Attention All of Our Artist Friends!
 
Attention All of Our Artist Friends!     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Nov 19, 2019
Are you an artist who uses our site and is inspired by the work that we do? If so, we would LOVE your help. [...]
 
 
How GriefShare Can Help During the Holidays (and year-round)
 
How GriefShare Can Help During the Holidays (and year-round)     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Nov 12, 2019
While the holidays can be a joyous time with family and friends, it can also be when you most keenly feel the absence and loss of a [...]
 
 
Customizable Meals
 
Customizable Meals     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Nov 5, 2019
When your family wants pizza, what does your order look like? Ours goes something like this- [...]
 
 
Holiday Traditions After A Loss
 
Holiday Traditions After A Loss     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Oct 29, 2019
There is no getting around the fact that the holidays are difficult when you have lost someone you dearly love. We spend our lives anticipating the holidays because [...]
 
 
When They Forget to Take You A Meal
 
When They Forget to Take You A Meal     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Oct 22, 2019
This week, a user wrote to us with this question, We have a current meal sign up and someone forgot dinner tonight. What are your suggestions on ways to handle that? [...]
 
 
A Vegan Meal Everyone Will Love
 
A Vegan Meal Everyone Will Love     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Oct 15, 2019
A few years ago, I wanted to make a meal for our neighbors who prefer vegan meals. At the time, I was intimidated because I hadn't purposefully prepared a [...]
 
 
Send Love in the Form of Cookie Dough + Recipe
 
Send Love in the Form of Cookie Dough + Recipe     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Oct 8, 2019
Like many of you, we put a lot of thought into what to provide when taking a meal. We want the meal to be tasteful, nourishing and well [...]
 
 
Caring for Families in the Hospital, Part 2
 
Caring for Families in the Hospital, Part 2     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Oct 1, 2019
This summer my husband and I had to do something no parent wants to do- say goodbye to our 5-year-old as he was wheeled away into surgery. This was the third [...]
 
 
Container Ideas for Taking Meals
 
Container Ideas for Taking Meals     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Sep 24, 2019
Someone recently sent me the following question in a Facebook message: Could you do a post about environmentally friendly ways to take a meal? I'm trying hard not to [...]
 
 
Crock Pot Apple Sauce
 
Crock Pot Apple Sauce     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Sep 17, 2019
I find it extremely difficult to say farewell to summer, so I often don't start cooking autumn dishes until mid-October or later. I will always prefer a [...]
 
 
Grieving, Gratefulness and Grace
 
Grieving, Gratefulness and Grace     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Sep 10, 2019
We often experience immense joy and sorrow together, especially during major life changes. Joy is hidden in sorrow and sorrow in joy. If we try to avoid sorrow at all costs, we may never taste [...]
 
 
No Recipe Required
 
No Recipe Required     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Sep 3, 2019
I love a good recipe. In fact, one of my main jobs on this website has been creating a recipe page filled with step by step directions for delicious and [...]
 
 
Get Well Gift Ideas for Teen Girls (or anyone for that matter)
 
Get Well Gift Ideas for Teen Girls (or anyone for that matter)     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Aug 27, 2019
My (almost) teen daughter had knee surgery two months ago and her lack of mobility definitely discouraged her in the weeks following the surgery. [...]
 
 
How to Talk to Someone with Cancer
 
How to Talk to Someone with Cancer     Posted By: Tim Schwartz, on Aug 20, 2019
Here is a non-exhaustive list of ways to talk with some who has cancer that I have learned over the past 9.5 years [...]
 
 
What Funeral Food is Most Appreciated
 
What Funeral Food is Most Appreciated     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Aug 13, 2019
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 [...]
 
 
Tips for a Successful Meal Swap with Friends
 
Tips for a Successful Meal Swap with Friends     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Aug 6, 2019
As we all adjust to the end of the summer and back-to-school routines one dilemma always remains. What to make for dinner! Like many of you, this is a constant challenge at [...]
 
 
Are You Ready for National Friendship Day?
 
Are You Ready for National Friendship Day?     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jul 30, 2019
If you're like me, you probably didn't know that National Friendship Day is the first Sunday in August each year. Over the past two months, my daughter has been recovering from [...]
 
 
The Perfect Time to Teach Kids to Cook
 
The Perfect Time to Teach Kids to Cook     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jul 23, 2019
I hope you're having a pleasant summer! We're enjoying the break from school, but it's been a bit of an infirmary around here due to some [...]
 
 
6 Unusual Ways to Help From a Distance
 
6 Unusual Ways to Help From a Distance     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Jul 16, 2019
We often hear from others who want to care for a loved one from a distance, especially an elderly parent. It can feel a little daunting to know how to [...]
 
 
No One Brings Dinner When _______
 
No One Brings Dinner When _______     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jul 9, 2019
A few years ago, I read an article titled, Comfort Food, No One Brings Dinner When Your Daughter is an Addict. The author made an excellent point regarding [...]
 
 
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