Gift Wrap

Waiting on Martha’s Holiday Gift Guide No. Five

Filed Under > Entertaining

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Alright, as if it could get any better…today’s giveaway with some of our favorite holiday gift ideas has landed.  As you know, we’ve shared a handful of MAJOR gift guides + giveaways this past week (One, Two, Three, Four), and we’re ending with a bang with this one, I’d say.  

Like the other days, one lucky winner can win everything shown in the picture above!  Simply enter via the Rafflecopter widget below, but take time to catch the details on the what, the to who, and the why we’re gifting each item this year below.  It’s some GOOD stuff. 

Thanks to our generous friends at Gray Malin, Ashley Brooke Designs, Harding Lane, Sideshow Press, King Bean Coffee, Sea Island Forge, Day Designer and Waiting on Martha Home for all of today’s giveaway goodness.  Good luck friends, and let’s cheers to making this a great holiday season!  Truly, MKR

P.S. Don’t forget to enter No. One HERE, No. Two HERE, No. Three HERE and No. Four HERE. xo 

Top of Aspen Mountain - Small Print, Framed

Gray Malin, $399

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Give the gift of art this year with a framed print from one of our favorites, Gray Malin.  This gorgeous piece celebrates the ski getaways we all hope to plan each winter, and looks great all year ’round when framed on the wall. 

We’d gift this to our favorite ski bum.

*Giveaway winner will receive this small framed print. 

Oyster Knife & Shuck Guard

Sea Island Forge, $120

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This essential culinary tool is just as handsome as it is heirloom-quality. Crafted in food grade stainless steel, the oyster knife has been crafted to make opening raw & cooked oysters a whole lot easier.  The shuck guard is also a must-have, used to protect the hand while shucking. This great gift idea received a runner-up award in the 2016 Garden & Gun Magazine’s Made in the South Awards.

We’d gift this to the host of our next oyster feast!

*Giveaway winner will receive one oyster knife and shuck guard. 

Scruff Beard & Face Oil

Crude, $20

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This fantastic conditioning oil for beard and faces is a must-have for the scruffy guy in your life.  The oil softens and conditions the beard and the skin beneath, soothes razor burn, and combats ingrown hairs.  How, do you ask?  Crude uses an exclusive blend of essential oils that smell woodsy, yet sophisticated, and do the job well. 

We’d gift this to our favorite guy who extended No-Shave-November this year. 

*Giveaway winner will receive one bottle of beard oil. 

Ice Ice Baby Tumbler

Ashley Brooke Designs, $22

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Make light of the freezing temps this winter with this awesome tumbler by our friend Ashley Brooke Designs. You’ll look great sipping on your favorite drink in this insulated to-go cup. 

We’d gift this to the girl always on the go this time of year. 

*Giveaway winner will receive one tumbler. 

Travel Candles

Sideshow Press, $26 for 2

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We love the idea of bringing these hand-poured soy wax candles with us on our next weekend getaway.  Sideshow Press created the perfect travel candles that fit in your carry-on.  They’ve been handcrafted in Charleston, and make the best thoughtful gift! 

We’d gift this to our favorite wanderer. 

*Giveaway winner will receive two travel candles. 

3 Pack of Roasted-to-Order Coffee

King Bean Coffee, $35.99

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Step up your coffee game with King Bean Coffee.  These roasted-to-order packs have the elevated flavor you can taste, and will have you excited to get up in the morning for that cup of jo. 

We’d gift this to our fellow coffee lover. 

*Giveaway winner will receive three packs of coffee. 

Yellow Chiffon & Ginger Soap Dish Set

Waiting on Martha Home, $16

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The perfect ready-to-gift treat, our Yellow Chiffon & Ginger Soap Dish Set smells amazing. The set includes a small silver dipped ceramic tray that can be enjoyed long after the soap bar is finished. 

We’d gift this to anyone on our list that appreciates life’s little luxuries. 

*Giveaway winner will receive one soap dish set. 

Retro Schuss© On Bright Red Hat

Harding Lane, $35

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We live in ball caps all year ’round, and Retro Schuss is the one we reach for during winter.  Like all Harding Lane hats, this one’s needlepoint detailing can’t be beat, and will stand wear like your favorite hat should. 

