Real Men Do Cry

Little boys act tough, but men show their weaknesses. I can’t imagine being told not to cry because it makes you look weak. Take a moment and really think about how that sounds. We live in a society that urges men to mask their feelings and emotions. Then we want them to show compassion to…

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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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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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The Day I Fell In Love “Part 1”

I fell for a kid with a dream, a smile that never quits, and a pure heart. He stood about 6 feet tall, 170 pounds, always kept a clean fade, he had a different pair of sneakers on every day. Did I mention that he smelled like a dream and his attire was carefully picked…

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Monday Motivation: If Monday Was A Person

Monday is like a sunrise gently kissing your skin with rays of hope and promise. The sun is shining light on all the hopeful possibilities of your week.

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She Was Bad Company Until she Wasn’t

Today was an overall exhausting day for her, she felt like everything she tried to do at work fell apart and collapsed all over her entire existence. She wanted to just go home, strip down to nothing as she locked her front door, and headed to her bathroom. Well, wait she would go to the kitchen…

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Chicken Noodle Soup For My Birthday

Yesterday was my birthday, and I couldn’t have asked for a better day. Being greeted with love from my family is more than I could’ve asked for. You see that 3 layer cake below. My baby girl made me that from scratch, and the taste was unbelievable. When her friends saw a picture of it,…

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Today Is My Birthday

It’s a new dawn, a new day and time to celebrate. I am on cloud nine for my birthday this year and why shouldn’t I be? I made it another year and have a clean bill of health. I am officially a 43-year-old woman,

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Let Me Clear My Throat

Before I go any further let me say this. Yes, I will be cooking again but let me get out of my feelings first. I am a woman on edge and, I will throw a tomato or an onion at someone right now.

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