What I Now Know About Grief
 
What I Now Know About Grief     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Feb 20, 2018
Today, I was transferring some of my family's favorite recipes from 2017 to my 2018 calendar, so I wouldn't [...]
 
 
Caring for Someone with the Flu
 
Caring for Someone with the Flu     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Feb 13, 2018
Chances are, you or someone you know has been in contact with the dangerous strain of the flu that is going around this year. And unfortunately, flu season isn't [...]
 
 
A Comforting Family Recipe
 
A Comforting Family Recipe     Posted By: Danielle Ayers Jones, on Feb 6, 2018
I sprinkle flour on the countertop and knead the dough, pressing it down with my palms in a rhythmic motion, before shaping it and placing it into [...]
 
 
Spiced Chai Mix
 
Spiced Chai Mix     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jan 30, 2018
Is there anything better than a hot cup of chai tea on a chilly day? Impress your friends and save yourself pricey trips to a coffee shop by preparing this [...]
 
 
5 Reasons Your Friends Will Love You for Sending Our Meals
 
5 Reasons Your Friends Will Love You for Sending Our Meals     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jan 19, 2018
This year, we've made a BIG change to our store. A few years ago, friends using our site wanted an option when they lived out of [...]
 
 
10 Years! {GIVEAWAY POST}
 
10 Years! {GIVEAWAY POST}     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jan 12, 2018
Rachel was enjoying dessert with friends after Christmas caroling at a nursing home. The 31-year old mother of 4 was perfectly healthy; no one had any reason to think that [...]
 
 
Ringing in the New Year at Home
 
Ringing in the New Year at Home     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Dec 29, 2017
Every year, after holiday plans have fallen into place, lists are crossed out, and shopping starts winding down, my thoughts start turning to [...]
 
 
When taking meals isn't your thing
 
When taking meals isn't your thing     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Dec 22, 2017
Do you (get nervous) when you're invited to take a meal (to someone)? If your answer is yes, don't worry, you're not alone. Showing up at someone's door on the correct day and time with a [...]
 
 
Do Not Be Afraid of Food Allergies When Taking a Meal
 
Do Not Be Afraid of Food Allergies When Taking a Meal     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Dec 15, 2017
Taking a meal to someone with a food allergy can be extremely intimidating. We have two children with peanut and tree nut allergies, so I'm used to [...]
 
 
Ringing in the New Year at Home
 
Ringing in the New Year at Home     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Dec 8, 2017
Every year, after holiday plans have fallen into place, lists are crossed out, and shopping starts winding down, my thoughts start turning to [...]
 
 
Easy Peanut Butter Fudge, Only 4 Ingredients
 
Easy Peanut Butter Fudge, Only 4 Ingredients     Posted By: Janelle Nehrenz, Author, Comfy in the Kitchen on Dec 1, 2017
I found it! The PERFECT fudge!!!! It's EASY, has only 4 ingredients, doesn't require constant stirring... or a candy thermometer... or even a stove! WHA??? That's right ladies!!! [...]
 
 
Thanksgiving When Giving Thanks is Hard to Do
 
Thanksgiving When Giving Thanks is Hard to Do     Posted By: Kate Kelty, Author, The Grace To Grieve on Nov 23, 2017
It's getting dark earlier these days, darker and colder and the climate of my heart is just the same. November begins with the grief over the loss of a very dear friend's [...]
 
 
Knitting and Knotting for Others
 
Knitting and Knotting for Others     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Nov 18, 2017
I don't know about you, but when we turn the clocks back in the fall and it's dark by 5:30 pm, I start looking for something to do with my hands in the [...]
 
 
The Gift of Admitting You Are Needy
 
The Gift of Admitting You Are Needy     Posted By: Blythe Hunt, Author, MundaneFaithfulness.com on Nov 10, 2017
When I was 20 years old, my parents were killed instantly in a car accident. I share that not to elicit shock or sympathy, but to explain the [...]
 
 
12 Not-So-Obvious Times to Take a Meal
 
12 Not-So-Obvious Times to Take a Meal     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Nov 3, 2017
I just started a batch of chicken soup because I have a dear friend who could use some comfort this week. As I've thought about [...]
 
 
Birthday Meals
 
Birthday Meals     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Oct 27, 2017
Tonight, my 7 (almost 8) year old daughter asked me to start a countdown to her birthday. She can't wait for her big [...]
 
 
Take Them a Meaningful Gift
 
Take Them a Meaningful Gift     Posted By: Michelle Herrmann, creator of cornucopiabox.com on Oct 20, 2017
When my mom was diagnosed with cancer, back in 2009, it was amazing to see the outpouring of love from family and friends from near and far, as well as from [...]
 
 
How to Comfort a Grieving Neighbor
 
How to Comfort a Grieving Neighbor     Posted By: Adina Bailey and Karen Whetzel, on Oct 13, 2017
Last week, a friend was visiting and she said in passing that her neighbor's husband had recently died. I mentioned to my friend, Karen, that as neighbors we can [...]
 
 
5 Things to Never Throw Away (Because You Can Freeze Them) {GIVEAWAY POST}
 
5 Things to Never Throw Away (Because You Can Freeze Them) {GIVEAWAY POST}     Posted By: Polly Conner and Rachel Tiemeyer, Founders of Thriving Home on Oct 4, 2017
Polly and Rachel are founders of Thriving Home, a food and lifestyle blog for moms, and have just published their first cookbook called [...]
 
 
Crock Pot Applesauce
 
Crock Pot Applesauce     Posted By: Janelle Nehrenz, Author, Comfy in the Kitchen on Sep 22, 2017
Who would have thought that making homemade applesauce was so easy? I have had numerous people tell me that after making this recipe, they vow never to [...]
 
 
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