DIY Home | Screen printing: Ying-Yang Koi

Homemade screen printing project on archival art paper with a Ying-Yang Koi image in two colors.

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Travel | Born Free motorcycle show & weekend festival

Road trip to the Born Free motorcycle show for a weekend of custom motorcycles, music, fashion, camping, food trucks, vintage goods, vendor booths and fun for gypsy, bohemian riders…

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Books | Vintage & collectible bookends

Vintage and collectible bookends for a fun, eclectic and bohemian display of books throughout your home.

Some info about Occupied Japan vintage collectibles:
Occupied Japan Vintage Collectibles

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Food | Mango, orange & coconut bread

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Homemade fruit bread is easily made and provides a quick grab-and-go snack for morning or afternoon coffee or tea. Try having a homemade slice of this hearty bread instead of a snack bar.

This version uses mango, orange and shredded coconut, but A variety of fruit, flour, oil and dairy combinations can be substituted for this recipe.

I ┬ámake it weekly with seasonal fruit: strawberry & lime; lemon & coconut; cinnamon & applesauce; cranberry & orange compote; blueberry & lemon; blood orange & olive oil; lavender, honey & poppyseed; banana & walnut; peach & pecan; apricot & pistachio…

It’s fun to experiment with combinations and it’s a good way to use the over ripe fruit at the end of the week.

I adapted this recipe from a lemon bread recipe from the King Arthur Flour site:
Lemon Bread Recipe from King Arthur Flour

Travel | Viva Las Vegas 2016: Car show & Rockabilly festival road trip

Road trip to the Viva Las Vegas car show and Rockabilly festival featuring Brian Setzer and Dick Dale, as well as other performers, pin-up girls, vintage fashion, vendor booths, music, swing dancing and lots of classic cars and hot rods!