Paris jigsaw puzzle

Joyful Giving: more jigsaw karma

I struck it lucky on Christmas Day, receiving a well made and fun jigsaw puzzle from one of my stepdaughters.

I don’t usually use that label btw – they are adults – but it just makes it easier to describe the relationship in a blog post. I was really touched that she knew that I liked jigsaw puzzles and gifted me a good quality one. We buy a lot from op shops and sometimes the older ones are really flimsy and hard to put together.

Hubby and I spent a few days doing this together. Or should I say nights or even mornings as we were up until after 1.00am this morning finishing it. Jigsaws can be so addictive – especially when close to completion.

I listed on Buy Nothing and it was gone in a few hours.

A few weeks ago, I offered another jigsaw puzzle. This was one gifted to me by my neighbour. It was only 500 pieces so easy to complete – and good quality so a lot of fun. I also passed it on through the Buy Nothing Project when I had finished.

I’ve also noticed my previous jigsaw puzzle of The Fruit Dealer has gone around my Buy Nothing community not once but TWICE. I love seeing photos of it, completed, pop up on the group. Rather than hoarding it and keeping it in my cupboard, it’s the gift that keeps on giving and giving.

Joyful Giving tally

2 x jigsaw puzzles.

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