I’m right in the thick of holiday parties held by friends and family! My mom taught me never to arrive empty handed, so I’m on the search for frugal hostess gift ideas to bring. Here are my favorite ideas:
5 Frugal Hostess Gift Ideas
photo from Cottage and Vine
Adding a bit of flair to a plain white dish towel is a great and inexpensive way to give a thoughtful and useful gift.
photo from 5 Dollar Dinners
Spice blends are an easy way to personalize a present, and because they’re blended together the spices you work with don’t need to be top shelf or top dollar.
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Our friend Melissa from Shoestring Magazine recommends making your own sriracha salt as a last minute gift idea. Since we’re pretty big fans of this spicy sauce, we’d have to agree!
photo from Smitten Kitchen
I brought these to a Thanksgiving potluck last month and they were a huge hit. Easy to make, and so pretty in a mason jar. And there’s nothing better than gifts in a jar.
photo from Food & Wine and Cono Sur
Cheap wine has a bad reputation, but there really are plenty of excellent choices priced well under $20 a bottle, sometimes under $10 a bottle.
What do you bring to parties? When you host, what do you like to get? Share your hostess gift ideas in the comments!