Hosting for the holidays ain’t easy. Cooking, cleaning, and creating a sense of warm holiday spirit is a trying task, even for the most accomplished Martha Stewart wannabe. You can show your appreciation by being a perfect house guest, or let your hostess know you care with one of these 11 gifts, selected to thrill anyone from your friend’s little sister to your great-grandma’s neighbor Doris.
1. Zuma Blue Tray
The serving tray: the home good everyone wants but would never actually buy for themselves. Splurge on your hostess with this vibrant blue piece that makes white, or even patterned pottery pop, and reduce post-party cleanup to a simple wipe-down.
2. Whale-Tail Measuring Cups
With these cute, aquatic measuring cups, your hostess will be Instagraming the pre-baking process instead of the completed treats.
3. Dashing Reindeer Glasses
Your hostess’s holiday party will be extra festive when she breaks out your gifted glasses for some reindeer drinking games.
4. Urban Accents Kitchen Spice Trio
Garlicky lemon pepper, roasted garlic celery salt, and caramelized onion powder will round out your hostess’s already picture perfect spice rack.
5. Succulent Kitchen Towel
Houseplants are such an overdone hostess gift. Instead, opt for this kitchen towel that has the same natural charm as a succulent, but without the constant need for watering, sunlight, and upkeep.
6. Stress Relief Aromatherapy Bath Set
Help your hostess unwind after a long party with these eucalyptus and spearmint-scented products designed to ease breathing and clear and uplift the mind.
7. A Little Smile Box Sign
This festive and poetic sign will bring the holiday mantra in your hostess’ heart to her well-decorated walls.
8. Branch & Twig Pie Server
Her pies and pastries already taste like they were made with magic, and this ethereal server will complete the scene as if it were out of the pages of a fairytale.
9. Garden Pot
Your hostess will appreciate this gift that keeps on giving well into spring and summer, when she can use it to house her freshly grown herbs and flowers.
10. Aromatic Soy Candle
In addition to coming in delectable scents like Winter Spice, Lavender Vanilla, and Gardenia Jasmine, these candles are completely natural, down to the essential oils and GMO-free wax.
11. Minted Personalized Notebook
This sweet and sophisticated notebook will help even the busiest hostess organize her recipes, RSVPs and all those Pinspiration ideas for the next holiday gathering.More On