Teddy Bear Urns – Comfort for Those Bereaved

November 24, 2011 // Cremation Urns and Keepsakes

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 buy teddy bear cremation urns to contain their loved ones’ ashes rather than regular urns.

Memorializing a Cowboy or Cowgirl

cowboy memorialThe 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. Cowboy urns, artistic statuette urns and other western-themed urns show the world a little a glimpse into the life that your cowboy once lived.

Grieving A Loved One: How to Cope

November 01, 2011 // Funeral Advice

5775839_lBefore 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 nice, it is impossible to put grief on the fast track to acceptance. The road to recovery can be bumpy and full of ups and downs. For this reason, it is important to find constructive ways of dealing with your loss.

How Will Steve Jobs be Memorialized

October 06, 2011 // Memorials

October 5th, 2011 is a date that a lot of people, including the writer of this post, will remember for long after the day - we have lost a great source of inspiration, Steve Jobs. Although I wasn't completely shock, I did have trouble believing the news for about 10 seconds. His intelligence and business savvy mind set gave me confidence in technology and gave me something to strive toward in my own way. The question stands: Will he be cremated and what kind of urn would he want? There comes a time in every person’s life when they have to ask themselves, "How will I be memorialized?"  For William Randolph Hearst it’s a huge mausoleum in Colma, CA.

3 Helpful Tips for Buying Online | In the Light 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 serve as beautiful, personalized symbols that represent your loved one’s life and legacy. Choosing the best urn for you and your loved one is a deeply personal decision, but an essential part of the memorial process. Here are a few important factors that will help you select the right type of cremation urn to memorialize your loved one. 1.

Cremation Keepsakes - Create a Lasting Memorial

It’s easy to feel a deep attachment to cherished artwork, a family heirloom or a 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 to lose a loved one, but cremation keepsakes allow you preserve their memory and keep their presence with you in a very special and personal way. Cremation keepsakes come in a variety of forms from jewelry to home décor and even pens. These types of cremation keepsakes hold ashes, locks of hair, dried flowers or other personal, sentimental items. Here are a few unique and customizable forms of cremation keepsakes that help maintain the memory of a loved one in a very special and deeply personal way.

The Cremation of a Bishop

August 01, 2011 // Death and Religion

The passing of a Catholic Bishop often gains attention by the media.

Organic Cremation Urns Honor Eco-Friendly Lifestyles

companion urnsOrganic urns are increasingly becoming a desired option for families looking to bury loved ones while making minimal impact on the environment. Made of biodegradable materials such as sand and recycled paper, these “green” alternatives help conserve natural resources while preserving land space. They are an ideal solution for people who want to make an environmentally conscious burial choice. Their Eco-friendly nature provides a meaningful way to honor people who lived their life by being responsible to the planet.

Cremation Urn For A Jazz Lover

Jazz is one of the most emotional and expressive forms of music, and for many people, it becomes more of a lifestyle than a hobby. In death, it's fitting to memorialize a loved one's passion, and this certainly includes the music that touched and changed their lives. There are a number of ways to customize a cremation urn for a jazz lover with subtlety and grace.