How Harry Potter Helped Me Lose Weight

Oh sure, go ahead and laugh. But while you're laughing, please note that in the middle picture below, the one where I'm dressed for a midnight screening of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2," I'm wearing Slytherin colors. So you might want to reconsider that whole mocking me thing....more
 @FatCat When the relationship comparison came to me I knew it was the perfect way to really ...more

What Are You Reading?

I'm in the middle of two wonderful series: The Hunger Games (CatchingFire, book 2) by Suzanne Collins and Dean Koontz's Frankenstein (...more

#RowlingReturns! J.K. Rowling Announces New Novel Will Be For Adults

Yes, the day has finally come. J.K. Rowling has announced that she's publishing a new novel. The Blair Partnership website updated earlier today with the news. Details, including the title, will not be released until later in the year but they have confirmed that the novel will be targeted at adults. ...more
Could not get into the Harry Potter books at all, so I'm not sure what to expect from her for ...more

Harry Potter, All Growed Up

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Harry Potter Made Me Do It!

Harry Potter Made Me Do It! The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.  ~Dr. Seuss...more
Heh. I used to read in math class too. Though I was a bit older than Kyle and my teacher was ok ...more

Tom Felton: The Hottest Death Eater

So, I, Leah, have recently fallen deeply in love with Tom Felton (a.k.a Draco Malfoy)....more

Merlin's Beard! Padfoot is Homeless

If you love Harry Potter and dogs, this one's going to sting a bit. Berry, the 10-year-old black German Shepherd that played Padfoot (animagos of Sirius Black) in “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”, is looking for a new home. After the news broke yesterday, offers of adoption have been pouring in from all over the world. ...more
@LadyAnne I second this sentiment. If they have room in their lives for a 'celebrity' dog, ...more

Sleepaway Camp Revelations


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Any Harry Potter fans out there? I know dumb question but I have to start with something. I just got back from the final installment in J.K. Rowling's magical tale, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, and it far exceeded my expectations. Well done!...more

No worries, no spoilers...HP 7 Part 2 and Mommy's First Night Out!

Last night, as all of America knows, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 opened in theaters.  The husband and I have been Harry Potter fans from the start.  Together we own 3.5 sets of the books (we have one set that we own just to lend to others, hence the .5 status of one!).  In fact, the very first gift I gave the husband was a copy of Book 4 to replace his missing one.  ...more