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Gift Guide: The hostess with the mostess

host·ess ˈhōstis/noun hostess; plural noun: hostesses
  1. a woman who receives or entertains guests.
    “the perfect dinner-party hostess”

Heading to a holiday party and not sure what to bring?  We have some great gift ideas to make sure you are welcomed back time after time!


A traditional winter scene is always right at home—even in a modern setting. Here those scenes decorate hand-painted serveware and ornaments from Juliska’s “Country Estate” Winter Holiday Collection.

The Le Jacquard Francais Calendar towel 2014 is a great gift for all of your friends.
size 24×31, 100% cotton, imported and made in France.


This Holiday gift set includes three identical votive candles in hobnail glasses. The candles are fragranced in Scotch Pine, a warm, woody fragrance reminiscent of cold winter nights. Each candle is 3.5 ounces. Beautifully packaged in a Holiday gift box. From Simpatico Home.


Luminous Star votives glow beautifully when lit. Made from heavy weight glass with an antique mercury exterior. The inside of each star shines with a silver, copper or bronze glow. Fabulous for the holidays or anytime.


Lavender and Pine have kept homes clean for centuries. Today, cedarwood, eucalyptus, and orange add elegance to this classic combo. The Caldrea Lavender Pine Cleaning Essentials are the perfect way to introduce a friend to the wonderful world of Caldrea!


This early season varietal honey is collected from the glacial plains of Central Minnesota. Primarily defined by the Basswood tree blossom, this moderately-sweet honey has tones of mint, thyme, and grass. Worker B honeys are sourced from select beekeepers chosen for their dedication to sustainable relationships with honeybees.