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popsicle fruit pops - a cool and easy party treat!

A Cool and Easy Party Treat! / via Oh Joy!

Summer is in full force, and I don't know about you, but it's been HOT, HOT, HOT here in Los Angeles! Every day I want an icy treat to stay cool and hydrated! We've partnered with Popsicle to share an easy way to serve everyone's favorite summer treat at your next backyard get-together, playdate, or summer soiree. Take a look!

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Weekend Project: A Painted Cake Stand DIY...

A colorful painted cake stand DIY / via Oh Joy!

Happy Friday! What's cuter than a plate of mini doughnuts?! A pretty painted cake stand with a pile of mini doughnuts on top ;). Glass stands are a classic in my mind, but they do often need a pop of color. So today, we're showing you how you can dress up a plain cake stand in just a few simple steps. It's perfect for a birthday party, baby shower, or a brunch with friends! Check it out...

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4th of July Berry Salsa!

4th of July Berry Salsa / Recipe via Oh Joy!

Happy Friday! Let's bring on the red, white, and blue because next week is July FOURTH! This year, we're celebrating with a really tasty berry salsa and cute star crisps for dipping. It's fresh, festive, and easy to make! Here's how...

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a cake inspired by hawaii!

The prettiest coconut cake inspired by Hawaii! / Oh Joy!

Today, we have something extra special and really delicious for you...a cake inspired by my recent family trip to Hawaii! It's a haupia cake with coconut butter cream and ube extract frosting inspired by the authentic Hawaiian desserts (among other delicious foods) we had at our KA WA‘A luau at Disney's Aulani resort. It's SO pretty and SO delicious. Here's how to make it... 

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DIY Heart Cookie Sandwiches...

DIY Heart Cookie Sandwiches... / Oh Joy!

Happy February! Valentine's Day is officially two weeks away, and we're getting ready to share the love with heart-shaped cookie sandwiches! Make them to bring to school or work as a special treat for everyone you want to give some love to this Valentine's Day. Here's how to make them...

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Mini Matcha Funfetti Muffins!

Mini Matcha Funfetti Muffins / Oh Joy!

Happy Monday! We had a really great past few days of events launching our new travel collection. I know what I need on this Monday is a little pick-me-up. So, today, we're making these Mini Matcha Funfetti Muffins! They make for a twist on the usual confetti treat with a dose of matcha that goes great with morning (or afternoon) coffee or tea. Here's how...

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chocolate chip zucchini bread muffins!

chocolate chip zucchini bread muffins

With the start of the new school year, I'm always trying to come up with easy (yet nutritional) things I can make that can be popped into my kids' lunchboxes! Today, we've partnered with Ripple Foods to share our recipe for Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Muffins. Take a look... 

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homemade mini funnel cakes!

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Whenever I return home from vacation, there's always something from the trip that I wish I could recreate at home to make it feel like summer all year round. I’m always inspired by the foods that I enjoy while at certain destinations! So today, inspired by a beach vacation, we partnered with Homewood Suites by Hilton to create a favorite boardwalk snack—funnel cake—and show you how to make your own mini version at home with a festive spin!

// CREDITS //
Brought to you by: Oh Joy + Homewood Suites by Hilton
Creative Direction: Joy Cho and Julia Wester
Video: Jenner Brown
Music: "Be Happy" by Katrina Stone
Creative Production and Styling: Julia Wester
Production Assistant: Jessica Hong
Graphics: Angie Stalker
Still photos: Casey Brodley

This content is sponsored by Hilton. All opinions are my own.

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sprinkle dipped s'mores!

sprinkle dipped s'mores!

Today is National S'mores Day! So to celebrate, we put a twist on the classic campfire favorite with the best topping around...sprinkles! I love that s'mores don't require any real cooking or baking...they're SO easy. Here's our delicious, colorful, and festive version...

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Happy (almost) National Ice Cream Day!

Somi Somi Ice Cream Los Angeles

Happy Friday! In honor of National Ice Cream Day this Sunday, here's a look back at several of our favorite ice cream spots in Los Angeles if you're looking to pick up a sweet scoop. There are quite a few—and as you might be able to tell—we really like ice cream ;). Take a look...

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