Tis the season to be hosting and cooking and cleaning and entertaining family, friends, and guests galore. Thanksgiving officially kicks off holiday time, and we're excited for good food, great drinks, and amazing company. Our 2022 Ultimate Hostess Gift Guide includes nine gift ideas to bring to your next holiday event.
Our hostess picks lean heavy on the food-centric gifts, but I think you'll find we cover the bases for those hosts who believe the caterer is the best cook around.
2022 Ultimate Hostess Gift Guide
Whether the big Turkey-Day affair is in your home or someone else's, we're sharing some fabulous finds and favorite must-haves to help you set the inviting scene in your dining space--or to gift to your fabulous host or hostess!
Kosterina Olive Oil Duo
EVOO is a key ingredient in so many of our favorite dishes. I pick extra virgin olive oil made from 100% Koroneiki olives harvested in southern Greece. They're loaded with polyphenols, powerful, naturally occurring antioxidants that are clinically proven to reduce inflammation in the body. This EVOO has a polyphenol content of 470 mg/kg. A set of the Kosterina Originals is perfect for foodies for all their drizzling, dressing, and dipping needs in a beautiful, blue-like-the-Mediterranean Sea gift box. ($49.95) Shop Kosterina here.
Gift the holiday cook with 12 months of delightful spice surprises. The Raw Spice Quarterly Spice Subscription is the gift that keeps giving all year long. You can choose from 75+ salt free, freshly ground spices, with flexible delivery and quantity options. They're hand crafted for easy meals and come with lots of recipe inspiration.
Fortnum & Mason Christmas Black Tea. Suppliers of the royal houses for over 300 years—an achievement honored by numerous Royal Warrants of Appointment—Fortnum & Mason is a destination for fine teas from faraway lands and is the center of excellence, knowledge and passion for the golden brew that defines a nation. Their Christmas Spiced Tea is a seasonal favorite – a fragrant, warming blend of Yunnan black tea flavored with cocoa nibs, cloves and safflower petals. Enjoy it with Fortnum & Mason's biscuits for an authentic English tea time treat. Beautifully packaged, it makes a welcome gift for the tea lovers on your list. ($38.95) Get it at Williams Sonoma here.
This is a great gift to bring as a thank you (maybe even include some of your favorite coffee or tea). The Zorirushi mug offers amazing heat retention. This design has a one-touch flip-open lid is easy to operate with one hand, even when wearing gloves ($38.99). Get it on Amazon here. (note this is an Amazon Affiliate link)
Simple and small facial steamer
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Keep Your Hands and Feet Warm with Canada's Most Loved Handwarmers
For all the folks out there with cold hands and toes, I have a solution that is both effective and sustainable! And, of course, it comes from a mom. Aurora heat is a small brand out of the Northwest Territories of Canada. Using sustainably resourced beaver pelts, they have ...read more
Protection Charm Bracelet
Jewelry can be really personal, but this is more of a wish for good luck. Included in the bundle set are three multicolor thread evil eye bead bracelets that are a perfect minimalist statement to protect you from bad energy and receive good vibes. Length: 6-9 inches. OIYA is a female-owned, handmade accessories company with a global outlook. By donating a portion of their profits to ShareTheMeal, every product sold feeds a child for a day. Shop their adorable pieces for both moms and minis alike. ($54). Get the set at Maisonette here.
Retro Kitchen Accessories
Create a coordinating look in the kitchen with an oven mitt and potholder featuring a unique print from our community of independent artists. Matching aprons available, sold separately. Retro Ornaments features hand-drawn illustrations reminiscent of vintage Christmas tree ornaments. This unique design is part of our Holiday Collection, a series of festive prints and patterns that will make the season merry and bright. Includes one oven mitt and one potholder. Mitt and Potholder set from Minted. ($32)
Garden 24 Notepad
"Let each new day be what it needs to be" Foil accented header and colorful sheets with prompts for managing daily tasks, priorities and thoughts of gratitude. Features art by Morgan Harper Nichols. ($11.99) Get it at Garden24 here.
Marble and Wood Charcuterie Board
The cheese board never goes out of style. I love the look of this pairing of acacia wood in a natural finish and white marble. 4 sizes available. ($50-$80) Get them at West Elm here.
Cookbook for Busy Families
I love Melissa Clark's recipes. She's serving up 100 all-new super-simple and incredibly delicious one-pot, one-pan, one-sheet—one-everything. Perfect for busy families.
Melissa Clark brings her home cook’s expertise and no-fuss approach to the world of one-pot/pan cooking. With nearly all of the recipes being made in under one hour, the streamlined steps ensure you are in and out of the kitchen without dirtying a multitude of pans or spending more time than you need to on dinner. ($24.99) Get it on Amazon here. (note this is an Amazon Affiliate link)
MORE HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDES FROM MOMTRENDS
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- Gift Guide for Grandparents
- Gift Guide for Kids
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