When someone you know dies, there is a good chance that you’ll want to let the family know how much that life meant to you. Families of the deceased are often in turmoil and funerals are tumultuous events for them. To show respect without impinging upon this private time, it is customary to send flowers […]
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The relationship between plants and humans is often one of sustaining life for the latter, although with the rise of the “green movement” and being more environmentally conscious, the relationship is becoming more mutually beneficial.
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For many people, there is something reassuring in a bloom…
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Lynn Isenberg offers unique suggestions for personalized grief tributes that can be created to reflect individual lives.
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…one funeral arrangement per funeral is all you need to think about, and only if you are a family member or a close friend.
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Funeral home business is catching on to Twitter!
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This particular entry regards flowers — specifically, the arranging and recording of flowers for a Protestant church funeral.
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Perhaps by adding the Shanidar plants listed above to your next funeral arrangement, you can alter history – or, at least encourage debate among future scholars.
Filed under: Funeral Arrangements, Funeral Flowers, History of Funerals, Traditions on October 20th, 2009 | No Comments »
A loved one has died, and the obituary does not stipulate that flowers are unwelcome. What do you do now? Do you send a vase of flowers, a wreath or a plant? Many florists are familiar with your dilemma, and they have answers to your questions.
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Have you thought about how your body might be handled after you die? If so, you may have considered creating options for your burial now, even when young. But, the thought of walking into a funeral home to discuss those options might keep you from making those decisions.
Filed under: Alternatives, Cemeteries, Cremation, Death & Dying, Funeral Arrangements, Funeral Basics, Funeral Flowers, Funeral Songs, Plan Your Own, Traditions on September 3rd, 2009 | No Comments »