Sharing Harry Potter Memories With My Minions

From the start, my Eldest Minion was already interested in Harry Potter as a few of her friends owned the whole set of the books. So, I was the one to join her to watch the movies on Netflix. My Younger Minion was not interested at all. That was before the pandemic hit. As we… Continue reading Sharing Harry Potter Memories With My Minions

Art Inspiration: Draco Malfoy, the Bad Boy Of Harry Potter

“Draco Lucius Malfoy is a character in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. He is a student in Harry Potter’s year belonging in the Slytherin house. He is frequently accompanied by his two cronies, Vincent Crabbe and Gregory Goyle, who act as henchmen.“— Wikipedia Growing up, I always aggravated towards this character. To watch him… Continue reading Art Inspiration: Draco Malfoy, the Bad Boy Of Harry Potter

Book Review: Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire

Summary In this book, two exciting events took place, the Quidditch World Cup and the Triwizard Tournament. Two, seemingly unrelated, events, but with much hidden secrets among the spectators and judges. So much so that I took a long time to finish this novel. (There were 37 chapters in this book.) Themes 1) sportsmanship: Both… Continue reading Book Review: Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire

The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter At Universal Studios Japan

I was looking for to Universal Studios because I really wanted to enter Harry Potter’s world! This one in Japan might be smaller than the North American one and Japanese was used instead of English, I was still super thrilled! Stepping through those gates, I felt like I had stepped into Hogsmeade! It all looked… Continue reading The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter At Universal Studios Japan

Book Review: Honeydukes (A Scratch & Sniff Adventure)

Do you like candy? Well, I presume that most children and even, adults do! As I was growing up, the word “candy” was almost taboo. Candy was bad for you…candy rotted your teeth. Naturally, I would crave it even more! Halloween was pretty much the only time that I could sneak more than I share!… Continue reading Book Review: Honeydukes (A Scratch & Sniff Adventure)

Inspired by Art: Patronus in the Forest

I paint alone…. Except this time… I got to paint with my sister! It was a lot of fun sharing a canvas at Paint Nite. The inspiration was a forest at night… After painting all the trees, we wanted to add a personal touch at the path…. what to paint?? Suddenly, she said, “Patronus!” As… Continue reading Inspired by Art: Patronus in the Forest

Book Review: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Before reading the Prisoner of Azkaban, I honestly was very confused about this Prisoner… As I wasn’t watching the movies in order, I didn’t notice the explanation of why he was there and how did he get out…. Summary Sirius Black, a mass murderer who was sentenced and imprisoned in Azkaban, had escaped. He was… Continue reading Book Review: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Lessons Through Carving Jack O’ Lanterns

Never in a million years could I imagine my own baby carving her own jack o’lantern. Well, for the past couple of years, she did most of the work by herself. Only this year, she did it all on her own… Scrolling online for inspiration, I did not think that she would choose Harry Potter… Continue reading Lessons Through Carving Jack O’ Lanterns

Book Review: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

After reading “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” a few months back, I was ready for the “Chamber of Secrets”! I decided to watch the movie version again, so that I might be able to connect the two versions. Honestly, I no matter how many times I have watched this movie, I still loved it… Continue reading Book Review: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets