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4 Reasons To Consider Customized Pet Urns Posted By : Sachin Airan

Mon, 25 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Whether the death of your pet is expected or something that has come as a surprise, there is no easy way to deal with the loss. After all, in most families a pet is like a tangible member of the family making it hard to let go. This is why many people choose to purchase pet urns given the fact that they allow you to honor your pet and say goodbye in a more proper manner so that it is easier to come to terms with your loss. The following are four reasons why you should seriously consider customized pet urns.

4 Tips For Picking Out Funeral Urns Posted By : Sachin Airan

Mon, 25 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Death can be a hard time for your family, as it is not something that you are ever prepared to face even if you expect there to be a death in the family. Even with the knowledge that we all must die, death is still one of the hardest things that most people will ever face because of the certainty with which it comes. With this mind, you may want to help ease the pain on your family by planning ahead and making your own funeral arrangements so that it is one less thing they will have to struggle with after your loss.

4 Reasons To Pick Out Your Funeral Urns In Advance Posted By : Sachin Airan

Mon, 25 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

As you approach older age one thing that you and your spouse will have to consider is the fact that down the line you will approach death. Most people do not like to think about this eventuality, but unfortunately it is a fact of life that cannot be avoided. With this in mind, there are a few reasons why you should consider picking out your burial urns in advance, because as dreary as the idea may sound, there are some logical reasons to consider taking a look at funeral urns.

4 Cremation Urn For Ashes Options Posted By : Sachin Airan

Mon, 25 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

After the death of a loved one it can be hard enough to deal with cleaning out their home or even simply attempting to come to terms with the loss. However, in the midst of your loss one thing that you must also consider is what to do with the ashes of your loved one. Some people choose to scatter the ashes while others are much more comfortable with the idea of placing them inside of a cremation urn. The following are a few options that you have to choose from when looking for an urn for ashes.

King Kong And I And Why We Believe That Cremation Is Best Posted By : Myrna Munoz

Sun, 24 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Watching the movie King Kong, I sat there with tissues pressed against my face, crying hysterically and deeply feeling for this giant gorilla. Suddenly, the thought of my death popped into my head. Slightly morbid and sad, I admit. Of course, the fact that I was by myself crying like a baby on a Saturday afternoon (with nowhere to go) very likely did not make matters better.

Cremation Urns: Three Reasons Why They Are The Ideal Vessel For Preplanning One's Final Voyage Posted By : Myrna Munoz

Fri, 24 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400

The article discusses the emotional, aesthetic, and economical reasons why cremation urns are ideal for preplanning one's memorial service or that of a loved one. The article discusses three basic reasons why the author believes that cremation urns are suitable for preplanning funeral services, whether it be for ourselves, a beloved family member or our pets.

Honor The Natural Laws Of Death With A Biodegradable Funeral Urn Posted By : Sachin Kumar Airan

Wed, 22 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

After a loved one dies many people chose whatever funeral urn the funeral home has to offer as a temporary solution until they can figure out the best way to honor the memory of their loved one. The decision of where to spread the ashes of a loved one whether that be on land or sea can be hard and many times family members choose to hang onto the ashes for a period of time until they reach their own personal sense of closure with the loss.

Planning For The Future With Funeral Urns Posted By : Sachin Kumar Airan

Wed, 22 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

When somebody dies suddenly it usually comes as a shock to everyone making it hard to focus on any details. However, unfortunately with death comes the need for many different arrangements that are tedious and often hastily thrown together. Many times people live in regret over decisions they have made because they were not properly prepared for a death such as what type of funeral urn would be the best for a loved one. This is why it is a good idea to plan for death even if it does not seem close in your future.

Popular New Cremation Jewelry Trends Posted By : Sachin Kumar Airan

Wed, 22 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Today there are many different ways to cherish the memory of a loved one regardless of if that loved one is a friend, close relative, or even a pet. The truth is that death hits everyone hard regardless of the type of death that you are faced to deal with. One of the best ways to cherish the memory of a lost love one today is via the purchase of cremation jewelry. In addition, if the idea of a small urn is too much for you or if you want to honor someone that was not cremated you can consider memorial jewelry.

Cremation Necklaces Help You Forge A Bond That Lasts Till Eternity Posted By : Corwin Smith

Thu, 12 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400

We do not feel the need for a keepsake to memorialize a loved one, unless we ourselves encounter such an incident. The experience leaves us devastated and we long for comfort. In such a situation we often feel the need for something to hold on. The pieces of cremation jewelry help you overcome the grief. Not only do they allow you to maintain a physical connection with a loved one, but also lessen your pain and agony.

How Cremated Remains Take The Form Of An Invaluable Keepsake Posted By : Corwin Smith

Thu, 12 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400

All of us acknowledge the fact that death cannot be conquered. However, we still look for ways to lessen our agony and pain. In those lonely moments, cremation jewelry offers solace and helps you to move ahead. You can wear these pieces of cremation jewelry. Not only do they help you maintain a physical contact with a deceased loved one, but also provides an everlasting memoir of the departed soul.

