Holiday Gift Guide 2017

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Here it is! Your one-stop Holiday Gift Guide for everyone on your list. We’ve done the research and put together the top gifts from local businesses all over OTP. Support local this year!



In this mecca of modern farmhouse goodness in Acworth, gorgeous vintage décor mingles with gifts galore. Plus, the adjacent Market Boutique abounds with trendy women’s apparel, jewelry, and accessories. Choosing just one favorite at this store is tough, but this year they are featuring amazing smelling bath & body goodies that are handmade by Heavenly Sugar, a woman-owned business. Bath bombs, truffles, body oils, sugar scrubs & bars, bubble wash, body butter, loofah soaps and men’s shave soap. From $5. 

Located at 5330 Brookstone Drive Suite 220 & 230 Acworth, Georgia 30101 next to Reveille Cafe  (770) 694-1282

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Southeast Swimwear‘s priority is making YOU happy by ensuring the perfect fit! Their mode of operation is to pull suits for you to try on. They have tips and tricks to ensure the proper fit, which makes all the difference in the world. They”re here to make it as easy, fun, and painless as possible, so they strive to make it a positive experience for everyone, most of all YOU! Swimwear and bras!

Located at 12926 Hwy 92 Suite 500 Woodstock, GA 30188 678-403-1444



Indigo & Oak is a women’s boutique that is the destination for the latest trends in both fashion and home decor. They offer an assortment of products that includes rustic and modern style home decor, unique gift ideas, accessories, and fashions ranging from boho to casual chic.

Located at 145 W Main St Suite 104, Canton, GA 30114 and 2960 Shallowford Rd, Marietta, GA 30066


Your in-laws are coming. You may need a break. Reading about other people’s failures could make you feel 20-32% better about your own life. We enjoyed this book earlier this year and we know you will too! Here’s a quick way to order today.

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Oli + Ve is a specialty store that carries EVOO, flavored olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars. Grab a hostess gift for your next party. Oils and vinegars can be combined with imported or local food items, olive wood, pottery, and other trinkets. Let them customize a gift for you, starting at just $12.Think of them for your personal and corporate gift giving this year.

Located at 1003 Canton Street Roswell, GA 30075 770-587-4244 and 4300 Paces Ferry Road SE, Suite 227, Atlanta, GA 30339 (678) 309-0909

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Live Local, Buy Local. This Marietta shop carries local, regional, organic, fair trade, sustainable and recycled products, food, merchandise, craft beer, wine, and antiques. Short on time? Let them create a custom gift basket that will impress anyone on your list. Prices range from $35-100.Located at 130 S Park Sq NE Marietta, Georgia 30060 (770) 794-3136



Check out this unique shopping boutique filled with tasteful gifts, artisan wine and natural gourmet items located in Woodstock. Experience the true holiday spirit that The Gifted Ferret brings to the community with Santa’s Secret Woodstock Workshop. Let the kids tell Santa what’s on their wish list this year by dropping off a letter in the North Pole Express Box with overnight delivery to the North Pole. The mailbox is located outside of their location — be sure to include your return address so Santa can write back! Plus, enjoy the nightly Sparkling Nights of Lights with synchronized music broadcasted to your car radio. When you’re ready for your gift buying this Holiday Season, stop by for a great assortment of holiday presents and decor that you will simply not find elsewhere. Enjoy free artisan wine tasting every Saturday Night from 6-8pm, and book a holiday party today!

Located at 1910 Eagle Dr, Ste 400, Woodstock, Georgia, 770-693-5889

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Initial Outfitters is your one-stop shop for personalized and memorable holiday gifts!   From on-trend looks to classic sterling and silver-plate pieces, fun handbags, totes and accessories, and even home décor, we have something for everyone on your list. Most of our line can be personalized with a name, monogram, meaningful dates, special words, or even latitude/longitude coordinates!  New Customer specials posted on our site EACH WEEK so check back often!  Nov. 27-Dec. 4th features our enormously popular Soft as Cashmere Scarves with FREE personalization…just $20.  Let Emily Yancey help you finish up your shopping….from your seat instead of your feet.  Contact her for help with your list, or simply order via her site.  Love free product?  Host a fun party with your friends and reap the rewards.  Initial Outfitters features unique merchandise, personalized and delivered in about a week, at prices that will make you smile!

