In early December long since past, while the quaint Victorian village of Saratoga Springs slept quietly through a chilled and moonlit eve, legend suggests that a bit of magic was in the making.
The first dusting of winter's snow gathered in darkened downtown doorways and twirled by night's wind seemed to dance and whirl like sugarplum fairies. Behind the oaken doors of gingerbread-sized candy shops that dotted Saratoga, tireless old candy makers, bathed in the amber glow of crackling hearth and bubbling candy pots, labored on into the night creating... and continuing a holiday tradition known to all as the "Peppermint Pig"™
This "Peppermint Pig"™ as aptly it was named, was cast of hard candy similar in fashion to the candy cane and festive pink in color. And while the pig is honored in Victorian holiday tradition as a symbol of good health, happiness, and prosperity, these special "Peppermint Pigs,"™ unique to Saratoga Springs, New York, came to represent much more. They proudly stood for an old-fashioned Yuletide itself wonderful time when red-cheeked children laughed and rode old wooden sleds over fresh snow, when church bells rang and fond recollections were shared by family and friends. After the holiday dinner, the Pig was passed amongst those gathered, each in turn giving the pouch a firm tap and sharing a tale of the past year's good fortune. The delicious broken peppermint and warm memories were enjoyed by all in hopes of prosperity for the coming year.
This is 'Tucker', Noel's messy brother. He comes complete as a 3oz Peppermint Pig who fell into a puddle of rich Milk Chocolate, with a special red pouch and tie to place your Peppermint pig gently into, and a special Peppermint Pig hammer to break it apart.
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