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News / A Gift Guide For the Hosts & Hostesses with the Mostest

A Gift Guide For the Hosts & Hostesses with the Mostest

They're the host/hostess with the mostest. Not only are they entertaining their friends, but they're doing it in style. They keep an eye on every detail and always have something unique to show you in their home. So what do you get for someone who always has their act together? Here are some ideas from some of our businesses in Historic Galt, Downtown Cambridge!

Sauces and unique seasoning options from MH Fine Foods

MH Fine Foods is a local specialty food store in the heart of Historic Galt, Downtown Cambridge. Malcolm has a wide selection of sauces, seasonings, and snack items that would make great gifts for your friends that love to cook and host! The perfect giftable sauce: Malcolm’s MH brand of sweet potato-based hot sauces and dressings!

He offers many options for the person who likes to host parties; from ready-to-serve jams and jellies for charcuterie boards to sauces to go with the perfect dish. Create your own gift basket and ask Malcolm for his recommendations on what would pair best together! After all, he does have a chef's background!


Wood Dough Bowl Candle from Charm and Wick Candle Co

This is a great gift for the host or hostess who loves to entertain in style. Charm and Wick Candle Co.’s Wood Dough Bowl Candle is hand carved, with a wide opening so that you can use it as a centerpiece for your table or set it on the counter as a decor piece. It comes in different scents and sizes, they're hand-poured and made of 100% Natural Soy Wax and you can bring them in to refill it later at a discounted price!


Wooden Gramophone from Cedar Lake Studios

Looking for a unique artisanal gift for your host or hostess? Created by artist Neill Nucifora, these wooden gramophones amplify the music from your smartphone! Each design amplifies sound in a different way creating a different effect. They're something that can be used in the home functionally that also serve as a conversation piece when on display! Make sure to check out the entire collection at Cedar Lake Studios because each one is different!


Something vintage from PAVA Consignment for Home and Garden

PAVA Consignment is the perfect place to find a gift for the host in your life that has a unique taste and love for vintage! PAVA offers vintage, modern and retro furniture, decor and accessories. They carry everything from kitchen decor to bedroom furniture to lamps and chairs. You can also find beautiful items like artwork, rugs, mirrors and more decor! We recommend stopping in often to check out the unique selection of household goods! PAVA is located in the heart of Historic Galt at the corner of Dickson and Ainslie Street.


Not sure what to add to your gift for your other half? How about the gift of choice with a Downtown Cambridge BIA Gift Card? This one card is redeemable at over 30 small businesses in our downtown core!

To see our full list of businesses downtown to shop this season, visit


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