We’d gift this to the person on our list that knows the power of a good hat on a bad hair day. 

*Giveaway winner will receive one hat. 

2017 Flagship Edition Planner

Day Designer, $59

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It’s a proven fact that one is more excited to #GSD with a gorgeous planner!  This 2017 Day Designer is one of our favorites in the upcoming year; blue and white is one of our favorite color combinations as you know. The great part: there are a TON of beautiful designs for you to pick the perfect one!

We’d gift this to our favorite Girl Boss. 

*Giveaway winner will receive a Day Designer of choice. 

"Live Free" Balsam Pillow

Waiting on Martha Home, $26

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This rustic and cozy little pillow is filled with fresh-smelling needles of a Balsam fir tree!  100% cotton and made in the USA, the “Live Free” pillow makes a great gift to fit in dorm room, drawer, bathroom, car…you name it. 

We’d gift this to someone that enjoys the turn of weather and the feeling of fall. 

*Giveaway winner will receive one pillow. 

PLEASE NOTE: GIVEAWAY ITEMS WILL BE SHIPPED DIRECTLY FROM EACH RETAILER. XO 

Photography, Rustic White for Waiting on Martha

Waiting on Martha’s Holiday Gift Guide No. Four

WHAT WE'RE GIFTING THIS YEAR + A MAJOR GIVEAWAY TO ENTER NOW
Filed Under > Entertaining

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The week of holiday gift guides continues, friends, and today’s is just as good as the rest!  So if you’re just joining us, let me catch you up to speed: we’ve included unique ideas for just about everyone on your list, and taken it a step further by GIVING IT ALL AWAY (no, seriously). 

One lucky winner will score almost everything in the gift guide each day!  Simply enter via the Rafflecopter widget below, but be sure to check all the details on the what, the to who, and the why we’re gifting each item this year. 

A big thank you to our generous friends at Mark & Graham, Jackson Morgan, Schermer Pecans, Waiting on Martha Home,  J. McLaughlinWilliams-Sonoma and Steve McKenzies for helping us make another MAJOR giveaway happen.  Good luck friends, and there’s more to come!!!  Truly, MKR

P.S. Don’t forget to enter No. One HERE, No. Two HERE and No. Three HERE. xo 

Vinyl-Bound "The Joy of Cooking" Book "THE JOY OF COOKING" BOOK

Mark & Graham, $150

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One of the most classic cookbooks of all time, Joy of Cooking was originally published in 1936 and has been named 150 most important and influential books of the 20th century by the New York Public Library. This edition is vinyl-bound, making it a true keepsake. 

We’d gift this book to a kitchen newbie or world class chef alike! 

*Giveaway winner will receive one copy with the option to monogram the cover. 

Sugarfina "Tis the Season" Ugly Sweater Bento Box

Waiting on Martha Home, $29.50

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Celebrate the season of ugly sweaters with this little bento box of Sugarfina sweets. The box includes three festive flavors: reindeer noses, Jamaican rum snowballs and gingerbread men. Warning…they’re almost too cute to eat!  

*Giveaway winner will receive one bento box. 

Ames Polarized Sunglasses

J.McLaughlin, $120

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J.McLaughlin introduces sunglasses this season, and brings us a pair of eternally cool, Wayfarer-style shades that looks good on everyone.  They’re even polarized, and include a hard case and cleaning cloth. 

We’re gifting this pair to the tastemaker with timeless taste. 

*Giveaway winner will receive one pair of sunglasses.

Le Creuset Signature Cast-Iron Dutch Oven, 4 1/2-Qt.,Tartan

Williams-Sonoma, $380

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Give me Le Creuset and tartan plaid and I’ll die happy.  This wonderfully festive dutch oven is a true keepsake you’ll be excited to take out year after year as the holidays draw near. 

We’d love to gift this to our fellow plaid-lovers on our list. If only!!!

*Giveaway winner will receive one dutch oven. 

