Remember Me – Remember me with smiles not tears

Remember Me Remember me with smiles not tears, for all the joy through all the years. Recall the closeness that was ours, A love as “sweet” as fragrant flowers. Don’t dwell on thoughts that cause you pain, We’ll see each other once again. I am at peace….try to believe, It was my time….I had to […]

My Mom: Whole Body Donation, Memorial and Scattering Ashes

My Mom: Whole Body Donation, Memorial and Scattering Ashes

It has been five years since we scattered my mom’s ashes at sunset on Anna Maria Island, FL. There isn’t a day that goes by she isn’t in my thoughts and I don’t think that will ever change. She is so much a part of me. She taught me almost everything. If she didn’t know […]

Grief Sneaks Up on You

Grief Sneaks Up on You

Grief Sneaks Up on You: Yesterday was my birthday and I spent the better half of it in tears. Monday, 9/12, I was easily irritated and felt walled off. By the evening I was so angry and wanted no one around me. In order to cheer me up, my husband gave me my birthday presents early. I […]

Orlando Strong: Tributes, Memorials, and Remembrances

The outpouring of love, generosity, and kindness shows me that Orlando is truly the City Beautiful because of its people. I went to bed Saturday night after a quiet day with my family only to wake up Sunday shocked and stunned. Not believing 49 people were shot and killed and another 53 injured. All this unfathomable violence at […]

Invitation Mourning Card Announcement Wording Examples

Invitation, Mourning Card, & Announcement Verse Examples

A meaningful and practical way to give family and friends a keepsake of your departed loved one. Losing a loved one is difficult. Whether it was expected or not, a formal announcement will most likely occur among family and friends. Below are several funeral announcement wording examples for different types of ceremonies; i.e. a Celebration of […]