Books. Adventures. And all things noteworthy.



A Robot in the Garden – A Review

I’ll readily admit that I chose this book based on its cover. 
Spoiler: The inside is just as cute.

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I decided to put on my big girl pants and buy my own domain.

Welcome to the new and improved Quillable!

Same great books, same great taste, new great site.

14 Books for Your Little Valentine

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner (which is also my anniversary, thankyouverymuch) I’ve compiled a list of our family’s favourite children’s books about love. Continue reading “14 Books for Your Little Valentine”

The Bus Stop – Writing

Bus Stop
Day Five of 30 Day Challenge – The Male Perspective
Writing prompt from

One evening, no editing.


There she was. Finally.

I’d been waiting at the bus stop for an hour so I could “accidentally” bump into her there. I’d let six buses go by.

She came and stood in the bus shelter beside me. Beside me? Or just near me? Was there a difference? Why was my heart pounding so much already?

She must have sensed my anxiety because she looked over at me and smiled that body-melting smile. If she had a super power, it would be turning men’s legs into Jell-O.

That was my chance. Continue reading “The Bus Stop – Writing”

The Dance – Writing

The Dance
Day Three of 30 Day Challenge – Third Person Omniscient
Writing prompt from

One evening, no editing.

This was it. Donald’s moment to shine. As he stepped onto the dance floor a quiet hush fell across the room. Even the bride and groom reverently vacated their prime position in the center of the hall for him.

He was nervous. Nervous, yes, but also exhilarated. Sixteen months he had waited for this chance.

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Potty Break – Writing

So I’ve decided to do the 30 Day Writing Challenge from to get me prepped for NaNoWriMo. Each day she sends you a topic to write on or POV to write from and a prompt to get you started. It’s great!

I actually wrote this first day’s challenge about a month ago. I freaked out when it wasn’t The Best Ever and haven’t touched my keyboard since.

Realizing how ridiculous that is, I’ve now come to my senses and will continue to attempt this awesome feat of creativity!

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Well, I guess it was inevitable.

I’m going to write a book.

I’m going to participate in National Novel Writing Month and try to verbal diarrhoea my way to 50,000 words in 30 days!

I may lose sleep, lose track of my children, lose my hair, and lose my sanity, but by Jove I’ll give ‘er all I’ve got!


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