Peppermint Mocha Liqueur

Jackson Morgan Southern Cream, $20-25

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It’s not the holidays without a few cozy cocktails!  Jackson Morgan is one of our go-to’s for festive flavors this time of year (and well, all year ’round!).  Think southern cream liqueurs like Peppermint Mocha, Salted Caramel and Southern Bread Pudding. I mean, who doesn’t like a little alcohol in their stocking?!

We’d gift this to the cocktail connossieur on our list. 

*Giveaway winner will receive a Jackson Morgan swag bag (sorry, can’t give away booze!). xo

Pretzel Bottle Opener

Waiting on Martha Home, $12

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In the spirit of the holidays, you’ll need a proper bottle opener on that bar cart.  Might we suggest this gold pretzel one in particular? 

We’d sneak these bottle openers into all of the stockings of our over-21 friends and family. 

*Giveaway winner will receive one bottle opener. 

Bad Boy Tumbler Candle 11 oz.

Steve McKenzies, $27.50

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We don’t know anyone that doesn’t want to find a new candle, wrapped up with a bow! Candles are always dependable, quick gift ideas you can turn to this time of year.  We especially love this candle by our friends at Steve McKenzies.

This one especially is perfect for the Man Cave. With notes of Cuban cigars & sandalwood, it’s hand-poured using the highest quality natural soy wax. It’s a rich scent that is certain to please even the most distinguished candle savvy person with 75-100 hours of burn time.

We’d gift this to anyone that enjoys getting cozy. 

*Giveaway winner will receive one candle. 

Crowd Pleasing Collection Medium (Dark Chocolate Pecans, Roasted & Salted Pecans, Cinnamon Glazed Pecans)

Schermer Pecans, $47.19

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Nobody can resist the gift of food, especially when it comes in this crowd-pleasing combo of gourmet candied pecans.  This gift set is ready to give, with a muslin bag that fits perfectly into a Christmas stocking. 

We’d gift this to everyone, because there’s literally a flavor for every taste bud! 

*Giveaway winner will receive one gift set of pecans (3 flavors listed). 

#Selfie "Elf" Shot Glass Set

Waiting on Martha Home, $15

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There’s gonna be a lot of selfies this holiday season, so they might as well have a shot or two to go with ’em! Our #Selfie “Elf” shot glass set will make anyone on your list smile.

We’d gift this to our favorite elf this year.

*Giveaway will receive one set of two shot glasses. 

Harry Barker Reindeer Dog Toy

Waiting on Martha Home, $12

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We can’t forget our furry friends this time of year!  Harry Barker brings us another adorable dog toy, this time as a lovable reindeer that fits right under the Christmas tree. 

We’d gift this to our pups (or neighborhood pups!), of course. 

*Giveaway winner will receive one dog toy. 

PLEASE NOTE: GIVEAWAY ITEMS WILL BE SHIPPED DIRECTLY FROM EACH RETAILER. XO 

Photography, Rustic White for Waiting on Martha

Waiting on Martha’s Holiday Gift Guide No. Three

What We're Gifting This Year + A Major Giveaway to Enter Now
Filed Under > Entertaining

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As I’m sure you’ve seen, we kicked off the week with our holiday gift guides, each jam-packed with unique ideas for just about everyone on your list.  And to make it even merrier, we’ve offered a MAJOR giveaway with EACH gift guide (I’m talking retail values of $450+!). 

That’s right, one lucky winner will receive almost everything you see in this picture today!  So go on, enter today’s giveaway via Rafflecopter below, but be sure to check all the details on the what, the to who, and the why we’re gifting each item this year.  I think you’ll agree that it’s a nice range of thoughtful and irresistible goodies (yummy homemade jams, leather driving gloves, a cozy fisherman’s sweater and more) that would look great under the tree this year. 

A big thank you to our generous friends at Mark & Graham, Elizabeth Heard, Blackberry Patch, Heirloomed and Sapelo Skincare for making our giveaway dreams come true today for Gift Guide No. Three!  Good luck friends, and let’s keep the holiday cheer going!  Truly, MKR

P.S. Don’t forget to enter No. One HERE and No. Two HERE. xo 

Women's Cable Cardigan

Mark & Graham, $250

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There’s nothing better than snuggling up in a big sweater by the fire all holiday season long.  That’s why this “fisherman” sweater is at the top of our list.  Its shawl collar and cable knit gives it a refined shape, and the elbow patches, front patch pockets and four buttons are quintessential cozy. 

