Scoop’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide!

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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!



Give the gift of delicious taste! Home of the most beautiful desserts, Alpine Bakery has two OTP locations: Roswell and Woodstock. With over 80 cakes, pies, cookies, truffles, cupcakes, pastries, and other confections, the only problem is deciding what to try first! Or go the gift card route — they start at $5.00 and make great stocking stuffers. Perfect for teachers, hostesses, friends and family. Find them on Facebook too.

Crabapple Bakery & Trattoria: 12315 Crabapple Road, Alpharetta, GA 30004, 770-410-9883
Woodstock Bakery: 405 Toonigh Road, Woodstock, GA 30188, 404-410-1400

Alpine Balery Hazelnut European Torte



Created by OTP women and crafted in Colorado using corn and Rocky Mountain spring water, then distilled 5x in one of only a few glass stills in the world, Vixen Vodka is not only smooth and crisp — it’s figure friendly and gluten free.

Stop by Total Wines, Towers, Greens, Sherlocks, Bullochs, Roswell Liquor, Savi, Parkaire, Cherrys and more to grab a bottle of Vixen Vodka. Suggested Retail Price: $19.99 and up. Check out their Facebook.

Vixen Vodka



Retails over 100+ loose teas. Enjoy some scones with Devonshire cream & preserves, hot tea, iced tea and coffee to-go or enjoy at our CommuniTEA Table. They are open Monday through Saturday 8am to 5pm and suggest an Urban Tea gift certificate for anyone on your list. Enjoy afternoon tea events and you host private parties and meetings. For more information and their online store, visit their website.

Located at: 5250 Windward Parkway Alpharetta, GA 30004, 678-446-4200

Urban Tea



Kathleen's CatchSpecializing in responsibly harvested fish, Kathleen’s Catch seafood market is located in Johns Creek and Milton. They sell the freshest seafood in Atlanta! Here’s a special Scoop discount — grab your platter today!

Find them on Facebook.

Johns Creek: 9810 Medlock Bridge Road, #800, Johns Creek, GA 30097  678-957-9792
Milton: 12660 Crabapple Road, #110, Milton, GA 30004 678-691-3064



Oli+VeGive a unique and tasteful gift this year! Oli+Ve creates grab-and-go gifts using oils and vinegars that start at $12. Choose from their pre-made gifts, or have them customize a gift for someone on your list.

Find them on Facebook.

Located at: 1003 Canton Street in Historic Roswell, 678-957-9792 — Call ahead so it’s ready for pick up!


Get your custom gift basket from Seven Sisters Scones! Fill it with tasty treats of your choice such as signature scones, holiday cookies, and brownies. Different sizes available, as well as a variety of holiday-themed ribbon. Gift sets range from $15 to $60. Or if you don’t want to make tough decisions, pick up a gift card!

Find them on Facebook.

Located at: 6955 McGinnis Ferry Rd in Johns Creek

Seven Sisters Scones



Looking to share your love of Georgia with family and friends? Cheeses and Mary has put together their most popular selections into four gift options. Visit their website to shop, or stop in and create your own. They pack and ship too, making it even easier for you send to a friend or family member. Gift packs begin at $30.

Find them on Facebook.

Located at: 12220 Birmingham Highway, Bldg 80, Alpharetta, GA 30004

Cheeses & Mary



One of OTP’s most award-winning restaurants will not let you down this holiday season. For the foodie on your list, give them the gift of learning to cook in a Roman Holiday Cooking Class. The four hour class for two people is $275 and includes a four-course meal and wine pairing. Or enjoy one of Vingenzo’s dry aged steak gift boxes at home! Prices range from $80-$145.

Located at: 105 East Main St., Suite 100 in Woodstock




The Gifted FerretA unique shopping boutique filled with tasteful gifts, artisan wine and natural gourmet items. Enjoy their free artisan wine tasting every Saturday Night from 6-8pm.

Find them on Facebook.

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



For the beer lover on your list, how about a 6 pack of some fine local beer? Red Hare has a couple new holiday brews: Sticky Stout & Berry Belgian Waffle. Prices range from $9.99 to $10.99. They offer tours and tasting at the brewery, too!

Located at: 1998 Delk Industrial Boulevard, Marietta, GA 30067

Red Hare




Starting on Black Friday, Wilbur & Rudy’s Farmtable will open their tree farm featuring fresh Frasier firs straight from Michigan. Grab a yummy coffee drink while you browse their holiday gifts: food, wine, home decor and accessories, and health and beauty products — many locally made. Wilbur & Rudy’s Farmtable is sure to have something for even those hard to shop for relatives.

Located at: 850 Hickory Flat Road in Alpharetta

Wilbur and Rudy's Farmtable



Perfect for the gardener on your holiday list! Give the gift of a handmade live or faux arrangement from Scottsdale Farms. Prices start at $30.

Located at: 15639 Birmingham Highway, Alpharetta. Follow them on Facebook for special events.

Scottsdale Farms



This Woodstock boutique carries gifts, jewelry, women’s clothing, accessories, Tyler candles, Trapp candles, WebKinz, Ganz, Arthur Court, Tervis Tumblers, Grumpy Cat and more. This holiday, grab a Secret Jewels Martini Glass Candle with a stunning cocktail ring in every candle! Hand-poured soy wax with holiday-inspired scents and 36 hours burn time. Available in Mistletoe Kisses, Peppermint Twist & Santa Berry fragrances in 5.6oz for $29.99 each.

Check out their Facebook.

Located at: 103 Bowles Drive (Look for the Big Chair on Main St) Woodstock, Georgia

House & Garden Boutique



Stop in and grab one of this season’s hottest accessories — the chunky button scarf! At just $19.99, it makes a perfect gift for anyone. Fashion Cupcake carries gifts, accessories and clothing from baby to plus size. Shoes too!

