11 Hostess Gift Ideas to Bring to Thanksgiving Dinner

Looking for the perfect hostess gift to bring to your family or friends Thanksgiving? Every Tuesday this fall, over 20 artisan vendors set up at the Lake Walk Park and Pavilion at our weekly market called The Local. All vendors are local and regional makers, crafters, farmers, artists and entrepreneurs offering a wide variety of handcrafted products that would make the best gifts and add a special touch to any holiday event.

1. Mixed Nuts & Berries with Fruit Preserves

Attending your significant other's Thanksgiving for the very first time? The mixed nuts and berries from Brenham Kitchens makes for a great appetizer and ice breaker in any social setting. Their homemade Apple Pie Jelly is sure to make a good impression on that future mother-in-law!

Pictured: Tomatillo White Chocolate Salsa Verde ($8), 16oz Nuts & Berries Mix ($14), Apple Pie Jelly ($8), Amaretto Peach Pecan Preserve ($8)

2. Loaf of Fall Flavored Artisan Bread

Traveling out of town for Thanksgiving and looking for a quick and simple item to bring? A loaf of homemade artisan bread by Great Harvest Bread Co is the prefect choice!

Pictured: Apple Cinnamon Swirl ($8) & Autumn Apple Bread ($8)

3. Perfect Compliment to Any Thanksgiving Outfit

Has your wife or girlfriend been working hard in the kitchen and around the house preparing for Thanksgiving? Surprise them with this beautiful necklace by Gold Clover. This staple piece is sure to go with any Thanksgiving outfit!

Pictured: African Opal Jasper Dainty Necklace ($20)

4. The Perfect Breakfast Jam

There really is nothing like handmade raspberry and blueberry jam! The Artist's Garden jam set is the perfect gift to bring to the grandparents Thanksgiving. The jam is best on homemade dinner rolls or even family brunch the morning after your feast.

Pictured: Set of Raspberry & Blueberry Jams ($15)

5. Post Friendsgiving Remedy

Attending your best friend's Friendsgiving? The Cedar and Citrus Body Scrub by Wild House is the perfect hostess gift to bring to show your appreciation and will allow your friend some relaxation time the day after.

Pictured: Cedar & Citrus Scrub ($10)

6. The Perfect Earrings for Mom

These go-to earrings from Margrit Co. will make your mom feel very special and appreciated. Each piece is made out of recycled glass and matted to replicate beach glass. Her jewelry is fun to wear for women of all ages!

Pictured: No More Teardrops Earrings ($32)

7. An Absolute Must if you're Hosting Your own Thanksgiving

The Pumpkin Carving candle by Besem Natural Scents will fill your room with fall flavors while you cook and host your friends and family.

Pictured: 'Pumpkin Carving' Candle ($30)

8. Don't forget about the Clean-up!

Hosting Thanksgiving can be stressful and the clean up part is no fun! A great hostess gift is the Citrus Supreme All-purpose Cleansing Spray from Lantana Cottage Soap. Made with all natural ingredients and it smells amazing!

Pictured: Citrus Supreme All-purpose Cleansing Spray ($5), Honey Oatmeal Milk Soap ($5) & Yule Tide Body Butter ($4.50)

9. For the Non-traditional Thanksgiving

Looking to do something different this Thanksgiving? The Signature Red Sauce from Chilesquiles is an essential piece for a non-traditional Thanksgiving dinner.

Pictured: Signature Red Sauce ($10)

10. It's Not Thanksgiving without the Dessert

You literally can't have enough dessert at Thanksgiving. There really is no such thing. The Caramel Cake from Sweet Home Sweets will be a true crowd pleaser and perfect addition to any dessert line-up.

Pictured: 10" Caramel Cake ($30)

11. Someone Special Gift

You can't go wrong with these fun and unique Thanksgiving wooden spoons by North to South Designs. Perfect for the host that has it all and loves to cook!

Pictured: Thanksgiving Spoon Set ($15)

Find all of these artisan vendors plus more at our Thanksgiving Market on Tuesday, November 20th from 4-7pm at the Lake Walk Park and Pavilion. Stop by the Lake Walk tent and enter to win our Thanksgiving Feast Giveaway. Win an entire Thanksgiving dinner including a whole turkey from Campfire Restaurant.

Find more details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/323490805098383/

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