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Hosting Gifts

Meaningful Hosting Gifts in Our Louisiana Home Boutiques

Find Everything You Need to Thank Your Host & More

Whether they’ve hosted you for a holiday meal or an entire weekend as their out-of-town guest, most hosts love to feel appreciated for their time and effort. Thanking your hosts for welcoming and inviting you into their space is a time-honored tradition dating back several centuries. The next time someone invites you into their home, consider showing your gratitude with a one-of-a-kind hosting gift from our Louisiana home boutiques. We offer shipping across the 48 contiguous states and complimentary gift wrapping with in-store purchases. Your host will be grateful for the thought put into finding them a special gift from our unbeatable selection at Caroline & Company.

Why Should You Gift Your Host? What Makes a Good Host Gift?

Gifting your host is a nice gesture, expressing your gratitude for their generous hospitality. It not only makes them feel appreciated but can also strengthen your relationship. Hosting is often a lot of work, so a meaningful gift can go a long way to make it feel like it was worth all the extra effort. The best hosting gifts are thoughtful and practical items reflecting your appreciation. Many people give host gifts that can be used or enjoyed at home. Popular host gifts include wines, craft beers, gourmet food baskets, gift cards, candles, and home décor items. There isn’t a “one size fits all” regarding gifts for hosts.

Holiday Hosting Gift Ideas From Our Gift-Giving Experts

Sure, you could give your host the gift of gourmet chocolates or a bottle of champagne. They’re sure to love something like that. However, many people appreciate gifts requiring a little more thought or creativity. Whether you’re gifting your friends, neighbors, family, or coworkers, try one of these excellent holiday hosting gift ideas from the experts at Caroline & Company:

  • Home Fragrances – Ensure your host’s home remains a cozy retreat with one of our delightful home fragrances. We have numerous candles, diffusers, fragrance oils, scented sachets, and room sprays to give the gift of an out-of-this-world sensory experience every time they walk through the door. Choose from lemon verbena, fresh-cut gardenia, lavender, and other warm and inviting scents for the host who loves to keep their home smelling fresh.
  • Drinkware – Express your gratitude with unique drinkware your host will use the next time they have a gathering in their home. Choose from champagne flute glasses, whiskey decanters, stemless wine glasses, martini glasses, tumblers, coffee mugs, insulated water bottles, and more. Every festive occasion usually begins with a celebratory toast or two.
  • Home Décor – If your host loves decorating their home, consider giving them a unique home décor item. Wall art, decorative vases, coffee table books, and throw pillows all make thoughtful gifts and are all pieces you can find among Caroline & Company’s collections.
  • Kitchenware – Ensure your host has everything they need to make their next meal or event successful. Choose from cookbooks, melamine serving platters, and decorative buffet plates, or opt for something more unique from our Louisiana lagniappe collections celebrating our state heritage. We have something to suit any interest and any budget.
  • Holiday Gifts – Keep your host’s holiday gatherings merry with something special from our holiday collection. Choose from mugs, stemless wine cups, baking sets, holiday plates, ceramic trees, holiday-themed throw pillows, and other décor. Wrap that bottle of wine in a fun and festive holiday kitchen towel for a personalized touch!

Thank Your Host With a Classy Gift From Caroline & Company

When selecting the perfect host gift, consider your host’s likes, dislikes, and lifestyle. If they’re a tea lover, an assortment of specialty teas could be the way to go. Consider the type of occasion you’re attending to set the appropriate tone for your gift. If it’s a formal dinner party, you may want to bring a more luxurious gift offering than you would for a casual holiday get-together. The more practical the gift, the better. When in doubt, ask your host if there’s something they need. Finally, remember quality matters over quantity. A smaller, more meaningful gift may be appreciated more than a larger, less personal item.

Why Choose Our Gift Boutiques for Your Hosting Gifts?

Our Louisiana gift boutiques offer high-quality items that may not be found in larger retail stores. We have many suitable hosting gifts in our collections. Supporting our small business also supports local artisans, making your gift feel more meaningful. Our complimentary gift-wrapping services can save you time and money while ensuring your gift is picture-perfect. Thanks to our superior customer service, we’ve been voted the #1 Gift Store in Acadiana. It’s an honor to have served our community since 1997, and we look forward to helping you find whatever you need.



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