If you have plans to celebrate Easter at someone else’s house this year, here are a few gifts that you could take to the host/hostess.
When you are invited for an Easter brunch at your husband’s side of the family or a kid-friendly Easter egg hunt hosted by your neighbors or friends, bringing your hostess a gift is a gracious touch. Any social occasion at someone else’s home requires a thoughtful gift for the hostess – that’s proper etiquette. If the hostess is a close family member you often see, you may bypass this thank-you gift, but it’s never inappropriate.
Here are some thoughtful gift ideas that your party hostess will love:
1. Bunny vase
Let your hostess put her spring flowers and display them for the party on a bunny vase perfect for Easter.
2. Mason jar with Easter candy
Easter candy is not just enjoyable for the kids, but for the adults, too! Give your hostess Hershey’s Easter chocolate eggs for her to enjoy and put it in a clear mason jar. Put a decorative lid to make it extra special. Perhaps add a ribbon, as well, with a thank you tag.
3. Floral serving platter
Anything that helps your hostess serve for a party will be well-appreciated, like this couple of beautiful floral serving platter. It combines pink and turquoise, bringing a calming serenity and a pop of color to your hostess’ brunch table. It’s perfect for serving hors d’oeuvres, cheeses, hams, and other appetizers.
4. Wine wrapped in a dish towel
You cannot go wrong with a nice bottle of wine wrapped in a floral spring-themed dish towel. It’s simple, pretty, and useful. Your hostess won’t mind getting extra dish towels for her house!
5. Porcelain pie dish
If you’re bringing the dessert to the Easter shindig, consider making a pie so you can gift your host this pretty turquoise pie dish. This will certainly look cute in her kitchen.
6. Dip serving dish set
A cheap yet thoughtful gift for a Mexican food lover would be serving dishes for her guacamole, salsa, and queso. These serving dish sets come with a bowl and a serving spoon with witty sayings for all her guests to see.
7. Spreader set
Here’s another set that will delight your hostess – a spreader set for jam or butter or any spread. It’s basically made for a hostess with a sense of humor that’s just as strong as her love for bread, biscuits, and muffins.
8. Loose leaf tea
For brunch and afternoon tea parties, your hostess would love to serve this unique tea drop assorted loose leaves. It’s better than your basic tea bags, for the loose leaf teas are shaped like hearts, flowers, and squares! It can be dropped straight in a mug with hot water without using a strainer or infuser. Your hostess would probably prefer to taste them all for her own enjoyment after any busy day at home!
9. Gold-accent vase
Give her something to put all the flowers she receives. This stunning ceramic vase is the perfect accent for her shelves, tables, desks, and windowsills. It adds a subtle sparkle while still giving the plant or floral assortment the attention.
10. Succulent pots
Everybody loves succulents nowadays – they are hardy plants that are perfect for home decoration. Give your hostess new pots to display her beloved cacti with, or encourage her to plant more by giving her nice new pots. Choose from a concrete planter with a bamboo tray, colorful ceramic glazed pots, a rustic wood tiered planter set, or the classic white ceramic set.
11. Herb pot planter
For the kitchen gardener, receiving an herb pot planter is a delight. Encourage your hostess to plant more of her basil, rosemary, and thyme – which she uses excellently on her dishes – so you can enjoy more of her cooking.
12. Ceramic cookie jar
Home-baked goods are always a welcome gift at parties, but make sure you leave something for the hostess if she decides to serve the cookies you baked. Pack those goodies in a ceramic cookie jar that she’ll definitely cherish and display at her countertops. You can get an Easter bunny cookie jar or get her something that would outlast Easter, like a farmhouse-inspired canister or a vintage cookie jar.
13. Hand cream
After all that cooking, cleaning, and entertaining, your hostess deserves some quality rest. Let her rejuvenate her dry, tired hands with a luxury hand cream set in a beautiful floral tin box. Let her indulge in the goodness of coconut milk, shea, and lychee. Plus, Oprah loves it – chances are, she will love it, too!
14. Unique quartz stone coasters
Coasters prevent dreaded water rings caused by cold drinks, and your hostess had to deal with a lot of that after her parties are over. Bring her uniquely beautiful handmade coasters made from white quartz stone, and she’ll appreciate it a lot.
15. Marble cheese slicer
You know how when you try to slice up a block or a round cheese, some slices end up thick, some thin? With a cheese slicer, your hostess can cut the same time every time. Marble is a perfect surface because it doesn’t stick, and it keeps the cheese cool. The wire included is a perfect cutter for hard, semi-hard, semi-soft, and soft cheeses.
16. Oven mitts
Get your hostess a pair of beautiful oven mitts adorned with whimsical spring flowers. It’s a way of telling her it’s an honor to taste her hearty baked goods, and it will instantly brighten her kitchen on Easter and into the rest of the spring season.
17. Diamond glasses
Everybody’s going to gift some wine for their last-minute gift to the host, so be unique by bringing diamond glasses that stand at an angle. Party guests can’t knock these glasses over, even after the third refill.
18. Icebreaker card game
Give your hostess a great ice breaker tool for her brunch and dinner parties! This dinner party conversation topics set makes a delightful hostess gift. It’s great for introducing friends and people who do not know each other well. It can liven up your hostess’ party as she knows it. The box is already pretty – you can simply tie on a ribbon, a bow, and a gift tag, and you’re all set!
19. Floral notebooks
From her recipes to to-do lists to grocery lists, these lightweight floral notebooks are a perfect place to jot down her notes. Each notebook comes with unique, beautiful covers of painted flowers.
20. Coffee table book
Kate Spade’s “All in Good Taste” book is a charming guide to entertaining, where she shares ideas for the modern-day hostess with a liberal dash of style, all in good taste. It will provide a worthwhile and fun read for your friend, and the minimalist modern pink cover of this book will be perfect for display on her open shelves or glass coffee table.