Soooooooooooo the fudge fundraiser closed out on Saturday morning at a preposterous 615% funded and about 60 pounds of fudge promised to people all over the world.
The truth is that *making* the fudge isn’t nearly as big a task as packing it up will be. I’ll be sending out a Choose Your Package (1 type, 3 types, or Sampler Package) poll soon, and will make and ship the fudge in October. My expectation is that I’ll be spending weekends making and packing fudge to ship on Mondays, and I’ll probably be doing so in order of Sampler Packages, Three Fudges, and One True Love (because I reckon I’ll be knackered and doing the easiest ones last will be less awful than doing the complex one last :)).
The videos and recipe ‘book’ will be done along with the fudge in October and delivered in early November, with plenty of time for everybody to try making their own fudge for the holidays.
And speaking of which, while the project didn’t quite reach the $5K goal for the Joanne Makes Fudge short story, I’m going to write it anyway, because it’s going to be funny. :)
You guys. Really. OMG. Thank you, and I hope you all like the fudge. A lot. :)
(Yesterday on twitter I said “I have a…a thought. An #OldRaces thought. An #OldRaces crowdfund thought. It…it is not a wise thought…” and somebody said, “Did the crowdfudging teach you NOTHING, woman?!” I said it *had*, and that what it had taught me was that an Old Races crowdfund would probably work… :))
(no, don’t look at me like that, it would be a 2015 project if I did it, I can’t do it right away, I’ve got all this fudge to make…)