Holiday Gift Ideas Perfect for the Hostess

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Holiday Hostess Gifts

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'Tis the season for holiday parties, and we know your calendar is full with your best friend's Christmakkuh celebration, grandma's house for dinner, and of course his aunt's house for the holidays. And that means finding perfect hostess gifts! Every bride knows she can't show up empty-handed during the holiday season. Whether you spend $3 or $100, these hostess holiday gifts will guarantee you an invitation back for next year's bash.

Hostess Gift Bittermilk Gingerbread

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Heading to a holiday cocktail party? Follow the theme and gift your host this limited edition Gingerbread Old Fashioned mixer. Made of sweet sorghum and gingerbread spice, it pairs beautifully with rum for a delicious holiday sipper. $15, Bittermilk
Hostess Gift Mercury Ornament

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Grab a set of these simple but elegant Mercury Glass Monogram Ornaments for that tree trimming party. And at this low price, you can buy a letter for each member of the family! $4.95, Anthropologie
Hostess Gift Bellocq Tea

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If you're nervous about what to get his aunt, stick with an easy pleaser like this Bellocq Sample Box. It features five signature tea blends that are sure to warm her heart. ($32, Annie's Blue Ribbon General Store)

Hostess Gift Sur La Table Toffee

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We recommend stocking up on this sweet Salted Caramel Toffee Bark and handing them out at all your holiday parties. And because you won't be able to resist the dark chocolate layers and ooey-gooey caramel, you might want to think about gifting a box to yourself. ($19.95, Sur La Table)

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Hostess Gift Cheers Champagne Flutes

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A set of six Cheers Stemless Flutes is a fun way to toast to the holidays or ring in the New Year with a champagne cocktail. Test your host to see if they can guess the language on each glass. ($39.95, Z Gallerie)

Hostess Gifts Osmia Organics

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This soap sets the bar high. The black spruce and wild mint scent brings the holiday spirit, while the swirled shea butter, coconut milk, and pink clay are what makes this Evermint Soap so moisturizing and cleansing. ($18, Osmia Organics)
Hostess Gift Lafco Candles

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This isn't your cliché hostess gift. Each warm, holiday-scented candle— in opal amaryllis, tree, berry, and feu de bois — is made with soy wax, burns for 90+ hours, and is fit in a beautiful hand-blown glass. ($240, LAFCO)
Hostess Gift Oliver Appetizer Plate

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Spread the holiday cheer with these laugh-out-loud Oliver Peppermint Skis and Oliver Hot Cocoa Angel platters. This low-cost duo will put smiles on everyone's faces as they enjoy tasty apps. ($2.95 each, CB2)
Hostess Gifts Malachite Salt Pepper Shakers

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Season their holidays with a pair of Malachite Salt and Pepper Shakers. Made with 24-karat gold luster, this set will impress everyone on your party list. ($58, Jonathan Adler)
Hostess Gift Agate Cheese Board

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Say cheese! An Agate Cheese Board takes their standard cheese platter up a notch. Not just a serving piece, this board will be the crown jewel of their table décor all year round. ($49.99, World Market)
Hostess Gift Dashing Pillow

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You can't go wrong with a hostess gift that hits straight at the Christmas spirit. This stylish snow-white and silver Dashing Through the Snow pillow is all the trimming their couch will need this winter. ($40.95, Joss & Main)

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