Inevitably, you’ve got a holiday party or two left to attend (unless you wriggle your way out of it), and it’s only right to bring something for the host. Booze is the easy option, and it’s by no means a faux pas as far as gifts go. But it’s also the lazy option, so here, we offer you some more creative ideas.
Flowers or some kind of plant life. This might seem obvious, but flowers are always a nice gesture. It takes a little more effort than grabbing whatever bottle of pinot is at the front of the store, and they really brighten up a room. It’s almost Christmas, so you can buy poinsettias literally anywhere; if you are worried that flowers are too feminine, then buy some succulents, which are the best, in part because they’re very easy to care for.