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Six hostess gift ideas for Thanksgiving

And while Thanksgiving generally entails bringing along an assigned dish (or two), a special token of appreciation for your host goes a long way.

Davids Tea fall collection

PC Glass tea pot with infuser

Napa Valley balsamic vinegar

Napa Valley olive oil

Thornback & Peel’s Her Majesty’s Towel Service, tea towels

Donna Karan Home votive candles

Funky water and juice bottles from Dutch by Design

Bamboo nutcracker from Sears

My mom always taught me to never arrive at someone’s house empty handed, no matter the occasion. Sure, I used to argue with her as to whether this was truly necessary on every occasion, but these days I appreciate the gesture and consider it good etiquette as well as being thoughtful and kind.

And while Thanksgiving generally entails bringing along an assigned dish (or two), a special token of appreciation for your host goes a long way. And while a bottle of wine gets you a checkmark, why not go for full marks and give something special. Here are a few ideas your host will certainly be thankful for.

1. Bamboo nutcracker from Sears, which includes a separate dish to serve nuts.

2. Funky water and juice bottles from Dutch By Design, $10.95 ea. Available
online at www.dutchbydesign.com.

3. Donna Karan Home votives, set of four for $50 from The Bay.

4. Thornback & Peel’s Her Majesty’s Towel Service, tea towels $25 each,
Aprons $48 each and cards $6 each. Available at Good Egg  or Thornback & Peel.

5. Napa Valley olive oil and balsamic vinegar, $28 and $18 respectively,
from Chapters Indigo.

6. PC glass tea pot with infuser for $10 through Loblaws, Presidents Choice paired with Davids Tea Fall Collection.