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Two Tips (and One that Didn't Work)
 
Two Tips (and One that Didn't Work)     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Mar 9, 2021
It is hard to believe that last year at this time we were enjoying an end-of-season basketball banquet at my kids [...]
 
 
Food for Shiva
 
Food for Shiva     Posted By: Amanda Friss, on Mar 2, 2021
Writer Haruki Murikami says that death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it. We have all experienced loss in one way or [...]
 
 
New Baby Comfort Food
 
New Baby Comfort Food     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Feb 23, 2021
Like many places around the U.S., it is snowy and icy here in Virginia. The weather is perfect for staying home with a [...]
 
 
Unique Memorial Gift Ideas
 
Unique Memorial Gift Ideas     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Feb 16, 2021
We are always looking for thoughtful ways to encourage or care for those we love. When you have a friend who is grieving, you want to [...]
 
 
5 Ways to Care for Someone in the Early Days of Grief
 
5 Ways to Care for Someone in the Early Days of Grief     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Feb 9, 2021
Many of us are familiar with the five stages of grief. But what about those disorienting hours and days directly after life changing [...]
 
 
Recipes for Friends with Cancer
 
Recipes for Friends with Cancer     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Feb 2, 2021
Taking a meal to a friend with cancer can seem overwhelming at first, but it doesn't need to be. If there is a meal schedule, the coordinator can be a [...]
 
 
A Meaningful Gift Beyond Meals
 
A Meaningful Gift Beyond Meals     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jan 26, 2021
The other day as I was straightening the family room closet, a blue crochet blanket caught my eye. My neighbor had brought it to me a few [...]
 
 
Take Them a Taco Night
 
Take Them a Taco Night     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jan 19, 2021
When I am asked (500 times per day) Mom, what is for dinner?, there is one answer that is always received with universal delight and [...]
 
 
How to Care Well for Widowed Friends
 
How to Care Well for Widowed Friends     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Jan 12, 2021
For many widows mealtime is the hardest part of the day. It is a challenge to shop and cook for one and often difficult to prepare the meal to eat alone. [...]
 
 
A New Year's Message & Top Posts of 2020
 
A New Year's Message & Top Posts of 2020     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jan 5, 2021
Happy New Year! When our world changed suddenly in March, we did not know what that would mean for the users of TakeThemAMeal.com. Would people keep taking [...]
 
 
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, 2020
Celebrating New Years Eve at home can be a ton of fun and is a great choice, particularly this year. There are many simple and [...]
 
 
How-To: DIY Homemade Hot, Wintry Drinks
 
How-To: DIY Homemade Hot, Wintry Drinks     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Dec 22, 2020
Slow down and savor this holiday season with these hot, wintry drinks. Cozy up with friends and family to enjoy the food, festivities and [...]
 
 
5 Delightful Kitchen Gifts for the Holidays
 
5 Delightful Kitchen Gifts for the Holidays     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Dec 15, 2020
We have compiled a holiday collection of ideas to make your gift giving simpler. We have so much fun doing this every year! [...]
 
 
Giving The Gift of Food this Holiday Season
 
Giving The Gift of Food this Holiday Season     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Dec 8, 2020
This holiday season is going to look different from past years in many ways, but one tradition I am looking forward to more than ever is [...]
 
 
Only a Few Days Left to Order our Engraved Spoons
 
Only a Few Days Left to Order our Engraved Spoons     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Dec 3, 2020
Time is running out to order our YOU ARE LOVED engraved spoons. We will be accepting orders until Tuesday, December 8th. [...]
 
 
Our Engraved Spoons - A Customer Favorite!
 
Our Engraved Spoons - A Customer Favorite!     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Dec 1, 2020
Guess what! You asked and we listened. For a limited time this holiday, our YOU ARE LOVED spoons can be [...]
 
 
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 [...]
 
 
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