The Party of Your Life by Erika Dillman
Get the Funeral You Want by Planning It Yourself

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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.

About Erika Dillman

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Erika Dillman is the writer, editor, and producer of an online product review guide at She has written health, fitness, and travel articles for a variety of national publications and websites, including Ms., Runner's World, Self, and Women's Sports & Fitness Magazine. She is the author of Outdoors Online: The Internet Guide to Everything Wild & Green and the popular Little Book series, which includes The Little Abs Workout Book, The Little Pilates Book, and The Little Yoga Book. She lives in Seattle.
Published July 1, 2011 by Santa Monica Press. 266 pages
Genres: Self Help, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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