Italians never walk in empty-handed.
If you're headed to a relative or friend's house to celebrate the holidays, it's a nice and thoughtful touch to bring a small gift to say grazie for hosting the bash. Here are my top 10 gifts under $50 for the hostess with the most-est!
1. For the Decorator
You know the one. For the woman who takes pride in every aspect of her home and makes sure everything is in its proper place. This gorgeous rose gold candle will not only look perfect on her coffee table, but it will fill the air with its grapefruit and prosecco (yes, prosecco) aroma.
2. For the Cook
These adorable recipe cards from Rifle Paper Co. are perfect for the woman who spends most of her time in the kitchen. Categorize them and store in the cute little tin, this is something she will use often and keep forever.
3. For the Cute Couple
Whether they're newlyweds or celebrating their silver anniversary, these sweet mugs are perfect for the couple that's just meant to be.
4. For the Jet Setter
For the woman who's always traveling and seeing new sights, this chic passport holder from Henri Bendel is just what she needs for her future adventures.
5. For the Planner
From the mother of 4 to the executive, and everyone in between, us women are busy. This bright and fun Lilly Pulitzer agenda is perfect for writing down a to do list and planning your next getaway!
6. For the New Yorker
These decorative of art deco-style New York images are perfect for the New Yorker, or the girl that loves the Big Apple as much as I do. Items from Nordstrom.com.
7. For the Entertainer
Whether she's whipping up a plate of pasta or stirring the perfect cocktail, these books are perfect for the woman who likes to entertain. Full of fresh ideas and classic recipes, these books will be useful, and be a great addition to her repertoire. NYT Book of Cocktails from Nordstrom, Lidia's Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine at all major bookstores.
8. For the Woman with a Sweet Tooth
Not your average candy bar. It's the holidays, so go ahead and spoil yourself. One for the hostess, one for yourself. These Godiva truffles are mouth-wateringly delicious and are perfect for the hostess who loves chocolate!
9. For the Writer
As a blog writer myself, I always have a notebook with me to jot down ideas. This beautiful notebook with music details is perfect for the creative writer or journalist.
10. For the Celebrator
She's the girl that captions her photos "Rosé All Day" and always finds an excuse to celebrate. Need I say more? Go ahead, pop the champagne, it's the holidays!
Your holiday hostess will appreciate these thoughtful and fun gifts. With something for each personality, it's easier than ever to thank your hostess for welcoming you to their home.
The Sweet Paisana