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The Importance of Sending Flowers
Since ancient times, flowers have been a vital part of burial rites, going as far back as 60,000 BCE. While ancient peoples did not have as intricate floral arrangements, or flowers grown specifica...Read More >>
10 Inspirational Quotes for Eulogies
When writing a eulogy for a loved one who has passed, it can be difficult to find the right words. It is a challenge to capture the essence of your dearly departed in a speech, especially while cou...Read More >>
How do Children Cope with Loss at Different Ages?
Everyone handles the concept of death differently; especially children. At different ages, children may experience loss in different ways, as they develop a deeper understanding of death and they ...Read More >>
Flower Arrangement Types
There are many different types of flower arrangements for funeral homes, from crosses to wreaths, to sprays. When deciding on the style of arrangement you should send, it is important to understan...Read More >>
Funeral Procession Etiquette
In many families, having a funeral procession is traditional. The funeral procession symbolizes the final journey for the departed; and helps bring closure for the grieving. It also assists in keep...Read More >>
Leaving Behind Your Digital Assets - What You Need To Know
With today’s technology, we often leave as great an impact on the digital world as in the physical. Files saved on a computer, social media accounts; from financial accounts to c...Read More >>
Coping with Grief During the Holidays
Losing a close family member can be hard to accept. Grief and sorrow can be overwhelming after someone passes, and those feelings often creep up around the holidays. The holiday season for many pe...Read More >>
When Death Occurs Away From Home
When Death Occurs Away From Home Life has many unexpected twists and turns. In today’s world now more than ever, we are constantly on the move. Our lives are filled with exciting trips and adven...Read More >>
Should I Put My Funeral Plans in My Will?
Should I Put My Funeral Plans in My Will? It is a common misconception that you should put your funeral wishes in your Will. In most cases, the Will is read after all is said and done with the fun...Read More >>
Military Funeral Honors
Military Funeral Honors When a loved one who is an active member of the armed services or a veteran passes away, it is important for them to be rightfully honored for their service to our country....Read More >>