Hostess Gift Ideas

Posted on 20 Dec, 2010

Tis’ the season for parties! If you’re going to a Christmas party or dinner¬†this week, show your host or hostess how much you appreciate their hospitality with one of these simple but thoughtful gifts.

Rosemary trees wrapped in fabric make a fragrant and festive gift. Available at most nurseries or online at Image courtesy of Martha Stewart.

Wine charms make a fun and useful gift that can be used right away!  Pictured here are Spoon Wine Charms from Pier 1 Imports. Available in sets of 8 for $8.00 in stores or at

An elegant tea in a beautiful tin is sure to be an appreciated gift. Pictured here is Fortnum & Mason Earl Grey Classic Tea from Williams-Sonoma. Available in stores or online at for $14.95.

A 2-piece Milo Footed Candle Dish with Matte Red Ball from Crate and Barrel is sure to please. Available in stores for $12.90 or online at a reduced rate of $10.95 at

For an edible gift, gift wrap a couple of baguettes with a jar of jam. If not enjoyed during the party, the gift will make a wonderful breakfast for the host or hostess the following morning. Image courtesy of Martha Stewart.

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