Kiss Me

Kiss Me
Kiss Me – Ceaco – 100 pieces

I wanted to start the month with a completed puzzle on the first day – so this was assembled December 1st. I’ve been saving this puzzle since very early in the year; mom bought it for 69 cents at the thrift store, and although it was cute I thought it should be saved until the holiday season.

This is my kind of holiday puzzle, I love images that aren’t the typical Christmas themes. I think that’s why I don’t care for Christmas puzzles much, they all seem to look alike to me and I prefer to assemble images that are different and interesting. Just my opinion of course. 🙂

It wasn’t the best quality, the fit was slightly loose and there quite a bit of image lift, but both of those things could be because it was purchased secondhand. It may have been well loved and assembled many times – you never can tell. Still, I don’t expect perfection from any puzzle, let alone one from the local Goodwill store.

If you look closely, you’ll see that all the snowflakes are made up of Minions, how adorable is that?

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This puzzle makes me think of mom, knowing she bought it specifically for my “adopted” grandson who loves puzzles more than anything. Whenever she found a kids puzzle she would always buy it for him, especially if they were boy-themed or something a young boy would enjoy. She always brought them to me to assemble first because 1) we needed to be sure whether or not it was complete before it was passed on to the kiddo, and 2) because I love putting together kids puzzles perhaps more than the kids do. 😎

I’ll be giving this to my “grandson” soon, so he’ll be able to enjoy it for this holiday season. It’s the last puzzle mom was able to buy for him; he’s too young to appreciate the significance of that, but I’m not. Miss you momma. 💝

7 thoughts on “Kiss Me

  1. Yes, 69 cents is a deal, but it’s not the price I object to, it’s the experience of working the puzzle. It is not fun for me when the pieces are very thin and don’t stay together well. I’ve done enough of these puzzles. I so much prefer the experience when working well made puzzle. Of course Ravensburger has the best quality. I sure wish they’d buy the designs Ceaco buys!

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    1. I completely understand your point of view. What I meant to say was that when spending so little and purchasing from a thrift store, I know the experience won’t be the same as a premium puzzle like Ravensburger. But I do enjoy the artwork Ceaco seems to be so adept at acquiring for their puzzles, and for me it’s more about the image than anything, so perhaps I put up with lesser quality for the fun of assembling the image.

      I love that we’re all so diverse in our preferences, if we puzzlers were all alike in our tastes life (and puzzling) would be very boring indeed!

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