A Message From Alex February 2023

A Message From Alex February 2023

Every holiday season I’m reminded how hard our team works to curate a gift, toy, and candy selection second to none in the pharmacy space. It’s not an easy job to constantly bring in new products, close out old products and keep things interesting! But our team sure does it.  The Holidays at Oswald’s During…

The Best Fidget Toys

The Best Fidget Toys

Fidget toys and related sensory toys have become a mainstay of our culture. These toys aren’t just for kids–many adults enjoy soothing experiences provided by unique fidget spinners, poppers, and other sensory-based kits.  Let’s take a look at some of the best fidget and related-sensory toys available for the start of 2023! Tangle Therapy Fidget…

The Best Puzzles for National Puzzle Month

The Best Puzzles for National Puzzle Month

January is National Puzzle Month! In honor of this celebration of all things jigsaw puzzle-related, we decided to have our team select their favorite puzzles. Oswald’s goes through thousands of puzzle styles every year, so our team sees a lot of them–think of these as ‘expert’ picks. Without further ado, here are the best puzzles…

Arts & Crafts for Kids: Klutz Mini Clay Worlds

Arts & Crafts for Kids: Klutz Mini Clay Worlds

It can be hard to find a great children’s arts & crafts kit that doesn’t leave a huge mess. This new line from arts & crafts extraordinaire Klutz checks all the boxes parents look for when it comes to great activities for kids! Mini Clay Worlds are themed arts & crafts sets that use clay…

New Home Medical Equipment for 2023

New Home Medical Equipment for 2023

The home medical equipment industry moves forward at an amazing pace. From new products to old products with new quality-of-life features, the industry has a focus on making home care easy and hassle-free. The end of 2022 saw some amazing new home medical equipment products enter the market. Our DME team is always on the…

A Message From Alex January 2023

A Message From Alex January 2023

January 1st, 2023 marks the beginning of my third year running the ol’ family pharmacy here in Naperville. I’m grateful for our wonderful team (pictured on the right) that continues to care for our community in our 148th year of business. Thanks to our Operations Manager Karen for creating the wonderful collage of our team…

A Message From Alex December 2022

A Message From Alex December 2022

Growing up at the pharmacy, my favorite time of the year was December. I loved seeing the store transform with Christmas decorations, holiday music playing overhead, hot apple cider for our customers at the pharmacy counter, and of course, tons of holiday candy! Talking with my grandparents Bob and Jean (4th gen. owners) last week,…

Best Gift Puzzles

Best Gift Puzzles

Heading into the holidays this year, we thought it would be a great idea to share some of our favorite gift puzzles & puzzle brands. These puzzles aren’t limited to being used as gifts for the holidays–they make great gifts year-round! Without further ado, let’s get to the puzzles and brands. Springbok Puzzles Founded in…

Medical Equipment Rentals: Holiday Edition

Medical Equipment Rentals: Holiday Edition

Surgeries and other medical procedures aren’t scheduled around good weather or good travel times. This means medical equipment rentals are needed year-round. While the medical equipment rental process doesn’t change as the seasons change, the availability or necessary types of equipment might. Let’s take a look at some popular types of medical equipment rentals and…