It is so close to Christmas I can feel it! 1 week left and counting!
Are you ready? I probably never will be! I was on top of things and then all of a sudden nope not anymore! I start the season ready and then gradually fall behind every year.
Here in the foothills of North Carolina we are currently scheduled to have a Christmas similar to that of Florida… I moved away from Florida with the intention that I would have beautiful falls and white Christmases, but I will take what I can get.
Even though it doesn’t feel like Christmas I am still craving all the Christmas flavors of the past. One sweet item in particular is the peanut butter fudge that has been passed down from generation to generation. I know that my Great Great Uncle Max was most known for starting the tradition as I was growing up but no one knows the true origin of the recipe. All well and fine with me because it is an amazing fudge to make! My mom was the one making it every year but in recent years I have put the big girl apron on and have been doing all of the Christmas baking! (including these awesome Soft Molasses cookies!) …