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All Hail the Host & Hostess

Posted by Carten Cordell / Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Great gifts of thanks they’re sure to love

While throwing holiday bashes can be very fun, hosting can easily become stressful this extra-hectic time of year. So how do we show those who tirelessly entertain us just how much their generosity is appreciated?

I say go beyond vino and petals—with something they’ll use again and again. One fine place to focus your shopping: Fairfax Corner’s The Nest Egg (

Antique doorknob wine stoppers by Knobstoppers, $24-$40, The Nest Egg


Carved wooden animal bottle openers by Roost (shark, elephant and owl available), $22 each, The Nest Egg


Erasable ceramic place cards by Placetile Designs, $28-$40 per set, The Nest Egg

-Natalie Kaar