Flowers, Poems and Beautiful Elements for Funerals

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Flowers, Poems and Beautiful Elements for Funerals

Hi, my name is Maxine, and I'm glad you find my blog. A few years ago, I lost my husband, and I learned how challenging it can be to plan a funeral. Luckily, I had the help of a great funeral director to guide me. One of the things he impressed upon me was the need to make funerals beautiful. There are a host of ways that you can do that, and they include everything from readings to songs and from flowers to the venue. If you are planning a funeral, I offer condolences on your loss, and I hope you can find the information you seek here. Thank you for reading!

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Two funeral arranging tips for visually impaired people
14 May 2021

Here are some funeral arranging tips to follow if

Benefits of a Custom Memorial Bench for a Monument
29 January 2021

If you are considering upgrading the monuments for

When an Open Casket Funeral Becomes a Family Dispute
21 December 2020

A family dispute is the last thing you want when y

Replacing a Monument Headstone: A Guide
24 August 2020

If a family monument headstone is looking tired an

Funerals: When Next of Kin Refuse to Recognise the Deceased's Gender Transition
30 April 2020

When a transgender family member or friend passes

Funeral Arrangements: Tips on Reducing the Expenses

The loss of a close family member is emotionally draining and generally difficult, and it can result in extensive stress. The period can be particularly overwhelming if you are responsible for planning the funeral. Generally, you must consider diverse aspects such as the burial arrangement, take care of family accommodation and organise the ceremony. The cost of these funeral elements can be high, especially when you are working with limited financial resources. Read More 

Three Things You Need to Know about Pre-Planning Your Funeral Arrangements

The idea of pre-planning your funeral is something that many people consider to be part of insuring that your loved ones are taken care of when you pass. By having your funeral arrangements taken care of, you can ensure that your family can focus on the grieving process rather than on concerns over your burial and burial payments. Before you begin pre-planning your funeral arrangements, consider these three things that you should know. Read More 

Planning Your Own Funeral: 4 Tips for People With Cancer

Cancer can be a huge reminder of your mortality, and many people with cancer—whether is terminal or not—heed that reminder and plan their own funerals. If you have cancer and you want to plan your funeral in advance, that is relatively easy to do. Before you start planning your funeral, here are some tips to consider: 1. Prepare to encounter some possible disappointment or fear from friends or family If you haven't been speaking openly about your death with your family, they may find it difficult to accept you planning your own funeral. Read More 

Your Guide to Pre-Planning Your Funeral

Planning your own funeral can spare your loved ones from the emotional and financial burden of arranging your funeral in the future. A funeral director can walk you through your options and will take responsibility for carrying out your wishes when the time comes. You can choose to pay for your funeral expenses in a single lump sum or spread the payments out over several months. Here's an overview of what's involved: Read More 

Becomign an Executor of an Estate: Planning a Funeral for a Long Lost Relation

You've just been notified you are the "surprise" executor of an estate. Depending on your circumstances, it could be an estranged parent, an old lover who never took you off their will or a long lost relative whom you've never meet. Whether you met the deceased years ago or never at all, it can still be hard to plan their funeral services. Let these tips guide you: 1. Find out if the deceased has a pre-need Read More