5 Memorial Video Hacks That Will Take Your Videos From Simple to STUNNING

Tribute videos are a HUGE trend in the funeral profession… While these stunning life memorials used to be something that you would see once in a blue moon during a funeral service or life celebration, they are now becoming one of the most common requests from today’s families. And it makes sense why… Photos have […]

11 Modern Funeral Songs That Celebrate Life

Funerals are getting more and more personalized these days… families are swapping out light funeral refreshments for full-on food and beverage stations, and even planning weekend-long memorial celebrations instead of a traditional funeral service! (Don’t believe us? Just check out these out-of-the-box funeral personalization ideas.) But planning a personalized funeral service doesn’t have to be […]

How To Bring Storytelling And Celebration Back Into The Funeral Home

As I walk into the funeral home for my friend’s visitation, I take a deep breath. I lock arms with a friend, and we begin to do the same visitation dance that hundreds of other mourners had already done that day. Hug the people who’ve gathered out in the hallways, desperate to escape the unfamiliarity […]

15 Celebratory Poems & Readings To Use At Your Next Funeral

A 2014 survey by the Pew Research Center found that 22.8 percent of Americans consider themselves unaffiliated with a traditional faith, claiming to be either atheist, agnostic or “nothing in particular.” While the majority of living Americans declare a religious association or identity, there’s still a significant and growing portion who don’t participate in a […]

10 Personalization Ideas That Will Help You Create A Pinterest-Worthy Funeral Celebration

  After spending any amount of time in the funeral profession, a few things become clear: A strong team can accomplish anything, everyone feels grief in different ways, and a personalized funeral or memorial service is one of the biggest and most frequent requests families have when making arrangements for a loved one… More and […]

3 Secrets For Hosting An Unforgettable Funeral Your Community Won’t Forget

In life, unforgettable is almost always better than good or great. Would you rather have a good burger or an unforgettable burger? A great kiss or an unforgettable kiss? And when it comes to your funeral, would you rather have a send off that was good… or unforgettable? That’s what we thought. So when it […]

The Dummies’ Guide To Embracing Funeral Trends (& Finding Success)

Green funerals, out-of-this-world ash scattering ceremonies, celebratory events that resemble weddings more than funerals… it’s easy to see that the shape of funerals is changing into something completely different than anything we’ve known before. In fact, there are few words that we hear more in the funeral professional than “change.” The promise (or to some, […]

11 Wedding Personalization Ideas To Steal For Funerals

If there’s one thing today’s families appreciate the most when it comes to funeral services, it’s personalization. They don’t want to plan or attend a memorial service that could feel like it’s honoring just anyone; they want to know they’re honoring and remembering their loved one, in an appropriate and heartfelt way. As you tend […]

INFOGRAPHIC: What Song Should You Play At A Funeral?

Want to embed this infographic on your own website?! Just copy and paste the following into your blog. Or visit this link to share it on your Facebook or Twitter page. Did we miss one of your favorite funeral songs?! Let us know in the comment below! Also be sure to check out our post […]

4 Of The Most Amazing Ways Video Can Be Used By Funeral Homes

The funeral profession has seen its fair share of innovations over the last decade. Not too long ago, our families would learn about their loved one’s passing through newspaper clippings or a phone call from a family member. But now, it’s not uncommon for many family members and friends to learn about a loved one’s […]