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Holiday Hostess Gifts

Hello Everyone! It’s Nicole, Annette’s friend and marketing manager bringing you some holiday fun. This week, Annette and I are rounding up our favorite holiday gifts. It IS the season of giving, after all.

I personally love to give gifts, so reading and creating gift guides is one of my favorite things to do. Today, I thought I’d bring you great gifts for the host. With parties nearly every night of the week, it’s best not to show up empty handed. Be prepared with a little token of Christmas cheer at each party you attend. The host will be thrilled at the thoughtfulness!

1. Antler Napkin Rings – Going to a dinner party? Napkin rings are a great gift the hostess can use again and again.

2. Oh La La Vase –¬†Flowers are always a hit as a hostess gift, but what about something to put those blooming buds in? Scoop up a lovely vase like this one to save the day.

3. Card Box Set – I am a firm believer that everyone home should have a good, sturdy set of playing cards. Keep the party alive with a beautiful set of playing cards for your welcoming hostess.

4. Chocolate Salami – Of course I had to throw in a little Italian tongue-and-cheek gift in honor of Annette. Atlanta chocolatier, Cacao, has a chocolate salami (don’t worry, it’s ALL chocolate…it just looks like a salami). This gift can be used immediately and is a great conversation starter.

5. A Gift For Stamp – I love the idea of giving a gift that’s “in season.” Pick up this stamp that the hostess can use to wrap her own gifts to others all season long.

6. French Butter Caramels – Something sweet for the sweet hostess? Yes, please!

7. Cabernet Wine Bottle Candle – Described as a charming gift for wine connoisseurs, I cannot imagine a better gift for a wine loving host.

8. Bitterman’s Field Guide to Bitters & Amari – Mixology is such a part of our culture, and every host needs to know how to mix the perfect cocktail. Help them achieve bartender status with this book.

9. Linen Dinner Napkins – These tearable linen napkins are the best for big crowds. Not only do they beat paper, they’re stylish, too.

10. Macaron Ornaments – What foodie wouldn’t love to add a set of beautiful macaron ornaments to her tree? Ornaments make a lovely gift that can be used year after year.

What are your favorite hostess gifts? I’d love to hear your ideas in the comments!

xo, Nicole

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