Cremation Jewelry: Keeping A Loved One Close Forever Posted By : Corwin Smith

Tue, 10 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Cremation jewelry includes an entire range of bracelets, lockets, key chains, pendants and many other forms of jewelry. However, cremation necklaces are a comparatively new memorial option. The necklaces are available in a variety of shapes, materials, styles and colors. You can easily find a piece of jewelry to perfectly memorialize the personality of a loved one.

Fine Cremation Keepsake Jewelry Posted By : Corwin Smith

Tue, 10 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Several factors contribute to cremation jewelry's wide-ranging appeal, including the almost endless selection of designs and materials that offer something for any personal taste. And some people choose cremation jewelry because it is so affordable; indeed, some simple ash pendants made from glass, wood, or man-made materials can be purchased for as little as $50.

Savvy and Smart Funeral Planning Posted By : Casey Doran

Sat, 10 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400

The loss of a family member or loved one not only brings about emotional devastation and feelings of overwhelming loss but also brings about many decisions and choices that need to be made in order to move forward with the memorial or funeral services. The process of selecting a casket, cremation urn and the myriad of other choices can be overwhelming to family members.

Scattering Cremated Remains Of Loved Ones Posted By : Jenny Styles

Wed, 30 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500

You may envision going out to a beautiful spot and scattering your loved ones remains. While this can be a beautiful, ceremonial and a very healing way of returning a loved one to nature, it can also be a disaster. The following guidelines, will make the experience a positive one and make the final wish of your loved one, "I just want my ashes to be scattered" to come true.

Using Online Memorials And Other Funeral Services Posted By : Jenny Styles

Wed, 30 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Grieving a lost loved one is never easy. One of the best therapies for this grief is to honor their life and give them a memorial service. Most people don't think beyond the traditional memorial service. There are many alternative, or untraditional, memorial service options. These can range from simple memorial poems to elaborate funeral memorials. When searching for the perfect memorial for a loved one don't forget some of these other options.

Using Poetry For Meaningful Words For Memorial Services Posted By : Jenny Styles

Wed, 30 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500

The loss of a loved one is the hardest thing that you will ever have to go through in your life, and you might find that at many times you feel hopeless. There are lights at the end of every darkness in life and the death of a loved one is no exception. There are many ways to deal with the death of a loved one, and there are many things that you can do to help yourself or to help someone else who is dealing with death. The use of bereavement poems can greatly help someone, or yourself, cope with the loss that is facing them.

Searching for Newspaper Obituaries Posted By : Melanie Walters

Tue, 10 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Newspaper obituaries are an important part of any genealogical search. When you know only the name and date of death of an individual, a newspaper obituary can help you find other information about the person and his or her family. This additional information can then help shape the rest of your research.

Where To Find Obituaries Online Posted By : Melanie Walters

Fri, 06 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Looking for obituaries online can be confusing. Knowing where to start your search for obituaries online can save you time and money. The Internet is the best place to find newspaper obituaries and old archived obituaries but there can be too many options that dont lead you to the answers you need.

What to Write in Newspaper Obituaries, Death Notices and Funeral Obituaries Posted By : Melanie Walters

Fri, 06 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

There are subtle differences between Newspaper Obituaries, Death Notices and Funeral Obituaries. Knowing what to write for each can save you money, time and frustration. Here is a checklist and description of what is commonly accepted for each type of obituary.

Using Obituaries to Create a Family Timeline Posted By : Melanie Walters

Fri, 06 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Obituaries offer dates and events about a particular family member that can be plotted on a timeline. You could create a timeline for each person starting with date of birth, or you could combine the information from several obituaries about the same family in a Family Timeline. Youve seen timelines used for notable people and institutions outlining important historical events. Usually the year and the date as well as a brief description of the event are included.

Obituary Writing Tips Posted By : Melanie Walters

Fri, 06 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

As you write an obituary, there are many things to keep in mind; these obituary writing tips will help you complete the obituary accurately and with a focus more on the life than the death. An obituary is a notice that announces the death of someone with a description of the person's life and list of family members.

Newspaper Obituaries are Disappearing! Posted By : Melanie Walters

Fri, 06 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Anyone involved in genealogy research or anyone who reads obituaries has surely noticed that the newspaper obituaries sections are getting smaller and smaller every year. Its been going on for at least a decade and it is only getting worse.

Maximizing Genealogical Value of Obituaries Posted By : Melanie Walters

Fri, 06 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Obituaries offer a wealth of information about your family. They have important facts and dates that you can use to piece together clues about the history of your family. Heres how you can find details to research from obituaries.

How To Handle Delicate Issues When Writing Obituaries Posted By : Melanie Walters

Fri, 06 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

The circumstances of someone's life and death are not always easy to talk about. Especially in an obituary that could be the only article ever written about someone, and used for generations to come for genealogical purposes. What do you say?