Tuesday, March 25, 2008


My spoilee got her package and she seems very happy with it. I am so relieved. As always I was stressed that everything that I did wasn't good enough, but I am glad she was happy. She also likes to study medieval muggles so I tried to get her things that would help her out. I still have not recieved an owl from my swap partner and I just can't imagine what surprises will be inside for me. I was so focused on spoiling my partner that I haven't given my package much thought, but now as the end of term is only a week away, I can't help watching the skys for an owl.

Saturday, March 22, 2008

End of the term is Nigh!!!

I can't believe it is almost the end of term! I just finished my Muggle Studies independant study project on the fiber processing of medieval muggles. How did they do it without magic? I am still stumped, all that knitting and spinning takes sooooo long the muggle way. I hope I get a good grade, we will see when my owl returns from delivering the package.
Gryffendors won the house cup this term. It isn't surprising that they are so good at quidditch, but I never expected them to sweep all three games. I bet they are still partying over in Gryffendor tower. And well they should, they played so well. The rest of us Ravenclaws are busy studying for end of term exams, and even though we are all really stressed out about it, we are secretly loving it. What could be better than sitting in a comfy chair in the common room next to a warm fire, studying! Not that I have had time for such luxury. Grompton has been on spring break this week and I can't wait till he goes back to school, I am exhausted. Hope everyone has a happy easter!!Emma

Friday, March 14, 2008

Quidditch ~ Round Three

Picture Scavenger Hunt
A Basilisk
Mundungus Fletcher
Amos Diggory

1. When Rita Skeeter prints a bad articles about Hagrid in the Daily Prophet, which Professor teaches Hagrid's Care of Magical Creatures class while he is away?c. Professor Grubbly-Plank

2. What was the article Rita Skeeter wrote about Hagrid called?
c. Dumbledore's Giant Mistake

3. When the school champions were being chosen from the Goblet of Fire, whose name cam out first?
b. Viktor Krum

4. What is the spell Ludo bagman says to magically magnify his voice when he commentates?
a. Sonorus

5. What kind of dragon did Cedirc have to face in the first task?
c. A Welsh Green

6. Who raised the trophy after winning the world cup?
b. Troy and Quigley

7. How many bedrooms did Mundungus Fletcher claim to have?
d. 12

8. For what did Moody mistake his birthday gif of a carriage clock?
b. A basilisk egg

9. What did Mr. Ollivander produce for the end of Cedric's wand?
d. Silver smoke rings

10. The dark mark is on Snape's left arm
a. Yes

Friday, March 7, 2008

Raven claw Quiz #5

create spells to do the following:
1. Do my homework for me.
fillus parchmentium
2. Tidy up my bedroom.
removeo messius
3. Make a delicious chocolate cake.
4. Make my professor stay in bed today.
bedstickium(or use spell number 3 and stick a skiving snackbox in it)
5. I would like breakfast in bed, please.
6. Stick all my Quidditch opponents' feet to the floor.
7. Give everyone the giggles.
8. Dye some yarn in my favorite color.
Woolus Paasdyeum
9. Unravel the mess I've made with my yarn.
Froggius totalis
10. Knit my Prefect the perfect bag!

This was fun once I realized we had to invent the spells and not research them in the History of Magic by JK Rowling.

trying to catch my breath

Wow am I behind on homework!! I have to get my quiz finished by tomorrow for Ravenclaw and I still haven't even started on my essay on Fleur. I have been putting my nose to the grindstone trying to finish my muggle studdies project (my swap kit). I got the bag finished, it is drying as we speak, but I am still on the fence about needle felting the Gryffindor crest on it. I don't want it to overwhelm the bag. I will have to work on it when it is fully dry. The embroidery for the stitch marker holder is almost done, and I have one more sewing thing for the bag, then I will take a trip to the closeset thing to hogsmeade we have here in the states to see if I can't pick up a few little trinkets to add to the box. Today is supposed to be my last day on assignment here at the ministry, and while it will give me more time to attend to my studies, I can't help but feel nervous about the lack of availible work and the lack of galleons coming in. Oh well. Hopefully this weekend I will be able to start packing up a very special package for my spoilee!