10 Hostess Gifts To Take To Your Next Holiday Party

Whether she's planning a Thanksgiving feast or throwing a New Year's bash, say thanks to your hostess throughout the holiday season with these gifts that are *almost* too good to give up.


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Say Cheese

This adorable cheese board will brighten up any holiday cocktail party with its colorful florals and cheeky decal. Even with a full spread (olives included), you can still see the intricate design with over a foot of snacking space. As if your hostess needs another reason to bust out the pinot and parmesan. ($48; anthropologie.com)

get this colorful cheeseboard

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Toast In Style

The holidays call for a toast to good food, friends, family, and fortune. With this set of four gold-gilded, stemless wine glasses, your favorite hostess will be clinking glasses all season long. What's even better: They make the perfect elegant accent for any bar cart ($35; belk.com)

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Get Sh*t Done

With all the guest lists, menu planning, and holiday decorating, she's sure to forget one or two last-minute details, but not with these handy little reminders as a hostess gift. This Ban.Do sticky notepad comes with three plain stickies, one to-do checklist, and four adorable adhesive flags so she can keep track of all her inspiration, recipes, and errands. ($15; boxlunch.com)

get these adorable sticky notes

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More Champs, Please!

You'll be her fave guest, no contest, with these Dom Pérignon candies in-hand. A boujee take on a childhood treat, these sophisticated gummy bears are filled with sparkling brut and rosé. If these boozy bears aren't the perfect hostess gift for your NYE party, then we don't know what is! ($20; shopbop.com)

snack on these boozy bears

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Cheery Coasters

Anything Chip and Joanna Gaines touch turns to gold, including this gorgeous brass coaster set from Hearth & Hand. They bring your hostess' home a bit of Christmas cheer wherever they go—the coffee table, window sill, or table setting—with the phrase "Merry & Bright" engraved oh-so subtly. ($10; target.com)

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Spice It Up

Help your party-planner set the mood for her festive celebration with this warm and spicy scent. Notes of apple, pear, and oakmoss combine familiar smells of Thanksgiving and Christmas to get everyone in tune with the holiday season. Not to mention the frosted glass jar, floral tag, and gold accents make this the cutest side table decoration year-round. ($33; nordstrom.com)

get this seasonal scent

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All Dressed Up

After cooking in the kitchen all day, this embellished dish towel plays double-duty for your fave entertaining foodie. Decorated with winter-ready folk—gifts in-hand, detailed little doggos, and bright red trim, this holiday towel is almost too cute for kitchen clean-up… almost. ($20; anthropologie)

deck the halls with this dish towel

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Fresh to Death

Spoil her with this handmade set of rich and creamy Lucia soaps. Using only the freshest, most organic materials, they leave hands deliciously hydrated and protected from dry weather. Whether restocking the guest bathroom or her personal supply, she can choose between eight luscious scents—including wild ginger and fig, pomegranate and redcurrant, and mandarin and tomato flower. ($19; papersource.com)

treat your hostess with this soap set

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Cooking Queen

This whimsical guide to serving food in style will help your hostess throw the perfect party every holiday season. With the veteran advice of celebrity caterer and master entertainer Peter Callahan, there's no crowd, venue, or theme she can't handle. Bookmark your favorite recipes to give her a few suggestions for her next soirée. *Wink, wink* ($24; barnesandnoble.com)

help her plan the next big party

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In Good Spirits

A hostess' job is never done, but with this fashionable decanter, she can mix and mingle while refreshing all empty drinks—keeping everyone in good spirits. With the delicate, gold design, she won't need much help gathering all the guests for a quick refill. Because what's a holiday party without a little eggnog and rum? ($38; gilt.com)

bring good spirits to the hostess