Food and wine are good, but gifts that have bit of a kick are always a hit.

For the homebody host:

For nearly any occasion, a nice set of sheets or a comforter set is always a welcome gift. A great way to say "thank you" to someone who is hosting you at their home overnight or a for a few days, a cool comforter set or sheet set will hit all the right notes. The Northwest offers a bevy of styles, colors and designs developed to accommodate any taste. The sky is the limit with this brand--the Northwest makes sport team-based and quirky sheets, along with comforters like the Coca-Cola comforter set. The brand also offers fun theme gifts like lunch coolers, beach towels, accessories and throws or blankets.

Source: TheStreet