The Party of your Life

The Party of your Life

Get the Funeral You Want by Planning It Yourself

Book - 2011
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Baker & Taylor
Presents a humorous and insightful look at how to plan one's own funeral.

Perseus Publishing
The Party of Your Life is a lively, irreverent guide to putting the F-U-N back in funeral. This upbeat book will appeal to adults of all ages who want a send-off that reflects their interests, achievements, and taste.

The Party of Your Life will help readers explore the full range of creative, culinary, musical, and theatrical possibilities of a well-planned (i.e., self-planned) end-of-life party. Baby Boomers, Gen-Xers, and younger generations not interested in having a traditional funeral will appreciate author Erika Dillman’s hip and humorous approach to planning your own funeral.

Topics covered in the book include:

It Takes a Village: Your Funeral Posse
Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: Planning Your Guest List
Menus, Massage, and Mojitos: Care and Feeding of Guests
Dance This Mess Around: Your Funeral Soundtrack
Bye-Bye Bling: Your Funeral Gift Bags

With the help of The Party of Your Life, the newly dead will rest in peace knowing the tips in the book have helped reduce the drama and strain on their survivors, who are likely experiencing the most painful time of their lives.


Independent Publishing Group

Certain to appeal to adults of all ages who want a send-off that reflects their interests, achievements, and overall good taste, this upbeat book features helpful tips for throwing a fabulous funeral. As a personal guide to funeral planning, the book explores the full range of creative, culinary, musical, and theatrical possibilities for a well-planned (and self-planned) end-of-life party. Topics include recruiting a funeral posse who will properly carry out the instructions; choosing invitees and getting the word out; creating music playlists for the service, memorial, and reception; writing epitaphs and taglines; and much more. More importantly, readers will be able to eventually rest in peace knowing that the tips in the book have helped reduce the stress and strain on their survivors.



Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Santa Monica Press, c2011
ISBN: 9781595800626
159580062X
9781595800374
1595800379
Characteristics: 264 p. ; 28 cm

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