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Perfectly Natural Hostess Gifts

Perfectly Natural Hostess Gifts

Here are our favorite offerings to bring along to a party or visit. We include lots of inexpensive make-it-yourself recipes for everything from luscious body butter to your own holiday potpourri, as well as some great items to buy that you may not have thought of.

Food Gifts:

Savory Almonds

Annie’s Famous Chocolate Truffles

A box of incredible artisanal dark chocolates (order online at Oliver Kita for a heavenly chocolate experience)

Olive oil infused with fresh rosemary in a pretty bottle

Hot mulled cider mix with 2 mugs

A bottle of organic wine

Other Goodies

Homemade beeswax candle in a pretty container

Potpourri: see these three potpourri formulas

Four Christmas Incense Formulas

Narcissus bulbs in a pot or a plant in a pretty container tied with raffia

Spa Basket: loofah, handmade soap, formulas from channels: homemade lip balm, Beautiful Body Butter, beeswax tealight

Homemade Bath Salts in a glass apothecary jar

Homemade smudge in an abalone shell or pretty ashtray (See Use Smudging to Clear Your Home)

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Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.


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10:22AM PST on Dec 15, 2013

Great ideas,thanks for sharing

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6:09AM PDT on May 17, 2012

Thanks for posting.

9:00AM PST on Dec 24, 2011

These are very nice ideas. I like the fact that these gifts are "consumable", meaning they can be eaten or otherwise used by the recipient.

9:22PM PDT on Oct 30, 2011

~I can hardly wait to make my own potpourri!~Alot of great ideas!~

1:20AM PDT on Oct 22, 2011

Thanks for the article.

9:36AM PDT on Aug 28, 2011

Great ideas.

9:34AM PDT on Apr 14, 2011

Thank you! :D

4:10PM PST on Mar 7, 2011

Good ideas.

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