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30 Of The Best Gifts For Your Friends Who Love To Host

From exotic veggie kits to rose quartz candles, we've got you covered.

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What a year! The holidays are finally here! And while we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time, shipping times are especially tricky this year, so we suggest shopping as early as you can.

Stock and shipping times can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. So order earlier than you think you need to and be sure to double-check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for when you need it.

1. A popcorn popper for the host in your life who always throws movie nights. Reviewers remark on how long they last — decades! — which means this is the gift that keeps on giving.

Reviewer's popcorn maker is shown on a kitchen countertop

2. A National Geographic Geodes Kit for the person in your life who's a mineralogy and geology enthusiast. Each kit comes with rocks that you break open to reveal amazing crystals inside. It includes a detailed learning guide, goggles, and two display stands.

The 10-piece Geode kit

3. A three-piece pizza grilling set they can use to create countless homemade pizzas. Guests will wonder what local artisan pizzeria the pies are from, and they'll be able to say "ME! MY KITCHEN!"

The Cuisinart three-piece pizza grilling set

4. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey they can use to jazz up everything from pizza to coffee drinks.

Someone pouring Mike's Hot Honey on a pizza.

5. A portable mini projector that uses LED lights to deliver 1080p full HD. Imagine the epic movie nights they'll throw with this thing.

6. A handmade rose quartz candle that comes with a literal rose quartz in it. This particular candle has notes of rose, jasmine, and sandalwood, and when it's burned down enough the crystal starts to appear.

7. A trio of of bulb vases for them to plant propagate in style. Even better: This set doubles as vases, so they can plop in whatever stems they want just for displaying.

Reviewer's trio of glass bulbs have plant stems propagating in them

8. A Proyecto Diaz Cold Brew Kit that comes with everything they'll need to make the best cold brew ever.

The cold brew kit laid out on a table

9. A delicious Eastern Standard Provision Gourmet Liège Belgian Waffle Gift Box filled with fresh Belgian waffles and a variety of sweet toppings and sauces.

10. A DIY Bubble Tea Kit that comes with everything they'll need to make the perfect cup of bubble tea from start to finish.

The Bubble Tea Kit

11. A delicious box of British treats filled with 10 of the top-selling Cadbury British chocolate bars that will sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

A box of British treats

12. A box of tea filled with 25 tea bags individually tagged with literary quotes. They'll love these since they're such great conversation starters.

A box of Novel Teas

13. A gorgeous Monstera adansonii, aka Swiss Cheese Plant, to add to their collection of beautiful houseplants.

The plant is displayed on a table

14. A copy of Subpar Parks: America's Most Extraordinary National Parks and Their Least Impressed Visitors and a US National Parks scratch off poster. They'll love this satirical take on America's most treasured parks, and the scratch-off poster is sure to be a fav among guests.

15. A pack of cards with illustrations of the best musicians in the biz. Each deck splits up the genres into four suits: Hearts = Pop, Spades = Rock, Diamonds = Folk and Country, and Clubs = Soul, Blues, and R&B.

The playing cards are shown and the musicians Dolly Parton, Jimi Hendrix, BB King, Madonna, David Bowie and Amy Winehouse are seen.

16. A mid-century modern cement planter with leaves carved into it. They'll love having a new home for one of their plant bbs!

Reviewer's pink planter with etched leaves has a leafy plant in it

17. A pack of 100 postcards from the archives of the New York Botanical Garden. Each set comes with 100 beautifully illustrated rare portraits of exotic flowers, cacti, and succulents. They'll love writing invitations and thank you notes to the various guests they plan on having over.

18. A personalized garden tool set that comes with a heavy-duty steel trowel and raking/weeding tool. You can get whatever you want engraved on the wood handles, even hearts and other small symbols. The set comes in a nice cloth bag, so no awkward gift wrapping required.

The tools are shown with the handle engraved with Gram's Flowers

19. A rechargeable electric lighter for the person in your life who believes every season is candle season. This lighter can be used 500 times on a single charge and can be charged 500 times before it needs to be replaced.

Gif of a BuzzFeed Shopping reviewer lighting a candle with the rechargeable lighter
Reviewer holding the rechargeable lighter to show its full length
Heather Braga / BuzzFeed,

Heather, a BuzzFeed Shopping team member, loves this. Here's what she has to say: "I'm obsessed with candles, so it was a no-brainer for my husband to gift me this surprisingly super-fun gadget for Christmas. It's really simple to use and charge, and it really works! If you're someone who gets a thrill from RAW POWER this is sort of the product for you. No, it's not a super-intense gadget, relax, pyromaniacs, but it does buzz and produce a burst of electricity that I personally find exciting. AND I'll never have to buy another lighter again! Stop burning your fingers on matches and pick up one of these bad boys."

Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in three colors).

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

20. A double-walled and vacuum-insulated travel mug designed specifically for cold drinks. Trust me, I have one of these and I can confirm that it keeps liquids and even ice cubes ice cold for hours.

21. An LED sunset lamp projector designed with a 180-degree rotation to make a room's wall look like a sunset. Now that it gets dark at, like, 3 p.m., make sure they can host until the sun goes down, which with this lamp is whenever they want.

The sunset light projected on to a living room wall

22. A mushroom-growing kit so they can forage without having to leave the house. Is it art? Is it food? It's BOTH and they'll LOVE IT.

23. An Art of Being deck that's full of simple reminders on how to nurture who they are. From hosting a solo dance party to making sure they're staying hydrated, each deck comes with 52 doses of mindfulness.

24. A wax seal stamp kit that comes with everything they'll need to beautifully seal all those handwritten letters they've been writing. Because all supplies are included, this is a great kit for beginners.

25. A 16-sticker Frida Kahlo book filled with some of her best self-portraits. Plus, it's only $1.99! We love a gift that doesn't break the bank.

A customer review photo of the book and some of the stickers inside

26. A pack of aromatherapy shower steamers so they can recreate a spa-like setting in their very only bathroom. Let's face it, hosting can be hard work! Make sure they have something that pampers them after they spent an evening pampering you and the other guests.

The box of shower steamer surrounded by the loose steamers

27. An exotic veggie grow kit for the host in your life who's always flirting with the idea of growing their own vegetables. It comes with everything they'll need to get started, from seeds and soil to trimmers and a recipe booklet.

The entire kit and everything that comes with it is displayed

28. A sugar-free alcohol infusion kit that includes a delicious combination of dehydrated orange rind, dehydrated organic lemons, cinnamon, dehydrated ginger, allspice, cloves, and nutmeg to infuse bourbon, whiskey, or cider. One kit makes between 8 and 10 cocktails.

29. A self-watering, self-aerating planter that just so happens to be the bestselling garden pot on Amazon. If you know a host who loves their plants but sometimes has a hard time keeping them watered, this is the best gift you can give them. Each planter can hold up to two weeks' worth of water in its reservoir and self-water whatever plant is in it.

30. An Apple Harvest candle from Candlefolk that'll make them feel like they've been dropped directly into the middle of an apple farm. It's definitely apple heavy (in the best way possible) and has glimmers of cinnamon and clove to keep it warm and spicy.

candle with some dried apples, cloves, and cinnamon sticks in the background

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