It’s that time of the year where your social calendar is all booked up. We try to squeeze as many cookie exchanges, office parties, and holiday get-togethers as we can until the end of December. With all these wonderful events going on, you don’t want to show up empty-handed and appear to be an ungracious party-goer. Here are 10 gifts for this holiday season that your hostesses will be over the moon about and actually want to use.1. Personalized Recipe Gift Set with Embosser
Does your hostess thrive in their kitchen? Give their treasured family recipes a special place with this personalized recipe box. Complete with room for 500 recipe cards, 100 4” x 6” cards, category dividers, and an embosser to match the box personalization.
2. Plaid Coaster Set
Everybody needs a good set of coasters! Your hostess will love the gold and plaid details of this coaster set. Perfect for all year use, this set of 4 adds a little sassiness to a home happy hour.
3. Holiday Moose Munch Gourmet Popcorn Drum
Embrace your hostess’ sweet tooth. The always delicious compilation of popcorn, caramel, and chocolate of Harry & David’s Moose Munch is sure to please. Accompanied by a reusable tin, this gift is sure to be a hit and well-used by all.
4. Measurement Tea Towel
How many cups are in a pint? How many fluid ounces are in a tablespoon? Give your hostess the answers right at her fingertips with this linen tea towel from Etsy.
5. Homesick Candle
If your hostess and her family are new in town, remind them of their home state with this candle! Better yet, grab two of these and remind them of their old state as well as where their new home is. Being in a new place is tough, especially around the holidays. Touch their hearts with this welcoming gesture of remembering their old home while celebrating their new one.
6. Return Address Ink Stamp
Say goodbye to return labels that are purchased again and again. Give your hostess the tools to make her mark with this quaint address stamp. This stamp from Etsy is perfect for holiday cards or any time she wants to use a return address.
7. Jade Plant
For the hostess with a green thumb, give her the gift of prosperity with a jade plant. Said to be lucky, this member of the succulent family can produce small, star-like flowers. These succulents are great as year-round reminders of life, especially during gloomy winter days.
8. Giving Plate
Your hostess with the mostest will love this new tradition starter. A great idea for cooking and baking inspiration between friends, complete with the “rules” of the giving plate. Bonus points if you gift it with a batch of holiday cookies.
9. Chef’n® Pop Top Microwave Popcorn Popper
Add a little crunch to your hostess’ future movie nights. This microwave popcorn popper from Crate & Barrel can make up to 10 cups of popcorn with or without oil. You can even enjoy the popcorn right out of the bin; no extra bowl required.
10. DIY Pineapple Wine Bottle Gift (idea courtesy of Redefined Mom)- prices will vary
If you want to timeless, bring your hostess a wine or champagne but be sure to add your own flair. Pineapples are a symbol of hospitality, so this wine bottle pineapple DIY is perfect for your holiday hostess. Add your own touch and spice up what may be a rather boring gift.
Which hostess gift is your favorite? What will you be bringing to your hostesses this holiday season? Let us know in the comments below!