Setting Up a Meal Schedule for Hard Situations
 
Setting Up a Meal Schedule for Hard Situations     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Dec 11, 2018
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 [...]
 
 
The Friendship Behind TakeThemAMeal.com
 
The Friendship Behind TakeThemAMeal.com     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Dec 4, 2018
Knowing I was going through a difficult time, she called to see if she could bring us dinner. I opened the [...]
 
 
Our 7 Favorite Gifts of 2018
 
Our 7 Favorite Gifts of 2018     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Nov 27, 2018
It brings me great joy this time of year to share our holiday collection of gift ideas! We have you covered from wonderful spices for the person on your [...]
 
 
When A Meal is the Best Gift
 
When A Meal is the Best Gift     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Nov 20, 2018
I want to share a story with you. Several weeks ago, I received a kind email from a woman named Lynette who read our blog post Why Asking for Help is Hard. She admitted that [...]
 
 
Staying Organized this Holiday Season
 
Staying Organized this Holiday Season     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Nov 13, 2018
The holiday season is upon us and these busy weeks surrounding Thanksgiving and Christmas can quickly begin to feel overwhelming. Stay cool and calm this year by [...]
 
 
Thoughtful Extras to Include with your Meal
 
Thoughtful Extras to Include with your Meal     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Nov 6, 2018
Sometimes you want to take more than a meal to show how much you care. Here are some ideas for thoughtful extras* you can give to encourage your [...]
 
 
5 Favorite Fall Recipes
 
5 Favorite Fall Recipes     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Oct 30, 2018
Have you been inspired to use recipes that include local, seasonal ingredients? When taking a meal to a new mom or friend with health issues or [...]
 
 
Taking Plant-Based Meals
 
Taking Plant-Based Meals     Posted By: Terri Edwards, on Oct 23, 2018
It happens to all of us at some point. The people we care about go through a crisis, a serious sickness or an extended stay in the [...]
 
 
Why Asking for Help is Hard
 
Why Asking for Help is Hard     Posted By: Blythe Hunt, Author, MundaneFaithfulness.com on Oct 16, 2018
This is one of my all time favorite blog posts because I think we are all tempted to not ask for help when we need it. I know I am. I hope Blythe's beautifully written [...]
 
 
Tips for Extended Meal Schedules
 
Tips for Extended Meal Schedules     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Oct 9, 2018
Sometimes circumstances demand that meals are needed not just for weeks, but for months or even longer. Here are some tips on how to create a successful extended meal schedule based on [...]
 
 
12 Perfect Potluck Themes to Share with Friends
 
12 Perfect Potluck Themes to Share with Friends     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Oct 2, 2018
Do you need some inspiration for planning your monthly potluck? Here are 12 themes to add some energy and excitement to your next [...]
 
 
When a Friend's Pet Dies
 
When a Friend's Pet Dies     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Sep 25, 2018
After my husband and I got married, our main motivation for buying a house was to obtain a fenced backyard as soon as possible because we both wanted to [...]
 
 
5 Ways to Help During a Natural Disaster
 
5 Ways to Help During a Natural Disaster     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Sep 15, 2018
Like many of you, this week we have been focused on the path of Hurricane Florence. The storm is expected to impact millions with far-reaching destruction, catastrophic [...]
 
 
5 Things You Should Include with Every Meal
 
5 Things You Should Include with Every Meal     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Sep 11, 2018
Keeping these five simple tips in mind will ensure a successful meal delivery every time! [...]
 
 
3 Blue Ribbon Chicken Recipes
 
3 Blue Ribbon Chicken Recipes     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Sep 5, 2018
While family has played a large part in my cooking skills, I would be leaving out a major influence if I didn't mention the role 4-H played in [...]
 
 
Caring for Families in the Hospital
 
Caring for Families in the Hospital     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Aug 28, 2018
Being admitted to a hospital, whether for a few days or a few months, whether it's expected or comes out of nowhere, can be a very stressful [...]
 
 
What Funeral Food is Most Appreciated
 
What Funeral Food is Most Appreciated     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Aug 21, 2018
Even when a loved one has lived a full life, loss is overwhelming. Our family recently faced the death of my husband's grandfather. He was a joyful man who [...]
 
 
8 Creative Back to School Potluck Ideas
 
8 Creative Back to School Potluck Ideas     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Aug 14, 2018
Have some fun with these unique potluck ideas, perfect for the upcoming fall/back-to-school season! [...]
 
 
How to Take a Meal to a Family with Teenage Boys
 
How to Take a Meal to a Family with Teenage Boys     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Aug 7, 2018
I was sitting in a waiting room with my teenage sons and I asked them what I should write about for the blog this week. Since they have [...]
 
 
Summer Slow Cooker Favorites
 
Summer Slow Cooker Favorites     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jul 31, 2018
I love using my crock pot all year round. In the fall, nothing beats a slow, simmering chili enjoyed during an [...]
 
 
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