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Consultant Emily Yancey: 404-441-8616


Onward Reserve Holiday Pop-Up Shop and Sundance at Avalon — Stop by Avalon to check out an exciting pop-up store by Onward Reserve and great new holiday shopping from Avalon’s newest retailer, Sundance. Onward Reserve’s curated pop-up store will include hand-picked goods from brands like Barbour, Smathers & Branson, artists Steve Penley, Yeti, KREWE, and others. Sundance offers a thoughtfully curated mix of unique. Premium-quality women’s and men’s apparel and footwear, jewelry, accessories, art and home décor. Make sure to check out Avalon on Ice while shopping for your holiday gifts!

Located at 400 Avalon Boulevard Alpharetta, GA 30009

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Tiny Bubbles Tea Bar is serving up the fun with Bubble Teas, Vietnamese Coffee, Macarons and more. Their macarons were voted “Best Dessert in the ATL” two years in a row! Pick up a gift card and macarons for a perfect treat for anyone on your list. Gift cards are available in any value $10 and over, and can be purchased in stores or online and shipped directly to the recipient. Macarons: 3 for $7, 6 for $13 or 1 dozen for $25 (dozens include a gift box!)

Located at 21 W Park Sq NE Marietta, Georgia 30060 (678) 581-3777 and opening in soon in downtown Woodstock

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Join Paper.Scissors.Cake. Art Studio in Woodstock for all things Holiday.  Paper.Scissors.Cake. is a modern art studio for children and adults that offers classes, adult DIY workshops, and open studio time.  This art studio strives to enhance the creative energy that children of all ages hold in an atmosphere that is fun and non-competitive.  The adjacent adult studio space abounds with unfinished wooden signs, monograms, and door hangers for adults to paint.  The adult studio space is available for private group workshops as well.  Parties are also available for children’s birthday celebrations.  Paper.Scissors.Cake. Art Studio is offering BOGO FREE on select Melissa and Doug crafting supplies through Christmas, and a large selection of OOLY art supplies are also carried, perfect for stuffing those stockings.

Located at 6687 Bells Ferry Rd d, Woodstock, GA 30189   404-867-1630

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What do you get when you mix the comfort of men’s boxers with the sexiness of women’s lingerie? FOXERS, sexy boxers for women. FOXERS let women have the comfort and style of boxer shorts but still look and feel sexy. They carry boyshorts, thongs, leggings, underwear, loungewear, lace boxers, bra tops, tanks, day dresses, collegiate wear, camisoles, sheer boyshorts, sleep bras, bralettes in a range of prices.
Located 0nline and at these OTP stores: LiviRae and AnnaBella


Let consultant Tisha Yoder make your holiday shopping easier! Arbonne has over 400 products that are non-GMO, gluten-free, plant & botanically based. There is something for all ages. She will gift wrap and deliver your purchases if you are in the Cherokee County area. Sampling is available.


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Welcome to Your Hometown Book Store! FoxTale Book Shoppe, now celebrating their 10th year of business, is located in historic downtown Woodstock, GA! Their eclectic mix of new books includes hardcovers, paperbacks, children’s, inspirational and more. You will also find a unique gift and home décor items too!

Located at 105 E. Main St, #138, Woodstock, GA 30188, 770-516-9989

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Looking for the perfect gift that is great for the whole family? Give them a membership to Tellus Science Museum and they will enjoy an entire year of science education and fun! Family memberships start at $110.

Located at 100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120 (770) 606-5700

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Pie Provisions has curated several pie baking kits to help you craft your best pie. With high-quality ingredients and tools, you can bake delicious pies that people love to eat and love to share. You can order online or purchase at select stores. Stop by The Pie Bar to get your mix!

  • Pie Provisions Holiday Pie Baking Kit: $20 1 Pie Crust Mix includes + 1 Pie Making Tool + 1 Recipe for a Holiday Themed Pie
  • Pie Provisions Holiday Pie Baking Starter Kit: $90 includes 1 Pie Crust Mix + 5 Pie Making Tools + 1 Recipe for a Holiday Themed Pie +  1 Rolling Pin*
  • Pie Provisions Holiday Pie Baking Pro Kit: $150 includes 1 Pie Crust Mix + 5 Pie Making Tools + 1 Recipe for a Holiday Themed Pie + 1 Rolling Pin + 1 seat in a Pie Bar Hands-On Baking Class in 2018. *you can order the Starter Kit without the rolling pin at a reduced rate.
Located at 8720 Main St #130, Woodstock, GA 30188


If you want to enjoy some delicious southern food over the holidays, but don’t want to cook – eat in or take out the flavor and variety of Queenies menu. Grab a gift certificate as the perfect hostess gift or for friends and family. Chef-restaurateur Zach Kell does it again with this simple southern meat and two restaurant.

