Can you believe there are only ten (TEN!!!!) days until Christmas?! It’s been hard for me to get into the Christmas spirit this year since it’s still in the 60s and 70s here in North Carolina! This past week I have been running around purchasing last minute Christmas gifts and making sure I have everyone on my list checked off!
Today I wanted to share a few of the gifts I am giving my family & friends that I was able to snag all at one place, Swoozie’s! I’ve spoken about Swoozie’s quite a bit, but in case you missed it, Swoozie’s is the cutest store that has a little bit of everything for everyone… seriously! It’s the place I go anytime I need a gift for someone, whether it’s a house warming, bridal shower, hostess gift, or even a gift for myself! All of these items are great gifts for anyone on your list & will show you put a lot of thought into your gift giving.
I think it’s a fact that boys are hard to buy for, right? Like, really, really hard to buy for. Each and every year it’s the men in my life that I struggle with what items to buy them. Either they are really picky, buy what they want, or don’t provide any ideas! This year I came up with a few great items for Nick. He loves drinking whiskeys, so I got him these double old fashioned glasses with his monogram on them. I know they are something that he will enjoy & the personalization is a great thoughtful touch. They have so many other great drinkware options, too.
Another item I got for Nick, which would be perfect for a significant other, brother, or dad, is this valet tray. It’s a great, functional gift so that he has somewhere to put items (such as a watch, collar stays, lapel pins, etc.) without them getting lost!
Girls tend to be a little easier to shop for, but not always! My mom is pretty easy to buy for, but my sisters and a few of my friends leave me stumped! This year I decided to give my sister a monogrammed cosmetic case and fill it with some of her favorite make up. This one is the perfect size for traveling. I have this one & use it often for weekend trips!
I’m giving one of my girl friends this cute “hello gorgeous” tray! Swoozies offers so many cute trays, perfect for putting odds and ends or jewelry on!
I absolutely love buying gifts for hosts! Hostess gifts can be easily tailored to their personality or home decor and it really shows you care and appreciate their generosity for hosting an event or party. One thing you can never go wrong with is a cute mug. Whether they drink coffee, tea, or their juice from it it’s a nice sentiment. There are so many different types and styles of mugs, but I am loving these gold ones with cute sayings! I think the “You Are The Best” mug does a great job at describing how you feel about them!
This Gold Celebrate Platter Set is another great hostess gift. It’s a good size for a cheese platter, a platter for extra appetizers, or, in this case, a smore prep station! It goes really well with the gold mugs, too! 😉
I recently discovered this Kate Spade Recipe Book while I was searching for a recipe book of my own. Upon receiving it I realized how great of a gift this would make for a host, especially a new homeowner or newly married couple. It has seven different sections for organizing your recipes and it’s cute, compact design is great for keeping on display in the kitchen! I have been busy filling mine up lately (hallelujah to no more stray recipe papers!!)
A wine tote is a classic hostess gift! It’s an easy purchase and doesn’t take much thought… great if you’re running late but need to have a gift in hand!
One gift that I think is so great is this Scout cooler. It’s smaller in size, but can fit a bottle of wine or champagne in it, making it a really great hostess gift! It’s also something that can be used time and time again.
P.S. If you’re in the Greensboro area, I am co-hosting an event at the local Swoozie’s store at Friendly Center tomorrow (Wednesday, December 16th) from 6-8! Everything will be 20% off, there will be bubbly & it’s the perfect time to grab some of these last minute gifts for your friends & family!