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Seven Great Gift Ideas to Give a Hostess

Beginning this week, we look forward to being invited to gatherings to celebrate Thanksgiving, and next month, Christmas.  It is always appropriate to give your hostess a thank you gift for being included in these holiday festivities.  I enjoy finding something that I think the hostess will like.  Although it may be tempting to grab a random gift from the grocery or wine store shelf, think ahead this year and order a few hostess gifts that offer something more thoughtful.

Biltmore Inspirations offers several very reasonably priced options for inexpensive gifts (less than $20, plus shipping and handling.)  All of these items are inspired by something within the Biltmore House, America’s largest home, located in Asheville, North Carolina.  Check out these ideas and visit this website to place an order: Biltmore Inspirations Website.

Damask Kitchen Towels

Damask Kitchen Towel Set.  An elegant set of two coordinating designs red/cream striped and waffle-weave with the Biltmore Breakfast Nook’s damask emblem.  18 “W x 28” L.  Set of two $19.98.

Olmsted Oak Spreaders

Olmsted Oak Spreader Set.  These oak leaf and acorn design spreaders showcase three finishes in three colors.  Dishwasher safe.  4.75” L .  Set of three $19.98.

Fleur-de-Lis Wine Stopper

Fleur -De-Lis Wine Stopper.  Add a little sophistication to your wine bottle.  This decorative stopper features a graceful fleur-de-lis anchored by a ring of beads.  Hand wash.  1.5” W x 4.25”H.  $14.98.

Celebrate Wine Stopper.  Another festive wine stopper is perfect for the wine connoisseur host or hostess (picture not available.)  The word “Celebrate” appears on one side, and “Inspire” on the other . . . the perfect sentiments for any gathering.  Hand wash.  1.75”W x 4” H.  $14.98.

Fleur-de-Lis Wine Glass Charms

Fleur-de-Lis Stem Charms.  Each charm has a fleur-de-lis with a different color beaded ring for a fun, easy way to help guests personalize their wine glasses.  Hand wash.  1”W x 2.75”L.  Set of 4.  $19.98.

Celebrate Cocktail Linen Napkins

Celebrate Cocktail Napkin Set. Ring holiday cheer into your everyday décor with festive cocktail napkins.  9” square.  Set of four for $19.98.

Celebrate Wine Gift Bags

Celebrate Wine Bag.  Set of two white and red Celebrate wine bags.  These will make two perfect hostess gifts for any social engagement.  6.5”W x 12.4”L.  Set of two for $19.98.

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