Gift Wrap

Waiting on Martha’s Holiday Gift Guide No. Three

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


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. 


Photography, Rustic White for Waiting on Martha

Waiting on Martha’s Holiday Gift Guide No. Two

Everything to Gift this season + A Major Giveaway You Don't Want to Miss
Filed Under > Entertaining

The Holiday Gift Guide, including the perfect skillet, a coffee subscription and at home calligraphy set!

If you missed yesterday’s big news, you’re in for a treat this week here on Waiting on Martha!  We’re sharing a handful of holiday gift guides this year, and including a MAJOR giveaway with EACH to truly celebrate the season with all of you.  Today, my friends, marks Gift Guide Number Two. 

Since we’re sharing everything we’re planning on gifting this year (the what, the to who, and the why we’re gifting it), we thought it would be fun to give it all away, too.  One lucky winner will receive everything you see in this picture! That’s right…one lucky winner will be picked for each gift guide! 

So what are you waiting for?!  Get all the details from everything in Gift Guide Number Two below, and of course the giveaway entry form widget.  We couldn’t have done this one without our generous friends at Williams-Sonoma, Thimblepress, Mark & Graham, Inkspot Workshop, Smithey Ironware, Oui Shave, Waiting On Martha Home, and Drift Away Coffee!  

Be sure to read about all of the products included below, who we’re gifting each one to, and of course enter via Rafflecopter. Good luck, good luck and let’s cheers to a great start to gift guide season!   Truly, MKR

P.S. Don’t forget to enter yesterday’s giveaway (Gift Guide Number One) HERE. xo 

Maybelle Calligraphy Set

Mark & Graham, $199

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Mark & Graham gives us a gorgeous handmade, wooden keepsake box with the basics to get your creative juices flowing to master calligraphy at home. This calligraphy set includes a wood pen with steel nib, three extra nibs, wood pen rest, miniature ink vial, 1 oz. bottle of black sumi ink with dropper, practice booklet, letterpress alphabet sheet.

We’d gift this to a friend who’s in a creative rut.

*Giveaway winner will receive one calligraphy set. 

Leather Bound World Travel Journal

Mark & Graham, $70

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Perfect for the jetsetter (or local wanderer!), this leather travel journal includes pages for journaling, full-color maps of major cities, world weather info, international dialing codes and more.

We’d gift this to the person in our life who has the most frequent flyer miles.

*Giveaway winner will receive one journal, customized and monogrammed if desired. 

Copper Measuring Cups, Set of 4

Williams-Sonoma, $39.95

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We’re big fans of these elegant measuring cups that instantly elevate your kitchen routine.  The copper offers a heavy-duty construction with low-maintenance finish, and the sturdy stainless steel means you won’t be replacing these anytime soon. The set includes 1 cup, 1/4 cup, 1/3 cup and 1/2 cup. 

We’d gift this to the baker in our life.

*Giveaway winner will receive one set of measuring cups. 

Chocolate & Wine Pairing Kit

Williams-Sonoma, $19.95

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Celebrate two of our favorite things (wine and chocolate) with handcrafted chocolate bars that have been made to perfectly pair with different wines. An easy stocking stuffer, and a simple gift for just about anyone on your list!

We’d gift this to the person who always has a glass of wine in their hand and orders dessert first.

*Giveaway winner will receive kit of four 2 oz. bars. 

CinnaMint No. 7 Chewing Sticks

Waiting on Martha Home, $7.50

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These all natural, premium batch cinnamon toothpicks have a subtle hint of mint, creating a sweet sensation while chewing. Chewing sticks are an American tradition, and prove to be a great stocking stuffer for the boys.

We’d gift this to the man in our life.

*Giveaway winner will receive two bottles of chewing sticks. 

No. 10 Cast Iron Skillet

Smithey Iron, $160

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As any Southerner will tell you, true Dixie cooking is done with cast iron. What’s destined to become an heirloom houseware, this No. 10 cast iron skillet by Charlestons’s Smithey Iron is US made and crafted with care. 

We’d gift this to the Southern chef.

*Giveaway winner will receive one skillet. 

Blood Orange Himalayan Salt Body Scrub, Aftershave Toner, Bikini Body Ingrown Relief Serum, & Lavan Shave Oil

Oui Shave, $92

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Oui Shave is seriously changing the shaving game with luxurious, all natural products that your skin will love.  We rounded up four of our favorite essentials from the brand (a body scrub, an aftershave, ingrown serum and shave oil), so you can start enjoying shaving once and for all, too. 

We’d gift this to our bestie who eats organic, but doesn’t wear patchouli.

*Giveaway will will receive all four products.

Love Taco Matches, Set of 3

Inkspot Workshop, $9

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Taco Tuesday (our favorite day of the week) just got better; just grab your margarita and you’re set. These orange matchboxes are stamped with ♥ TACOS in sparkly gold foil and couldn’t be cuter. 

We’d gift this to our work buddy.

*Giveaway winner will receive a set of 3 matchboxes. 

The Prayer Partner

Thimblepress, $32

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The Prayer Partner is a great way to keep track of the blessings in your life.  The journal provides easy spaces to fill in (even if you only have five minutes!) your thoughts, desires, dreams and prayers, along with prayers and bible verses to help inspire you on your path.  It’s simply a stunning book (188 pages!) with 20 art prints included. 

