And so it begins, the season of holiday parties! People will be inviting you into their homes to welcome this festive holiday season, and as every good Southern woman knows, hostess gifts are a must! Here is my Holiday Gift Guide for the Southern Hostess. All my picks are under $30, so you don’t have to break the bank showing appreciation to the people you love.
Pineapple Candle Holder via Emily McCarthy for $24 //Pineapples are the symbol of Hospitality in the South, so what better way to show your appreciation for a fun party or get-together than by extending a bit of hospitality yourself.
Dishtowels and Prints
Handmade Block Print Dishtowels and Prints via PerlaAnne Press for $15-20 // My mom and I have visited the owner of this shop before at the Charleston Farmers Market and we sincerely love her products. Check out her amazing handmade items on her Etsy account!
Charleston Honey via Savannah Bee Company for $12-20 // Charleston, SC
Charleston Favorites Hot Pepper Jelly via Southern Seasons for $7.10
Stone Ground Chocolate Bars via Olive & Sinclair for $6.99/2.75oz. bar // Nashville, TN
Historic Foodie Favorites
Charleston Benne Wafers via Olde Colony Bakery for $3.99 // These crunchy little wafers are a Charleston classic. And for that price, you can buy a bag for yourself too.
Cider Spices Wassail Kit via Oliver Pluff & Co. for $20.00 // Charleston, SC
Charleston Rice Bead Bracelet via Candy Shop Vintage for $28.00 // Rice Beads are back! A historic accessory reinvented for the modern era. Candy Shop Vintage of Charleston, SC has a wide variety of fashionable accessories to choose from.
Local Coffee Blends
Variety of Coffee Beans via King Bean Coffee Roasters for $12.99/12oz. bag // The Today Show loves it and so should you! Roasted in SC, it’s always better to buy local.
Cilantro Candle via Produce Candles for $20.00 // Handmade in Charleston, SC, these candles are refreshing and timeless. You can never have too many candles in your house!
Check back next Wednesday for my Holiday Party Guide of Entertaining Essentials!
XO, Kitchy Living