What Makes a Unique Hostess Gift?

What Makes a Unique Hostess Gift?

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Shayna
Oct 3, 2008

local bay area goodies for a gift swap

We're off on a travel adventure, visiting a loved one who's spending some time in France. We'll be staying with him and his host family and we've been racking our brain for gift ideas. We've already grabbed a few of our favorite soaps (local goods!) but it got us thinking...

...in this "global-market" it seems that nothing is unique to a country anymore. You can pick up German mustard at Whole Foods, authentic Mexican textiles online and Japanese garden tools from local shops. So tell us, what would you bring as a small and unique local gift (and what would you bring back)?

Image: hoping for happy accidents, local favorites we sent her for a "beautiful use" swap

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