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Thanksgiving Recipe for a Small Gathering
 
Thanksgiving Recipe for a Small Gathering     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Nov 24, 2020
For most of us Thanksgiving feels different this year. What has not changed though is the true gift of the season, our family and [...]
 
 
Tips to Make Cooking More Enjoyable
 
Tips to Make Cooking More Enjoyable     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Nov 17, 2020
Most of the time, I love cooking for others. Food is my love language, so all the hours spent planning, shopping, cooking and eating together are expressions of [...]
 
 
Holiday Meal Ideas for 2020
 
Holiday Meal Ideas for 2020     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Nov 13, 2020
Last night, while I was driving with my husband to pick up some carry out, I saw the first house in our neighborhood decorated for [...]
 
 
Ideas for College Student Care Packages
 
Ideas for College Student Care Packages     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Nov 3, 2020
Whether your college student is away at school or studying at home this year, the month before a semester ends is always a busy [...]
 
 
New Store Meals
 
New Store Meals     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Oct 27, 2020
TakeThemAMeal.com was created in 2007 as a way to care for those physically close by in our communities. But as time went on, and we started to receive more [...]
 
 
5 Ways to Lighten Your Friend's Load
 
5 Ways to Lighten Your Friend's Load     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Oct 20, 2020
Faithful friends are a source of unconditional love and support. They are one of life's greatest gifts. When life is hard and full of clouds and [...]
 
 
Taking Freezer Meals Before a Friend's Surgery
 
Taking Freezer Meals Before a Friend's Surgery     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Oct 13, 2020
Someone near and dear to me is preparing for a fairly significant surgery, and I've been thinking about ways to help. I know from my own experience that [...]
 
 
Favorite Fall Soups
 
Favorite Fall Soups     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Oct 6, 2020
As soon as the temperature drops below 65 degrees and leaves begin dropping from the trees I immediately start craving one [...]
 
 
How to Delight a Friend's Senses this Fall
 
How to Delight a Friend's Senses this Fall     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Sep 29, 2020
Last week, I listened to a wonderful podcast where the guest challenged listeners to create the feeling of the seasons in their [...]
 
 
Single-Serve Food Ideas for Safer Gatherings
 
Single-Serve Food Ideas for Safer Gatherings     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Sep 22, 2020
Recently one of our team members helped host an adorable baby shower. The setting was outside, the food plus utensils were arranged in [...]
 
 
Caring for a Friend with Mental Illness
 
Caring for a Friend with Mental Illness     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Sep 15, 2020
We can all agree there are times in life when taking a meal immediately comes to mind. When a new mom is taking care of a baby or when a neighbor is [...]
 
 
Simple Back to School Lunch Ideas
 
Simple Back to School Lunch Ideas     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Sep 8, 2020
Today is the day! The day we have been waiting for and wondering about. The day where my kids (5th grade, 3rd grade and Kindergarten) are starting a new [...]
 
 
Shining Bright Memory Candles
 
Shining Bright Memory Candles     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Sep 1, 2020
After my dad died, his birthday was the hardest day of the first year for me. September 20th will always be his special day. Now that a [...]
 
 
Hope for the Caregiver
 
Hope for the Caregiver     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Aug 25, 2020
Our team knows many of you are in a caregiving role for loved ones. A book was suggested to us on caregiving and how to support and encourage those with cancer. We found it full of [...]
 
 
A Letter to Moms at the Beginning of a New and Different School Year
 
A Letter to Moms at the Beginning of a New and Different School Year     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Aug 18, 2020
Well done on making it through the last few tough months. If your house is anything like mine, the pandemic has brought with it some [...]
 
 
Homemade Salsa! Mmmmm
 
Homemade Salsa! Mmmmm     Posted By: Janelle Paris, Author, Comfy in the Kitchen on Aug 11, 2020
A very timely recipe for those of you who garden, this homemade salsa is one of my favorites . As a meal ministry it is excellent to go along side [...]
 
 
4 Garden-Fresh Recipes for Summer
 
4 Garden-Fresh Recipes for Summer     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Aug 4, 2020
Like many of you, this summer has been about making the best out of the situation. One result is our garden looks better than it has in [...]
 
 
3 Ways to Help When Meals are Covered
 
3 Ways to Help When Meals are Covered     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jul 28, 2020
Have you ever been asked to participate in a meal schedule, but it's already full? Or faced a situation with a friend where something in addition to [...]
 
 
Your Go-To Meals
 
Your Go-To Meals     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jul 21, 2020
When you take someone a meal, do you try something new or do you have a tried and true meal that you make each time? [...]
 
 
My Kind of Summer
 
My <i>Kind</i> of Summer     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Jul 14, 2020
Our family was able to get away to the lake this summer for vacation. Life almost seemed normal for a few days. We went kayaking, took hikes, rode bikes, fished a lot and [...]
 
 
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