Caring for Yourself as you Care for Others
 
Caring for Yourself as you Care for Others     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Apr 24, 2018
We all have our tough seasons or days and some are tougher than others. While taking care of your self may seem like a luxury, the reality is it is a [...]
 
 
Give A Box of Sunshine
 
Give A Box of Sunshine     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Apr 17, 2018
I don't know if you agree, but this winter has felt especially long! As a result of a recent sad time at our house (that I'll write about in a future post), a thoughtful [...]
 
 
Clean Eating Recipes
 
Clean Eating Recipes     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Apr 10, 2018
Many diets come and go but one current eating trend seems to be here to stay: clean eating. Clean eating is being mindful of [...]
 
 
Hummingbird Cake, a true Southern classic
 
Hummingbird Cake, a true Southern classic     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Apr 3, 2018
I have to first admit I'm typically not a cake fan. I'm more of a pie person. However, this Hummingbird Cake recipe from my great [...]
 
 
Questions to Ask a Meal Recipient
 
Questions to Ask a Meal Recipient     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Mar 27, 2018
Often, we set up meal schedules for those we know best - close friends and family. But what happens when there's someone in your life who you [...]
 
 
From Our Farms to Your Friends
 
From Our Farms to Your Friends     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Mar 20, 2018
Over the years, we have heard from many of you who want to comfort a friend with a homecooked meal, but you live in a different [...]
 
 
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 Mar 13, 2018
A TakeThemAMeal user recently wrote to us that grief is a "strange monster." That really resonated with me, particularly in the way it [...]
 
 
Breakfast Pizza (plus tips to involve kids in the kitchen)
 
Breakfast Pizza (plus tips to involve kids in the kitchen)     Posted By: Lindsey Shantz, Customer Service Specialist on Mar 6, 2018
I have already started a family cookbook collection for my two kids (they are only 11 and 8) because I want to be able to pass on the [...]
 
 
15 Dump-and-Bake Dinners for Busy Weeknights
 
15 Dump-and-Bake Dinners for Busy Weeknights     Posted By: Blair Lonergan, TheSeasonedMom.com on Feb 27, 2018
I'm a mom to 3 young boys, so I'm very familiar with the challenges of juggling work, family commitments, and household chores - all while trying to [...]
 
 
What I Now Know About Grief
 
What I Now Know About Grief     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Feb 20, 2018
Today, I was transferring some of my family's favorite recipes from 2017 to my 2018 calendar, so I wouldn't [...]
 
 
Caring for Someone with the Flu
 
Caring for Someone with the Flu     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Feb 13, 2018
Chances are, you or someone you know has been in contact with the dangerous strain of the flu that is going around this year. And unfortunately, flu season isn't [...]
 
 
A Comforting Family Recipe
 
A Comforting Family Recipe     Posted By: Danielle Ayers Jones, on Feb 6, 2018
I sprinkle flour on the countertop and knead the dough, pressing it down with my palms in a rhythmic motion, before shaping it and placing it into [...]
 
 
Spiced Chai Mix
 
Spiced Chai Mix     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jan 30, 2018
Is there anything better than a hot cup of chai tea on a chilly day? Impress your friends and save yourself pricey trips to a coffee shop by preparing this [...]
 
 
5 Reasons Your Friends Will Love You for Sending Our Meals
 
5 Reasons Your Friends Will Love You for Sending Our Meals     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jan 19, 2018
This year, we've made a BIG change to our store. A few years ago, friends using our site wanted an option when they lived out of [...]
 
 
10 Years! {GIVEAWAY POST}
 
10 Years! {GIVEAWAY POST}     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jan 12, 2018
Rachel was enjoying dessert with friends after Christmas caroling at a nursing home. The 31-year old mother of 4 was perfectly healthy; no one had any reason to think that [...]
 
 
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, 2017
Every year, after holiday plans have fallen into place, lists are crossed out, and shopping starts winding down, my thoughts start turning to [...]
 
 
When taking meals isn't your thing
 
When taking meals isn't your thing     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Dec 22, 2017
Do you (get nervous) when you're invited to take a meal (to someone)? If your answer is yes, don't worry, you're not alone. Showing up at someone's door on the correct day and time with a [...]
 
 
Do Not Be Afraid of Food Allergies When Taking a Meal
 
Do Not Be Afraid of Food Allergies When Taking a Meal     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Dec 15, 2017
Taking a meal to someone with a food allergy can be extremely intimidating. We have two children with peanut and tree nut allergies, so I'm used to [...]
 
 
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 8, 2017
Every year, after holiday plans have fallen into place, lists are crossed out, and shopping starts winding down, my thoughts start turning to [...]
 
 
Easy Peanut Butter Fudge, Only 4 Ingredients
 
Easy Peanut Butter Fudge, Only 4 Ingredients     Posted By: Janelle Nehrenz, Author, Comfy in the Kitchen on Dec 1, 2017
I found it! The PERFECT fudge!!!! It's EASY, has only 4 ingredients, doesn't require constant stirring... or a candy thermometer... or even a stove! WHA??? That's right ladies!!! [...]
 
 
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