Christmas music has already flooded the airwaves and your datebook is quickly filling with holiday invites. While plenty of canapes and signature cocktails await, so too does a courteous “thank you” for the hostess who will toil over ever detail of merriment to pull off these gala occasions.
It’s easy enough to bring a bottle of wine or a favorite treat, but if you want to give something a little more lasting to the person who always throws the best parties each year, consider one of our top picks for gifting the host or hostess of the holiday festivities a memorable note of recognition:
Beatriz Ball Forest Pinecone Rectangular Decorative Tray
Eco-friendly hosts will appreciate the distinct craftsmanship of Beatriz Ball metalware. Hand-crafted from recycled aluminum, each piece radiates style and elegance.
The Forest Pinecone tray features garland of artfully sculpted pinecones and pine needles that form the handles of this generously proportioned tray. It’s the ideal size for serving any hors devours, cheeses, or baked goods. Tarnish-free, it’s also a practical choice that will soon become a treasured centerpiece of your gift recipient’s preferred serveware collection.
Check out the entire Beatriz Ball metalware collection at: http://www.beatrizball.com/
Tervis Entertaining Collection
What could a hostess appreciate more than a beautiful collection of drinkware? How about a one that is designed to keep their guest’s drinks at the optimum temperature in a durable vessel that’s also dishwasher safe!
The Tervis entertaining collection brings you the same quality you’ve come to expect from Tervis in new bright, vibrant colors and two sizes (8 oz. Stout and 16 oz. Tall) perfect for entertaining. A traditional Christmas is easy served with Mint Sprig and Cherry Fizz colors or put your holiday on ice with Blue Infusion and traditional Clear.
The unique Tervis design helps keep drinks cold, prevents watered-down beverages and keep condensation at bay for coaster-free entertaining. Their made in America, made to last and will quickly become a favorite for party and everyday use.
Find additional information at http://www.tervis.com/entertaining
Le Creuset Round Platter with Cutting Board
Visit any modern party and you’ll likely find a crowd-pleasing selection of cheeses. After all, it’s the perfect compliment to most alcohol spirits and a favorite of party-goers everywhere.
The Le Creuset Round Platter with Cutting Board cleverly pairs a generous stoneware serving tray with a beechwood cutting board to create the ultimate cheese serving vessel. No more cutting and transferring cheeses to a serving tray, everything is done in one place with easy clean-up after.
When dips or salsa are the preferred entertainment fare, the cutting board can be removed to reveal a center well. This truly versatile piece is one that will be pulled out for every holiday gathering and party year-round.
Swissmar Indulgence 8PC Fondue Set
Somethings simply never go out of style. While popularity may wax and wane, the fondue craze is one that’s fun to indulge no matter what critics may say is in or out of fashion.
This year, fondue is back in this season and every fun-loving host or hostess will love to get their hands on a quality set like the Swissmar Indulgence 8 piece Fondue Set.
Multi-functional, this set allows the user to use the components together or separately. It’s the perfect size for parties but also practical to use for an everyday intimate setting for two.
For additional information, visit http://www.swissmar.com/