We’d gift this to the person on our list who can be found by the crackling fire this Christmas. 

*Giveaway winner will receive one sweater in preferred size with monogram if desired. 

Whirl Convertible Styling Wand with Interchangeable Tapered Barrel

T3, $185

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The cream of the crop of hair tools right now, this curling iron is a must-have for the lux stylist on your list (or yourself!). Winner of Allure Best of Beauty’s “Best Curling Iron” in 2016, it’s sure not to disappoint, and is well-worth the steep price tag. 

We’d gift this to ourselves (let’s be honest here). 

Leather Charger Roll Up

Mark & Graham, $49

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This gorgeous leather roll up proves to be a solution for tangled cords and lost ear buds when you’ve gone wheels-up or road tripping. Available in several rich colors, the personalized monograms take this gift to the next level. 

We’d gift this to the Type-A traveler in our life.  

*Giveaway winner will receive one charger roll up in preferred color and monogram if desired. 

Southern Biscuit Ceramic Gift Set

Heirloomed, $60

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Homemade biscuits just cannot be beat.  And this sweet ceramic set by local Atlanta company Heirloomed celebrates the art of making them the right way.  Make the baker on your list smile this year with this fantastic stocking stuffer. 

We’d gift this to someone who appreciates the beauty of the homemade southern biscuit. 

*Giveaway winner will receive one biscuit set. 

Men's Italian Driving Gloves

Mark & Graham, $125

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These handmade leather driving gloves are the ultimate in classic luxury, but they’re practical enough for everyday use. They’re the perfect thing that they didn’t know they needed, and wouldn’t buy themselves.

We’d gift this our hard-to-buy-for fathers this year. 

*Giveaway winner will receive one pair in preferred size. 

Bluboom Bluetooth Speaker

Mark & Graham, $99

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Form meets function with this sleek bluetooth speaker. Listening to tunes on the go never looked (or sounded) better than with this warm rosewood portable speaker. Its rechargeable lithium battery even lasts up to seven hours. 

We’d sneak this in the stocking for the tech-obsessed in our life. 

*Giveaway winner will receive one speaker. 

Jam & Jelly Gift Crate

Blackberry Patch, $19.95

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We’re suckers for homemade jams and jellies, and would love receiving this gift ourselves! Aren’t the best gifts always the ones that you want to keep for yourself?!

This gift crate includes some of Blackberry Patch’s top sellers: apple butter, strawberry fig preserves and blueberry jam.  We especially love this set as it’s the perfect way to share small, handmade southern goodness to family and friends at a nice price point. 

We’d gift this to just about anyone on our list!

*Giveaway winner will receive one set of three jams. 

"Take a Bow" Pop the Cork Hair Barrette, "Lucky Charms" Heart Clip, "Lucky Charms" Silver Bow

Elizabeth Heard, $14.50-$40

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These sweet barrettes and hair clips are the perfect stocking stuffers that keep on giving long into the new year.  We included the best-selling cork bow from our friend Elizabeth Heard, as well as two effortless additions to your everyday look: a gold heart and gold bow. 

We’d gift this to the girl that knows the power of a good hair day. 

*Giveaway winner will receive all three barrettes. 

Rosemary Cleanser, Softening Emolient, Milk & Honey Body Lotion, Milk & Honey Hydrating Mask,

Sapelo Skincare, $38-$75

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We’ve gushed about Sapelo products HERE before; this amazing nature-based southern skincare line is luxury beauty at its best.  We’ve included four must-try products (think a great daily cleanser, an ultra hydrating oil and a heavenly body and face lotion) in today’s gift guide because the products look as beautiful under the tree as they do on your bathroom counter.

We’d gift this set to the true beauty buff in our life. 

*Giveaway winner will receive all four Sapelo Skincare products. 

PLEASE NOTE: GIVEAWAY ITEMS WILL BE SHIPPED DIRECTLY FROM EACH RETAILER. XO 

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