How Will You Mark The Grave?

Due to the lack of frequent exposure, many people are unfamiliar with many terms used by the funeral industry. For example, people use the words grave markers, headstones, and grave monuments interchangeably. While all three serve the purpose of marking and honoring those who have died, they are not the same things. Here are a few differences between them.  What Are Headstones? Probably the most common of the three grave site memorials are headstones which are sometimes also referred to as tombstones. [Read More]

Tips To Make Sure You And Your Family Will Be Happy With Your Cremation And Funeral

Cremation is sometimes seen as an alternative option compared to a traditional funeral and burial with a casket, but plenty of people today are choosing this option because of its affordability as well as the additional options it can provide during a difficult time. If you are considering cremation for yourself after you pass, there are some things you can think about or discuss with your family while you are still here in order to make sure that your end-of-life plans go the way you want them to. [Read More]

Reasons To Ask Your Family To Have You Cremated

If you are ready to start thinking about your end-of-life plans, such as what you would like to have for a funeral, you will want to consider the option of cremation. The more you know about cremation, the more you may see why it is becoming such a popular choice for many people. To help you have a better understanding as to why you may want to ask your family to have you cremated when you do someday pass away, you will want to check out the following points: [Read More]

How To Plant A Tree Over Cremated Ashes

It can be difficult to know what to do with the ashes of a loved one after their cremation. There is a range of options available, from simply keeping the urn at home to having the ashes made into jewelry or a personal keepsake. There are even more extravagant options, such as having the ashes launched into space. Many families choose to form a living memorial out of their loved one's ashes, involving burying the ashes in the backyard, followed by planting a tree over the ashes. [Read More]