Our 9 Favorite Gifts of 2016
 
Our 9 Favorite Gifts of 2016     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Dec 5, 2016
This is always my favorite blog post to write. I love to provide gift ideas that might be an encouragement to you or meaningful for your friends and family. [...]
 
 
Making Your Own Dumplings
 
Making Your Own Dumplings     Posted By: Emily Neil, on Nov 18, 2016
You may find you're feeling stuck in the same make-ahead meals. Whatever you make is changing someone's day for the better, but could it also [...]
 
 
Speak Their Names
 
Speak Their Names     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Nov 10, 2016
Grieving people want to hear the name of their lost loved ones spoken. Whether the person died recently or years ago, hearing the name is [...]
 
 
Questions To Ask A Meal Recipient
 
Questions To Ask A Meal Recipient     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Nov 4, 2016
In 2012, TakeThemAMeal.com user, Kathy Ridgeway, sent us a very helpful questionnaire she used when setting up meals for families in her church. Over the years we made a few tweaks. These questions would be helpful to [...]
 
 
What Grieving People Wish You Knew
 
What Grieving People Wish You Knew     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Oct 27, 2016
I have recently started this book, and it is already one of my ALL TIME FAVORITES. Knowing what to do when someone is grieving does not come [...]
 
 
Full Circle Quilts
 
Full Circle Quilts     Posted By: Kathleen Neiley, Founder of Full Circle Quilts on Oct 20, 2016
When people are facing a life challenge like cancer, injury or the loss of a loved one, they need the support of their friends and family. We know this is true, and we want to help, yet [...]
 
 
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day
 
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day     Posted By: Kate Kelty, Author, The Grace To Grieve on Oct 14, 2016
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 [...]
 
 
October Meal Inspiration
 
October Meal Inspiration     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Oct 7, 2016
Sometimes the hardest part of taking someone a meal for me is choosing what to make. Here is an idea for a complete meal using some tested and easily [...]
 
 
Get Well Spoon
 
Get Well Spoon     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Sep 29, 2016
After my dad died, my sister sent me a spoon that was engraved with You Are My Sunshine. My dad used to sing us that song. Whenever I pull that [...]
 
 
Crock Pot Applesauce
 
Crock Pot Applesauce     Posted By: Janelle Nehrenz, Author, Comfy in the Kitchen on Sep 21, 2016
Who would have thought that making homemade applesauce was so easy? I have had numerous people tell me that after making this recipe, they vow never to [...]
 
 
Tips for Extended Meal Schedules
 
Tips for Extended Meal Schedules     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Sep 15, 2016
Sometimes circumstances demand that meals are needed not just for weeks, but for months or even longer. Here are some tips on how to [...]
 
 
Hungering to Share
 
Hungering to Share     Posted By: April Hamilton, Author, April's Kitchen Encounter on Sep 8, 2016
With the recent flooding in southern Louisiana, we have seen many people caring for others in the Baton Rouge community through meal schedules. April Hamilton is a blogger and food writer who recently [...]
 
 
Walking Tacos
 
Walking Tacos     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Sep 1, 2016
I was first introduced to Walking Tacos about 2 years ago when they were for sale at a Relay for Life that I was participating [...]
 
 
How to be a faithful friend during the hardest seasons of life
 
How to be a faithful friend during the hardest seasons of life     Posted By: Kate Kelty, Author, The Grace To Grieve on Aug 25, 2016
As I reflect on friendship in the midst of grief there are certain memories that rise to the surface. These moments inserted beauty into the bitterness of my [...]
 
 
Awesome Women Giveaway
 
Awesome Women Giveaway     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Aug 17, 2016
This past spring, Adina Bailey, co-founder of our site, was contacted by Good Housekeeping Magazine. Adina was surprised and honored [...]
 
 
Homemade Salsa! Mmmmm
 
Homemade Salsa! Mmmmm     Posted By: Janelle Nehrenz, Author, Comfy in the Kitchen on Aug 11, 2016
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 [...]
 
 
Free Printable Label for Meals
 
Free Printable Label for Meals     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Aug 4, 2016
Once I'm finished preparing a meal for a friend, I typically rush to the computer to type out the menu or I'll write out the cooking directions quickly on a [...]
 
 
Taking Fun Foods
 
Taking Fun Foods     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jul 28, 2016
Did you know that TakeThemAMeal.com is on Pinterest? We have 32 boards full of fantastic ideas for meal taking, such as “Taking Cancer Friendly Meals”, “Taking Extras for Hard Days", and [...]
 
 
Setting Up a Meal Schedule for Hard Situations
 
Setting Up a Meal Schedule for Hard Situations     Posted By: Adina Bailey, Co-Founder, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jul 21, 2016
Your friend is suddenly facing a very difficult situation and you know that having meals prepared by friends for a few days, weeks, or months would be a huge help. We know these times can be overwhelming and confusing because [...]
 
 
July Meal Inspiration
 
July Meal Inspiration     Posted By: Maureen Witmer, Director of Outreach, TakeThemAMeal.com on Jul 14, 2016
Sometimes the hardest part of taking someone a meal for me is choosing what to make. Here is an idea for a complete meal using some [...]
 
 
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