9 Reasons To Be Grateful For Your Local Funeral Homes & Cemeteries This Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving today and I’m writing from a hipster cafe in the historic center of Lisbon, Portugal. We don’t celebrate Thanksgiving on this day per se, so I wanted to take a moment out of my day to be grateful. I’ve been writing for the funeralOne blog for nearly seven years now, and over these […]

The Challenges and Triumphs of Being a Funeral Professional During the Holiday Season

The holidays are an interesting time for funeral professionals. While everyone else taking time off of work and getting into the jolly cheer, you’re being asked to turn the volume of your willpower, focus and space holding abilities all the way up. Yep, the holidays are when you, my dear funeral professional, are being asked […]

15 Punny Halloween Costumes Only Funeral Directors Would Understand

Halloween, also known as the “witches New Year”, is a great time to be a funeral director. There are so many fun ways to celebrate and create a little humor with your co-workers and community. That is, if you’re not too busy to celebrate! Just in case you do find yourself extra busy this Halloween […]

9 Valentine’s Day DIYs That Honor The Ones We Love

For centuries, St. Valentine has been associated with love and romance. While he might not be the first person you think to partner with for a funeral home workshop or event, the many ideas people have to share their feelings on February 14th can also be adapted to help your families celebrate the life of […]

12 Days of Easy DIYs That Help Families Remember At Christmas

Christmas and remembrance go hand-in-hand. When we talk about the “true reason for the season,” many of these reasons are steeped in holiday remembrance: Family traditions that have carried over generation to generation, stories of holiday pastimes that are told around the fireplace, and even meals and movies shared that carry a special significance. So […]

14 Inspiring Resources That Will Help Families Celebrate Dad This Weekend

Father’s Day usually brings about thoughts of corny coffee mugs, patterned ties, and goofy aprons about being “king of the grill.” It’s an excuse to buy Dad a dorky card to make him laugh and to give us a way to say how much we love him, because there’s no such thing as saying it […]

4 Ways To Welcome Summer Into Your Funeral Home

Now that the Memorial Day Weekend festivities have officially come to a close and June is nearly upon us, that can only mean one thing — the summer season is practically here. Let’s face it… there is nothing quite like a beautiful summer day or a long, celebratory holiday weekend to bring light and cheerfulness […]

Why Celebrating Like The Irish Should Be An Everyday Activity At Your Funeral Home

The Irish sure know how to throw an amazing celebration… St. Patrick’s Day is a great testament to that. Whether they’re laughing, drinking, singing, yelling (or, most likely, doing a combination of all of above), one thing is for certain: no one celebrates life and lives it to the fullest quite like the Irish do. […]

Why Funeral Professionals Are The TRUE Santa Claus

Everyone knows that the holidays are so much more than presents and stockings. As Santa Claus would say, ‘Tis the season of giving… whether that’s giving back to your community, giving love to those around you, or even giving back to those who are less fortunate. But while the importance of giving back is amplified […]

7 Awesome Gifts For The Funeral Professional In Your Life

There’s nothing better than living your passion… and funeral professionals are some of the most passion-fueled people we know. Who else would leave the comfiness of their bed at 4am (for the second night in the row) to run off and help a family that’s not even their own? Who else would willingly skip birthday […]