December 4, 2023

Pet Life Today

Professional Pets Experts

12 gift ideas to bring to dinner

Looking for more of the best deals, sales and product recommendations? Sign up for Yahoo Lifestyle Canada’s newsletter!

Collage featuring blanket, snacks, and coasters as hostess gift ideas.

There’s still time to shop these Thanksgiving hostess gifts.

Yahoo Lifestyle Canada is committed to finding you the best products at the best prices. We may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change.

Thanksgiving is a special time to gather with friends and family, to show appreciation for your all of the blessings in your life, and also to indulge in some delicious food while you’re at it. 

If you’re attending dinner as a guest, it’s always a great idea to bring along a thoughtful gift for the host or hostess to also enjoy. Now that Thanksgiving is just a few short days away in Canada, the clock is ticking if you’re planning to purchase your gift online ahead of time. 

Luckily, we’ve rounded up 12 of our top picks for easy gifts that any hostess (or anyone else, for that matter) is sure to love this Thanksgiving. Scroll through to find our top picks below, all under $50. 

Bouquet of multicolour Peruvian Lilies in a clear red vase.

Peruvian Lilies, 50 -100 Blooms. Image via 1800Flowers.

If you choose to go the floral route, you can have your gift delivered directly to the recipient’s door with a convenient bouquet. 

SHOP IT: 1800Flowers, from $35

Round wooden cheese board and slicing tools topped with grapes and cheese

Picnic Time Circo Cheese Board. Image via Bed, Bath & Beyond.

For those who love a good cheese platter (and who doesn’t, really?) this clever board is sure to be a hit. With a swivelling design that reveals an assortment of cheese tools, it’s the perfect accompaniment to any dinner party.  

SHOP IT: Bed, Bath & Beyond, $34

ALSO SEE: This ‘super soft’ sweater is a great cardigan for fall — and it’s on sale for $31

Box of Lindt Creation Dessert Gift Box with chocolates displayed on a white tray.

Lindt Creation Dessert Gift Box. Image via Amazon.

For the host with a sweet tooth, this box of gourmet chocolates will be a welcome addition to the dessert table. A mix of white, dark and milk chocolate.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $16

Set of 4 Monogram Marble Coasters with gold letter M

Set of 4 Monogram Marble Coasters. Image via Nordstrom.

For a gift with a personal touch, look to these monogram coasters made from a creamy marble base with brass accents. 

SHOP IT: Nordstrom Canada, $34

Three bags of Top Shelf Trio Gourmet Popcorn in black bags

Top Shelf Trio Gourmet Popcorn. Image via Eatable.

Instead of a bottle of wine, mix things up with this set of three gourmet cocktail-inspired popcorn flavours. This gift set includes one bag of Whisky on the Pops, a scotch infused artisanal caramel, Pop the Champagne, a Belgian white chocolate kettle corn, and Pop the Salt & Tequila, Añejo infused artisanal caramel with lemon salt.

SHOP IT: Eatable, $28

Click here to sign up for Yahoo Canada's lifestyle newsletter.

Click here to sign up for Yahoo Canada’s lifestyle newsletter.

Oui Glass Decanter made of amber glass

Oui Glass Decanter. Image via Indigo.

Crafted from a rich amber-coloured glass, this versatile decanter can be used to house wine, water, or your favourite spirits in style. It’s also dishwasher-safe to make cleanup a breeze.

SHOP IT: Indigo, $34

David's Tea Fall Faves 12 Tea Sample box with 12 mini tea flavours

David’s Tea Fall Faves 12 Tea Sampler. Image via David’s Tea.

If you’re unsure of which flavours your host might enjoy, this set of tea samples takes the guesswork out of deciding. It includes 12 fall-ready flavours like Apple Cider, Blueberry Pancakes, and Cardamom French Toast.

SHOP IT: David’s Tea, $25

Box of 6 Sephora Collection Face Masks

Sephora Collection Face Mask Magic. Image via Sephora.

After preparing a large dinner, your host or hostess can kick back and relax with this set of six sheet masks. The set includes options to target everything from dry to dull skin to suit a range of skincare concerns. 

SHOP IT: Sephora, $34

Open box of Hickory Farms Classic Beef & Cheese gift basket

Hickory Farms Classic Beef & Cheese Sampler. Image via Staples.

This gift set appeals to the savoury side of any host or hostess, and includes a mix of delicious snack foods. It includes Hickory Farms’ Signature Beef Summer Sausage, Smoked Gouda Blend, Sweet Hot Mustard, and Golden Toasted Crackers.

SHOP IT: Staples, $25

ALSO SEE: This top-rated air fryer is marked down to just $85 right now

HBC Stripes Multistripe Fleece Throw with red, yellow, green, navy and cream wide stripes

HBC Stripes Multistripe Fleece Throw. Image via Hudson’s Bay.

Keep the cozy feelings going with this fleece throw blanket that features the iconic Hudson’s Bay stripe design. It also comes with a nylon carrying strap so you can bring this blanket along with you wherever you go. 

SHOP IT: Hudson’s Bay, $45

Three mini candle tins places on a white side table

VOLUSPA Mini Vanilla Tin Candle Set. Image via Sephora.

This trio of mini candles brings the warmth and comforting smells of vanilla into any home with three unique takes on the classic scent. It includes three gourmet-inspired flavours: Santal Vanille, Vanilla Latte and Tahitian Coconut Vanilla.

SHOP IT: Sephora, $33

Herb Garden Growing Kit including peat pots, seeds, coir, seed grinder, and garden markers

Herb Garden Growing Kit. Image via Amazon.

Green thumbs are sure to enjoy this at-home kit that includes everything you need to grow your own parsley, basil, chives, and cilantro. 

SHOP IT: Amazon, $30 (originally $40)

Let us know what you think by commenting below and tweeting @YahooStyleCA! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram and sign up for our newsletter.