In the old days, women who stayed home and took care of their homes and families full time knew the value being a gracious hostess, with all that entailed. A great hostess would have every point of proper etiquette down just so, from how to set a table to how to plan party invitations to how to write and send a perfectly worded thank you note. Along with all these skills, a great homemaker and hostess would also know how to find and present the perfect hostess gift. Today, the world has changed quite a bit as far as how women work and function in the world, yet we can learn a lot about how to best communicate graciously in the corporate world from home women from years ago used their social skills. The Art of Gift-Giving One skill great homemakers had was knowing when to give a gift, and knowing what kind of gift to give. One gift that was always popular with every recipient was the gift of a delicious baked good, like a cake or a beautifully arranged basket of cookies and other sweet treats. Today, there is a whole industry built around the art of creating corporate gifts, and cookie baskets, delivered by cookie delivery Atlanta or other cities, remain a very popular gift item. Beautifully presented baked goods are an ideal corporate gift, as they convey a friendly feel (like mom always had) without being too personal. There's no question that almost every person enjoys delicious treats from a bakery, and tasty treats always bring a smile along with a lot of good feelings. So, next time your company is searching for ideas for the perfect client gift, take a cue from the wisdom of the hostesses of days gone by, and order a special delivery of delicious bakes items, perfectly arranged in a basket and tied up in a pretty bow.