Waiting on Martha’s Holiday Gift Guide No. Four

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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. 

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Photography, Rustic White for Waiting on Martha

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  • Hannah / 12.09.2016

    That dutch oven is so festive! Just as thoughtfully selected gifts as in the previous gift guides! Thanks for sharing!

  • wendy D / 12.09.2016

    This time of year is my favorite – the cool winds to clear your mind, warm drinks to share with friends, and blankets for snuggling!

  • Abby L / 12.09.2016

    Love that bottle opener and festive Le Creuset!

  • lucy / 12.09.2016

    these are all so fab!!

  • Jamie / 12.09.2016

    Amazing gift ideas!

  • My little Cavalier needs this Harry Barker Reindeer in his stocking!

  • Mary J. / 12.09.2016

    Would love these gifts!!

  • My kids’ excitement – as we get closer to Christmas, they are bouncing off the walls!

  • Sarah / 12.09.2016

    Spending time with loved ones!

  • Caitlin J / 12.09.2016

    Christmas lights!

  • Rebecca / 12.09.2016

    The smell of a fresh pine tree and the Nest Holiday candle.

  • Bianca / 12.09.2016

    christmas decorations

  • Kelly D / 12.09.2016

    I like all of the festive decorations this time of the year.

  • Caitlyn Cousino / 12.09.2016

    All of the gifts are so cute! Obsessed

  • Kellie O / 12.09.2016

    My favorite thing about this time of the year is seeing the excitement and joy Christmas brings to my children!

  • Terri / 12.09.2016

    Being with Family and friends.

  • Heather Sebastian / 12.09.2016

    I love spending time with my family and kiddos most 🙂

  • Tara / 12.09.2016

    We have one week as a family to travel to the beach and relax. That is always my favorite time of my year!!

  • Christianna Giordano / 12.09.2016

    this dutch oven is everything!!

  • Kim Pincombe-Cole / 12.09.2016

    My favorite thing about this time of year is just having the family back together! My kids are home from college & my parents come in from out-of-state ~ I just love it!

  • Janice Lacy / 12.09.2016

    All four of my daughters are home from school! Also, just want to say that these giveaways have been awesome and given me some great gift ideas! Thanks!

  • Elizabeth W / 12.09.2016

    I just love spending time with my family and baking cookies us girls!

  • Sharon / 12.09.2016

    Love the Wayfarer glasses.

  • Laura / 12.09.2016

    My most favorite thing about this time of year is all the time I get to spend with family members who I only see once or twice a year!

  • Colette / 12.09.2016

    My favorite thing about this time of year is definitely enjoying hot beverages by the fire and listening to Christmas music! I absolutely LOVE the Le Creuset Tartan Dutch Oven!!!

  • Whitney Littlejohn / 12.09.2016

    I love this time of year! All of the decorations and festivities! This time of year has such a community feeling and it’s amazing!

  • Emily Rabbitt / 12.09.2016

    The spirit! People are so much nicer. And the sweets make things nice too!

  • Stephanie / 12.09.2016

    This gift guide has to be my favorite one so far. I love everything.

  • Mary J. / 12.09.2016

    Ah such good gifts!

  • Allison H / 12.09.2016

    I love watching all the old Christmas specials and cheesy Hallmark movies!

  • Elena / 12.09.2016

    Spending time with friends and family.

  • jenny / 12.09.2016

    Crazy for this one !!

  • Jessica Grutkowski / 12.09.2016

    sharing traditions with my daughters and being with family and friends.

  • Bobbi Jones / 12.09.2016

    EVERYTHING!!! Decorations, Food, Sweater weather!!! 😀 <3 <3 <3

  • Amy C. / 12.09.2016

    I love the feeling of excitement in the air and I love blessing others through my baking and crafting.

  • Kelsey Shumaker / 12.09.2016

    A couple of my favorite things about this time of year are spending time with loved ones and continuing many of the traditions I’ve had since childhood. It is my absolute favorite time of year!

  • Stefanie G / 12.09.2016

    I love the holiday movies – Home Alone, The Santa Clause, and Christmas Vacation!!

  • Cindy A. / 12.09.2016

    I love decorating, visiting with long distance loved ones, watching my favorite Christmas movies, and eating way too many holiday treats.

