Get Ordained Blog - Page #77

IKEA Offers Virtual Wedding Service

"Brollop Online," the recent cyber offering from Swedish furniture company IKEA, sticks to the company's mission of furnishing the spaces in which we live in ways that are "neither expensive nor complicated." This time, ...

Category: Perform a Wedding

Rental Caskets a Growing Trend

The recent recession has had a lasting impact on many businesses, and the funeral industry is no exception. Traditional funerals may cost thousands of dollars. The casket may often be the greatest single expense, with ha ...

Category: Funeral

Funeral Services for a Loved One in Jail

Arranging a funeral may be a difficult and demanding task under any circumstances. The situation may be even more complex when a loved one dies while incarcerated. Prolonged separation may already have put stress on a fa ...

Category: Funeral

Family-Owned Funeral Homes Are on the Decline

Once upon a time in America, every town had at least one family-owned funeral home. Generations of residents sought solace and shared grief in these homes, facilitated by directors who had succeeded a father or mother or ...

Category: Funeral

Wedding in the Wallet of the Beholder

Many couples dream of a special wedding day. Some of those dreams grow to cinematic proportions, with epic scenarios of exotic embellishments. For those with means, a fantasy wedding is theirs for the renting. For those ...

Category: Wedding Planning

Wedding Halls Are Big Business in Afghanistan

The road to the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, has been dubbed "Las Vegas" for its rows of neon-lit, mirror-walled wedding halls. Wedding receptions are big business in this country, as weddings themselves carry heavy cu ...

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Ways to Give While Planning Your Wedding

Reality television may still like a good bridal tantrum, but in the actual world, many couples are finding ways to be more generous even while in the midst of organizing their big day. It may be seen in part as a respons ...

Category: Wedding Planning

Cemeteries See a Rise in Cremations

American living and dying customs have changed considerably in the past 50 years. People move around more. They do not necessarily put down the kind of roots that used to support traditions such as burial in a family plo ...

Category: Funeral

An Alternative to Traditional Burials

The ground has been shifting in the world of funeral services for the last decade or so toward cremation and other alternatives to more familiar methods of internment. Price plays a large factor, as does a change in Cath ...

Category: Funeral

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How to Save Money at Your Wedding

Believe it or not, there are plenty of couples out there who dream of a simple wedding celebration surrounded by their friends and loved ones. Not every bride says yes to the dress, or if she does, it is one that is off ...

Category: Perform a Wedding

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