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A sweet idea to personalize a celebration of life

Aunt Ida's Poppy Seed Cookies

Wow these poppy seed cookies look wonderful! What a good idea for a celebration of life, serve your loved ones favorite treat that they were known for. As a bonus, provide friends and family with the recipe.

I heard a wonderful story on NPR the other night while driving home. It’s about the Brass sisters known as the Queens of Comfort Food from Cambridge Massachusetts.  They tell the story of how, in their younger years, the sisters would go over to their Aunt Ida’s house and watch the TV show Dallas and get caught up. Continue reading

Idea for a thoughtful gift to hand out at a funeral

Recipe Card Idea for Funeral

Great idea for a funeral or celebration of life print a couple recipes of dishes your loved one was known for and share them with guests.

In speaking with a customer today, she asked if I had any ideas of what she could do to personalize a celebration of life that she was holding for her sister. In our discussion she ended up giving me a great idea that I thought I’d share with you. Continue reading

Memory Cards Used at a Friend’s Funeral

Last week, I attended the memorial service of a husband of one of my good friends. While I often help provide customers with ideas to celebrate the life of loved one, it’s rare that I’m called upon to help a friend with ideas to personalize a memorial service.

Funeral Cards

My Special Memory of You cards where friends and family share their memories of your loved on. These cards can be handed down to generations to come.

I felt fortunate that it’s a subject that I happen to know a bit about and my friend Sally really appreciated it. Continue reading

A Great Creative Way to Capture Memories of a Loved One

Large martini glass to hold memories of your loved one. What a great idea for a funeral service or Celebration of Life.

I was inspired today by a customer who told me she was planning her mother-in-law’s funeral and she came up with a great idea. Her mother-in-law loved to drink martinis, so she is going to have friends and family write their memories on a nice piece of cardstock, and then they will put their memories in an oversized martini glass.

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Memory Tables and Memory Boards from a Funeral… Worth Sharing

Last week, my friend Doug sent me an email saying his 92 year old father was in hospice and not expected to live much longer.  I worked with Doug several years ago at an advertising agency in San Francisco and we’ve continued to stay in touch. Doug is very creative and has a heart of gold. He was so nice to share photos of the memory tables, photos and memory boards he put together for his father’s funeral – memorial service. Continue reading