This Boston-based company takes the hard part (grocery shopping) out of making dinner during the week. Each box has the correct amount of ingredients for every meal, also meaning that there is less food and package waste.
Stonewashed Belgian linen napkins, set of four, Restoration Hardware ($34). 234 Berkeley St., 857-239-7202
Monogram these napkins with your host’s initials for an extra special touch.
A thank you note is a given, but why not leave your host with her own personalized stationery? We love the whimsical prints from this Newton-based stationer. Opt for the signature note cards personalized with your host’s name and an illustration.
Forget your average bottle of wine and bring the limited-edition three-pack from Boston Harbor Distillery that includes whiskey varieties made from Samuel Adams beers: New World Tripel, Thirteenth Hour, and Merry Maker Gingerbread Stout.