New Containers for Your Meals and Potlucks
 
New Containers for Your Meals and Potlucks     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Mar 24, 2017
My friends and I have been taking meals to each other for MANY years now, and honestly, Iíve gotten a little bored with my container options - until recently. I know that there are many [...]
 
 
8 St. Patrick's Day Recipe Ideas
 
8 St. Patrick's Day Recipe Ideas     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Mar 16, 2017
I am taking a meal to a friend this Friday, March 17. I usually have trouble deciding what to make so when my meal is on or around a [...]
 
 
Five Tips for a Perfect Potluck
 
Five Tips for a Perfect Potluck     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Mar 10, 2017
Potlucks terrify me. I have a severe food allergy and the thought of being at place where there are unlabeled dishes and Iím not sure who [...]
 
 
Good Housekeeping Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe
 
Good Housekeeping Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Mar 3, 2017
Wow! The flu has hit hard in our household and so many others that we know. When my 14 year-old son was feeling his worst, I asked if [...]
 
 
10 Tips for Taking Meals to Friends with Cancer
 
10 Tips for Taking Meals to Friends with Cancer     Posted By: Chelsea Fisher, Director of Marketing and Website, Cook For Your Life on Feb 24, 2017
At Cook For Your Life, it's our mission to give those touched by cancer the practical knowledge, tools and inspiration to cook their way through treatment and into a [...]
 
 
Coordinating Meals for Hard Situations
 
Coordinating Meals for Hard Situations     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Feb 16, 2017
Your friend is suddenly facing a very difficult situation and you know that having meals prepared by friends for a few days, weeks, or months would be a huge help. We know these times can be overwhelming and confusing because [...]
 
 
Congenital Heart Disease Awareness
 
Congenital Heart Disease Awareness     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Feb 10, 2017
Before January 2, 2014, I had no idea what a "congenital heart defect" was. We had 2 completely healthy children and expected [...]
 
 
Team Color Snack Ideas for Sunday's Big Game
 
Team Color Snack Ideas for Sunday's Big Game     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Feb 2, 2017
So many of you use our site to plan your parties for the Big Game that we thought it would be fun to connect you with some snack ideas in your [...]
 
 
My 11 Favorite Recipes
 
My 11 Favorite Recipes     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jan 27, 2017
Did you know that TakeThemAMeal.com has an extensive recipe section? Our team tested many different recipes and compiled the tastiest meals for [...]
 
 
Gifts to Send a Friend BEFORE a Loss
 
Gifts to Send a Friend BEFORE a Loss     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jan 20, 2017
Last week, I wanted to send a care package to a friend who is walking through cancer with a beloved family member. I was thinking of [...]
 
 
Catherine Cares
 
Catherine Cares     Posted By: Lauren Turley, Creator of CatherineCares.org on Jan 12, 2017
In the summer of 2014, I learned I was pregnant with our second child. My husband, Wayne, and I were shocked yet thrilled by [...]
 
 
We are Ready to Help You in 2017
 
We are Ready to Help You in 2017     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jan 6, 2017
Happy New Year! We are entering 2017 after our best year yet for both TakeThemAMeal.com and PerfectPotluck.com. Our staff loved supporting your work of [...]
 
 
2016 Year In Review
 
2016 Year In Review     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Dec 31, 2016
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New Meals Now Available
 
New Meals Now Available     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Dec 16, 2016
We have some new offerings in our online store that we know you and your loved ones are sure to love! Our local partner, A Bowl of Good, did a fantastic job putting [...]
 
 
Our 9 Favorite Gifts of 2016
 
Our 9 Favorite Gifts of 2016     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Dec 5, 2016
This is always my favorite blog post to write. I love to provide gift ideas that might be an encouragement to you or meaningful for your friends and family. [...]
 
 
Making Your Own Dumplings
 
Making Your Own Dumplings     Posted By: Emily Neil, on Nov 18, 2016
You may find you're feeling stuck in the same make-ahead meals. Whatever you make is changing someone's day for the better, but could it also [...]
 
 
Speak Their Names
 
Speak Their Names     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Nov 10, 2016
Grieving people want to hear the name of their lost loved ones spoken. Whether the person died recently or years ago, hearing the name is [...]
 
 
Questions To Ask A Meal Recipient
 
Questions To Ask A Meal Recipient     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Nov 4, 2016
In 2012, TakeThemAMeal.com user, Kathy Ridgeway, sent us a very helpful questionnaire she used when setting up meals for families in her church. Over the years we made a few tweaks. These questions would be helpful to [...]
 
 
What Grieving People Wish You Knew
 
What Grieving People Wish You Knew     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Oct 27, 2016
I have recently started this book, and it is already one of my ALL TIME FAVORITES. Knowing what to do when someone is grieving does not come [...]
 
 
Full Circle Quilts
 
Full Circle Quilts     Posted By: Kathleen Neiley, Founder of Full Circle Quilts on Oct 20, 2016
When people are facing a life challenge like cancer, injury or the loss of a loved one, they need the support of their friends and family. We know this is true, and we want to help, yet [...]
 
 
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