Best Buys for In-Laws

These great gifts for the in-laws will have you invited back year after year.
  1. Box of Chocolates

    The large tin contains all four smaller tins with varieties of chocolates.

    $39, MaxBrenner.com

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  2. Le Creuset Honey Pot Gift Set

    How about something sweet? Add this cute pot to your afternoon tea.

    Le Creuset Honey Pot set with Savannah Bee Co. Tea Honey, $40, SavannahBee.com

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  3. Red Assortment Soaps

    Perfect for your in-laws’ guest bathroom (meaning you’ll get to use them when you visit!).

    Claus Porto Guest Pastilles, $19, LAFCO.com

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  4. Table Linens

    Decorate the dinner table year-round with these kitschy napkins.

    $48 for set of 4 linen napkins, EmersonMade.com

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  5. Simon Doonan Collection for Dempsey & Carroll

    Bring snail mail back with these brightly colored cards, each with a clever new saying.

    $50 for pack of 10 cards and lined envelopes, DempseyandCarroll.com

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  6. What to Cook and How to Cook It by Jane Hornby

    This step-by-step illustrated cookbook features more than 100 recipes, so everyone will know exactly how to cook what they want to eat.

    What to Cook and How to Cook It by Jane Hornby, $40, Phaidon.com

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  7. Dylan's Candy Bar Gingerbread House Kit

    Your sister-in-law will love creating these delicious homes with her kids!

    Gingerbread House Kit, $40, DylansCandyBar.com

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  8. Garden Tools

    Impress your green-thumb relatives with these multi-striped garden tools (and silhouette pouch).

    Striped Garden Tools, $28 for set, AliceSupplyCo.com

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  9. Tray Table

    This tray table is a stable staple for any home. Formosa Swoon Tray Table, $50, CB2.com

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  10. Pencil Case

    This durable canvas pencil case will keep all her pens (or lipsticks) organized.

    $18, JaysonHomeandGarden.com

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  11. Large Bamboo Bowls

    Core Bamboo Bucket Bowls are perfect for family movie night (and popcorn).

    $40 each, Amazon.com

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  12. Zebra-Striped Coasters

    These coasters are so cute they can double as small plates for tapas.

    Zebra Carnaby Coasters, $48 for set of 4, JonathanAdler.com

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  13. Caramel Pack

    This seven-piece pack features one piece of each of their caramel flavors, including sea salt, pomegranate and chipotle.

    Flavor Sampler Pack, $10 for 7 pieces, GoodKarmal.com

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  14. Ice Cream Maker

    Who doesn’t like ice cream? And homemade soft serve is even yummier!

    Hamilton Beach Ice Cream Maker, $30, Target.com

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  15. Marimekko Cosmetic Bag

    This cute carryall cosmetic case in Marimekko’s signature Pieni Unikko print is just the right size for all of your mother-in-law’s makeup must-haves.

    $32, Marimekko.com

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  16. Bodum 51 oz. Eileen Tea Press

    This gold stainless steel carafe makes up to 6 cups of tea. Besides looking pretty, this press automatically stops the brewing process after the plunger is pushed down, so there’s no need to remove the filter from the burning water. Sip away!

    $49.95, Broadwaypanhandler.com

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  17. 2011 Paper Source Great Big Wall/Desk Calendar

    Start the year off with a recycled wall or desk calendar made from 30 percent post-consumer waste. Printed with bright bold colors on a paper bag background, the calendar includes a ruled colum on the side for notes.

    $30, Paper-Source.com

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  18. Spoon Sisters Novel Tea Bags

    Spending a cozy afternoon at home with tea and a good book just got better. Each tea bag features a quote on the delights and comforts of both tea and books for your favorite bookworm.

    $12 for box of 25 Tea Bags, SpoonSisters.com

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  19. Playful Coasters

    These four colorful coasters are perfect underneath a holiday cocktail but are bright and bold enough to be used year-round.

    Coaster Notz in Drizzle, $22 for set of 4, Modern-Twist.com

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