Unique Ways to Store Ashes

When choosing cremation, you must decide what to do with the ashes of your loved one. In addition to dispersing ashes in a favorite place or storing them in a funeral urn, a wide array of other options are available. The choices are virtually limitless and greatly different in style and purpose. Ashes can be…

Maintaining a Budget with Cremation

Money can’t be taken with you, but it’s unlikely that anyone would like their remaining savings to be spent on funeral services. According to the National Funeral Directors Association, the average funeral in the U.S. costs around $6,500. The emotional distress of a death is difficult enough, without the worry of a financial burden that…

Teddy Bear Urns – Comfort for Those Bereaved

Ask anyone who have been bereaved what they miss most about their loved ones who passed away and they will invariably answer that they miss holding their loved ones in their arms.  Hugging someone not only brings comfort but also conveys love.  This is probably the reason why people who have been bereaved opt to…

Memorializing a Cowboy or Cowgirl

The spirit of the cowboy has always been associated with a sense of freedom and dedication. Those who spent their years in the saddle have a common bond to nature that few others share. When you lose a cowboy that’s close to your heart, it seems fitting that his love for the lifestyle be honored.…

Coping with Grief

Before delving into this topic, let it be clear that there is no cookie cutter way that one should grieve. Coping with a loss is not a simple act. It’s a process that can only be appropriately experienced through time and contemplation, and it’s an experience that’s unique to each person. Although it would be…

How Will Steve Jobs be Memorialized

October 5th, 2011 is an important day for a lot of people, including the writer of this post, because we have lost a great source inspiration. I wasn’t in shock, but I did have trouble believing it for about 10 seconds. His business savvy and intelligence made me feel good about technology and gave me…

3 Helpful Tips for Purchasing Cremation Urns

Losing a loved one is a very difficult experience and making arrangements for their final resting place is not the easiest of tasks, especially while grieving. When it comes time to select a cremation urn you may find yourself overwhelmed with the vast selection of options available. Today’s urn options go well beyond function to…

Cremation Keepsakes – Create a Lasting Memorial

It’s easy to feel a deep attachment to cherished artwork, a family heirloom or piece of jewelry because they remind you of someone special. Cremation keepsakes offer a whole other level of personal connection to a loved one who has passed by keeping them close and part of your daily life. It is extremely difficult…

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