Every good guest knows that one should not show up empty handed. It’s always a good idea to take a small and thoughtful gift for your host to say thank you. Finding the right gift that wont burn a hole in your pocket is not always easy, especially when you don’t have much time. It’s a good idea to keep a stock of hostess gifts so that you’ll never find yourself unprepared. Here’s a list of inspiring ideas that you can quickly buy online and have delivered to your door.
Does your host have green fingers? Each seed pack contains a slab of soil, organic fertiliser and heirloom, non-GMO seeds. They are designed to work perfectly in pots, a unique gift bound to make your hostess happy for months to come. At only R69 per slab, you can stock up on a few these goodies for your gift cupboard.
Homestyle butterscotch peanut brittle filled with deliciousness. An old fashioned favourite loved by all. Available at Yuppichef, only R79 for 300g, the perfect little gift to say thank you to your hostess.
A pampering gift never goes unappreciated. These all natural bath salts are available at Faithful To Nature for only R70. Made with real lavender flowers and essential oils, which cleanse and rejuvenate your skin while the fresh natural fragrance calms your mind. The perfect gift for a hostess who has just pulled off a big party!
Always appreciated in any household, macadamia nut oil makes a great hostess gift for someone you know really well or even someone you’re just about to meet. It can be used for drizzling, dressing, frying or baking. R99 for 500ml from Yuppichef.
This handy avocado keeper stores half an avo for when you need it next. It’s a quirky and fun kitchen gadget that makes a practical hostess gift. Throw in an avo and you’re sure to impress. Available on Yuppichef.
Beer bread kit
It’s always good to have a fresh loaf of bread in your house. This beer bread kit from Yuppichef makes a cute hostess gift as it is beautifully packaged and comes in a variety of different flavours. Takes about 10 minutes to make, your host will love this fun gift.
Available in a range of colours from Country Road, this tea towel is super absorbent with a luxurious feel. Any hostess would be proud to hang this up in her kitchen. Available online at Woolworths.co.za for R98.99.
Pouring syrup and honey without a mess would make any family happy. This neat little item is available from Yuppichef and makes quite a unique and original hostess gift. Usually not something that one might buy for themselves, it makes an ideal present.
If your hostess is a foodie and you know he/she loves cooking then Maldon Sea Salt Flakes are sure to be a win. It’s the soft flaky texture of the sea salt crystals and the cleanness of the salt flavour they deliver that makes the difference. Available at Yuppichef at R65 for 250g.
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