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February 2017 Funeral Links

Resources for the Funeral Industry

Here is the February 2017 funeral links collection. In this monthly resource, you’ll find embalming alternatives that get away from nasty formaldehyde, a photo gallery of inlay cremation urns, The Sad Book, meditative prose from a man who lost his spouse and is wondering what to do with her remains, and much more.

February 2017 Funeral Links

The Millennial’s Guide to Killing Funerals

From golf to manners and even relationships, millennials are blamed for killing all sorts of traditions, trends, and trades. As a millennial myself, I say we should embrace the reality of our wake of devastation and take it all the way to the grave. Literally.

Embalming Alternatives that Avoid Formaldehyde

Eco-friendly, green, sustainable – these are the terms on everyone’s minds. Formaldehyde is on the way out, here are the embalming alternatives that don’t use it.

These are the most popular and most beloved wood cremation urnson the market. Here is an extensive photo gallery that goes beyond the traditional product photo.

FEATURED VIDEO | “Soulmates” Inlay Art Urn

Children’s Book Review: Michael Rosen’s Sad Book

Michael Rosen’s Sad Book talks about sadness and grief in a way that can open up a conversation with little ones who have suffered a loss. Here is our review.

What are cremated remains like?

Many people wonder. Here is the best description, along with some tasteful photos and documentary videos.

How Marketers Get You to Buy New Stuff

The four-letter code to selling just about anything. This interesting article is not only useful for marketing your funeral business, but also for anyone in understanding how marketing works.

Reader Mailbag: An urn that can hold two persons, but not at the same time

From the reader mailbag, a question about an urn that can hold two persons, but not at the same time.

I don’t know what to do with my wife’s ashes

A spouse meditates on an increasingly common question. With all the choices available, the decision of what to do with a loved one’s remains becomes more difficult.

Tell your next of kin how you want your funeral or risk them being crippled by debt

You may have some idea what kind of ceremony you want when you go to the hereafter, but have you told your nearest and dearest?

Affordable “Eternity Heart” Cremation Jewelry for Ashes

Cremation jewelry for ashes offers you a beautiful, meaningful, and lasting way to keep your loved one close to your heart.

Flashback: 27 Things to Do with Cremated Remains

A TBT to one our our most popular articles of all time – 27 unique and creative things you can do with cremated ashes.

Sailing Ship Octagon Urn: A Detailed Look

Here is a detailed, up-close-and-personal look at our gorgeous 3-dimensional inlay Sailing Ship urn in Walnut wood.

5 Marks of a Good Funeral

Christian blogger Tim Challies takes on what makes a good funeral.

Symbolism & Significance: What Does Scattering Ashes Mean?

What is the significance of scattering ashes? What does scattering ashes symbolize? This is an important question to address, as each culture and each individual may have different ideas about the meaning of scattering ashes.

Personalized Family Tree Memorial Chalkboard

This elegant Family Tree chalkboard includes personalization of name and dates and is perfect for the funeral reception table. Then, display it in the home for a beautiful memorial to your loved one.

A Countdown of the 10 Best Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching… and you’re not ready. Here are the best last-minute gifts for V-Day.

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