Embalming is still a very common and popular option provided by funeral homes and morticians. But the standard embalming practice uses formaldehyde, which has many downsides and we think it’s on the way out. Here we take a look at embalming alternatives that avoid formaldehyde. Continue reading Embalming Alternatives That Avoid Formaldehyde
In no particular order, here are our picks for the 10 best books of 2016 about funerals, death, and grief. Continue reading 10 Best Books of 2016 about Funerals, Death, & Grief
108 years is a long time. The 2016 World Series win of the Chicago Cubs inspired an array of unique memorial tributes for the fans who didn’t live to see it. Here are some of those stories. Continue reading Chicago Cubs Memorial: Team’s World Series win inspires unique tributes
There is a certain type of person who will always be remembered with a smile and a laugh. Their sense of humor, joy, and wit require a cremation urn with a funny quote or saying on it. Continue reading 40+ Funny Quotes for Cremation Urns
Our Birdhouse Scattering Urns present a creative way to scatter ashes and honor your loved one’s memory. They are designed to hold the remains and be used as a scattering urn, then, after the scattering, the urn transforms into a birdhouse so that you can hang it in a tree as a sort of ‘living memorial‘ tribute that will provide a home for birds.
Recently, a reader wrote in to ask if these urns will work for hanging the ashes of a loved on in a tree. Continue reading Mailbag: Can Ashes Be Put In a Tree?
Below you will find loads of usefull and interesting funeral links. This is our monthly round-up of interesting articles, resources, products, inspiration and more for the funeral industry, circa September 2016. Continue reading September 2016 Funeral Links
Funerals, cemeteries, and funeral homes are just plain weird. Really, anything having to do with death is bizarre. Continue reading 19 of the Most Bizarre Funeral Pics You’ll Ever See
Here is our collection of funeral links, our new monthly round-up of interesting articles, resources, products, and inspiration for the funeral industry, circa August 2016. Continue reading August 2016 Funeral Links
So, you like riddles, eh? Here are three of our favorite riddles about funerals, death, and cemeteries that will stump you for sure. Answers to each riddle follow; once you get the answer to each riddle, pass them on to your friends! Continue reading 3 Baffling Funeral Riddles
Even with the explosion of cremation’s popularity in recent years, there will always be a demand for a physical location in which to bury, store, or inter the bodies (or remains) of departed loved ones. As cities become more dense, cemeteries fill, and trends towards eco-consciousness continue, what will the cemeteries of the future look like?
Here are some ideas. Continue reading What will the cemeteries of the future look like?