Monday, January 25, 2010

Day 146 - Parachuting Elephant with Wine and Chicken

This cute elephant design was originally Alethea's creation and I redrew it here

Breakfast - scrambled eggs with asparagus
Lunch - leftover pancakes
Dinner - broasted chicken and wine to encourage me to do a project I have zero interest in. The wine worked. I played a new Nintendo DS game and successfully ignored the project.
Snack - windmill cookies from Trader Joes

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Day 145 - Banana Bread Muffins

I'm torn which is better, lemon poppy seed bread or warm banana bread. I think my choice is whichever one is in front of me. The secret to my banana bread is orange zest.

Breakfast - muffins
Lunch - more muffins
Dinner - lemon chicken with green beans, wax beans and carrots

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Day 144 - Crazy Cannibal

My daughter looked at today's sketch and said "What the heck is that!" I think I was less than pleased with today's menu choices.

Lunch - cookies and an orange. She said his cookie eyes were a cruel little dash of friendly
Dinner - Italian sausage, french fries and a salad

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Day 143 - Girl Cheese

Breakfast - spam and eggs
Lunch - tuna fish sandwich on toast
Dinner - girl cheese otherwise known as grilled cheese with tomatoes and pastrami
Snack - cookies

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Day 142 - Taco Wednesday

Breakfast - spam and fried eggs
Lunch - brownie thanks to the student senate
Dinner - tacos

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Day 141 - No School

Breakfast - french toast
Dinner - hot italian sausage, salad with cheese and chicken breast
Snack - cookies and an orange

Monday, January 18, 2010

Day 140 - Umm...

I did the drawings without lifting my pen. I was going to add color but I like the scribbly look.

Breakfast - scrambled eggs with asparagus and cheese
Mid-morning snack - the dogs and I shared 2 hotdogs with a bun
Lunch - chicken breast with onion and green pepper.
Dinner - 2 slices of pepperoni pizza
Snack - an orange and a handful of walnuts

Day 139 - Bananas Foster

I'm cheating a bit since this is an artsy Photoshop of last night's desert. I love flaming deserts and I put the recipe on my recipe blog.

Breakfast - french toast
Lunch - chicken tortilla soup
Dinner - grilled chicken fajitas and banana foster

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Day 138 - Italian Water

I kept the label from this S.Pellegrino water bottle to remind me of a pleasant day spent with my daughters. The labels have been moved around on my desk long enough so I put them in my journal.

Breakfast - french toast
Lunch - chili con caso
Dinner - 2 oranges and some rice cakes

Friday, January 15, 2010

Day 137 - I Don't Make A Very Good Hippie Anymore

I just noticed that my peace sign is the Mercedes emblem.

Breakfast - scrambled eggs with asparagus, cheese and sausage
Lunch - a fond memory
Dinner - finished off the leftover roast beef with roasted carrots
Snack - double cheese and an orange

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Day 136 - Orange you glad you brought lunch

I looked at the orange peel inside my zip lock bag and thought that looks interesting.

Breakfast - french toast
Lunch - orange and rice cakes
Dinner - steak and brussel sprouts

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Day 135 - Lunch Buffet

My fortune was you are headed in the right direction. Trust your instincts. Good to know.

Breakfast - cranberry scone
Second breakfast - roast beef
Lunch - Chinese buffet, egg foo young, stir fry, almond thumbprint cookies, chicken wings, egg roll
Snack - ice cream and an orange

Monday, January 11, 2010

Day 134 - Green Food (coloring)

Breakfast - cranberry scone
2nd Breakfast - cinnamon raisin bagel
Late Lunch - orange and hot Italian sausage
Dinner - a dreadful dry pot roast with carrots
Snack - peach cobbler ice cream and conversation hearts

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Day 133 - Hmm, Nothing Green

Breakfast - eggs and spam
Lunch - hot Italian sausage
Dinner - hot Italian sausage
Snack - Cheetos, fudge, scones

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Day 132 - Carmen Miranda Going Bananas

This marker drawing was inspired by the old movies with Carmen Miranda wearing a giant fruit headdress. She actually looks a bit like the women you would find in Mad magazine; that makes sense since I used to redraw many of the characters in Mad magazine as a child. The bananas are from a Printer's Pantone advertisement.

Breakfast - chicken and cole slaw
Lunch - salad
Dinner - impossible cheeseburger pie from the Bisquick box and corn

Friday, January 8, 2010

Day 131 - The Twine Ball Apple

Minnesota is home to the biggest ball of twine, there is even a song about it which plays at the twine ball museum.

Breakfast - Spam and eggs
Lunch - lasagna
Dinner - chicken with cole slaw

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Day 130 - Ten Minute

A restaurant we used to order Chinese Food would always say 10 minute after we placed the order.

Now when we want Chinese we say 10 minute.

Breakfast - pancakes
Lunch - roast beef rolled with ketchup
Dinner - I made egg foo yong, sweet and sour chicken, pork fried rice.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Day 129 - Blingo at TGIF

Breakfast - scrambled eggs with asparagus, cheese and sausage

Lunch - salad

Dinner - Jack Daniels burger and sweet potato fries

Monday, January 4, 2010

Day 128 - Happy Hour at Sonic

I love the diet cherry limeades at Sonic Drive-In and the roller skating carhops are just plain fun.

Brunch - buttermilk pancakes

Dinner - roast beef sandwich, salad

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Day 127 - The Minneapple

Brunch - cobb salad
Dinner - pork chop, banana, and 2 sugar fudge bars

Friday, January 1, 2010

Day 126 - New Years Day

I know lobster is traditional for New Years but we had something a little more midwestern.

I'm such a party animal I was in bed by 10:30 which helps when you get up at 4:30. I need to get on a better sleep schedule.

The lobster was cut out of a printer's catalog and I drew the remainder.

Breakfast - pork chop and 2 fried eggs
Dinner - pork roast, baked potato, brussel sprouts
Snack - yogurt, and an orange