funeral

Get it In Writing: Prearranging A Funeral

I love to read advice columns for some reason. In one of the columns a reader wrote-in showing concern for her husband. The man would frequently talk about what he wanted at his funeral as well as other after life decisions. The problem was that he never did anything about…...

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Should You Bring a Gift to a Funeral?

 Do you need to bring a gift to a funeral? Funeral etiquette can be different depending on unique cultural traditions; but there is some general etiquette for funerals that are widely understood. Emotions are already flowing. Loved ones are stressed out and mourning. The last thing you would want to…...

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5 Reasons People Don’t Pre Plan their Funerals

Pre planning a funeral probably is not on many peoples’ list of favorite things to do. That makes it easier to avoid doing it all together. There are so many reasons people do not pre plan. Today I will talk about some of the reasons, dare I say ‘excuses’ that…...

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Who Pays For a Funeral?

There are two sure things in life 1) You will die, 2) someone will pay for your funeral. So the question is who pays for a funeral? Many of us, especially those of us who are young and healthy, do not want to think about our eventual death. When there…...

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The Ultimate Goodbye Party- Funeral Preplanning

Getting Started: PrePlanning the Funeral you Desire   Are you still at home?  Just checking. As time passes during the “safer at home” initiative there are so many things that we could, should or would get done. Really, though preplanning end of life decisions is a no-brainer.  Start small if…...

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Pre Planning Funerals

Failure to Pre Plan is (pre) planning to fail.    In last week’s blog I talked about problems caused when we don’t pre-plan for end-of-life. Feel free to jump back and read that post to get all the info. I will do a quick recap and then we will look…...

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5 Ways to Plan a Natural Burial

Do you want to have the funeral you desire? Do you want to prepare things in advance and take the burden off of your loved ones who will be mourning their loss of you.  Pre-planning your own funeral will allow all of this to be taken care of. Not only…...

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