Keepsake memory boxes are a great way to collect into one place all those little tokens, trinkets, and treasures you want to keep to remember your loved one. There are tons of options out there (you could spend days just browsing the memory box collection on Etsy), so we thought it would be helpful to list our favorite 10 ways to create a unique keepsake memory box in honor of your dearly beloved. Continue reading 10 Ways to Create a Unique Keepsake Memory Box
Since there are several different sizes of military burial flags (5′ x 9.5′ being the standard), this is a pretty common question regarding our military flag display cases: Continue reading Mailbag: Do any of the cases fit a 5′ X 8′ military burial flag?
The cremation urn is a natural centerpiece for the memorial service table at the front of the funeral event center. But you probably don’t want to just set the urn in the middle of a simple tablecloth – this is an opportunity to showcase the unique personality of your loved one. Continue reading 14 Funeral Urn Memorial Service Table Arrangement Ideas
If you’re planning on passing out remembrance keepsake favors at the funeral or memorial service of your loved one, there are many ideas (like these) which you can order ready made for you. But if you’re on a budget, or if you or your loved one have always been the do-it-yourself types, here are some traditional and uniquely modern ideas for DIY Funeral and Memorial Service Favors: Continue reading DIY Funeral and Memorial Service Favors
Living memorials are part of a growing (!!) trend towards honoring the life of a departed loved one by emphasizing life, rather than death. The idea is to shift the focus away from death and towards a celebration of their life as it lives on in the memories of their friends and family.Continue reading 11 Living Memorial Ideas to Honor A Loved One
Adding an inscription to your loved one’s cremation urn is a beautiful way to add a personalized touch to honor their memory. Here are fifty timeless epitaph quotes for cremation urns, to give you a good starting point for deciding how you would like to customize the memorial. Continue reading 50 Timeless Epitaph Quotes for Cremation Urns
Stress & Major Life Events
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
Funerals, memorial services, and/or life celebration events are excellent opportunities to showcase the personal flair of the deceased by incorporating their hobbies, pastimes, and passions.Continue reading Memorial Service Ideas for the 13 Most Popular Hobbies
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.
This is where funeral poems can be extraordinarily helpful. Continue reading 101 Funeral Poems