Day 211

Even though I went to bed early last night, I really didn’t want to get up this morning. I woke just before 7 am and tried to go back to sleep but with everyone waking up it wasn’t going to happen.

I quickly got onto the last Inktober 2019 prompt; 31. Ripe. After a few image searches I thought a ripe fruit would work. Seeing it’s Halloween I went with a carved pumpkin. If it’s not ripe yet… it will be.

All challenge drawings can be found here…
Inktober 2019 on Three Peas, One Pod

That is Inktober all done. *drops the ink pen* I know I didn’t adhere to one sketch a day but I’m still proud of myself for doing all the prompts. It’s been a lot of fun working with ink and definitely one I will be practising. If you participated in Inktober I hope you had a glorious time and learned some new things.

The Halloween ideas we had didn’t really go to plan. The scary movies we wanted to watch weren’t available for viewing in Australia on wifey’s Netflix and Amazon. The special treats I ordered haven’t even been sent.

On the bright side we had a delicious dinner of cheese, antipasto and crackers. We finished off the meal with Lindt chocolate truffles (I’m sure it was inspired by my Lindt ink sketch) and vampire fancies; little cakes covered in red fondant icing.

It was a really relaxed and enjoyable day. I hope your day has been relaxed and enjoyable too. Happy Halloween.


Day 208

Today was a pretty chill day. Wifey and I spent most of the day playing WoW and having fun together. Hubby pottered around fixing the taps and a couple of other odd jobs.

By late afternoon I decided to do a quick sketch for the Inktober 2019 prompt; 27. Coat. I wanted to do something you would ‘coat’ with paint, so I found a cute pop art-ish nail polish reference and created my version in about 10 minutes. Once Inktober is over I’ll spend more time working on pop art inspired ink sketches.

All challenge drawings can be found here…
Inktober 2019 on Three Peas, One Pod

I spent some time looking up some Halloween food ideas. I found some great galleries and a handful of recipes. You can check out my Halloween collection on Pinterest. I also put in an order for some interesting Halloween treats. Stay tuned for all the details.

I continued the food theme and whipped up a meal plan for the week filled with meals that wifey wanted again. I made it an 8 day plan so we’d still have food for the night before she leaves.

Japanese Chicken Noodle Stir-fry : Monday
Spicy bean & chilli fajitas (vegetarian) : Tuesday
Shopping / Take away : Tuesday
Omelette, Biscuits + Gravy : Wednesday
Cheese Platter : Thursday
Kung Pao Chicken : Friday
Steak + Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms + Spinach Salad : Saturday
Thai Beef Mince in Cos Lettuce Cups : Sunday

I finished the day with French. It was a positive practice. There are some words I haven’t had come up in a while and I still remembered them. That made me feel good.

I’m not sure what the coming week will bring. I’ll try and do some creative and get back to working out. I think it’s mostly going to be spending time with wifey though. This is her last week here and it is usually pretty hard on both of us.

I hope your week is filled with things that make you smile. Good luck if you’re starting a new project or a new job. I believe in you. You’ll do great.