This seat is taken

Stop trying to be someone else!!! Why is this so hard to do? I mean, can we just stop looking at each other and taking notes. Be you, Be DIFFERENT. Trying to fit in is one thing, but trying to take on the personality or tone of another is flat out ridiculous. I tell my…

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Not Your Grannies Meatballs

Whenever I think about meatballs, I’m like umm no thanks! They always look so dry. Which is why I hate meatloaf and meatballs are right up there in the same category. Well, they use to be, but now I am in love with meatballs. I was determined to find a way to make a good…

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Just A Mom That Got Fat

I was just a mom that got fat — just that simple. I started putting more attention towards my kids and all of their concerns and put myself on the back burner. The things that I needed and wanted became insignificant and not worth discussing. Over the years, I lost myself and even forgot what…

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Balance

Learning how to bring balance to every aspect of my life. Taking time to breathe and show appreciation to my body and everything around me. Enjoy Your Thursday! You could have chosen any blog to read, but you chose mine, and I’m honored. ~Belladonna~

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Gratitude! 1018 Views

I welcome everyone new to Belladonna’s Flashlight and for everyone else, Thank you for staying! I hope you enjoy being apart of the fam and will continue to read and join in on discussions. I love hearing from you all.

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One Last Cry…​Maybe?

I’m having a moment today, and the tears are streaming down my entire existence. It is happening more and more, and I can’t control it, so I figure let me put on a sad song and look at old pictures so I can really enjoy my cry.

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You Can’t Rescue The Boy In The Man “Part 1”

All I remember is it being deathly silent on the phone. I thought she had fallen asleep. So there I lay on the couch under the covers in a slightly dark room with only the light sound of the t.v. going. By this time it was 2 o’clock in the morning, and we started our conversation…

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Let The Weightloss Begin​

I refuse to lose this Holiday Season! I know what you are thinking, it’s only August “so why I am thinking about the holidays”?. Well, I”ll tell you why. Because I like food and I can’t wait to start making my Halloween meals and goodies and then roll right into the Thanksgiving and Christmas Season.…

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Why Coming From a Broken Home May B​e Better Than Living In One “Part 2″​

Sometimes you have to take a step back and reflect over the things you desired to change as a child and make a conscious decision to not let history repeat itself. It’s not easy to walk away from someone you love and let go of what you want the relationship to be. Allowing yourself to let…

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Creamy Mushroom and Shrimp Pesto Sauce Over Linguine

I have a recipe that will keep you coming back for more. This dish will give you all the flavors in one pot. MAKES 6 SERVINGS PREPARATION TIME: 30 minutes Ingredients 1 can Pesto Sauce 2 cups mushrooms 1 box linguine pasta 2 bags shrimp (40-60 or more) salt pepper olive oil 1 cup parmesan cheese…

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