2021 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDES: FOR THE HOSTESS WITH THE MOSTEST!
Whether you’re staying for the week or an overnight, attending a big holiday bash or a sweet open house, take a peek at these merry selections for your host and hostess with the mostest this season!
When the holidays bring excitement, planning, and a home full of guests, say “Thank you” with a smell-good, feel-good pampering gift set from janegee!
These small, beautiful, handmade porcelain vases are created with textures that mimic patterns found in nature. Treat your art-appreciating hostess with a unique vase from Yarrow’s one-of-a-kind collection!
Spruce up the dessert table this holiday season with handcrafted ice cream guests can’t find at their local grocery store! Rococo Ice Cream’s festive flavors include Queen Anne’s Cherry Cordial, Salty Black Licorice, White Chocolate Peppermint Sugar Cookie, Peanut Brittle and Raspberry Linzer Cookie. (Available for delivery starting Nov. 22)!
New England winters are harsh! Designed to withstand several years of heavy foot traffic, STERNLINES lobster rope doormats stand the test of time! If lobster rope can last years of wear and tear in the Atlantic Ocean, these authentic doormats will hold up at your home! This Maine brand works with over 60 Maine lobstermen and turn their used gear into 100% eco-friendly lobster rope doormats.
It’s everything you could ever need and want to know about oysters—all in one book! Pair this coffee table book with one of Sault New England’s oyster knives and voila!
Ideal for showcasing bread, cheese, and fruit at casual gatherings, the stylish extra large wooden pine board is also a great way to serve homemade pizza!
Nothing says Christmas on the coast quite like notes of earthy bayberry and fir needle, blended with hints of fresh ocean breeze, frosted citrus, camphor, and airy ozone! Sea Love Candles’ “Coastal Christmas Candle” will leave you enchanted with the aroma of a sparkling holiday by the sea!
Handmade in Portsmouth exclusively for Wiglesworth’s Mercantile, these natural rope coasters are a a beautiful, practical, and thoughtful gift!
Visually appealing, oh-so-functional, and ideal for holiday entertaining, this birchwood tray is printed with one of local artist Sara Fitz’s original watercolor designs!
A perfect gift for the wine loving friend, new homeowner, and hosts of holiday parties, these wine stoppers from CHART Metalworks’ are completely customizable with map/chart art or inspirational graphics!
Why not “spice” things up this holiday season and gift your favorite hostess with the mostest with a gift from Salt Sisters?? P.S. the best seller is the salt with truffles!
From Strawberry Jalapeno Jam, to Oprah’s favorite Bella Cucina dipping crackers, House & Home’s selection of gourmet goodies and foodie accessories is second to none!
Mark your festive occasions with breathtaking flower arrangements! Each Jardiniere Flower creation is one-of-a-kind, and designed especially for you with your ideal size, budget, flower preference, and color scheme in mind! Pair with a bottle Jardiniere’s wine for the ultimate duo!
These felt wine markers are easy-to-use, stylish, and secure, so nothing will get in the way of your beverage enjoyment! Perfect for gatherings of all sizes.
These cute dish towels with pom pom edges and tartan candle make a great duo!
We all have a favorite bowl to eat ice cream out of, right?? Perhaps soup is more your jam. This easy to hold in your hand shape makes the perfect bowl to curl up with. Mix and match for a fresh home collection!
Hand-embroidered by very talented women in a co-op in Vietnam, these cotton cocktail coasters are available in 4 motifs that are perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and all winter long! French knots are a specialty of these embroiderers and are featured on most of the designs.
New Hampshire’s Zorvino Vineyards put a new spin on its holiday offerings with its Maple Jack Pumpkin Dessert Wine that’s aged in a brandy barrel with graham crackers! This and other local wines are available in-store at New Hampshire Made.
This 16” round York Harbor Tide Clock is made of Baltic Birch face wood, hand stained, and assembled by hand. Bell Farm Shops also carries Portsmouth Harbor and Kennebunkport tide clocks, which come in two colors! Perfect for the coastal hostess.
Linens make everyday living special, and holiday table linens turn any gathering into a party! Shop a variety of linens and holiday decor in-store at Christine’s.
This book of delicious recipes is great for the home cook who wants to simplify his or her routine with the kitchen hacks and culinary tricks only renowned chef David Chang can deliver! Available in-store and online at Water Street Bookstore.
The beautiful collections of watercolor maps and map note cards by El’s Cards feature beautiful designs of local areas to delight any holiday hostess! Designed and printed locally. Photo by Jenn Bakos Photography.
For holidays, celebrations, or virtually any occasion, give the gift of good taste with a special tin of Effie’s Handmade biscuits! Each tin contains 36 two-packs in three wholesome flavors: Original Oatcakes, Corn Biscuits, and Cocoa Biscuits. The biscuits are packed in a reusable tin and wrapped in a festive bow!
Now you can have hot, buttery movie theater popcorn at home with Popzup Popcorn’s Movie Time Popcorn Kit! This kit makes 12 large bowls of fresh, delicious popcorn (one family size bowl at a time). Each kit includes the Popzup Popper microwave popcorn and Real Butter & Sea Salt Seasoning, all in a fun gift box!
Add a bit of whimsey to the holiday table this year with a stainless steel matte whale serving set paired with nautical stripe linen napkins!
Time & Tide’s Holiday 2021 gift box includes two 8-ounce bags of Time & Tide Coffee which are dressed up in their festive finest, bundled in navy tissue, and packed in a pink box! Perfect for your coffee-loving friends… and yourself!