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 The Joys Of Summer
06/25/2024

The Joys Of Summer

Summer is a time of joy! It’s a season of celebration and time spent with family. The days are longer, the sun warms our skin, and our calendars are filled with fun activities. Let me tell you about a few special things we’ve already expe…

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 50 Years – Golf Edition
04/26/2024

50 Years – Golf Edition

STEVE TAKES A SWING AT PEBBLE BEACH GOLF LINKS Team sports require a team effort, and creating artwork for a special puzzle is no different. Let’s take a step back in time to 2002 and learn how small-town Stave Puzzles got an exclusive …

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 50 Years – April Fools Edition
03/29/2024

50 Years – April Fools Edition

A THROWBACK FROM 1989 Here’s an April Fool’s mind bender! It looks very simple – a cute little village scene. Only five pieces to put together. Easy, right?Would we trick you? Would we cause you to suffer endless frustration? …

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 Stave's Easter At The White House
03/29/2024

Stave's Easter At The White House

WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLLApril 4, 1988 Imagine sitting in your tiny office in the tiny state of Vermont when suddenly the phone rings. It’s the White House – well, to be precise, a representative of the White House – r…

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 50 Years of Stories
03/04/2024

50 Years of Stories

Victory or Defeat? “My brother and his wife were visiting from Florida for our annual family reunion. They usually stay with one of my other siblings since they are closer in age. On this trip they decided to visit my house, which they had never d…

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 Party With Stave!
02/28/2024

Party With Stave!

Puzzle Party Recap: Stave Puzzles Weekend at the green o February 2 – 5, 2024 | Greenough, Montana Have you ever wanted to go to a Stave puzzle party? The event at the green o was truly an immersive experience that seamlessly blended de…

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 The Party Has Started!
02/06/2024

The Party Has Started!

It all started in The Chief Tormentor’s garage back in 1974and we’re celebrating in a BIG Stave way! window.SHOGUN_IMAGE_V2_ELEMENTS = window.SHOGUN_IMAGE_V2_ELEMENTS || new Array(); window.SHOGUN_IMAGE_V2_ELEMENTS.pu…

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 A Look Back at Summer and a Look Toward Fall
09/01/2023

A Look Back at Summer and a Look Toward Fall

It’s hard to believe, but it’s true; we’re enjoying the last few weeks of summer. Where did it go?! Vermont’s days have been filled with plentiful rain and not enough sunshine.The weather made it hard to get the lawn mowed, mu…

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 Spring Has Sprung!
04/03/2023

Spring Has Sprung!

We’ve made it through another winter! Though we still have snow on the ground in some areas, we’re beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Or rather, the dead grass of days gone by! We’ve got temps in the upper 40s this…

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 Life Is As Peachy As You Make It!
07/31/2022

Life Is As Peachy As You Make It!

If you had stopped by the Stave Puzzle shop a couple of weeks ago, you would have been met with the sweet aroma of perfectly ripe peaches. Pete and Gail of Newnan, GA., arranged for the delivery of these amaz…

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 Making Up for Lost Time
05/24/2022

Making Up for Lost Time

Would you believe that most of the people in the photo above were complete strangers just a few days before this picture was taken? It’s the truth!Paula and I trekked down to San Antonio in mid-February…

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05/26/2021

We're Bananas for Gorillas!

I received the most amazing gift for Christmas last year, the Oculus Quest Virtual Reality headset. I’m not a gamer but it’s for waaaayyy more than that. You can ‘hike’ in the Grand Canyon, ‘ride’ the world’s best roller coasters, and even ‘swim’ wit…

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