Finding The Right Funeral Director

Finding The Right Funeral Director

It is one of the saddest things in life when a loved one passes away. It is a time for grieving and to remember all that is great about them. One of the time-honoured ways to remember and pay your respects is at the funeral. This is the event where everybody who knew and loved…

Planning an Eco-Friendly Funeral

Planning an Eco-Friendly Funeral

A green funeral is often the continuation of a lifetime of being environmentally conscious. People who have always tried to live a sustainable life and reduce their impact on the environment want to say goodbye to the world in the same way. There are many ways to hold an eco-friendly funeral, it’s simply a matter…

3 Meaningful Ways to Memorialise a Loved One

3 Meaningful Ways to Memorialise a Loved One

The practice of memorialisation has been around for millennia and is an integral part of every culture. More and more people are now choosing to honour the life of a deceased loved one through some kind of memorial, since many no longer have a place of burial to visit or lay flowers due to the…

How to Plan a COVID-friendly Funeral

How to Plan a COVID-friendly Funeral

With the number of changing restrictions and uncertainty around COVID-19, it’s hard to know what you can and can’t do when planning a funeral. If you or your attendees are vulnerable then you may need to make a few changes to the proceedings to ensure that everyone is safe while still having the best send-off…

Beautiful Ways to Create Memories with Ashes

Beautiful Ways to Create Memories with Ashes

Once your loved one has been cremated, their ashes will be returned to you. What you do with their ashes will depend on a few factors, including what your loved one’s wishes were and what your own preferences are. Other family members may also have their opinions on how the ashes of their loved one…

5 Reasons to Pre-Plan Your Funeral

Many funeral homes offer the option to pre-plan your own funeral so you can ensure everything will be done just as you like. However, there are a number of reasons you may wish to do this planning now, so no one else will need to in the future. 1. Things Will Be Done Your Way…

A Brief Guide to Planning a Wake

A Brief Guide to Planning a Wake

The loss of a loved one is never easy but many people find that a funeral and a wake helps them to process their grief. A wake is the name given to a social gathering that happens after the formal funeral service has taken place and they offer a chance to share memories with family…