Hostess Gift Giving Etiquette?


When you are invited to a dinner party the proper thing to do is to bring a gift to the hostess. Your gift is a way of saying thank you for inviting me. The gift you give should be appropriate for the party. If it is a casual affair then you could give a fun party game. Other gifts that are common include wine, decorative gifts for the next gathering or a book. You can get creative when you know the host personally. It is definitely fine to give a personal gift as long as it will not embarrass the host.
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Hostess Gift Giving Etiquette
A gift to your new neighbor who has invited you to his housewarming party shows that you appreciate him including you and the trouble he's gone to with the food and hospitality. The goodwill gesture can help strengthen your relationship with the host or... More »
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