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17 Great Hostess Gifts to Bring on Thanksgiving

If you happen to be joining friends or another family for Thanksgiving, don't show up empty-handed. We've got 17 amazing hostess gifts to ensure a prime spot at the table.

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MINNA Shapes Towel

Treat your host to this lovely tea towel by MINNA—its handcrafted nature reminds us of some of our favorite travel destinations.

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Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash

As far as hand soaps are concerned, this is the pinnacle of luxury. Not only does it smell great, but it will look so chic sitting in your host's kitchen or bathroom.

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D.S. & DURGA Spirit Lamp Scented Candle

You can’t go wrong with a D.S. & Durga candle. This tea service–inspired scent has notes that capture the tea kettle, flame, leaves, and milk. A perfect post-meal aroma.

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Lands Downunder Solid Herringbone Throw Blanket

Who wouldn’t want to to cozy up with this woven throw after a big Thanksgiving meal?

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Stainless Steel Gold Measuring Spoon

This metal measuring spoon clip is an inexpensive way to gift your host something both beautiful and functional. Pair it with your favorite bag of beans and you’re good to go!

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La Colombe Ethiopia Yirgachefe Coffee Beans

Need some quality coffee to go with the aforementioned scoop? Here at Jetsetter, La Colombe is our go-to for a caffeine fix.

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Hawkins NY Oval Walnut Spoon

Any host would be appreciative of this hand-carved walnut serving utensil. A cute addition to any rustic Thanksgiving table, the oval spoon will develop a natural patina over time.

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Jenni Kayne Sierra Bowl

We promise your host will love this ceramic serving bowl from Jenni Kayne. Better yet, bring it filled with a side to share and then let the host keep it.

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Women Photographers Book

Spending the holiday with an art lover? This book will look great on their coffee table. Flip through while you’re waiting for round two and enjoy the important works of 55 female artists, from Julia Margaret Cameron to Cindy Sherman.

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Wooden Cutting Board

Any pre-meal charcuterie will look extra festive on this wooden cutting board with its leather-wrapped handle.

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Hasami Porcelain Tumbler

We don’t think we’ve seen a more beautiful vessel in which to enjoy that post-meal cup of tea or coffee.

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Long Teaspoons 2-Pack

Design lovers will appreciate these long-handled teaspoons in mirror-polished stainless steel.

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Succulent Plants

Forgo the flowers and surprise your host with these cute succulent plants instead—they're just as nice to look at and they’ll last a whole lot longer.

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Large Braided Storage Basket

Help your host keep organized with this large braided storage basket, perfect for blankets, knitting projects, and all those miscellaneous odds and ends.

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Izola Red Stainless Steel Flask

Because sometimes the holidays call for a stiff drink out of a pretty flask.

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La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza Reserva Seleccion Especial 2010

Not the most groundbreaking gift idea, but honestly, who doesn’t love to receive a nice bottle of red?

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Bormioli Rocco Bodega Collection Wine Glasses

That wine will taste even better out of these stylish drinking glasses. They’re budget-friendly, too; for just under $20, you can gift your host with a set of 12 (or give them a set of six and keep six for yourself—we won’t tell).

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