Gracious Gifts for the Holiday Hostess

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Stovetop Simmer Kit
Anthropolgie

The holiday season will be here before we know it, which means it's time to start shopping for the perfect gift for your holiday hostess. You can't show up empty-handed to the people that have put in all the work of making the Thanksgiving meal or hosting a Christmas dinner party. A token of gratitude is the perfect way to show your host you appreciate everything they did to make the holiday so special. Finding the right hostess gift can be a challenging task, but we're here to help with this list of our best holiday hostess gift ideas.

You want your holiday hostess gift to be something that can be enjoyed, not just another knick-knack to be tossed aside or buried in a closet. Plus, having gifts on hand before the season begins will alleviate the stress of having to swing by the store for a hostess gift when you're already running late. Ordering early will also allow you to order personalized gifts without worrying if they'll arrive on time. Order these gifts now and you'll thank us later. These holiday hostess gift ideas will take your party-going all the way from Thanksgiving to Christmas to New Year's.

Tea Forte Herbal Retreat Gift Set

Tea Forte Gift Set
Amazon

BUY IT: $21.98; amazon.com

A host deserves to relax after her duties are complete and this herbal tea set will help her do just that. The gift box includes five caffeine-free blends.

Sur La Table Apple Moscow Mule Cocktail Mix

Sur La Table Apple Moscow Mule Cocktail Mix
Sur La Table

BUY IT: $18.95; surlatable.com

Moscow Mules with a seasonal twist are made easy with this cocktail mix from Sur La Table.

Vino Marker Metallic Wine Glass Pens

Vino Marker Metallic Wine Glass Pens
Amazon

BUY IT: $9.99; amazon.com

These glass markers can be used on wine bottles, wine glasses, mason jars, and the list goes on.

Stovetop Simmer Fragrance Kit

Stovetop Simmer Kit
Anthropolgie

BUY IT: $22; anthropologie.com

Adding water to the included ingredients will fill their home with a welcoming aroma of citrus and spices. It can be re-simmered for up to one week.

Thymes Frasier Fir Candle

Thymes Frasier Fir Candle
Amazon

BUY IT: $30; amazon.com

Thymes perfected the scent of a fresh Christmas tree with their Frasier Fir candle.

Williams Sonoma House Extra-Virgin Olive Oil & Balsamic Gift Set

Williams Sonoma Olive Oil Gift Set
Williams Sonoma

BUY IT: $39.95; williams-sonoma.com

Williams Sonoma's house balsamic and house olive oil will be a dynamic duo in her kitchen.

Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Kitchen Essentials Set

Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Kitchen Essentials Set
Amazon

BUY IT: $17; amazon.com

Post-party cleanup will be made enjoyable with Mrs. Meyer's kitchen essentials set that includes dish soap, multi-surface cleaner, and hand soap in their signature scents.

Holiday Tree Ceramic Catchall

Holiday Tree Ceramic Catchall
Mark & Graham

BUY IT: $29; markandgraham.com

Pair this festive tray with holiday candies and add a monogram for a personal touch

Mud Pie Thanksgiving Serving Utensil

Mud Pie Thanksgiving Pie Serving Utensil
Amazon

BUY IT: $22.94; amazon.com

Your Thanksgiving hostess can put this gift to use right away.

A Toast for the Host Wine Bottle Bags

A Toast for the Host Wine Bottle Bags
Amazon

BUY IT: $12.99; amazon.com

These wine bottle bags come in a set of two and are great to keep on hand year-round. Add their favorite bottle of wine for an effortless yet personal gift.

Preston Elevated Serve Board

Preston Elevated Serve Board
Courtesy of West Elm

BUY IT: from $39; westelm.com

A good cheeseboard is essential at the holidays. This simple design will look good in any appetizer spread.

Thanksgiving Wine Charms

Thanksgiving Wine Charms
Courtesy of Amazon

BUY IT: $12.89; amazon.com

Your host will thank you for this organizational wonder. Each guest will be able to keep track of their glass, which cuts down on clean up too.

Lenox Holiday Cocktail Shaker in Gold

Lenox Holiday Cocktail Shaker in Gold
Amazon

BUY IT: $34.68; amazon.com

Shake it up with a fun, fabulous cocktail shaker that will get every holiday party started.

Decorated Milk Chocolate Spoons

Meronne Decorated Milk Chocolate Spoons
Courtesy of Walmart

BUY IT: $19.99; walmart.com

Stir cups of cocoa with these chocolate spoons. Double the chocolate certainly means double the fun!

Ceramic Christmas Tree Night Light

Christmas Tree Nightlight
Amazon

BUY IT: $16.72; amazon.com

Inspired by classic ceramic Christmas trees, this night light will add a festive glow to any room in her home.

Trudy Apron

Trudy Apron
Courtesy of Anthropologie

BUY IT: $30; anthropologie.com

No matter if your host is a messy cook or not, this fall apron will be extra helpful in keeping their holiday attire nice and clean.

Teakwood Ice Bucket and Tongs

Teakwood Ice Bucket and Tongs
Courtesy of S'well

BUY IT: $50; swell.com

This ice bucket has a sleek, sophisticated look and keeps 2 liters of cubes cold at a time.

Walnut Cheese Knives

Walnut Cheese Knives
Courtesy of Crate & Barrel

BUY IT: $16.95; crateandbarrel.com

Cheeseboards shine bright in any appetizer spread. Your host will love placing these knives out for guests to serve themselves.

Hand Relief™ Moisturizing Creme

Thanksgiving Hostess Gift Ideas Moisturizing Creme
Aveda

BUY IT: $26, aveda.com

After a full day and night of dishwashing and food prep, the host's hands could use a little moisturizing. This hand lotion from Aveda is one of the best varieties on the market.

French Kitchen Marble Salt Cellar

French Marble Salt Cellar
Courtesy of Crate & Barrel

BUY IT: $18.95; crateandbarrel.com

Salt is an essential ingredient for any chef. This gorgeous marble canister lets your host keep salt at the ready for all their cooking endeavors.

Felt Letter Board

Framed Felt Letter Board
Courtesy of Crate & Barrel

BUY IT: $32; crateandbarrel.com

Gift this letter board to help your hostess welcome guests into their home with a friendly message.

Alphabet Marble Bottle Stopper

Alphabet Marble Wine Stopper
Courtesy of Pottery Barn

BUY IT: $4.99; potterybarn.com

This monogrammed wine stopper is a great companion for the bottle of wine you bring along to dinner.

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