Anatolian/Perre Group – Brand Review

Over the years I have done a few Anatolian puzzles. Each one that I have done has had very unique and different art. Anatolian is the trademark of the Perre Group, whose corporate headquarters are located in Turkey. In fact, Anatolian is the first puzzle company in Turkey. In general, I stick with 1,000 pieces... Continue Reading →

Christmas in July!

Last fall a reader commented on one of my posts that she couldn’t find Christmas puzzles from her favorite brands since they were sold out everywhere she looked. Thank goodness last year was unique in the puzzle world (to say the least) and inventory has since improved. But that got me thinking that Christmas shoppers... Continue Reading →

Springbok Puzzle Review

My Rating: 10/10 Let me introduce you to Springbok, an absolutely wonderful puzzle brand. If you aren't already familiar with this brand then you are in for a real treat. Springbok is definitely in my top five all time favorite puzzle brands. Trust me, if you saw my puzzle library you would know just by... Continue Reading →

3D Puzzles for Beginners

A few years ago, I tried to do the Hogwarts - Astronomy Tower, an 875-piece 3D puzzle from Wrebbit3D. I got a few sections assembled, but I struggled so much and was not enjoying the process. So I boxed it up with the intention to try again in the future. However, I have not reopened it... Continue Reading →

More Shaped Puzzles from Galison

My very first post for Jigsaw Junkies happened to be a piece on a shaped puzzle by Galison (aka Chronicle Books) Today I am revisiting Galison's shaped puzzles with the lovely Jonathan Adler Rainbow Hand. I think I got this puzzle last March. I had tried to buy it so many times, but with the... Continue Reading →

Puzzle Type Review: Glitter Puzzles

I must say that all that glitters are gold. The other day I was looking through my collection of puzzles and stumbled upon a glitter puzzle. I haven't assembled a glitter puzzle in a while and so I was excited to get started. I will admit that when I purchased my first glitter puzzle, I... Continue Reading →

Gamer’s Paradise – Puzzle Review

At the height of our COVID isolation some months ago I was close to running out of jigsaw puzzles. Ugly withdrawal was looming. I might have been forced to become productive – shampoo carpets, clean out cupboards. . . that sort of thing. Luckily a relative gifted me with Gamer’s Trove which is now once... Continue Reading →

Cobble Hill Easy Handling

As Jigsaw Junkies, we are all aware of the multitude of brain benefits that come with puzzling. One of the big benefits is doing puzzles can improve your memory. There have even been studies showing that brain exercises, such as assembling puzzles, can reduce the chances of developing Alzheimer's disease, memory loss, or dementia. But... Continue Reading →

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