You, very important reader, surely have a whole bundle of holiday parties to attend. While bringing booze is pretty standard for any well-socialized guest, why not add in something a little extra this season? Here are eight ideas for thoughtful, outside-of-the-box gifts that will impress any host — and are sure to get you invited back.
This festive plant with Christmas-red blossoms will give life to any holiday party. Plus, it will be a bright spot amid the host’s morning-after party clean up. $3.98, lowes.com.
What's better than a bouquet of roses? Why, a bouquet of blooming tea roses. When each bundle of dried tea leaves steeps in hot water, it blooms into an edible flower. (We saw it in a movie.) Post-magic act, it's a warm bev. for your host to enjoy on any blustery winter day. $21.95, Amazon.com.
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Set up your pal for a 2018 filled with more flavorful concoctions with this selection of five 1.7 oz bottles of flavored bitters (Smoked Chili, Aromatic, Citrus, Orange, Ginger). $34.95, hellacocktail.co
This four pack of throwback ceramic coasters will jazz up any old coffee table. $21.99, Wayfair.com
No. 05: Spruce, one of our favorites for this time of the year (+ currently on sale!!). Psst, if P.F. is on your list this year, be sure to place an order before this weekend! Friday is our domestic shipping deadline if you want your gift to arrive on time. Not sure what to get that special someone? Check out the link in our bio for gift ideas for every budget! ?: @watermelonicole #pfcandleco
Who doesn’t love a fresh spruce-scented candle over the holidays? This hand-poured soy candle comes in an amber jar that — BONUS — you can re-use once the candle burns out. $17, pfcandleco.com
A simple, good-smelling essential oil blend can be used as a body or face mister, air freshener, linen spray, and more. Make your own, or gift this four-ounce Zum lavender-lemon mist. $9.95, target.com
This 12 oz tin of “double dark” hot chocolate will set up your friend for a cozy and joyful holidays. $15.95, Williams-sonoma.com.
Vintage rose-colored tumblers add a bit of class to any beverage — enough to make your friends forget it's just seltzer and lime in there during their Drynuary detox. $16, comingsoonnewyork.com