Shop Local: 3 Ways Funeral Homes Support The Local Community

Small town communities are making a comeback. For the last decade, the local-made, hometown shop owner has been struggling to keep up with the eCommerce giants of the world who enticed shoppers with things like two-day shipping and bottom-dollar prices. (We’re looking at you, Amazon and Walmart.com.) But it seems as though the cracks in […]

The Go-To Guide To Writing Great Funeral Thank-You Notes

“Do people still write thank-notes?” This question is often asked to funeral directors when helping families prepare for a funeral. The short answer? Yes.   The thank-you note writing tradition is strong in my family. But other families may have questions about writing thank-you notes following a funeral service, such as why write them in […]

5 Things To NEVER Do When Sending Sympathy Flowers

It’s never easy to find the right words to say to someone who is going through a personal loss. “I’m sorry for your loss” just seems so generic, whereas “they will be missed” just doesn’t seem to convey how deep and impactful the loss is. So when death impacts someone close to us, we’re often […]

What Do Families Do With Flowers AFTER The Funeral?

One question often asked by families, friends and funeral home professionals alike is what should be done with the flowers after a funeral service is over? Many traditional memorials and funeral services include decorative floral pieces, as well as sympathy flowers sent by family and friends to the funeral home. But after the services have […]

Mom Was Always Right… 4 Reasons Why You Should Send Flowers To A Funeral

As you get older, you learn a lot about life. Your perspectives change, your interests change, and you just become a lot more enlightened about the world in general. But one mindset change that we were absolutely not prepared for was one that we had been rejecting our entire life. We tried to stay strong. […]

5 Sympathy Gifts (Other Than Flowers) That Are A Beautiful Expression of Support

It can be difficult to know what’s appropriate or meaningful when it comes to funerals, whether you’re trying to figure out what to say to someone who is grieving, what to wear when attending a memorial event, or even what to send to a family when expressing your support. For those who are lucky enough […]

Help Families Send The Right Funeral Flowers With This Graphic

Connect Your Families With The E-Commerce Services They Want Today’s families are more connected with digital convenience than ever before. They don’t want to click through to a new website for every single service they need… they want a one-stop-shop that will meet all of their needs in one convenient place. And this is more […]

Why Do People Send Sympathy Flowers To Funerals?

It’s a gesture so tried and true that we never even think to question it… When someone loses a loved one, their friends often show love and support by sending flowers. Flowers and funerals have gone hand-in-hand for ages, and the simplest explanation is that it’s tradition—sending sympathy flowers is just a nice thing to […]

Common Questions Your Families Ask Us (And How You Should Answer Them)

We have a pretty awesome and unique position in the funeral profession here at funeralOne… every day we get to work closely with you, the funeral professional, to help you deliver extraordinary experiences to families. But, did you know that we also get to speak to the family and friends that are attending your services, […]

The Magic Healing Power of Sympathy Flowers and Gifts

Are you ready to have your mind blown? Because we have some big news… some completely crazy and outrageous news that will change everything. Ready for it? Here it comes… flowers and gifts have the power to make people happy! Crazy, right?! Okay, okay… we’re not being totally serious in our shock by this news. […]