The Perfect Host Gifts for Thanksgiving

Yeah yeah, so the stores have skipped straight to Christmas, but we still have a delicious holiday coming up in one week, and it should not be forgotten. If you’re invited to a Thanksgiving feast, don’t show up empty-handed. Grab one of these fun gifts that will insure you’ll be first in line for the turkey and stuffing!

Thanksgiving vs Christmas Album

Thanksgiving vs Christmas

Molly Lewis and friends recorded this fun album live last year, and it’s chock-full of wonderful songs to get you in the Thanksgiving spirit. Bring the album as a gift, or have it on as the background music at your own festivities. ($20-30 at

Gingerbread Turkey Kit

Gingerbread Turkey

Oh, Trader Joes. In addition to having more pumpkin-flavored things than possibly anywhere else, you can purchase one of these adorable gingerbread TURKEYS to make while waiting for Thanksgiving dinner to be ready. I’m so there. ($7.99 in Trader Joes stores.)

Pumpkin Pie Hat

Pumpkin Pie Hat

You want to make sure you’re well dressed for Thanksgiving, right? You wouldn’t want to show up in normal clothes and embarrass yourself, right? Bring this hat. Hours of entertainment, guaranteed. ($8.82 on

Gobble Gobble Mad Libs

Gobble Gobble Mad Libs

Keep everyone entertained with these Thanksgiving-themed Mad Libs. I bet you didn’t know those existed, did you? ($2.49 at

Pumpkin Pie Flavored Fortune Cookies

Pumpkin Pie Fortune Cookies

If you’re on dessert duty but want something a bit different than your normal pie, get these pumpkin-pie-flavored fortune cookies! (Also great for those Asian-fusion Thanksgiving meals.) Plus, you get to create your own custom fortunes! ($0.74 each at

Thanksgiving Day Dinner Cat Food

Thanksgiving Cat Food

Don’t forget the pets! Bring a can of Thanksgiving cat food and win the approval of the furry friends in the home. They’re sometimes easier to please. ($23.48 for 24 cans at

Don’t have time to grab any of these unique items? Grab a nice bouquet of flowers in harvest colors, make a batch of my pumpkin bread, or pick up a bottle of wine.

What are your Thanksgiving plans this year? Any go-to gifts you always bring?

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