When the typical host/hostess gift doesn't fit into your gift-giving style, why not try something a little different? These gifts are a fun and unique way to say "thank you" and make your host feel appreciated and special; they deserve it!
2. Homemade Fortune Cookies, minimal cost
This recipe's cook time is just six minutes and the cookies can carry their own custom message. Make a few dozen to share with the other guests. Wrap in a tea towel and place in a basket for a great presentation and additional gifts for the host!
3. Dala Horse, from $13 to $1595
Spread happiness with a traditional Scandinavian Dala Horse or "Happy Horse." Etsy is a great resource for many different types of Dala horses. You can also buy them at hemslojd.com, a US based Scandinavian retailer.
4. Homemade Granola, approx. $5/jar
The best part about this gift is that you can make it in large batches at a relatively inexpensive cost. Check out this recipe for Homemade Olive Oil Granola from Apartment Therapy's sister, The Kitchn
5. Indian Spice Kit, $24
For the chef that loves to cook outside the box and wants to expand their cooking repertoire. At only $24, this kit makes a lovely and unique gift.