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10 Best Gifts for the Southern Hostess

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The 10 Best Gifts for the Southern Hostess is a gift guide for the person who loves to entertain in their home. They always make everyone feel welcome and treat anyone who crosses their threshold like an honored guest.

They love hosting both casual dinner parties and fancy soirées and do it all with true Southern charm and grace. If you know that person, keep reading because I’ve curated a gift list of treasures I know any Southern hostess would love!

10 best gifts for the southern hostess

10 Best Gifts for the Southern Hostess

Here’s my list of the 10 best gifts for the Southern hostess. I’ve included a variety of gifts and price ranges in this guide so that there’s something for everyone. The gifts on this list were inspired by my beautiful friend, Cindy, who is the quintessential Southern hostess.

Every week our ladies small group gathers at her home to find a beautiful tablescape, a delicious buffet, and a welcoming heart. There’s nothing pretentious about it—it’s all presented with love and grace. If you have someone on your gift list like my friend, then I believe they’d be pleased with any of the items in the gift guide below.


This is week one of our gift guides and giveaways—be sure to read to the end to see what we’re giving away this week! Then, be sure to check back each Monday through November 25 for another gift guide and another giveaway!

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Sheila Thigpen, author of Easy Chicken Cookbook and The 5-Ingredient Fresh and Easy Cookbook, is a recipe developer, food photographer, and food writer. She spent 20+ years as a business manager in the publishing industry before she retired in 2018 to focus on her passions — cooking, photography, and writing. Living near the beautiful Smoky Mountains, Sheila and her husband have two adult daughters and two fine sons-in-law, are active in their church, love to travel, and have a precious little granddaughter who has stolen their hearts. Follow Sheila on YouTubePinterestInstagramFacebook, and Twitter!

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Saturday 19th of October 2019

I love making up some wraps as appetizers They are my fav.

Amanda Whitley

Saturday 19th of October 2019

my favorite party appetizer is veggie platters.

Jess C

Saturday 19th of October 2019

Shrimp cocktail.

Susan Christy

Friday 18th of October 2019

Meatballs! Swedish Meatballs are my favorite, followed closely by Grape Jelly Meatballs.

Jessica orlando

Friday 18th of October 2019

My fav is a hot dip like artichoke Brie!!

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