Inevitably you will find yourself going to a number of holiday parties, dinners, and gatherings this time of year, here's a look at some great hostess gifts for a guaranteed invite back.
Every year Nespresso releases three limited edition holiday flavors - it's the only time, in fact, that the coffee brand launches flavored varieties. This year they've got Hazelnut, Macademia Nut, and Coconut.
This year, celebrity chef Todd English put together four themed holiday gift baskets: Baking & Sweets, Tea & Honey, Entertaining, and Signature Basket. All four come beautifully packaged and filled with gourmet buys like Salty Road Taffy, Brooklyn Hard Candy, and Truffle Oil.
Every year Nespresso releases three limited-edition holiday flavors — in fact, it's the only time that the coffee brand sells flavored varieties. This year they've got Hazelnut, Macademia Nut, and Coconut. Going to a party where the hostess doesn't have a Nespresso machine? Gift the brand's latest launch, the U.
A versatile sweet/tangy liqueur that can be enjoyed on its own or as a modifier for everything from champagne to hot cider, Solerno is made from citrus distillates in which blood oranges and their zest are macerated. What makes this a standout hostess gift, however, is the Murano-inspired bottle which has a depression at the bottom that looks like a citrus juice squeezer.
Nordstrom has a slew of fantastic offerings this holiday season, but it's hard to top this 51 oz. candle, which is made by hand and housed in a black porcelain container. With five wicks and an estimated 190 hour burn time, it's a luxurious addition to any room.
The perfect gift for a male host, Lillet can be served on the rocks but it's also an essential ingredient in a variety of famous drinks including the famed Vesper Martini, the preferred drink of James Bond.
This newly launched luxury flower delivery service, founded by two Frenchman who deemed the current crop of flower delivery services unimpressive in terms of wooing a woman's heart, brings back the romance and whimsy of rose giving and delivery with a variety of chic arrangements. All arrangements are hand delivered in custom-made boxes.
The anti-Red Bull, bcalm is designed to "reduce stress and improve focus without causing drowsiness." Made with all natural herbs, vitamins, and an amino acid that the founder claims has stress-reducing properties, this lightly carbonated drink is perfect for the teetotaler hostess.
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