  • Kathleen Kuykendall / 12.09.2016

    cooking and baking with family and friends

  • Rachel / 12.09.2016

    My favorite thing about this time of year is all the wonderful food!

  • Anna / 12.09.2016

    I love it all!

  • I love getting to spend extra time with family!

  • Jolene S / 12.10.2016

    I realize that the beauty of the decorations and fun visiting family and friends serves a secondary purpose of almost distracting us from the freezing weather!

  • Kimberly C. / 12.10.2016

    My favorite thing about this time of year is the spirit and giving of Christmas!!

  • Christmas is my ABSOLUTE favorite time of year. Besides the cooler weather, cozy fires, delicious food, holiday music, family and friends making an effort to spend more time together… its the spirit of the season that I love the most. The Cheer. Its literally in the air, I can almost see it! Thank you for this wonderful gift guide. Now I have a few more things to add to my Christmas list 🙂

  • I love all the traditions and having time with family this time of year. I love to give gifts and see the happiness that the perfect gift can bring.

  • Having just moved to Chicago over the summer, this is the first time we’re traveling home and I’m beyond excited to be with family and friends who I haven’t seen in months!

  • I love all the fun holiday music this time of the year.

  • Kathy Blackwell / 12.10.2016

    Love the red cookware!

  • Mary J. / 12.11.2016

    Such a good giveaway!

  • Kara / 12.11.2016

    Baking! And buying that perfect gift.

  • Linda S / 12.11.2016

    Everything is ownership worthy. Thank for offering.

  • I love the magic of the season! There’s just something in the air!

  • Casi Selph / 12.11.2016

    The kiddos excitement is pretty amazing to watch! Everyone is getting into the Holiday Spririt & in such happy moods!

  • Ashley / 12.11.2016

    Favorite thing about this time of year is Christmas music!

  • Keri justice / 12.11.2016

    My favorite thing about this time of the year is spending quality time with my family and friends.

  • Katie Payne / 12.12.2016

    I love the weather here on Cape Cod during the winter – Even though the snow can get out of hand, everything just looks beautiful and the crisp air is amazing. Nothing like coming home for Christmas!

  • Vickie / 12.12.2016

    Many things. I love Christmas!
    For me it’s carrying on our deep held southern traditions.
    Food, faith, fellowship, friendship and football..
    That would be SEC football. Lol
    Most important now that I’m older is rememring those who won’t be physically at the table..but, in spirit and LOVE

  • Vickie / 12.12.2016

    This is the best giveaway of the lot..and they are all wonderful.
    As a southerner and entertaining foodie..it’s beyond!
    As are these pecans..has me itching to make grandma’s pralines

  • Vi Nguyen / 12.12.2016

    The holiday decor and everyone being in a more happy festive mood!

  • Laura I / 12.13.2016

    Spending time with family and friends, and giving gifts that bring joy.

  • Alex T / 12.13.2016

    I love getting to spend time with my family!

  • Danielle / 12.13.2016

    Spending time with family and friends

  • Elizabeth / 12.14.2016

    Holiday music!!!

  • I love our long-standing family holiday traditions and the excitement of starting new ones with our brand new little

  • Warm and cozy nights spent inside in front of the Christmas tree.

  • Brittani Horton / 12.14.2016

    It’s hard to pick just one thing that’s my favorite about this time of year, but I would probably say family. It’s so fun to give my family gifts and just spend time with them, it’s definitely my favorite part of Christmas time. But I would have to say that Christmas lights are a hard second!

  • carol clark / 12.14.2016

    well my fav thing is the joy in people the happiness the laughter im alone so much that is nice to see it at christmas and the lights the fun time the jokes its so nice i just love it this time of year

  • rust / 12.14.2016

    I love the smells of cooking in a warm house after coming in from the cold outside.

  • Kenya F / 12.14.2016

    Spending more times with loved ones, seeing how extra pretty the city looks, and how people seems to be nicer around the holidays.

  • Trista S. / 12.15.2016

    The dutch oven alone would be amazing!!!!!! I love this time of year because everyone (for the most part) has a little more spring in their step. 🙂

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