Thursday, February 28, 2008

Back from Vacation

Well, I'm back at Hogwart's all rested and ready to finish out the semester with a BANG! I'm hoping we Hufflepuff's can pull ourselves back up to the top of the House Points.

Germany was wonderful. I have lots of pictures to share and after I get finished sorting through these OWL messages and taking care of a few Muggle chores I will post them.

It's good to be back at Hogwart's.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

End of Vacation

Heading back to Hogwart's in the morning. I'll have lots of fun pictures and stories to share! Can wait to tell you all about it!

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Quidditch Round 2

Snowy has arrived with the answers to my Quidditch Round 2 quiz.

1. With whom does Ginny go to the Yule Ball?
a. Neville
b. Dean
c. Seamus
d. Harry

2. When Harry arrives at the Burrow and Mrs. Weasley makes them all dinner the night before they leave for the Quidditch World Cup, what does her wand turn into?
a. rubber mouse
b. rubber chicken
c. rubber duck
d. rubber cat

3. Since some of the sixth-year girls didn't have any quills on them, what did they think Krum might sign their hats in?
a. nail polish
b. eyeliner
c. lipstick
d. lipliner

4. How old does the Quick Quotes Quill say that Rita Skeeter is?
a. 43
b. 44
c. 34
d. 33

5. What color cloak is wormtail wearing in the Riddle house?
a. Grey (Gray)
b. Black
c. Gold
d. Silver

6. What color is "Mad Eye" Moody's magical eye?
a. Green
b. Hazel
c. Brown
d. Blue

7. What color are the robes that Rita Skeeter was wearing when Harry meets her at the Weighing of the Wands ceremony?
a. Lilac
b. Magenta
c. Mauve
d. Cerise

8. What does Sirius Black tell Harry, Ron and Hermione to call him when speaking around anyone else?
a. Tibbles
b. Snuffles
c. Scruffy
d. Padfoot

9. Which team beat Wales, disqualifying them from competing for the Quidditch World Cup?
a. Hungary
b. Romania
c. Uganda
d. Luxembourg

10. What does Madame Maxime say is the only thing her steeds will drink?
a. cabernet sauvignon
b. bourbon
c. single-malt whiskey
d. gin and tonics

Picture Hunt
Goblet of Fire
Madam Maxime
Dragon from first challenge
Viktor Krum
Madam Pomfrey

Greetings from Germany

I am relaxing and enjoying a nice vacation in Garmish, Germany. I'm hoping to do many fun tours and see many enjoyable sights on my trip. The resort has beautiful views of the Bavarian Alps and I'm hoping to enjoy a massage or two or three!

I arrived yesterday and will be touring around Germany until the 28th. I'll be returning to Hogwart's on the 29th, but if you need me for anything just send me an owl. Snowy (my owl) will be delivering the answers to the Quidditch Round 2 Quiz.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Happy Valentine's Day

I just couldn't wait to share the news! I learned about this special place at Hogwart's called the Room of Requirement. It is a magical room that only appears when you are in need of it. Well Stewart and I needed a place where we could have a nice romantic Valentine's dinner and the room appeared. It was looked just like we were dining on the beach. My clothes even changed from my school uniform to a cute little tank top, nice skirt and strappy sandals.

We had a great conversation and laughed like teenagers (well I guess we are aren't we?). It was a great date!

I hope now that we've found this special room that we are able to escape there from time to time, just to get away from it all.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

House Quiz #3

"Then you should have died!" roared Black. "Died rather than betray your friends, as we would have done for you!"

Saturday, February 9, 2008

Have Fun in Hogsmeade

I won't be going to Hogsmeade this weekend. I am SO far behind on my school work and knitting that I need to stay put. I will tell you though that you must visit Honeydukes Sweetshop when you are there. This was by far my favorite shop. There were shelves and shelves of the most magnificent candy and their homemade fudge is to die for! Bring some fudge back for me!

Saturday, February 2, 2008

Snitch Found!

Well my first Quidditch match has come and gone. I definitely need more practice in the seeker department. I was there! I mean I really was on that site and did not see the darned thing! I'm so disappointed, but at the same time relieved that it was over so quickly. 47 minutes, that all it lasted. I was prepared to go the duration. I think the longest game of Quidditch lasted 16 hours. Can you imagine?

Well that being said, this was a very interesting week at Hogwart's the Headmistress had to hand out a few detentions in Ravenclaw House. Apparently there were a few attempts made to sabotage the success of the other Houses' success in the Quidditch Quiz and Scavenger Hunt. Lucky for the rest of us a Hogwart's the Headmistress is a very fair Headmistress and these offenders were set straight.

I may only be a first year, but I've learned that competition brings out the worst in people. These events are about making friends and having fun, not destroying the fun for the other participants. I mean come on people, this is a KNITTING EVENT!

Ok, I'm going to knit now!