I believe that the person who is hosting the shindig deserves something special. They had to put the hours into getting their place ready and they should get a little recognition! Here are some ideas to keep you from walking into a party empty-handed.
Treat for Later - Give them something to enjoy after guests have left. (Hickory Farms, $17 CA)
Coasters - You can never have too many. (Chapters, $14.50 CA)
Drink in a Fun Tote - Sparkling juice, wine...any drink will be accepted with welcome arms. (Kate Spade, $28 US)
Vase with Flowers - A beautiful vase can be used over and over again. (Zara Home, $40 CA)
Coffee Table Book - Get something for their tastes, but coffee table books are classic. (Chapters, $20 CA)