Wednesday, June 23, 2010

What's on Your Workdesk Wednesday: Sketches of my Husband

What's on my workdesk?
Nothing
made by me!!!

It was my husband's 50th birthday yesterday.
I cooked (a minor miracle
as my family will attest).
I made
Pilaf del Mar
with the help of my cook, Lucy.
She said I had to repeat the
browning of the garlic
as I burned the minced garlic
at the start of the process.
This is a wonderful recipe
my dad cut out of Sunset Magazine decades ago.
It's fast, easy, and practically unspoilable.
We had crabs, shrimps, salpicao
(courtesy of my sister Peggy's cook),
chicken with a lot of black pepper
(courtesy of my sister Meldy's husband, who bought it),
etc etc.

But what's on my desk?
I asked the guests to either draw my husband
or write him a birthday message.
Most of them opted to
draw.
Here are the results.
I shall put them
in a scrapbook.

31 comments:

  1. I am in awe of your culinary skills, and your artistic skills. Can't wait to see the book you make for your hubby. So, please show us the finished result. Happy WOYWW.

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  2. What a fantastic idea to get your guests to do, and the food looks wonderful!! Hope he had a lovely day.

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  3. Hi
    i hope hubbie had a lovely birthday, the food looks delicious, great idea to get peeps to sketch him, have good day, sue,x

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  4. looks like all your friends are artists! What a neat idea to have them draw your husband!

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  5. Food looks yummy nd what a lot of talent to be able to do all those drawings. What a lovely thing to rememeber the day with.
    A x

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  6. Hiya

    what a great idea to have your guests draw a piccy! I love that!

    Joey.xxx

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  7. Practically unspoilable - unless you burn the garlic hehe
    Some great pics there
    Anne x

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  8. Oh Patsy....what a lovely idea...to draw or leave a message for your husband's birthday. What a feast for the eyes...and for the stomach of your guests. *Ü* Happy Birthday to your husband. TFS. ~Glen~

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  9. What a VERY, VERY cool idea--something that he can look at in the future over and over--a great gift!
    That meal looked delicious too!!

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  10. oh the food looks so yummy,great sketches,too love cheryl x

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  11. What a lovely idea to ask the guests do draw your hubby - fabulous keepsake!

    Happy WOYWW Day!

    Leanne xx

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  12. mmmmm look at all that yummy food! Hope everyone enjoyed and Hubby had a great birthday! Love all the piccies too, they're fantastic!
    thanks for sharing
    have a great day
    hugs
    Michelle
    xx

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  13. Some fab drawings there how great will they look in ascrapbook.:0)
    Kate x

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  14. I think it is lovely that so many opted to draw a picture of your husband. that was a great idea. take care, happy 50th to your hubby.

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  15. That food looks so good (it's nearly lunchtime here)
    What wonderful ideas for your hubby's birthday, so personal and great drawings!

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  16. What a fun idea! Happy Birthday to hubby!!

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    Kelly

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  17. Oooh what a lovely project to get working on - enjoy!

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  18. Gappy Birthday to your hubby. What a wonderful party and gift idea. You had some really artistic, talented drawers at your party. Have fun creating the book and do show us when finished please.
    Tess

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  19. wow you have some talented guests there, i could never draw a face like that. The food looks yummy, hope you had a lovely time.

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  20. You have cooks? can you send one over here so I can have a break lol.
    *hugs* Heather x

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  21. What a fab idea getting your guests to draw your hubby ... and the food looks scrumptious!

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  22. FAb idea, great way to remember the day. Hugs Pam x

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  23. I am such a bad cook so am in awe of what you have made. It looks so tasty, yum! hugs Heidi x

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  24. I am such a bad cook so am in awe of what you have made. It looks so tasty, yum! hugs Heidi x

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  25. Ooh how lovely a birthday feast. great idea to have your guests draw a pic of the birthday boy - what a great set of memories, love your WOYWW doll on the desk there too - makes me smile to see it!

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  26. Happy belated birthday to your husband, the drawn images are a great memento. Food looks delish but I'd have to pass on most of it due to a shellfish allergy!

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  27. I'm guessing your husband has a beard! Those messages look fab, & a lovely birthday spread!

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  28. what a wonderful idea - those drawings are going to make a fab keepsake

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  29. Wow, that food looks good enough to eat, Lol. Great idea for your guests to get involved in too.

    Lesley Xx

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  30. What a wonderful Idea to ask the guest to draw your hubby Defo a scrapbook opportunity not to be miissed such fun habby B'day to him

    love Dawn xx

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  31. what a clever idea..I'll get every one to draw my hubby for his next birthday! food looks yummy!
    Have a crafty day!
    ((Lyn))

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I am so glad you dropped by! You are a blessing!
:^) Patsy