Girls of a Feather Gear Guide: {Holiday Hosting}

Ahhh, the holidays. They may come with good times or stressful times, but always time at the table. Whether you are hosting a holiday meal, or looking for a gift for a hostess with the mostess, we’ve got some ideas. You’re likely all stocked up with the usual, but maybe a few off-the-beaten path items could spark a conversation or lovely it up a notch more. It’s always nice to take stock of what you have and add something you haven’t thought of, or try to find that gift idea that isn’t so run-of-the-mill. In any case, enjoy the season, and especial savor those moments around the table.


 

How are your usual cutting and serving boards looking? Maybe something fresh that speaks volumes.

Williams Sonoma cheese plate love - Girls of a Feather

Check your tattered old welcome mat, and liven it up.

This Must Be the Place Mat - Girls of a Feather

Are you shoes-free? Add some graceful signage to manage your entry for you.

Shoes Off Door Hanger - Girls of a Feather

Mark your buffet food, cheese platter or appetizers. Or if you have guests with allergies, let them know it’s good to go.

Beehive Arrow Cheese Markers - Girls of a Feather

Why can’t your serving spoon be fun this holiday? Plain is for January weeknights.

Milk and Honey Luxuries Feast Spoon - Girls of a Feather

Have you tried these clever little plates? They let you slip your wine glass in so you have a free hand.

Wine Plate - Girls of a Feather

Add a cocktail-making station, clear up some counter space, or tote your apps around to lounging guests.

World Market Butler Stand - Girls of a Feather

These little beer foaming stones will definitely spark some conversation.

Uncommon Goods Beer Foaming Stone - Girls of a Feather

Planning a large batch drink? Update your serving vessel.

Crate & Barrel Drink Dispenser - Girls of a Feather

Free up oven space with a chocolate fondue group dessert or cheese dip snacking. Everybody loves fondue!

Bed Bath & Beyond Fondue Pot - Girls of a Feather

 

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