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Friday Favorites: a Puzzle and Winners

December 24th, 2010

Yesterday afternoon I cleared off the dining room table and spread out a puzzle. I’m a big fan of puzzles, Mr Chiots and I usually work one around Christmas and maybe a couple more during the winter months if we have enough time. We usually spread it out on the table and work on it a little each day until it’s finished, we got the edges finished last night.

I don’t buy new puzzles very often, we have a few that we rotate through. This Monet one is one of my favorites, it’s quite a challenge. I prefer to get Ravensburger as they’re great quality, the pieces fit together very well, and you can work them over and over. Someday I’d LOVE to do this 10000 piece puzzle. Of course I would need to build a special table just to fit the finished puzzle, not to mention all the pieces.

It seems like people either love doing puzzles or they don’t. I’m definitely a puzzle person, I LOVE it.

Do you enjoy doing puzzles or do they frustrate you?

I also picked the winners for Miranda’s soap and the Ethel Gloves. Winners randomly chose by Drum roll……..

Kim won the soap from The Relic Jar.

And our winners for the Ethel Gloves are:

#7 – Karen
#37 – Dawn from Gardening in Slippers
#66 – Michelle
#82 – Carla
#110 – Emily from A Pinch of Something Nice

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.