The Ultimate Guide to the Right Hostess Gifts for Every Occasion
We know we’re supposed to show our appreciation to our hosts, but it can be tricky to choose the right gifts for each situation. We got etiquette experts to explain the rules.
Practical items, for the person hosting your child
For someone taking care of your kids for the weekend, Gottsman suggests sending a $50 to $100 gift—a box of good quality stationery with their initial, a basket of healthy snacks for the kids and host parent, a casserole for breakfast, and a bag of roasted coffee beans, gourmet jelly and muffins. Also, consider a gift card to a local pizza place or supermarket. It wouldn’t hurt to add something luxurious they can do for themselves on their next DIY spa day, like the RPZL Polisher Brush and other hair accessories. Find out more products they’ll use every day.
Pampering items, for the person hosting your child
Give them permission to relax and luxuriate with an aromatic conditioning body oil such as Aveda beautifying composition Moisturizing Oil, which will also look gorgeous on any vanity.
Fun things to eat and make, for the person hosting your child
For the hostess who needs a helping hand, consider putting together a giant gift set of all the best Krusteaz pancake, waffle, bread, and other mixes. She’ll have fun knowing at least most breakfasts are planned and accounted for in advance, and if there’s a little one, they’ll love to help. Next, check out this ultimate gift guide for everyone on your list.
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