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 [...]
 
 
How We Help You with Food Allergies
 
How We Help You with Food Allergies     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jul 2, 2019
We recently had some allergy testing done for our son and I was reminded again of the importance of protecting him against exposure to [...]
 
 
Small Steps to Make a Big Impact
 
Small Steps to Make a Big Impact     Posted By: Meredith Nicely, on Jun 25, 2019
When I first heard the song, Dream Small by singer-songwriter Josh Wilson, I had mixed emotions. Even the title is counter cultural. The next line, though, was so [...]
 
 
Surgery Update & Hospital Care Tips
 
Surgery Update & Hospital Care Tips     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jun 18, 2019
Many of you have asked how Maureen's son, John, is doing after his heart surgery on June 13th. Last Wednesday morning, we met as a staff with Maureen to have some [...]
 
 
Fresh Strawberry Recipes You'll Love
 
Fresh Strawberry Recipes You'll Love     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Jun 11, 2019
Fresh summer strawberries are one of the most popular treats! The sweet, slightly tart berries are widely loved in desserts, smoothies, salads, jams and just about [...]
 
 
A Special Memory and Taking Tea
 
A Special Memory and Taking Tea     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jun 4, 2019
You might already know this, but the idea for TakeThemAMeal.com came about when my dearest friend needed meals for an extended period of time. Eleven years ago, Rachel was [...]
 
 
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