Located at: 8670 Main Street in Downtown Woodstock. Follow them on Facebook for all the latest arrivals.

Fashion Cupcake



This store isn’t just for swimwear anymore. Due to customer requests, Southeast Swimwear now carries bras! Prices range from $60-$78. Just like with swimwear, they will fit you to get the perfect fit and support. Southeast Swimwear also carries beautiful and unique women’s swim and cruise wear.  Grab a friend and get fitted properly!

Find them on Facebook too.

Located at: 12926 GA-92 #500, Woodstock, GA 30188, 678-403-1444

Southeast Swimwear



One of Woodstock’s newest boutiques does not disappoint! In addition to all of the stylish items for women, they also carry men’s clothing and accessories. What man doesn’t love a beautiful watch for Christmas? Forged of wood, steel, and a fresh approach to classic traditions, Original Grain Watches are available online and at Southern Local. Prices range from $149 to $349.

Find them on Facebook.

Located at: 8650 Main St, Woodstock, GA 30188, 678-223-4130

Southern Local



One of Canton’s most beloved boutiques, B.loved is offering 20% off one Bedstu item, one time use. Along with the gorgeous line of leather Bedstu shoes and handbags, B.loved also carries Free People, Barefoot Dreams, home decor, jewelry, accessories and gifts. Be sure follow them on Facebook for special trunk shows and promotions.

Located at: 191 East Main Street in Canton

B.loved Bedstu



One of our favorite new home and gift stores on the Marietta Square, Market with a B has some perfect gifts for the Marietta local on your list. These hand-poured soy candles made by Ella B. have a 60 hour burn time and come special holiday scents including Christmas in Marietta Square, Cinnamon and Nutmeg, Marietta Pilgrimage, Cranberry Mandarin and Clove, Snow on Kennesaw Mountain, and Birchwood & Evergreen Bark. Check out all of their locally inspired gifts.

Located at: 113 Church Street NE in Marietta

Ella B Candles



Everyone needs their Christmas PJ’s for Santa’s arrival on Christmas Eve! B.little, the new children’s boutique in Canton, is offering 20% off any of their holiday pajamas from infant to tweens.

Located at: 121 East Marietta Street




Acworth’s newest home decor boutique is overflowing with everything you need this holiday season to make your home be on trend for the holidays. There are plenty of grab-and-go gifts like candles, soaps and jewelry, as well as a wide selection of apparel. Rustic Market has too much to list, so just stop in and see them!

Located at: 5330 Brookstone Drive, Suite 220 in Acworth

The Rustic Market



This unique Alpharetta retail store is an inspiring establishment that highlights local artisans in our community and offers a refreshing option to traditional high fashion retail. Grab a gift card for you and a friend and have fun shopping their store, which prides itself on offering different looks. Check out their BLO vintage jewelry line.

Check out their Facebook.

Located at: 11770 Haynes Bridge Rd Alpharetta, Georgia, 770-754-4455




Give the gift of youth! This company redefines the future of anti-aging skincare with their innovative dermatology-based skincare products; backed by clinically proven results. Consultant Erica Barham is your skincare expert. Recently, the company introduced R&F Lash Boost too. What if mascara was optional? Contact her for preferred customer pricing.

Rodan + Fields



Putter Pong was created by three KSU students who had the desire to combine two of their favorite activities: putting and skeeball. Enjoy this game full of skill and sportsmanship and perfect for tailgating, college students, a man cave, and good ole’ family fun!

Check out their Facebook.

Putter Pong



This local company has a plethora of natural materials using eco-friendly practices to make artisan toys for children of all ages, that range in price from $8- $75.

Find them on Facebook.

Clover & Birch




The Marietta Square Food Tour takes participants on a 3-hour guided journey of locally owned and operated eateries. You’ll savor over 10 appetizing tastings at 7 different culinary stops. This walking food tour allows you the unique ability to explore the Marietta Square while gaining knowledge about its history, architecture and culture. Come with us and transform into a “Marietta Square Insider!” Tickets are $45.

Marietta Food Tours



Just in time to save you from the stress of holiday shopping, Atlanta chef, restaurateur, speaker and cookbook author Kevin Gillespie’s Beardsmas holiday extravaganza is back with lots of new chef-inspired gift experiences and the return of some favorites from the 2015 holiday season. Items include: The Gunshow Golden Ticket, Shop the Peachtree Road Farmers Market with Kevin, Gunshow’s Joey in Your Kitchen, and much more!




Enjoy first class theater, cutting-edge comedy, music concerts by popular artists and so much more. This holiday give the gift of tickets! Shows this season include: The Gift of the Magi; 1940’s Radio Hour and more.

Check out their Facebook.

Located at: Downtown Historic Marietta Square at 11 Whitlock Ave NW

Theater in the Square







This organization helps women in the Atlanta area who have been through drug abuse, sex trafficking, and homelessness. COLORS provide them with sustainable jobs to help them get back on their feet by making hand made scarves for the company. Check out all the unique and beautiful scarves! Skinny Scarves are $36-44, Cowls are $40 and Infinity Scarves are $56.

Find them on Facebook.




headerlogoThis foundation was created by Craig and Stacy Sager in the hope that, one day, leukemia patients and their families will never have to go through the battle they have endured. The TNT Broadcaster is known for his wild style and now you can purchase this fun shirt for $29.99, where a portion of the proceeds will benefit the charity.



This program offers a 12-month long, residential, regeneration process to rescue addicts, regenerate men, and reconcile families. To help with that mission, some residents work in their program’s wood shop and build handcrafted furniture from barn doors and accent walls to dining tables and desk.  They offer a wide variety of beautiful furniture pieces in multiple styles.

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