Tried & True Hostess Gifts Under $30

Posted on November 26 2019

Tried & True Hostess Gifts Under $30

Thanksgiving is nearly here…and while you’re busy double checking those family recipes one last time and filling up your calendar with gatherings galore, today on Zeena Uncovered, we’re sharing our most dependable, never-let-you-down, tried & true hostess gifts that will make you the number one houseguest... (*and cement those repeat invites for years to come!) Because showing up empty-handed to dinner is never a good idea, we’ve rounded up only the most essential last-minute gifts you can grab n’ wrap on your way out the door or add to cart if you're strapped for time. The best part is, each of these gifts are under $30! From aromatic candles to fluffy slippers, portable speakers and at-home pampering kits, keep scrolling to discover the perfect gift for your ‘hostess with the mostest’.

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1. Rifle Paper Co. Monogram Mugs | Anthropologie is notorious for having the best gifts...ever. Hands down, these gold-rimmed, ditsy floral monogrammed mugs are SO gorgeous, it'll be hard to resist getting one for yourself!

2. New Year Planner & Organizer | After Thanksgiving, there’s only one month until New Year’s. Give your host a chic and compact day planner from Target and help them get a jump on 2020.

3. Mario Badescu Facial Spray Set | Wake up your senses with a quick spritz of these refreshing facial sprays by Mario Badescu. The travel size bottles make them perfect for setting your cosmetics or giving your winter skin a dewy glow. This gift set from ULTA includes four delicious scents: lavender, rose, cucumber and orange blossom.

4. Kiss Me at Midnight Lip Mask | Yes, there are beauty masks just for your lips! Treat your hostess to the Kiss Me at Midnight gift set with three yummy flavors: sweet candy, berry and mint chocolate, and she’ll wake up with a rejuvenated smile.

5. Touchscreen Leather Driving Gloves | For the practical gift giver, these buttery soft sheepskin gloves from Amazon are lined with cashmere and are perfect for eliminating icy steering wheels in the morning.

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6. Amari NY Vegan Nail Lacquer | We love Amari NY for its non-toxic ingredients and fast-drying shine. With over 20 shades to choose from, we’ve narrowed it down to onyx and cranberry as our top colors of the season!

7. Rose Quartz Facial Roller | After an evening full of smiles and laughter, your hostess will love massing her achy cheeks with this rose quartz facial roller from Paper Source. Known to reduce inflammation and puffiness, we love chilling our rollers in the refrigerator overnight for a soothing, cooling effect first thing in the morning.

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8. Trader Joe’s Gift Basket | No time to spare? Pull into Trader Joe's to put together a memorable gift basket full of yummy snacks! We recommend including Chocolatey-Coated Chocolate Chip Dunkers, Well-Rested herbal tea, candy-cane Joe-Joe’s cookies and of course…those dark chocolate peanut butter cups! Mmmmmm!

9. OontZ Angle 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker | Get the party started with this portable Bluetooth speaker form Amazon. With over 39,000 positive reviews, make no mistake, this is one gift she’ll use every day. 

10. $30 Gift Card | Can’t decide on a gift? Our ZEENA gift e-cards are delivered instantly by email and are only a few clicks away. You choose the amount and your hostess will choose everything on her wishlist. It’s a win-win!

11. Rachel Parcell Faux Fur Slippers | The fuzzier the better. These irresistibly soft, super-cozy faux fur slippers from Nordstrom are sure to bring a smile to your hostess' face. And after a long day of being up on her feet, don’t be surprised if she reaches for these before the party is even over!

12. Reusable Makeup Remover Pads | Give a ‘green’ gift with these reusable makeup remover pads from Amazon. Velvety smooth on one side and plushy soft on the other, ditch the cotton rounds for these washable upgrades we know your hostess will love.


Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving!


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1 comment

  • Laila: January 03, 2020

    I’ll take one of each please! With so many upcoming events, your list is a great go-to for some thoughtful gifts. Thank you for the list and I’ll start with one of each for myself first!

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