Holiday Gifts For the Host or Hostess
- 1. HOSTING FOR HOPE
Gift-givers can benefit their host and the Canadian Women's Foundation by choosing one of 11 selected gifts from Winners or Homesense, with proceeds benefiting local women's shelters. Scandinavian throw $39.99 via Winners/Homesense.
- 2. CANADIAN SEA SALT
No need to look outside our borders for unique food products - the Vancouver Island Salt Company has it covered with its 100% Canadian sea salt for the gourmand. $15.00 via FoodiePages.ca
- 3. CORKCICLE
Here's a new party helper, one that helps keep the wine at the right temperature after it's opened - and can easily be reused over and over every time. $25.00 via Indigo.
- 4. BLACK MAGIC chocolates
A perennial favourite during the Canadian holiday season - who wouldn't want to choose from nuts, fruit cremes or caramel after a busy night of entertaining? $5.99 via national retailers.
- 5. JULKUL pastry cutter set
This set of six cookie cutters includes the Santa, Mrs. Claus, as well as a reindeer, elf, boot, snowflake and a sleight to shape the ginger or sugar cookies into holiday faves. $4.99 via IKEA
- 6. CRACKED PEPPER and HOT MAPLE BBQ sauce
For those who prefer life with a dash of heat and don't mind standing in the cold in front of the grill, this Hot Mamas sauce will be a warm accompaniment to any meat or veg. $7.99 via FoodiePages.ca
- 7. WILLIAMS FRESH CAFE Bamboo Fiber Travel Mug
The eco-friendly option for those who need their coffee or tea when they head out the door, this 14oz mug is 100% biodegradeable and dishwasher safe. $13.95 via Williams Fresh Cafe
- 8. MONOGRAMMED Guest towels
Add a touch of elegance for a host's powder room with these disposable towels available in ivory/gold showcasing a letter - A to Zed available. $8.99 via Bed, Bath & Beyond
- 9. OUR FINEST Deluxe mixed nuts
Make life easy for the hostess with a gift that can be the perfect snack during holiday movie viewing - or shared with guests. $9.98 via Walmart.
- 10. WHOLE HOME candles
Two votive candles in mercury glass will add a touch of sparkle to party table setting - and can easily be reused with a tealight when candle is done. set of two $6.99 via Sears.