Located at 151 West Main Street Canton, Georgia 30114 (404) 933-1135

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Marilyn’s Gourmet is passionately devoted and focused on creating decadent, nutritious and healthy desserts, as well as Cheese Straws, Gourmet Grahams, Fruit Cakes and much more! Their products are all gourmet, all gluten-free and make wonderful holiday gifts! Visit their gluten-free bakery in Roswell to sample and purchase some delicious treats. Yes, they can ship too!

Located at 1007 Mansell Road, Suite D, Roswell, GA 30076 (770)-587-5874

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T Dean Cocktail products, based in Cherokee County, are perfect for your holiday cocktail parties, family gatherings and make a great gift for the cocktail enthusiast or mixologist. All of our products are made in small batches by hand and embody the spirit cocktail culture. T Dean products are sold at the Woodstock Visitors Center on Main St or can be ordered online.

  • T Dean’s Tonic is a handmade tonic reminiscent of Victorian Era of the British Empire. Our tonic will raise the distilled spirit of your choice because our tonic can be enjoyed with the any of favorite clear spirits or light whiskey, a splash of soda water and wedge of citrus.
  • T Dean Cherries are handmade using the biggest, darkest, juiciest cherries we can source. Slightly cooked in our recipe of raw sugar syrup, vanilla paste, spices and bit of cherry liqueur, these cherries are great in a classic cocktail or with ice cream.
  • T Dean Mustard is handmade from a family recipe and is perfect for cocktail parties, tailgating or just when you want a mustard with a spicy sweetness. It pairs well with roasted red or white meats, charcuterie, or your basic bratwurst.



It’s always fun to shop for the littlest ones on your list! B.little in Canton has unique and stylish clothes and gifts galore. Dazzle the kids this year with their very own light box — so much more than just a decoration. Change your messages as often as you like by simply sliding the plastic letters on and off the box. Mix and match all the enclosed letters and symbols (85 pieces!) as often as you want. The lightbox can stand alone or can be hung on a wall. Available in store and online.  Mention this article and receive 25% of a light box purchase.

Located at 121 East Marietta Street, Canton

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B.loved is one of Canton’s premiere boutiques for women carry clothing, jewelry, shoes, boots, purses and home decor. This year you can snag 20% percent off one of their most popular brands, BED|STU when you mention this article.  BED|STÜ shoe, boot and handbag uses the highest quality organically tanned, chrome-free leather. The leather is hand cut, sewn, washed and tumbled for softness, then Individually finished. Don’t miss out on your chance to take advantage of this great discount for the holidays.

Located at: 191 E. Main Street, Canton

Indigo Bath & Body


Winter is the perfect time to treat your skin with handmade, natural bath products. We come across many brands of handmade soaps, but Indigo Bath & Body continues to be one of our favorites. The company consists of two girls, one farm, lots of local ingredients and amazing soap. Treat yourself or someone on your list this year with one of their holiday gift sets, or try their products for men, pets, vegan, face, body, feet, lips and essential oils.

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The newly opened Coffee Vineyard has the perfect gift for wine and charcuterie lovers. Try their charcuterie for two; includes two glasses of house-selected wines and an artistically designed board full of bold and delicious flavors of Boars Head cured meats, Sweet Grass Dairy cheeses, in addition to jellies, crackers, and nuts.  The Coffee Vineyard is located near the soon to be developed downtown Holly Springs. Enjoy our intimate, cozy and relaxed atmosphere. Holiday gift certificates for charcuterie and wine for two are available for $18.00.

Located at 2800 Holly Springs Pkwy Suite 100, Holly Springs, GA 30115

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Southern Charm Pop-Up Boutique features whimsical and eclectic clothing and accessories for women. Products range from clothing to jewelry and small home décor items. One of the major advantages that come from this type of party is friendly feedback on style of clothing and fit, so when you can’t bring your friends with you to shop, they’ll bring the shopping to you! They have a wide array of brands that you would find in most of the small boutiques in your local area. Because there is no overhead we can offer the same items at reasonably discounted prices.

Contact Owner Madeline Wade at 678-777-0250 for a party. Earn great hostess discounts too!



