Liebster Award Number 3!!


I am so honored to be nominated again. I love the idea of this award because it welcomes new, awesome bloggers into the community. It feels good to be receiving but also giving back to the WordPress blogging community. I’d like to thank my wonderful nominator: Realwgeegiemidget for the opportunity to highlight other fellow bloggers! Make sure to check her out!

Now, some info on just what the Liebster Award is all about.

The Official Rules Of The Liebster Award 

If you have been nominated for The Liebster Award AND YOU CHOOSE TO ACCEPT IT, write a blog post about the Liebster award in which you:

1. thank the person who nominated you, and post a link to their blog on your blog.

2. display the award on your blog — by including it in your post and/or displaying it using a “widget” or a “gadget”. (Note that the best way to do this is to save the image to your own computer and then upload it to your blog post.)

3. answer 11 questions about yourself, which will be provided to you by the person who nominated you.

4. provide 11 random facts about yourself.

5. nominate 5 – 11 blogs that you feel deserve the award, who have a less than 1000 followers. (Note that you can always ask the blog owner this since not all blogs display a widget that lets the readers know this information!)

6. create a new list of questions for the blogger to answer.

7. list these rules in your post. Once you have written and published it, you then have to:

8. Inform the people/blogs that you nominated that they have been nominated for the Liebster award and provide a link for them to your post so that they can learn about it (they might not have ever heard of it!)

My nominees are:



The Narrow Lens

My Food Mission


Congratulations! Here is your award to cut and paste to your blog.

From –


Questions for me:

  1. How did you choose the name for your blog? The name is a result of my love of film.

  2. How did you decide on the subject of your blog? I’ve always loved film and studied in college. One day I thought I’d like to share my love with others. Hence my blog.

  3. If you could choose a film to be reviewed in this blog which one would you choose? The Princess Bride.

  4. Why? It’s a classic and I’d love to read your take on it.

  5.  Which of my film reviews would you pass onto a friend if you wanted them to see the film with you? Galaxy Quest.

  6. Why? Loved your review focusing on Alan Rickman. (He’s so great) Also, your review provides a great synopsis of the film and makes the case for watching.

  7. Which of my TV  reviews would you pass onto a friend if you wanted them to watch the programme with you? Dallas.

  8.  Why? I love your enthusiasm and insider facts. I too was a fan and never missed an episode. I feel the same way about the Dallas sequel and love your reference to George Lucas and the Star Wars pre-sequels which I detested.

  9. If you could move anywhere as an expat where would you move? Italy.

  10. Why? Just saw the new Michael Moore film “Where to Invade Next” and Italy looked mighty good to me. Plus I’ve always wanted to travel there and I’m currently making plans to visit in 2017.

  11. Final question… What 3 tips would you give for a first time blogger?  1. Write what you’re passionate about. 2.Think, what would I like to read in a blog post. What draws me in? 3. Read other blogs and comment. You might get ideas for your own but mostly it’s great to be part of the community and get feedback from fellow bloggers.

Random facts about me:

  1. I’ve performed in Community Theatre as Actress and Singer. “Little shop of Horrors” was my favorite.

  2. Political junkie.

  3. Love Minions.

  4. Would rather be hot than cold.

  5. Love watching HGTV.

  6. Love classic films from the 30’s and 40’s.

  7. Beach vacations are my absolute favorites.

  8. My other WordPress blog – Livinginthemoment2015 is about finding inspiration in my fight against both Colon and Breast cancer.

  9. I enjoy a good peanut and jelly sandwich.

  10. Bette Davis is my favorite classic actress.

  11. I am a wife and mother of two beautiful children.

Questions for my nominees:

  1. What’s been your favorite vacation?

  2. Coffee or Tea?

  3. What’s your favorite film from the 1980’s?

  4. What inspired your blog name?

  5. Favorite post from your blog?

  6. What prompted you to follow my blog?

  7. Favorite time of year?

  8. What inspires you to write?

  9. Where would be your dream vacation?

  10. What TV show would you prefer to promote your blog?

  11. What’s your favorite cartoon from childhood?

So now’s your turn nominees. Please comment on this post so I know you’ve accepted and I can keep a look out for your post.






2nd Liebster Award Nomination!

Liebster Award

I was nominated by  Thanks so much for the nomination! I am truly honored. This blog is lots of fun and great for movie junkies like me. Be sure to check him out.

Liebster Award

Here are the Rules:

  • Acknowledge the blog that nominated you and display the award!

  • Answer the 11 questions that the blog gives you.

  • Give 11 random facts about yourself.

  • Nominate 5-11 blogs that you think are deserving of the award that has less than 200 followers.

  • Let the bloggers know you nominated them.

  • Give them 11 questions to answer!

