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Hostess Gifts They'll Love

by Sandra Y. Lee on 16 Jul, 2019


What to bring your host and hostess when summer travel includes visiting with friends and family? Dilemma, solved! Take a look at these unique hostess gifts. You can be the guest who brings the most when you choose from our selection of thoughtful, made-in-USA finds. 


Handmade T Towel by A Good Catch

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Handmade Dolphin T Towel by A Good Catch, $20*. Made in USA of U.S. and imported material.


Decorative and practical, tea towels make the perfect hostess gift. These linen/cotton kitchen towels, designed by Vicky Lowe in North Carolina, are a playful reminder of what summer getaways are all about. Her other designs feature colorful fish, cheery chickens, beach babes, and more. Also, check out the matching table runners (Seahorse, at left). All machine-washable.


Sweet Shop Soaps by Just Bubbly

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Sweet Shop Soaps by Just Bubbly, on sale $21* for box of 12, regularly $24. Made in USA.


Your hostess will love this sweet gift that doesn’t pack on the pounds. Twelve colorful, ginger-lime scented, candy-shape soaps come in a gift box. Made from all-natural glycerin, each handcrafted, guest-size soap is hypoallergenic and certified cruelty-free.


Sea Glass Wine Stopper by Odonata Seaglass

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Sea Glass Wine Stopper by Odonata Seaglass, $28*. Free shipping. Made in USA of U.S. and imported material.


How about a gift from the sea? This unusual, handcrafted wine bottle stopper features stainless steel beads stacked with genuine beach sea glass. Choose from two color themes: pastels/whites sea foams and greens.


Farmers Market Candle by The Rustic House

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Farmers Market Soy Candle by The Rustic House, $7-$24*, depending on size. Made in USA.


Aah, the sweet smells of summer! From Black Raspberry + Vanilla to Coco Cabana, all Rustic House candles are hand-poured in Chattanooga, TN, and made from a tried-and-tested soy blend that burns cleanly to the very end. This time of year, we especially love the distinct Farmers Market Candle, with its notes of tomato vine, coriander, and jasmine.


Nite Lite Solar Lantern by Kent Glass Works

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Hummingbirds Nite Lite Solar Lantern, Quart-Size, by Kent Glass Works, $45*. Made in USA.


These Novel Nite Lites will light up in the dark! Individually sand-etched and signed by the artist, each decorative mason jar gives off a soft ambient light, provided by a solar-powered LED (included). Available in different designs (Hummingbirds, shown here) and two sizes.


Personalized Bottle Opener by Autumn Summer

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Personalized Wood Bottle Opener by Autumn Summer Co., $25* ($20 without engraving). Free shipping. Made in USA of U.S. and imported material.


Made of American hardwood (choose from four options) and a stainless steel core, this cool, handcrafted bottle opener can be engraved with a name, date, or short message. Use the opener end on your favorite craft beer, and the opposite end to hang next to the fridge. Arrives in a gift box.


Sailcloth Wine Tote by Mainland Canvas

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Sailcloth Wine Tote by Mainland Canvas, $19*. Free shipping. Made in USA.


Present your host with your favorite bottle of vino in this reusable wine tote (handmade from Dacron sailcloth, the same fabric used to make sails!). Nylon rope tied into grommets at the top form the handle. Choose from assorted designs and several color options. 

You’ll find many more out-of-the-ordinary hostess gift ideas at AnytownUSA. Check out What’s New and browse our popular collections, such as Beach, Sea, and Lake-themed Products. Who knows? You may even end up gifting yourself with some marvelous made-in-USA finds!

*All prices listed are before shipping and taxes.


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Aphrodite 1 Earrings by Calico Juno Designs. Approximate retail value: $36. Made in USA of U.S. and imported material.


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