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Welcome to the TakeThemAMeal.com Blog. We hope you find our articles to be helpful resources as you care for your friends, family, co-workers and neighbors. Please take a moment to meet our contributors as we're certain you will come to love them as much as we do! If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact me at adina@TakeThemAMeal.com.
 

Don't Let This Happen To Your Meal - Our New Recipes and Features
 
Don't Let This Happen To Your Meal - Our New Recipes and Features     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Oct 27, 2014
Did you know that we test and photograph every recipe in our TakeThemAMeal.com recipe section? These are recipes that transport easily and taste delicious, so that makes them perfect to [...]
 
 
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day
 
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day     Posted By: Kate Kelty, Author, The Grace To Grieve on Oct 15, 2014
October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. And so to that end, today I want to honor our little ones. Today I want to exalt all of the [...]
 
 
Loaded Baked Potato Soup
 
Loaded Baked Potato Soup     Posted By: Janelle Nehrenz, Author, Comfy in the Kitchen on Oct 13, 2014
This comfort soup is one of my absolute favorites...it's creamy, cheesy, and hearty. The perfect choice to make for your family and to [...]
 
 
Project Chemo Comfies
 
Project Chemo Comfies     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Sep 29, 2014
You're invited to join us this year for Project Chemo Comfies. Last year, my family donated over 350 fleece blankets to two cancer centers in Maryland to give out to their patients during the holidays! [...]
 
 
The Unexpected Gifts of Disappointment
 
The Unexpected Gifts of Disappointment     Posted By: Kate Kelty, Author, The Grace To Grieve on Sep 15, 2014
Recently I have been contemplating loss in a new way. I have been thinking about what loss gives me- what it awards me. I recently faced a great disappointment [...]
 
 
Easy Crescent Apple Dumplings - your friends will never guess the SECRET ingredient!
 
Easy Crescent Apple Dumplings - your friends will never guess the SECRET ingredient!     Posted By: Janelle Nehrenz, Author, Comfy in the Kitchen on Sep 9, 2014
I'll never forget the first time I tried these apple dumplings at my Mother-in-Law's house. She walked out of the kitchen wearing [...]
 
 
Top 10 Freezer Meals to Take to Others
 
Top 10 Freezer Meals to Take to Others     Posted By: Rachel Tiemeyer, Co-author of ThrivingHomeBlog.com on Sep 3, 2014
After years of freezer meal cooking and taking meals to others in need, I've found that these 10 recipes work the best to [...]
 
 
Follow Up to Our Proposed Change to Thank You Note Etiquette
 
Follow Up to Our Proposed Change to Thank You Note Etiquette     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Aug 25, 2014
I was overwhelmed by the positive response to our suggestion that thank you note etiquette should be changed. If you are interested in [...]
 
 
Taking Meals Made Easier
 
Taking Meals Made Easier     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Aug 18, 2014
So, what do you do if you've never taken a meal to someone and you've been invited to participate in a meal schedule? [...]
 
 
A Significant Turn on the Wheel of Life
 
A Significant Turn on the Wheel of Life     Posted By: Davene Fisher, Author, Spilled on Aug 11, 2014
Today my sweet little two-year-old daughter brought me a flower for the first time. [...]
 
 
Homemade Salsa! Mmmmm
 
Homemade Salsa! Mmmmm     Posted By: Janelle Nehrenz, Author, Comfy in the Kitchen on Aug 4, 2014
A very timely recipe for those of you who garden, this homemade salsa is one of my favorites . As a meal ministry it is excellent to go along side [...]
 
 
Our New Products
 
Our New Products     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jul 7, 2014
We're are happy to announce that TakeThemAMeal insulated bags and mugs are now available for sale on our website! After several months of testing products, we've found [...]
 
 
A Proposed Change to Thank You Note Etiquette
 
A Proposed Change to Thank You Note Etiquette     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jul 2, 2014
I have received several complaint emails on the topic of "thank you notes" from people who have taken a meal through one of our meal schedules. Those who have written are offended because they never [...]
 
 
DIY Canvas Art
 
DIY Canvas Art     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jun 23, 2014
I've written before that I love giving handmade gifts, but I often find that challenging when the recipient is a male. We wanted to have a special [...]
 
 
Grape Salad, Low-fat and Gluten free
 
Grape Salad, Low-fat and Gluten free     Posted By: Janelle Nehrenz, Author, Comfy in the Kitchen on Jun 9, 2014
I tried this amazing dessert for the first time at a recent family gathering. I took my first bite with a bit of caution because [...]
 
 
My Mother's Dresses
 
My Mother's Dresses     Posted By: Davene Fisher, Author, Spilled on Jun 2, 2014
Talk about bittersweet. Yesterday evening I took my daughter and walked down to my parents' house to help with a project that my dad has been requesting my assistance with for a long [...]
 
 
An Unexpected Gift
 
An Unexpected Gift     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on May 26, 2014
Someone I just met gave me the nicest gift, and she had no idea how much it would mean to me. Barb didn't know me other than the fact that we were both informal cheerleaders for the [...]
 
 
Cinnamon Chip Scones
 
Cinnamon Chip Scones     Posted By: Janelle Nehrenz, Author, Comfy in the Kitchen on May 19, 2014
There is nothing that says "welcome" like freshly baked goods - warm out of the oven. These cinnamon chip scones are no exception. They are buttery, [...]
 
 
6 Creative and Practical Ways to Help
 
6 Creative and Practical Ways to Help     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on May 13, 2014
As I mentioned many times, we have been overwhelmed (in the best possible way!) by all the support we've received during this season of life. We can never write down all that [...]
 
 
Our story and the power of a hand written note. You arenít struggling alone.
 
Our story and the power of a hand written note. You arenít struggling alone.     Posted By: Sarah Pruett, Owner, Letterography on May 5, 2014
When I met my husband, Scott, I was in grad school. He came to talk to my class about "life after a spinal cord injury" and I thought he was the [...]
 
 
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