When those celebratory Thanksgiving dinner invitations start rolling in, one of the easiest ways you can guarantee a spot at the table for next year (assuming you behave yourself this year), is by bringing along a thoughtful hostess gift. Not everyone does it! Start by thinking about your hostess and their entertaining aesthetics and preferences, then select an item that they will proudly display in the home, or immediately use in the kitchen. If you need help breaking out of your usual wine gift, we found 28 hostess gifts we think they're bound to love. Remember, it's always better to give than to show up empty-handed.