Summer Toys at Oswald’s 2019 Edition

Summer Toys at Oswald’s 2019 Edition

June is here and school is over. What are our kids to do when they are not on family vacations or at summer camp? If you’re worried about idle children, don’t be! Oswald’s has plenty of toy and game options to keep your kids busy for the Summer. Outdoor Summer Toys If your kids enjoy…

Gifts for Dads And Grads

Gifts for Dads And Grads

Time to think about Dads and Grads everyone! If you haven’t thought about them yet, don’t worry—we have some great gifts to help celebrate them!  I’m going to list a few great gift ideas for both dads and grads. As always, feel free to come in and ask me about specific gifts, we may surprise…

Springtime Puzzles

Springtime Puzzles

I know spring is here and we are almost firmly out of puzzle season. But there will still be rainy days which means time for puzzles and boy do I have some recommendations. Great Puzzles for the Spring First on my list is Springbok puzzles. Springbok features great photos of really dynamic pictures—great for any…

New Gift Items at Oswald’s

New Gift Items at Oswald’s

Spring has not quite sprung, but our new gift items from the Atlanta Gift Show have already popped up to be admired. I don’t even know where to begin—we have so much great new stuff. We have a bunch of new gift lines like The Unemployed Philosophers Guild, Easy Tiger, Karma, Modern Sprout, Wit, Alio,…

Essential Oil Cleaning with Sunleaf Naturals

Essential Oil Cleaning with Sunleaf Naturals

Last week we put out a lot of our Easter items at the store. I’m just loving seeing all the color, breaking me from this year’s winter funk. I’m so ready for Spring. So, in the spirit of Spring, I decided to do a deep clean of my kitchen and living room. I used Sunleaf…

My Trip to the 2019 Atlanta Gift Show

My Trip to the 2019 Atlanta Gift Show

Christmas is over and the snow is finally falling in 2019, which means it’s time to start ordering gift items for Christmas again.  As Oswald’s gift and toy buyer I often feel I live and breathe Christmas 11 months out of the year. The actual Christmas season is just the culmination of all my buying!…

Great Holiday Gifts on a Budget

Great Holiday Gifts on a Budget

This year we’re making it pretty easy to check off every box on your Christmas list and then some.  For my December blog, I decided to put together a little budget gift guide. Holiday Gifts Under $10 For those inexpensive gifts that still say you care (5 bucks and under) these items are a steal:…

Great Giving: 2018 Gift Buying at Oswald’s

Great Giving: 2018 Gift Buying at Oswald’s

The Holidays will be here before we know it. Are you ready? I am!!! Yes, I am definitely bragging. I’m bragging because I am almost done with all of my holiday shopping, and I haven’t shopped anywhere outside of Oswald’s so far. Holiday Gifts for the Family My nieces and nephews were easy to shop…

Charming Kits from Creativity for Kids

Charming Kits from Creativity for Kids

No one loves a fun craft activity like me. With all the wet weather we have been having, not to mention the chill in the air, it’s a perfect time to try one of our great activity kits. With eight nieces and two nephews, I love trying out our craft activities; it allows me to…

Stringing Some Art Together with Ann Williams

Stringing Some Art Together with Ann Williams

Hey everyone! My fun-filled product review this month is the Craft-tastic String Art Kit. This fun and simplistic kit is manufactured by Ann Williams and comes with an assortment of options for crafters of all ages and skill levels. Options include 3D, Unicorn, and assorted shapes. 3D String Art Heart The 3D option is a…

Learning to Love SOPHi Nail Polish

Learning to Love SOPHi Nail Polish

We just received our first shipment from SOPHi nail polish. SOPHi’s website says their “nail polish contains no formaldehyde, toluene, phthalates, bisphenol A (BPA), or ethyl acetate.” How could it possibly hold up without some of those strengthening chemicals? I decided to investigate. Starting With SOPHi I have to admit, I was skeptical of SOPHi nail…