Don’t forget to let me know when you’re done answering your questions! I’d love to see your answers!


11 Random Facts about Myself:

  1. I am currently in Chemotherapy treatment fighting both Colon and Breast Cancer.

  2. I’ve performed in community theater and had the lead role in Neil Simon’s play – “Proposals”.

  3. I have 2 favorite directors – Alfred Hitchcock and Billy Wilder.

  4. Wow! I will have been married for 38 years on September 23, 2016.

  5. I love classic Universal Horror movies.

  6. My favorite book is “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz.

  7. I’m a member of Delta Sigma Theta, Incorporated Sorority.

  8. I’m a The University of Michigan Wolverine!

  9. My car was struck by lightning.

  10. I’m a music lover and fan of – Adele, The Beatles, and The Parliament/Funkadelic and many more.

  11. I love, love, love the Minions!

Blogs I nominated:

My Questions and Answers:

  1. What morals do you stand by? Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

  2. What/ who is most important to you? My family.

  3. What is wrong with this world? Prejudice.

  4. Who do you look up to? My sisters.

  5. If you had a time machine where would you go? Back to my childhood.

  6. What part of your body are you pleased with? All the parts.

  7. Which actor/actress do you like most? I love Bette Davis.

  8. When were you last wrong? Earlier today.

  9. Why did you follow my blog? You’re a movie junkie like me.

  10. Where would you live in this world other than the country you live now and why? The British Virgin Islands. Why? Love the beaches.

  11. What makes you feel free? Nature.

Questions for you: 

  1. What’s your daily mission?

  2. Dogs or Cats?

  3. Favorite vacation?

  4. Favorite music genre?

  5. Favorite actor/actress?

  6. What makes you smile?

  7. Favorite movie?

  8. Stay in or go out on a Friday night?

  9. Favorite adult beverage?

  10. What would you like to accomplish?

  11. Favorite time of day?




Liebster Award Nomination!



I am so honored that Affyyia – – thought enough of my blog to nominate me for this award. I enjoy and go back to read her posts often because of her passion for films and books. Make sure to check out her awesome blog!

The Rules: 

  1. Acknowledge the blog that nominated you and display the award.

  2. Answer 11 questions that the blogger gives you.

  3. Give 11 random facts about yourself.

  4. Nominate 5-11 blogs you think are deserving of the award that have less than 200 followers.

  5. Let the blogs know you have nominated them.

  6. Give them 11 questions to answer.

RULE 2: My 11 questions and answers are:

  1.  Who is your favorite actor or actress and why? Bette Davis because she was a ground breaker. Many actresses feared playing unsympathetic characters, but Bette viewed it as an opportunity to show the range of her acting skills. In “Of Human Bondage” (1934) she made herself look horrid because that’s what the role required. Other actresses didn’t want to do that kind of portrayal.

  2. Name two books you have read this year?  The Four Agreements and the Bible.

  3. What is the name of your best friend?  Carmen

  4. Mention about six blogs you visit often: 


    2. Harsh Reality –


    4. Live to Write – Write to Live –



  5. List four languages you wish to learn:  Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese

  6. Movies and picnic, which one would you prefer?   Picnic

  7. Is this your first time of getting nominated for Liebster Award?   No

  8. Mention any African country you have visited before or wish to visit and why:  I’d like to visit Seychelles because of its’ luxurious beaches.

  9. What is your own personal definition of wealth?  The love of family and friends.

  10. Share with me any incident that happened in your high school days that you might never forget?  When my counselor told me I was accepted at The University of Michigan.

  11. Five things that inspired you to start  your own blog?  My passion for writing, the opportunity to share my love of film, designing a website,  sharing the history of film, feedback from the blogging community.

RULE 3: 11 Random Facts About Myself

  1. I love Minions

  2. I hate spiders

  3. I have to watch “Miracle on 34th Street” before any Christmas festivities can begin.

  4. I’m a clothes horse.

  5. I’m a stage actress.

  6. I’m a vocalist.

  7. I love film trivia.

  8. My car was struck by lightning.

  9. I’ve watched “A Charlie Brown Christmas” every year since it premiered.

  10. I’m known as the “human jukebox” because of my vast knowledge of music lyrics.

  11. I’m a Christmas Tree decorating master.😄

RULE 4: My nominees are:

RULE 5:  My 11 questions are: 

  1. What’s your favorite film and why?

  2. Tropical or Ski vacation?

  3. What inspired you to start your blog?

  4. What’s your favorite post?

  5. Pumpkin or Sweet Potato Pie?

  6. Favorite animated film.

  7. Where have you always wanted to visit but haven’t?

  8. Your best day?

  9. Dog or Cat?

  10. Five blogs you follow?

  11. Favorite cartoon?