Memorialization

10 Winter-Inspired Ideas for Grieving a Loss
December 23, 2020
Whether your loved one passed away during the winter or they had a winter birthday, these ideas can help you grieve and honor your loved one.From relaxing activities to more active ones...[Read More]
Winter-Inspired Funeral Personalization Ideas
December 17, 2020
If your loved one passed away during the winter, you can design a personalized funeral service that reflects the season. Or even if it isn’t wintertime, you can still bring winter indoors if it was th...[Read More]
Supporting the Bereaved With Cold, Hard Cash
December 15, 2020
I returned home one summer in university to support my mother as she lived out her final few months on earth. She had asked me not to take on a summer job, offering to support me through the summer so...[Read More]
How to Honor a Loved One During the Holidays
December 3, 2020
No matter how much time has passed after a loved one’s death, the holidays bring up memories and painful reminders of how things used to be. To make things a little easier, we want to help you find wa...[Read More]
How to Honor a Loved One This Thanksgiving
November 19, 2020
Whether it’s been one, five, or 10 years after a loved one’s passing, holidays like Thanksgiving can be difficult without their physical presence. However, there are many mean...[Read More]
Seven Ideas for Participating in Visit a Cemetery Day
October 15, 2020
With October 25th being Visit a Cemetery Day, we want to share some ways you can participate. Rather than being a spooky holiday, it’s meant for honoring and remembering those who are no longer physic...[Read More]
Does Death Belong Online? Connectedness Etiquette in the Memorialization of Our Dead
October 7, 2020
Should we, as a society, accept that the internet has a place in the way we process grief, take care of the dead and memorialize loved ones?As the internet connects us more and more closely with infor...[Read More]
How to Honor a Loved One Who Died of Breast Cancer
October 1, 2020
With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we want to share ways to honor a loved one who died of this disease. From raising awareness and encouraging screenings to creating...[Read More]
10 Fall-Inspired Ideas for Grieving the Loss of a Loved One
September 24, 2020
Did you lose your loved one during the fall season? Or, was fall their favorite season or when their birthday or another significant date was? Whether it’s fall outside or in your heart,&nbs...[Read More]
Five Meaningful Memorial Ideas for Honoring a Loved One While Social Distancing
August 20, 2020
Finding meaningful memorial ideas may look a little different for a while as we practice social distancing. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t still creative ways to honor a loved one’s memory wh...[Read More]
Benefits of Online Memorials
August 19, 2020
When a loved one passes away, the next of kin will usually compose a newspaper obituary to communicate the information. While these notices are informative, obituaries often don't do justice to the li...[Read More]
Summer-Inspired Funeral Personalization Ideas
July 30, 2020
A summer-inspired funeral service doesn’t have to just be for funerals during the summertime. If your loved one’s birthday was during the summertime or if summer was their favorite season, y...[Read More]
Five Creative Ideas for Recognizing Grief Anniversaries
July 20, 2020
The anniversary of a loved one’s death isn’t easy, especially the first year after their passing. To cope with mixed feelings and emotions, families can grieve together and find creative ways to honor...[Read More]
Memorial Trees Honor Lives While Helping the Environment
July 7, 2020
If you’re looking for a unique tribute that honors a loved one’s life while also making a positive difference in the world, then a memorial tree may be right for you! Memorial trees are greener, more ...[Read More]
How to Grieve the Loss of a Pet
July 7, 2020
Until you have a pet of your own, you don’t understand the unconditional love and the bond. To many, they weren’t just a pet; they were an important member of the family. That’s why the loss...[Read More]