You never thought it would happen, but it did. Someone you deeply loved has now passed away. Even though we are told, “dying is just a part of life”, it still does not remove the sting of saying goodbye to someone we have cherished and enjoyed our life with. When something like this happens, we all respond in unique ways. Some try to be tough, suppressing their pain the best they can in hopes to avoid the weight of the situation. Others take time to grieve, but end up dwelling on the pain for so long that healing is delayed and they are not able to enjoy a healthy life. Continue reading What To Do When You Lose A Loved One
Burial or cremation. Those are the two main options for disposition after death. Which is right for you? Continue reading Burial or Cremation: Which is best for you?
Wouldn’t it be fun to have a night out with a bunch of your friends, maybe even some people you don’t know, have tea and cake and talk about death?
What? Talk about death? Are you serious? Yes, I’m “dead” serious! Continue reading What People Are Dying to Know About the Death Cafe
Cremation myths abound. With the surging popularity of cremation as a common option for final disposition (see #9, below), the myths about cremation are slowly being dispelled. Here are some of the most common ones. Continue reading 9 Cremation Myths That Everyone Thinks Are True
With cremation rapidly growing as an option for final disposition, many people are considering cremation and asking: What are the benefits of cremation over burial? Continue reading Benefits of Cremation Over Burial
It’s been called the Mushroom Death Suit. That may have scared off the fainthearted, so the name has been updated to the Infinity Burial Suit. In any case, the result is the same: A new green burial option that aids in the body’s natural decomposition by way of mushrooms. Continue reading Get Buried, Grow ‘Shrooms: A New Green Burial Option
The question, “What do I do with cremated ashes?” is the subject of one of our most popular and somewhat bizarre posts: 27 Things to Do with Cremated Remains. That list includes all manner of unique ways people have scattered or stored cremated ashes, from shooting them off in fireworks to turning them into a portrait oil painting.
But most people who ask this question want to know realistic and practical options for what to do with the ashes after a loved one is cremated. Here is a brief guide which informs you of your options and may give you a hand in making the decision. Continue reading What do I do with cremated ashes?
Over the years we’ve come across a number of these lists on the web. – Unique and interesting ways to store or disperse cremated remains. – How one person decides to have their remains handles may seem strange to another, its a personal thing. Here is a list of some of our favorites. Continue reading 27 Things to Do With Cremated Remains
The death of a pet can often be just as difficult a loss as any close loved one. And the choice of what to do with the remains, be it pet cremation or pet burial, is just as personal of a choice.
When a loved one passes, it is natural to want a unique way to cherish the memory of their life and personality. With our new Memorial Tree Urns (Click to Buy), we have made available a simple, beautiful, Continue reading Memorial Tree Urns: Plant a Tree from a Loved One’s Remains