Choosing Sympathy Flowers: Flowers & Their Meanings

  Choosing Sympathy Flowers: Flowers & Their Meanings You don’t have to be a professional florist to know what flowers to include in your sympathy arrangement. Here is a guide on how to choose sympathy flowers, including types of flowers to send and their meanings. Food and flowers can bring…...

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One Simple Rule: How to Write a Sympathy Note

One Simple Rule: How to Write a Sympathy Note It’s surprising but true: many people avoid sending much-needed sympathy notes because, simply, they don’t know what to write. While it can seem overwhelming to strike an appropriate tone and find the “right” words, know that the recipient isn’t reading your…...

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How to Write an Obituary: Five Tips

How to Write an Obituary: Five Tips We’ve all read the traditional obituaries packed with the the names, places, people, career highlights that defined a person’s life. And while these examples should make it easy to put pen to paper, when we’re called on to write an obituary, they can…...

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Which to Choose: Burial or Cremation?

Which to Choose: Burial or Cremation? How do you choose between cremation vs. burial? Not sure what you prefer? Here are some things to consider to help you make the best decision. Advantages of Cremation The cremation rate in the U.S. has almost doubled in the past 15 years, according…...

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What to Do First When Someone Dies

What to Do First When Someone Dies Who do I call? What should I say? Here’s what to do first when someone dies, and what to do in the hours and days that follow. What should you do first when someone dies? Death isn’t something we encounter every day so…...

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