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8 gifts that give back for father's day!

8 Father's Day Gifts that Give Back

Father's Day is next week! This time around, we're focusing on gifts that give back so that you can have something that feels extra good to purchase for your favorite Dad this year! Here are 8 of our favorites...

1. Fuego Box - Give him a box of hot sauces in a mix of brands and flavors. The Chili Cause Crate donates $5 to the Prostate Cancer Foundation. 

2. Double Good Popcorn - Everyone loves popcorn, and these flavors are SO fun! Available in a variety of flavors, half of every dollar goes to help children with special needs. 

3. Quarterwear hat - He'll stay cool and covered with this everyday baseball cap. Every purchase feeds 25 children through Feeding Children Everywhere.

4. State Bags backpack - Whether heading into work or to the park, it's practical, durable, and sophisticated. For each bag purchased, one fully-stocked backpack is hand-delivered to an American child in need.

5. WeWOOD watch - These cool watches made of 100% wood helps him keep track of time. And with every purchase, a tree gets planted with Trees for the Future.

6. LSTN headphones - He'll love listening to music in style especially when proceeds from sales of all LSTN products go towards giving hearing aids to people in need worldwide through Starkey Hearing Foundation.

7. Toms sunglasses - Always a must-have for the summer, the purchase of these sunglasses also provides eye exams and treatments to those in need.

8. Candle from The Little Market - For Dad's relaxation time, this candle gets the mood going while also investing in female entrepreneurs to help end poverty.

3 ways to furoshiki with 3 different gifts...

Three Ways to Furoshiki with Three Different Gifts... / Oh Joy!

When I went to Japan several years ago, I became obsessed with Furoshiki—a traditional Japanese wrapping cloth that's super multifunctional. You can wear them as scarves, use them as wall hangings, or even to wrap presents! So often, I want to give a gift that doesn't have a box or comes in an odd shape, and a furoshiki comes to the rescue. So today, we're showing you THREE different types of gifts you can put together to give friends and family with three different ways to wrap them using a furoshiki! Here's how...


mother's day gift guide!


It's almost time to celebrate that favorite lady in your life—mom! Here are a few of my favorite things for all kinds of amazing moms right now in a range of prices!

01. Nora Kogan MAMA and MOM rings, 02. tassel earrings by SJO, 03.Custom Mini Moon Necklace by Elisa Solomon, 04. Otherland candles, 05. Oh Joy! for Target diaper backpack, 06. Oh Joy! for CALPAK power luggage tag, 07. Oh Joy! for CALPAK sunset luggage, 08. Goverre traveling wine glasses, 9. Valerie Confections x Clare V chocolate bar.

fun ways to use a mini tote...

New York Mini Tote Bag / Oh Joy!

I find myself constantly using tote bags for carrying stuff to and from work, holding fresh produce from the farmer's market, groceries from the store...basically anytime I leave the house I have a tote in hand. So when we recently started carrying these super cute city mini totes by Maptote in the Oh Joy Shop, I started thinking about all the ways we could use them...not just for carrying everyday things but also for GIFTS! Because these bags are a little smaller than your average tote, they are the perfect size for packing full of treats and other little gifts. Here are a few of my favorite ways to use them...


international women's day!

6 Gifts for International Women's Day / via Oh Joy!

In celebration of International Women's Day today, here are a few of my favorite things made by women, in support of women, and just fully embracing our womanhood all day everyday!

01. Fashion Ladies print by PPL of Fashion, 02. Clare V. beaded clutch, 03. Noonday clutch, 04. 31 Bits together bracelet, 05. Lunya Girls tee, 06. Hatch Collection MAMA bateau top.

oh joy gift guide: gifts for kids!


Our last gift guide for this year is all about the kids. With items ranging in price point and both wearable and playable, here are a few of my favorite things for kids!

01. Cabbages and Kings scarf, 02. Nailmatic washable nail polish, 03. knot pillow by Juju and Jake, 04. Custom books by Read Your Story,  05. tees from June & January, 06. Small Lot shoes, 07. Cuddle and Kind stuffed animals, 08. Oh Joy! Band-Aids, 09. Cub Coats, 10. Honor Society merit badges, 11. Bravery Magazine, 12. Olli Ella Holdie House.

oh joy gift guide: stocking stuffers...

oh joy gift guide: stocking stuffers

For today's guide, here are a handful of quirky and cute things that make for a unique stocking stuffer!

01. Studio Pep sprinkle confetti, 02. Chapeau Patrick hat, 03. Shake Shack X Kid Robot plush burger and fries, 04. soap from Vice and Velvet, 05. Odd Pears socks, 06. CalPak power luggage tag,07. Ban.do glitter tumblers, 08. Oh Joy for Target brass party squirrel,  09. RMS Beauty set.

oh joy gift guide: under $100

Oh Joy Gift Guide / Under $100


How is it December?!? While my life flashes before my eyes, I am here with another gift guide for you! This time we've upped the ante to gifts that are $100 and under. Whether for your mom, sister, or dear friend, these are very cool and quality gifts she'll love...

1. Kyoto Tango bracelet, 2. glasses from Jungalow, 3. Marley & Alfie pom earrings, 4. Young Frankk earrings from Poketo, 5. Letter boards and letters from Vintage Revivals, 6. Oh Joy! patterned stool, 7. Aliquo necklace.

oh joy gift guide: under $50!


For today's gift guide, we're going a little higher in pricing for a variety of pieces that are $50 and under!

P.S. Our $25 and under guide.

01. clutch from Poketo, 02. Ban.do glitter cocktail shaker, 03. Kikkerland brass watering can, 04. Justina Blakeney pillow, 05. Oh Joy! phone case, 06. Eric Trine planter, 07. Our Heiday calendar, 08. earrings from Leif shop, 09. vintage glasses frames from ModVintage Shop.

oh joy gift guide: under $25!


It's that time of year again! In the past, we have done a range of gift guides from personality types to Oh Joy team member favorites. Since there are always different sizes of gifts you're looking to find for loved ones, this year, we're keeping it clear and based on price point. Today, we're starting with $25 and under which is a very versatile price point and great for friends, co-workers, teachers, and more!

1. Valerie Confections chocolate bar, 2. Ban.do pin, 3. Bonne Maison socks, 4. Oh Joy for Target mugs, 5. MiGoals progress journal, 6. Ban.do pen, 7. Glossier Balm dot Com, 8. Fox & Bagel pins,  9. personalized key chains by Danielle Hornyak, 10. Shana Luther tassel, 11. Kikkerland corkscrew.