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 [...]
 
 
☀ A Fun Summer Activity ☀
 
☀ A Fun Summer Activity ☀     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on May 28, 2019
School is almost over and the fun days of summer are coming. Fun, that is, for a few days (if we are lucky) until the question I am bored. What can I do? is asked on [...]
 
 
Update! MORE Not So Obvious Times to Take A Meal
 
Update! MORE Not So Obvious Times to Take A Meal     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on May 21, 2019
In April, I wrote about 12 not-so-obvious times to take a meal to a friend. Wow! The response to that post was overwhelming (in a good way) and extremely [...]
 
 
Ways to Help Before a Hospital Stay
 
Ways to Help <i>Before</i> a Hospital Stay     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on May 14, 2019
When my son was born with a congenital heart defect, we were told that he would need 3 heart surgeries. The first two came quickly during his first year of life. Now he is [...]
 
 
Piece of Cake: Easy Planning for Baby & Bridal Showers
 
Piece of Cake: Easy Planning for Baby & Bridal Showers     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on May 7, 2019
Whether you are planning a bridal shower, a wedding shower or a baby shower, PerfectPotluck.com makes it easy for your friends to [...]
 
 
Let Her Know How You Feel
 
Let Her Know How You Feel     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Apr 30, 2019
Guess what! You asked and we listened. For a limited time, our YOU ARE LOVED spoons can be ordered alone! [...]
 
 
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 Apr 23, 2019
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 [...]
 
 
The Gift of Freezer Meals
 
The Gift of Freezer Meals     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Apr 16, 2019
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How to Plan an A+ Teacher Appreciation Week
 
How to Plan an A+ Teacher Appreciation Week     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Apr 9, 2019
Are you short on time and want to achieve an amazing Teacher Appreciation Week? We can help with your event planning details. We know class parents and [...]
 
 
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