I’m of the belief that when is comes to hostess gifts, flowers and wine don’t really ever get old. But this summer, with our social calendar chock full of dinner parties and backyard barbecues, I thought I’d get a bit more creative with gifting. It can be a bit pricey to go all-out for every get-together you attend, so I reserve this list for only the most special of soirees — birthdays, anniversaries and cocktail parties are all deserving of a more personalized gift. Click through for my picks of accessories that are sure to be loved by any home entertainer, and let us know what items you love to give or receive when it comes to party-hosting!
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