13 Great (and Affordable!) Hostess Gifts You Can Find at Costco
Don’t limit your next big Costco run to stocking up on just paper towels and toilet paper. Between attending your cocktail parties and book clubs all year long, as well as Christmas parties and cookie swaps during the holidays, you’re always in need of fun but affordable hostess gifts. Luckily, everyone’s favorite big-box stop is chock-full of hostess gift ideas. Costco not only features amazing deals on wine—the quintessential hostess gift—but it’s also teeming with food gifts, home gifts, and beauty gifts perfect for each and every hostess you know. Whether you pick the incredibly rich Belgian chocolate, the luxurious milk soap, or the trendy coffee table book, just make sure to grab at least a couple of these Costco gifts—it’ll save you time, stress, and big bucks this year.
Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels
For the chocolate lover
Rich and indulgent, these caramels are perfect for your host to set out for everyone to enjoy—or perhaps to stash away for herself!
For the ‘deserves a spa day’ friend
Help your hostess relax after the party is over with this diffuser set. And why not snag one for yourself too?
Specialty Popcorn Basket
For the holiday host
During the holidays, a tin or basket of specialty popcorn always hits the ball out of the park. Kids and adults alike will love it.
‘Whiskey in a Teacup’ Book
For the Southern belle
Nothing could mark a gracious guest more than gifting this Southern belle-worthy coffee table book by beloved Southerner, Reese Witherspoon.
For the frequent host
Wine is always appreciated, especially for busy hosts. Whether she’s always welcoming last-minute guests or hosting a weekly book club, she won’t be caught cocktail-less. And Costco has the deals.
Bonne Maman Preserves
For the cheese plate professional
Any charcuterie board needs a sweet, fruity touch, and these fancy-looking preserves hit the mark. Your hostess will be eager to try each of the four flavors.
Goat Milk Soap
For the organic beauty buff
Free from preservatives and dyes, this soap will feel wonderfully indulgent for any ‘clean beauty’ advocate. (It’s more suited for sensitive skin, too. Consider your bases covered.)
Maple Chipotle Grille Sauce
For the barbecue master
This sweet-smoky grill sauce is versatile enough that your host will easily use it all up. For those who host tailgates and barbecues, this gift is a favorite.
Belgian Chocolate Boxes
For the fancy candy lover
Who doesn’t love to crack into a box of bite-sized bliss? That’s exactly what your hostess will be thinking when you gift this Belgian chocolate.
For the world traveler
If she’s been over to Scandinavia, odds are she’ll just swoon over these delights. Stroopwafels are wonderful little wafer-like sandwiches spread with caramel in the middle.
For the green thumb
Small enough to perch on a bedside table or bathroom counter, these miniature succulents make the perfect hostess gift for those with a green thumb. These little guys are also perfect for those not so garden-savvy since they don’t require much upkeep.
Gingerbread House Kit
For the DIY queen
Heading to a few holiday parties? This gingerbread house kit is calling every DIY lover’s name. Since it comes already partly assembled, she just gets to focus on the fun part: decorating. (Maybe even the kids can join in.)
Nature's Nate Raw & Unfiltered Honey
For the tea drinker
This honey tastes way better than the generic brand stuff. Slap a bow on this bottle, and give it to your friend that prefers Earl Grey to medium roast.