Sunday, October 31, 2010

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Week 7 - Photo Scavenger Hunt

Tom Riddle's Diary

Helga Hufflepuff's Cup

Rowena Ravenclaw's Diadem

Marvolo Gaunt's Ring

Salazar Slytherin's Locket

Nagini the Snake

Harry Potter

Friday, October 22, 2010

Reducio Swap 12: Hogwarts Teachers

I got my package today from Isabelle the Insightful (who forgot to post a note in it...) Total love!!!

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mellowcreme pumpkins from Hagrid (my favorite treat this time of the year)
chocolate from Lupin (to help with dementors)
notebook from Filch (to make note of any rulebreakers)
tea and a mini scarf from Trelawney (she had too much sherry while knitting)
a mini sock from Dumbledore (I love the little snake on it.)
a small bottle of extra virgin olive oil from Snape (he says I should lose the driver and meet him in his office at midnight)

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Here is a closeup of the little snake on the sock. The penny is there for size comparison. And I have no plans to ditch the driver and meet Snape at midnight.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Have a Coke and a Knit...



So I got my pal's hand made project completed. I can't post a picture of it here just in case she might see it and that would ruin the surprise. Plus the small order I placed for her is now winging its way here. Hope she likes it. Meanwhile, I have been getting some work done on my OWL projects for the House Cup. Plus trying to come up with fabulous ideas for next term that will ignite the spirit of the Slytherins. Which reminds me, I need to come up with something to write for the Slytherin blog latter on this month. That is all for now. Smile everyone...until next time.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Week 5 - Which Witch uses Which Wand?


1. Vine Wood and Dragon Heartstring – Hermione Granger
2. Walnut and Dragon Heartstring – Belatrix Lestrange
3. Hawthorn and Unicorn Hair – Draco Malfoy
4. Hornbeam and Dragon Heartstring – Viktor Krum
5. Ash and Unicorn Hair – Cedric Diggory
6. Rosewood and Veela Hair – Fleur Delacour
7. Elder and Thestral Hair – Albus Dumbledore
8. Mahogany and Unknown Core – James Potter
9. Elm and Dragon Heartstring – Lucius Malfoy
10. Cherry and Unicorn Hair – Mary Cattermole
11. Yew and Phoenix Feather – Tom Riddle
12. Holly and Phoenix Feather – Harry Potter
13. Willow and Unicorn Hair – Ron Weasley (2nd wand)

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Week 4 Quiz & Essay

Why does Harry accuse Remus Lupin of being a coward?
Because Remus wanted to abandon his child

Who is R.A.B.?
Sirius Black’s brother

According to legend, what would a person become if he could assemble the Deathly Hallows?
Master of death

What is Ariana Dumbledore rumored to be?
A Squib

What is written on Harry’s parents’ gravestone?
The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.

Why does Krum want to fight Xenophilius Lovegood?
Because Lovegood wears Grindelwald’s mark

Why does Voldemort seek the Elder Wand?
To defeat Harry in a duel

Where did Dumbledore’s family live?
Godric’s Hollow

Whose eye does Harry see in his magic mirror shard?
Aberforth Dumbledore

What item does Harry steal from Gringotts?
The Hufflepuff Cup owned by Helga Hufflepuff

Where does Rita Skeeter get her information about Dumbledore?
From Bathilda Bagshot

What is inside the Snitch that Dumbledore leaves Harry?
The Resurrection Stone

Why does Dumbledore leave Ron a Deluminator?
To lead him back to Harry

Why has Hermione not read The Tales of Beedle the Bard?
She was raised by Muggles

What is Dumbledore’s greatest regret?
Helping Gellert Grindelwald

Whose mail did Snape open?
Petunia Dursley (Harry's Aunt)

What form does Snape’s Patronus take?
Silver doe

Why can the Sword of Gryffindor destroy Horcruxes?
It is impregnated with basilisk venom

What name is given to wizards who help Mudbloods?
Blood traitor

How do Harry and his friends enter the Ministry of Magic?
Through toilets

Who made Harry’s wand?
Ollivander

Monday, October 4, 2010