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Saying goodbye to Gran


A Simple Guide to Maintaining Your Loved One’s Headstone

People hold on to their departed loved ones in many ways; memories, photos and small keepsakes are treasured items that can keep you feeling connected. Then there is the public memorial to those departed—their grave complete with headstone—which is a place for you to visit and spend time. You'll have spent time thinking about the material, the colour, the shape and size, and finally, the words that capture who they were and what they meant to the people who loved them. Read More 

3 Money Saving Tips When Planning For and Executing a Funeral

Planning for a funeral is difficult, especially where the deceased did not leave express wishes and the family is on a tight budget. Many families find themselves torn between making financially-sound decisions and feeling like they truly honoured the memory of their loved one. However, the thought that lavish funerals are the only way to show true love and devotion to a deceased loved one's memory is mistaken: there are ways to go about the funeral that would still be sensibly honourable but friendlier on the pocket. Read More 

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Saying goodbye to Gran

My grandma had such a hard life. She was a real battler and had seen some tragic things, but she kept going and kept a smile on her face. I hope that we did a good job in honouring her spirit with her funeral services. When someone has had a hard life, it's a balance to tell everyone their story while also remembering the light and fun sides of their personality. Remembering someone so special is a blessing but also a great responsibility. This blog is all about making sure you say goodbye in a way that remembers the whole person.