Snickerdoodles | HowFantasticBlog.com

Snickerdoodles

From the first time I tried snickerdoodles, they were an instant favorite. Far better than a run of the mill sugar cookie, they’re packed with cinnamon, and certainly give chocolate chip cookies a run for their money. I had never actually baked my own until recently when I came across this post on Smitten Kitchen. I made […] Read more…

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The Infinity Effect

  Historically when deciding on paint colors I’ve always aired on the “light and airy” side. When I last painted my living room in 2010, I had just fallen in love with dove grey. It was bright and far more compelling than paperwhite walls. A few months ago during a Downton Abbey binge I became engrossed […] Read more…

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Resolutions and Goals for 2015

I used to look at new years as a reminder of all of the things I didn’t accomplish in the year that’s passed, swearing up and down every January that I’d make a change. And every year I’d fail again at my goal for losing weight, getting a different job, finishing school, etc. In an […] Read more…

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New Year, New Layout!

Well it has certainly been awhile! I wanted to start this new year off with a fresh new layout and a new approach to the reader’s experience. The new look at How Fantastic isn’t anything revolutionary, but I feel that it’s still a great improvement from the traditional blog layout that was in place. The […] Read more…

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Flower Friday: Hydrangeas

In all my Flower Friday posts, I haven’t really played with height. When browsing through the flower mart the other day, I stumbled across these white hydrangeas. I threw in some huckleberry branches and it was a done deal. Flowers from SF Flower Mart: Long Stem Hydrangeas $8.50; Birch Branches $9; Huckleberry Branches $11 Read more…

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3-Cheese Fondue

Now that summer has officially come to a close and the temperatures are starting to drop, I thought I’d embrace the change in season the best way I know how, with food. Now fondue isn’t a particularly seasonal food, but as far as comfort foods go, it’s right up there with mint chip ice cream […] Read more…

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