The Purpose

Some commonly asked questions 1) Are you a gift shop? Ans: No, Okimochi Box is not founded as a gift shop. I envision it to be a service platform that is different from the traditional gift shops whereby they show u what they have, you pick and buy. I wanted something personalized yet novelty. I [...]

By |2019-06-24T03:06:04+08:00June 24th, 2019|Happiness, Personal|0 Comments

Against Discrimination

I been wanting to get this off my chest but previously I have many what ifs in my mind so I didn't. But all the what ifs doesn't matter to me anymore. Back in 2017 when we first started the business, Pinkdot was asking for local businesses to support their cause and without any questions, [...]

By |2019-06-24T02:49:42+08:00June 14th, 2019|Happiness, Love|0 Comments


Just watch the new season of Black mirror episode Striking Viper. There was a scene where the husband forgot about the anniversary date while the wife remembers it. Just wondering how many couples actually celebrates anniversaries. One of the observations I gathered is we received a lot of anniversary orders for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th [...]

By |2019-06-24T02:50:16+08:00June 9th, 2019|Anniversary, Happiness|0 Comments

Congratulatory gifts

A few years ago while I am still slogging in the corporate world. When I need to send a congratulatory gift for my client for their new shop opening, I will just google for a flower stand, type in my message and sent it over. Once, I attended the opening ceremony and was trying to [...]

By |2019-04-15T01:49:11+08:00April 15th, 2019|Concierge, Corporate, Happiness|0 Comments

Corporate gifting

We started out as a small surprise gifting boutique curating surprises for individuals. Putting our heart and soul to each surprises, loyal customers return and start asking us if we do corporate gifting for their companies. I still remember that we took on our first corporate project with much happiness. Little did we know that [...]

By |2019-04-08T18:47:34+08:00April 8th, 2019|Corporate|0 Comments


What happens during our deliveries? * Reach the recipient office OKMC to the receptionist: Hi, I am looking for XXX. There is a delivery for him/her. Receptionist picks up the phone: Hey XXX, someone is at the counter, there is something for you. XXX: Who is that? Receptionist will hold the call: Hi, you are? [...]

By |2019-03-15T00:33:07+08:00March 15th, 2019|Happiness|0 Comments


When I first started the business, we curate mainly for birthdays. Subsequently, we manage to send to more people and we get more enquiries. A lot came from brides to be. They wanted to thank their bridesmaids for their time, effort and friendship for the upcoming wedding. Its like a celebration of the friendship and [...]

By |2019-03-03T20:17:52+08:00March 3rd, 2019|Wedding|0 Comments

Finding Joy

Recently, a satisfied customer texted us to thank us and ended the message with, " may you always find joy in doing this". This really struck a chord with me. For every Okimochi Box, a lot of effort and personalization goes into it such that I have friends who once asked me if this is [...]

By |2019-02-18T21:18:14+08:00February 18th, 2019|Happiness|0 Comments

Made Someone Smile

You may notice that our 'products' are categorized by occasions. Base on the occasions that you want to celebrate, we will curate the surprise. We kept 1 'product' that is not an occasion. It is named Made Someone Smile. Why? This is the reason why the idea of Okimochi Box begins. We question the idea [...]

By |2019-01-28T02:34:31+08:00January 28th, 2019|Happiness|0 Comments
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