In a national survey on stress conducted by Hobson, Kamen, Szostek, Nethercut, Tidemann and Wojnarowicz (1), Americans reported that the top two most stressful life events were not major injuries or illness to self (that was #3), jail time (#4), forclosure (#5), divorce (#6), or losing a job (#13). Continue reading How to Keep the Peace with Keepsake Urns
Our line of cedar wood bird feeder memorials have been incredibly popular as memorial gifts. There is something special about the warmth of the real wood craftsmanship, the aromatic scent of the red cedar wood, the personalization (which is included) of a laser engraved inscription on the acrylic front panel, and the life-affirming idea of providing food to the natural world, all of which works together to attract the beauty of nature within view of the kitchen window. Continue reading Military Memorial Gift: Cedar Wood Bird Feeders
Sometimes regular words are not enough. A recitation of the departed loved one’s life and accomplishments is important, but rarely captures the poetic vitality of a beautiful life. Composing your own memorial poetry is a wonderful excercise which helps you work through and express your grief and love, but rare is the person who can craft words to say exactly what they want to say.
Our collection of 19+ unique varieties of Memorial Tree Urns are a hit with families looking for a way to celebrate life by planting a memorial tree. These small, earth-conscious urns contain tree seeds in the lid, hold 35 cubic inches of cremated remains, and are buried (i.e. planted) in the ground. Utilizing a special biodegradable and eco-friendly mixture which neutralizes the ph found in cremated ashes, these urns actually incorporate the remains into the growth process for the memorial tree.
It begins early in the morning with a small group of family members and close friends. A few are in from out of town, staying at a hotel or in the guest bedroom, but everyone is awake now and finishing up the breakfast of fresh fruit and egg & potato casserole or nursing a cup of coffee. The conversation is light and almost playful as the sun begins streaming in through the east windows. Someone brings donuts. Continue reading One Family’s Sea Burial Scattering Service
Our collection of premier military flag displays is continually growing, showcasing the highest quality of craftsmanship and quality. These flag display cases will proudly display your loved one’s military flag for an heirloom memorial. Here are 13 of our best military flag displays and accessories. Continue reading 13 Military Flag Displays & Accessories
Considering how you would like to honor the memory of your loved one is key when selecting a cremation urn. One popular idea is a keepsake memorial photo album, which can hold a collection of your favorite photographs of the departed loved one. But it can be difficult to keep a theme going among the various memorial keepsakes, or to match a cremation urn with other keepsake items such as photo albums. Enter our collection of Piano Wood Finish cremation urns and memorial photo albums. Continue reading Memorial Photo Albums & Matching Cremation Urns
Memorial services can vary in style, tone, and content just as widely as the unique personalities of the individuals being memorialized. As more and more families choose to modify or entirely steer clear of “traditional” services, the options for celebrating the life of a loved one multiply to accommodate the preferences of the family or the decedent.
Here are several of the most inspiring, interesting, and unique Life Celebration quotes we’ve gathered from around the internet. These memorial quotes are ideal for inspiring conversation and memories about a departed loved one. Or, use them to add some eloquence and personality to your eulogy in describing and celebrating a beloved life. We’ve provided each Life Celebration quote in both text and meme formats, which makes it easy to copy and paste or share in social media circles.