Escape Room Games are a great way to have fun with friends and family, especially during the upcoming cold weather months. Newly opened Last Chance Escape Room is offering a special deal for Scoop OTP followers. Spend an hour solving puzzles and riddles, thwarting evil wizards, or fending off gangsters. At Last Chance, you get to have an adventure where YOU are the Hero!  The cost is $28 per person but use promotion code Fall20 to get 20% off!Located at 1105 Parkside Lane, Suite 1300 Woodstock, Georgia 30189

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Market with a B on the Marietta Square has gorgeous home decor and gifts, and this year they have something sweet for all your stocking stuffer needs: Sugarfina Christmas Candy, the candy boutique for grown ups! A perfect gift for teachers, hostess gifts, co-workers or anyone with a sweet tooth. Priced from $8-$28, so you can stock up and keep them on hand for those last minute drop-ins. Be sure to check out their awesome smelling candles, too. Gift wrapping available.

Located at 113 Church Street Marietta, GA 3060 678-426-8700

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Stop by this local toy store in Canton for the perfect holiday gifts made easy with gift registries. You can find products like Melissa & Doug, Kendama Sweets, Alex brands, Pop Pockets, children’s books and more. The Melissa & Doug activity books with reusable sticker pads and jumbo coloring books are buy one get one 40% off now through Christmas. The store has “Letters to Santa” station with stamping markers and crayons and paper where kids can send a letter or Christmas list to Santa and put it in the Kings mailbox to be sent to the North Pole while parents shop. Be sure to ask about their special deal for the hottest gift of the season, Melissa & Doug’s Star Diner.

Located at 3775 Sixes Road Suite H-150 Canton behind CVS



Perched is a new women’s and girls clothing and gift boutique located in Historic Ball Ground that was opened earlier this year by the owners as Fashion Cupcake in downtown Woodstock. The mother-daughter team’s goal is to provide a high-end shopping experience at an affordable price. Perched carries sizes XS – XXXL and tween! Mention this article and Scoop fans will receive 10% off one regular priced Thymes Frasier Fir Candles, room spray and lotions that smell just like a Christmas Tree! Thymes candles are the trademark scent of the season. Be sure to check out their collection of purses, jewelry, gifts, and clothing.

Located at: 275 Gilmer Ferry Road, Ball Ground 

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Start off 2018 with a new, professional headshot from the experts at JKing Images. Throughout the month of December, J King Images is hosting headshot month. Prices include professional makeup (excluded in mini-session). Mini-Sessions start at $100. A professional headshot is ideal for use on Linkedin and social media; 93% of recruiters use Linkedin for recruiting, and a compelling headshot can draw in prospective clients and employers. Take some time to invest in yourself this holiday season and see what J King Images can do for you. Check out their website and social media for more examples of their photography. Call for an appointment 404.384.2794.

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Arden’s Garden juices have no sugar, no additives, and are no-nonsense. Just juice. They also sell cleanse and detox juice programs. Whether it’s your friends, family or Secret Santa in the office, Arden’s Garden gift cards are a no-brainer! Available in any amount, it’s a gift that never expires. Only in December, all gift cards are 20% off for extra savings! Visit their new Woodstock store or any of their 15 other locations and give the gift of health to someone you love.

Their newest store is located at 14205 Hwy 92, Woodstock and they have many other locations.

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Have an office or holiday party to go to? They come in male and female versions. For the person celebrating both Christmas and Chanukah, these shorts solve the problem! Stop by their new shop at the Battery Atlanta or order online.  They also have ThiberMonday, where you can receive a bonus gift every hour.




Are you one of those people, or know one of those people, that loves Hidden Valley Ranch dressing on everything they eat? If so, here are some fun and odd gifts. You can order a mini-keg of Ranch, many shirt and hat designs, ornaments and more. In fact, you can order a table fountain for your next cocktail party!



This Atlanta-born iconic restaurant has some fun, seasonal clothing, as well as their usual apparel, hats and gifts. For those that love their hash browns diced, covered, scattered, and smothered, this holiday shirt may be perfect!



And for an unusual gift this season, “Stuffin’-Stretch” pants! The waistband is decked with a tantalizing photo of stuffing and is ready to expand with every bite of pumpkin pie. The pants are unisex and can transition easily from the dinner table to flopping onto the couch for a football marathon. And here’s the good news: if you hit the leftovers later, you can bet there’s still a little more stretch in that belly band. Get them before they sell out; only $19.98.


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