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What to Send Instead of Flowers or Food

Our mission at Beyond Flowers and Food is to offer unique and thoughtful gift packages for life’s toughest times. We (Beth and Katie, sisters and co-founders) came up with this idea after losing our mom suddenly and unexpectedly to cancer a few years ago. In the days and weeks that followed her death, we were inundated with flowers and catered food. And while we so appreciated the gestures and felt so touched by the support, we felt badly when the flowers died and the food went uneaten.In the years that followed, we found ourselves in this same predicament many times, where we wanted to support a friend or family member that is struggling but there were no gifting solutions out...

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Unique Sympathy Gift Idea

Grief is a very personal journey. No two people do it the same. But everyone who’s gone through it knows that it can be, at times, extremely painful and overwhelming.During those times, leaning into your faith can help give you the strength to keep pushing through your grief. Our "Send a Symbol of Faith" is meant to be a visual reminder of that faith.Full Product DetailsGlass cross from Luke Adams Glass Blowing Studio: This 5-inch glass cross makes your window a cathedral window. It has a small loop in the top making it easy to hang and it comes individually boxed and ready to gift. In the gift box is a printed saying, “Faith is the light that guides you...

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Angel Ornaments

Angel ornaments are a thoughtful addition to anyone's Christmas tree. But an angel ornament is especially meaningful if it's there as a reminder of a loved one who has died. When a loved one passes away, you want to feel like they are still close to you.  Even though they’re not visible, you have a strong desire to feel their presence. Angels are mentioned in the Bible, but even if you’re not a person of faith, angels are widely thought of as symbols of that space between heaven and earth. An angel ornament is the perfect gesture to support a grieving friend - it's a symbolically simple, beautiful and tangible reminder of hope and faith.  The holidays can be an especially...

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Grief During Holidays: What to Send

The holidays can magnify the sadness you feel after a death, whether it's a recent loss or many years later.  To support a loved one who is celebrating Christmas without a loved one, we have created this “Send an Angel Ornament” package.  Full product details: Angel ornament: The ornament is hand made in the Philippines of capiz shell, which is a mollusk and brass. << BUY THIS PACKAGE NOW >>

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What to Send to Someone After a Death

Our "Send a Tree of Life" grief package contains beautiful symbolism that will comfort anyone in time of loss and grief. Complete contents of package:Tree of Life Lantern from Serrv: The tree of life shines warmly through the intricate openwork pattern of this copper-plated candleholder. For use with LED tea light. 4"h x 2"diaHomememory Battery Tea Lights: These flameless flickering LED tea lights(D1.4", H1.25") come with one CR2032 button cell which has 100+ hours light-time and can be replaced easily via the tab at the bottom. Simply switch on / off button at the bottom to control it to light or not.These LED small tea light can be used without having to worry of flame, absolutely no fire hazards or...

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