Essence Of Gifting: Perfect Gifts for the Hostess

Mom always says you should never arrive at a party empty-handed, right? Right! The holiday season is filled with party after party and while cheese and crackers or a bottle of wine are always nice, why not give the host/hostess something he or she can use after the party’s over? I’ve rounded up eight (plus a few extra) fabulous gifts at a variety of price points so you can gift something fabulous within any budget!



1. Brooklyn Slate Cheese Board, Grey at Williams Sonoma $34.95 – $44.95

2. Agate Coasters, Set of 4, at Uncommon Goods $64.00

3. MiddleBaker, The Loaf and Standard Set at The Grommet (metal insert that distributes heat in the center of your baked goods!) $34.95

4. Confetti Platter at Crate + Barrel $39.95 (Editor’s pick!)

5. Customizable dozen of Petits Fours at Duane Park Patisserie $36.00 (Editor’s pick!)

6.  Gold Rose Bottle Stopper at Francesca’s Collections $12.00

7. Michael Aram ‘Enchanted Forest’ Candle Holders, Set of 2, at Nordstrom $235.00

8. Lace and Kraft personalized stationary, set of 15, at Minted $35.00


Other favorites (not pictured)

Corksicle at Bed, Bath & Beyond $17.95

Mason Jar Shot Glasses, Set Of 4, at Bed, Bath & Beyond $12.99

Venezia Wooden 3-Tier Stand at Williams Sonoma $79.00

Hot Chocolate Sticks (don’t forget the milk!) at Sur la Table $8.95

Table Topics at Uncommon Goods $25.00


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