what to bring to a thanksgiving that has everything
10 clever hostess gifts that'll definitely score you a second invite.
Published Nov 19, 2015 5:00 AM
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bread and jam
Stop by the local bakery the morning of, for freshly baked bread. Pair it with jar of delicious preserves or jam.
witty cocktail napkins
The perfect gift for the home bar in need of a little upgrade. Plus, they make for excellent conversation starters.
a few of their favorite things
This DIY hostess gift is sure to impress.
something for the kids
No Thanksgiving is complete without the little ones running amok. Bring along a few fun items to keep them busy at the kids’ table.
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Skip the typical bouquet (someone else is on it) in lieu of a basket of seasonal fruits.
the evening’s entertainment
Opt for a post-turkey activity that requires little energy, paving the way for an evening of long conversation and very little else.
breakfast for the next day
Bring along a few goodies for the hostess to enjoy the morning after. Muffins, (this mouthwatering lemon poppy seed bread anyone?) jam, and a bottle of freshly squeezed orange juice will do the trick.
For something a bit more heartier, stop by the farmers’ market for fresh eggs and sausages.
a polaroid camera
A whimsical way to capture the night’s most memorable moments.
A DIY bath salt blend for the hosts to savor after a long night of entertaining.
The best part of Thanksgiving might just be the leftovers so bring along a few containers the hosts can use. Who knows, you just might end up leaving with a little something yourself!