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What is the difference between burial and entombment?

Difference Between Burial and Entombment

What is the difference between burial and entombment? These two terms are commonly used in the funeral world, but what do they mean? And which should you choose?

In this post we’re going to talk about burial, entombment, and the difference between them. Let’s take a look.

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Funeral Planning Guide: How To Plan A Funeral

Funeral Planning 101 - Holw to plan a funeral, memorial service, burial, and cremation

Funeral planning isn’t something you do every day.

You probably feel totally overwhelmed. Your emotions are all over the place, people are calling and texting, and there’s a thousand little decisions to make.

Often what ends up happening is that you simply take the advice of the funeral home. It’s just easier.

But… what if there were easy ways to make the service more meaningful and personal? What if there were options that could save the estate thousands of dollars?

Whether you’re reacting to an immediate need, helping a friend, or planning ahead for the future, all it takes is a few steps now and you will save yourself and your loved ones loads of time, money, and stress.

Let’s learn how.

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Mailbag: Can Ashes Be Put In a Tree?

Can ashes be put in a tree?

Our Birdhouse Scattering Urns present a creative way to scatter ashes and honor your loved one’s memory. They are designed to hold the remains and be used as a scattering urn, then, after the scattering, the urn transforms into a birdhouse so that you can hang it in a tree as a sort of ‘living memorial‘ tribute that will provide a home for birds.

Recently, a reader wrote in to ask if these urns will work for hanging the ashes of a loved on in a tree. Continue reading Mailbag: Can Ashes Be Put In a Tree?

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9 Cremation Myths That Everyone Thinks Are True

9 Myths About Cremation

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

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Mailbag: Do You Carry Water-Soluble Urns?

Cremation Urn FAQ

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?

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14 Questions to Ask When Considering Cremation

Questions about cremation

When considering cremation as the disposition method in your or a loved one’s final disposition, there are many options. It’s helpful to get an idea of what options are available, what questions and issues are important to you, and what services and pitfalls you should avoid. Continue reading 14 Questions to Ask When Considering Cremation