We’d gift this to our Mom or MIL, (Mother In Law).

*Giveaway winner will receive one journal. 

3-Month Coffee Subscription

Drift Away Coffee, $48

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We think a life upgrade comes in the form of a freshly roasted coffee subscription, delivered straight to your doorstep!  Drift Away Coffee offers great subscription plans (customizable and flexible for your lifestyle) that would make anyone smile this holiday.  

We’d gift this to the coffee lover in our life who prefers local the pour over method to red cups.

*Giveaway winner receives one 3-month coffee subscription. 

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. One

Stop What You're Doing and Enter This Giveaway
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Waiting on Martha Holiday gift guide: Part I

It’s that time of year, friends, and oh do we have some MAJOR goodness in store for you!  We’re kicking off a round of five, that’s right…FIVE holiday gift guides and giveaways this month to celebrate the season.  

Over the next week we’ll be sharing everything we’re planning on gifting this year; the what, the to who, and the why we’re gifting it, plus we’re giving it all away!! That’s right we’re giving it all away to one lucky winner!  Almost everything you see in this picture, customized in colors, sizes and selects, just for one lucky, lucky winner!  Well technically 5 lucky winners since we’re doing five guides. 

Anyway, check out all the details from Gift Guide Number One below, and of course the giveaway entry form widget.  A big thanks to our generous friends at Simply Framed, Williams-Sonoma, Mark & Graham, Ashley Brooke Designs, Emily Ley, One Love Organics, Thimble Press and Daily Harvest for making all of our giveaway dreams come true!  Without further adieu, I invite you to check out all of the products below (with shoppable links if you just can’t wait until the giveaway is through!). Good luck, good luck and let’s cheers to a great start to gift guide season!   Truly, MKR

Grace, Not Perfection

Emily Ley, $12

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It’s an inspirational book that encourages women to simplify and prioritize. Designed with EL’s stunning signature aesthetic, this book gives us tangible ways to simplify our lives to give space to what matters most. 

We’d gift this to a friend, sister, cousin, or coworker who does it all. 

*Giveaway winner will receive a copy. 

Framed Picture

Simply Framed, $65+

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Simply Framed helps make gifting a whole lot easier this holiday season. Simply send in your art, pick your frame, and receive your custom framed piece, ready to hang on the gallery wall! 

We’d gift art to one of those they’ve-got-everything people on our list!

Receive a 10% discount on your custom framing project with code WAITMARTH10. xo 

Skin Dew & Vitamin E Eye Balm

One Love Organics, $58 and $49

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Easily two of our favorite products by One Love Organics, the Skin Dew and Vitamin E Eye Balm are true essentials for your everyday skincare routine. See the difference of all natural products on your skin and tell us you’re not in love, too!!!

We’d gift these to our beauty-obsessed bestie or mother. 

*Giveaway winner will receive both products. 

Cosmetics Case

Mark & Graham, $79

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An everyday must-have, this gorgeous leather cosmetic case is perfect for keeping makeup, coins and small items in your bag while you run around town…and even better when going wheels-up on your next vacay! 

We’d gift these to a sister, friend (or any jet-setter!). 

*Giveaway winner will receive a customized cosmetic bag with color of their choice. 

Alphabet Cookie Stamp Set

Williams-Sonoma, $19.95

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Customized cookies are perfect for holiday gifting (and noshing!).  This stamp set makes it easy to whip up monograms and festive sayings. 

We’d include these in a gift basket for a coworker, neighbor or relative.

*Giveaway winner will receive one cookie stamp set. 

6 pack Ready-to-Blend Smoothies

Daily Harvest, $47.94

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These irresistibly easy and delicious ready-to-blend smoothies are a freezer staple for Team WOM. Not only do they taste amazing, they’re packed with all the good stuff we need to be fueled for the day. 

We’d gift these to a health-conscious bestie.

*Giveaway winner will receive six smoothies of choice. 

Pima Cotton Pajamas

LAKE, $68-115

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Quite possibly THE softest pajamas around, LAKE gives us reason to stay in bed all day long.  Classic prints in separates, shorts sets and pants sets have us living in LAKE all year ’round. 

We’d gift these to a sister or mother to enjoy our Christmas morning movie marathon!

*Giveaway winner will receive a pajamas set of their choice. 

Mr. Handsome Coffee Mug

Ashley Brooke Designs, $23

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It’s hard to deny just how cute this mug is for the Mr. by our friend Ashley Brooke.  We’d go so far as to say it’ll ensure a smile every morning! 

We’d gift this to our favorite husband!

*Giveaway winner will receive one mug. 

The Day Dreamer

Thimble Press, $48

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This planner is more than just a planner; it’s a place to track ideas, notes, to-do lists, inspiration, and the random things that fill up any day. It’s the the perfect companion for those of us who also use an online calendar to schedule their lives. It’s the perfect place to be creative, plan and explore!

We’d gift this to a fellow dreamer, hustler and shaker. 

*Giveaway winner will receive one planner.

Fancy Pencil Set

Ashley Brooke Designs, $15

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In bright and bold colors with cheeky sayings, these Fancy pencils are a true desk essential.

We’d be sure to gift these to a coworker, friend or teacher. 

*Giveaway winner will receive one set of pencils. 

PLEASE NOTE: Giveaway items will be shipped directly from each retailer. xo 

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