When a loved one passes, you may be left with a lot of questions and worries. Most significantly, you may wonder how you will go on without them or why they were taken from you so soon. But you may also have some more practical concerns, such as what you should wear to the funeral. Use these do's and don'ts to guide you in this regard. Do: Use the venue to guide you. [Read More]
The Science Behind Cremation: What Happens To The Burning Body
If you are considering cremation because you do not like the idea of your body spending years rotting in a coffin, or you prefer to be turned into dust, there are some things you should know first. First and foremost, the entire body does not turn into dust. Many people are surprised by this fact, and many want to know why. To answer that question, you have to turn to the science behind the cremation process as it applies to the burning body: [Read More]
Last Wishes: Do You Know If Your Loved One Would Rather Be Cremated?
It's tough to plan a funeral when grief overcomes you after the death of a loved one. All too often, last wishes aren't made known to family. Guessing whether your loved one wants a religious service or a secular service, to be buried in a dark blue suit or a festive red dress, to be buried or cremated are all decisions that are difficult to make under duress. Mortality isn't an easy subject to broach. [Read More]
Memorial Keepsake Gifts For Honoring Your Loved One
As you plan a funeral for a close family member, you may want to consider tending to the emotional needs of your relatives during this difficult time. There are several wonderful options for memorial gifts you can use to help those you love cope with the grieving process while creating a touching way to honor the person you've lost. Here are just some of the many options available. Memorial Garden Stone [Read More]