1. Non-melting ice cubes
After purchasing these as a gift for someone else, I had to get myself a set of these Stainless Steel reusable ice cubes. You keep them in your freezer and then add them to your beverages to keep them chilled...but without watering them down since they don't melt!
2. Magnetic Wine Glass Charms
These magnetic wine glass charms are a great way to identify drinking glasses at a party. The magnets are incredibly strong, and they come in so many different fun themes from cats, dogs, foods, and the options shown below. It's fun to pick something suited to your host/hostess and help reduce the number of glasses they have to wash after the party. I also find these work better than charms around the stem because they're higher up and more visible on the glass.
3. Candle Warmer
I received one of these candle warmers as a gift myself many years ago and loved it so much that I've paid it forward many times over. There are plenty of different sizes and designs, and it's something simple and easy most people can use somewhere in their home. You can also pick a couple of different seasonal scents to go along with it. (Sugar Cookie is one my personal favorites for any season.)
4. Homemade Goods
Last but not least, if you follow me on Snapchat or watch my Instagram stories, you might have guessed that I love to bake. During the holidays most people are inundated with sweets and since most of my friends try to eat healthy anyway, I'm more likely to do a yeast bread or something less sugary as part of my hostess gift. Not to mention homemade bread seems a little more rare and unique (at least where I live) and I kind of like that!
I hope that gives you a new idea or two for your next gathering! Before you go, just a reminder that there's still time to enter the Macbook Air + Canon Rebel giveaway. And if you're a blogger, be sure to check out the special Black Friday Link-Up + Prize giveaway in this post.