From the reader mailbag, a question about an urn that can hold two persons, but not at the same time. First, here is the note we received: Continue reading Mailbag: An urn that can hold two persons, but not at the same time
Cremated ashes, also known as cremated remains, are the bone matter that is left once the cremation process is complete. Many people would like to know, What are cremated ashes like? Let’s find out. Continue reading What are cremated ashes like?
Scattering Ashes & Saying Goodbye
There is nothing more painful in this life than the loss of a loved one. Grief never truly ends. It changes. It tempers with time. But the one who has gone on can never be replaced, and that knowledge cuts like a knife, whether you said goodbye to your loved one yesterday or thirty years ago. Continue reading Saying Goodbye: Scattering the Ashes of a Loved One
This is a one-of-a-kind memorial and cremation urn. These solid wood scattering urns are designed to securely hold the cremated remains until you are ready for the scattering ceremony. The urn is usually displayed with the plugged entry portal facing away from viewers. Continue reading This Unique Urn Turns Into a Bird House After Scattering
As the popularity of cremation rises, families are becoming more and more familiar with the wide variety of options available to them for final disposition of cremated remains. Continue reading Mailbag: Do You Carry Water-Soluble Urns?
Environmental concerns are consistently growing in importance to families making their final arrangements. According to one survey by AARP,
Slightly over one-fifth of respondents (21%) report that they would be interested in a burial that is more environmentally friendly than a traditional burial with embalming.
This is where biodegradable cremation urns can be of great value. Continue reading Biodegradable Cremation Urns for Water Burial
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?
Shopping for a cremation urn is a a very meaningful and personal process, yet it involves plenty of unfamiliar options, products, and terms. Here is our Beginner’s Guide to Cremation Urns, to help walk you through the available options for honoring your loved one with a cremation urn which is perfectly suited to their memory. Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Cremation Urns
If you’re planning your own DIY scattering ashes service, you’ll need some sort of method or container for the actual scattering. Here we’ve gathered together all your options for scattering ashes, ranging from budget-friendly DIY ideas that cost you pennies all the way up to pre-made scattering urn containers specifically designed for ease of use in scattering ashes. Continue reading 16 DIY Options for Scattering Ashes
Scattering ashes is becoming a popular choice as a final disposition method for cremated remains. “Scattering” is something of a blanket term to describe any means of disposing of remains in the great outdoors. This includes scattering at sea, in rivers, from a helicopter, on a mountaintop, off a cliff, in a park, at the family ranch, or even ground burial at or near any of these types of locations. Continue reading Video: How to Fill a Biodegradable Cremation Urn