Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate and give thanks for all of our blessings throughout the year. Being able to gather together with family and friends over a homecooked feast is also a bonus. In today's post, we're sharing Thanksgiving gift ideas for all gift occasions you may come across to celebrate this day of gratitude.
Are Gifts Given at Thanksgiving?
While it's not customary to exchange Thanksgiving gifts, it is common to give a thank you gift to your host for their hospitality. If it's a casual event, such as a potluck Friendsgiving, you most likely won't need a gift.
What is a Good Gift for Thanksgiving?
Household items for entertaining, home decor, self-care soaps and candles, desserts and candies, and cooking gifts all make great choices.
1. Cheese Spreaders, $14+ Corner Craft Shop
Gifts these as a set of three or add a single knife to a basket.
2. Fudge Gift Box, $43 at Amazon
A delicious and chocolatey treat.
3. Cutting Board, $24 at Wallee Design Co
A festive and useful gift for all the cooking happening.
4. Serving Spoon, $20 at Prose And Polish
This spoon will fit in with most Thanksgiving table decor.
5. Thankful Candle (Similar Style), $28 at Lulu Sugar
This candle comes cutely packaged and ready to gift.
6. Pumpkin Pie Recipe, $26+ at Love Lezlee
This print is sweet holiday decor that yields delicious pie.
7. Butter Pecan Coffee, $13 at Amazon
This taste of the season will pair well with a mug.
8. Wooden Spoon (Similar Style), $20+ at A Few Spare Moments
A fun seasonal gift that helps in making tasty treats.
9. Flour Sack Towel, $7+ at Shower Them With Gifts 1
You can gift an individual towel as part of a basket or buy the three-piece set.
10. Thankful Mug, $17+ at Andyseus Designs
A simple gift that fits the season.
11. Wine Label, $8+ at Paprika Paperie
Put this label on their favorite bottle of wine for an easy go-to gift.
12. Glass Bud Vase, $34 at Susabellas
A sweet sentiment for the hostess.
13. Harvest Collection Chocolates, $20 at Amazon
A tasty and novel gift for the hostess.
14. Thanksgiving Gnome (Similar Style), $40 at Bee Dazzle Wreaths
If they love gnomes, they'll love this holiday addition.
15. Novelty Thankful Socks, $13 at Stamp Out Online
These socks celebrate the best of Thanksgiving.
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"Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things
humans can do for each other."
— Randy Pausch
16. Fall Gift Set (Similar Style), $40+ at Woodstock Soap Co
This soap set is a hand-crafted fall gift.
17. Hello Pumpkin Decor (Similar Style), $54+ at Michael Miles Creation
A lovely handmade fall decor piece for their home.
18. Chocolate Oreos, $15 at Amazon
These are cookies they'll want to gobble up.
19. Mug Cozy (Similar Style), $18 at Val Knitting Shop
This sweater cozy will keep their drink warm and seasonal.
20. Pot Holders (Similar Style), $15 at Southern Coasters
Fill the kitchen with a fun-spirited fall design.
21. Thanksgiving Game Book, $8 at Amazon
Keep the kids entertained during all the meal prep with this book.
22. Turkey Coasters, $17 (Set of Four) at Krisleigh Kreations
A fun and novel present for the festivities.
23. Custom Pie Plate (Similar Style), $35+ at Julies Homemade Jems
A personalized pie dish they can use year-round.
24. Cooking Apron, $28 at La Strada Designs
A fun-spirited apron to wear when cooking tons of food.
25. Handmade Card (Similar Style), $6 at Lu Lu Belle Custom Cards
Share the festive mood of Thanksgiving with family and friends that may not be able to be present on the day of celebration.
26. Pashmina (Similar Style), $13 at Cape Scarf
A scarf with ready-to-gift holiday packaging.
27. A Box of Blessings, $5 at Amazon
Cards to share inspiration and scripture with others.
28. Thanksgiving Flower Box (Similar Style), $69 at Eco Chic Bouquets
A thoughtful and personalized decoration gift.
29. Slippers, $18+ at Justaglam
These slippers will keep their feet cozy and festive around the house.
30. Personalized Plate (Similar Style), $19 at SB Monograms
A cute and special plate gift to decorate the kid's table.
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What Do You Put in a Thanksgiving Gift Basket?
The ideas above are great given individually or would pair well together to create thanksgiving gift baskets. Below are a few collections to inspire you.
1. An assortment of butter pecan coffee, a mug, a cozy, a candle, socks, and turkey coasters make for a novel and cozy basket.
2. A towel, a wooden spoon, an apron, a pie plate, pot holders, and a cutting board creates a basket for the kitchen.
3. The glass bud vase, gnome, and wreath put together a holiday decor basket.
For general host gift inspiration, visit our Gifts for the Hostess post, and don't forget to share your favorite Thanksgiving gifts or basket theme options below in the comments.
Until next time,
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