a whole bunch of these to have on-hand just incase.
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Mud Pie does it again! I think this his and her display box is clever, thoughtful and probably the cutest thing ever. Perfect for the couple that always throws the best parties, this display box is guaranteed to be well-received and might even add a little healthy competition to the holiday drinking.
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Decorative seashell-shaped soaps don't hold a flame to this exotic soap set. Each set contains six individually wrapped bars made from natural glycerin and organic island botanicals for an invigorating scrub and moisturizing, creamy lather. As an added bonus, they all come packaged in a stylish little gift box ready to make its way into the hands of your holiday host.
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I know some people that consider candle gifts to be impersonal and cliche but I'm positive that they would be delighted to receive this gift set. Each aromatherapy candle is made of 100% natural soy wax making them safe for any environment and just look at those beautiful tins begging to be reused once the candle is gone! If this isn't a gift that keeps on giving, I don't know what is.
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Pretty sure the gift box for these silicone wine stoppers says it all: this is the only gift worth giving during the holiday season! Each stopper creates an airtight, leak-proof seal on any open bottle and is made of FDA approved food-grade silicone making them durable, reusable and dishwasher safe. Plus, each one comes adorned with its own witty phrase that's sure to get some laughs or strike up a conversation.
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