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Funeral Home Weddings Are On the Rise

"'Til death do us part" could come full circle for some couples

The appeal of funeral home weddings is easy to understand. A Pew Research study released in 2015 found that a growing number of U.S. adults do not identify with a particular religion. Thus, the need for secular wedding venues is … Continue reading

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From Wedding to Hospice

One woman rethinks used wedding bouquets

Wedding bouquets are intricate and stunning, but when the ceremony is over, most of the flowers either wind up in a trash bin, or they’re left to wilt on someone’s kitchen counter for weeks. Floral designer Shawn Chamberlain wants to change … Continue reading

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How a Bride’s Photoshoot Helped Heal the Loss of a Fiancé

Janine's fiancé died just before their wedding — and she found a unique, powerful way to grieve

“I began to develop a plan,” explained Matt Adcock, “one that would involve a symbolic and ceremonial liberation from grief.” It’s important to understand that Adcock does not work in the funeral industry — nor does he work in counseling, … Continue reading

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