tips for planning a funeral

Three Things To Know About Offering Your Condolences At A Funeral Home

The most important moment of any visit to a funeral home is that in which you offer your condolences to the grieving family. Although the family members will likely hear similar remarks from scores of people throughout the day, you have the opportunity to deliverv some poignant words that hit home and properly convey your support. Properly offering your condolences as a bit of an art – you shouldn't simply offer a brief cliché, yet you also shouldn't jeopardize the family's time with excessive chatter. Read More 

4 Reasons To Wait A Year After Burial To Create A Headstone

If you recently had a loved one die and they have not chosen their headstone, you may feel rushed to select a headstone and decide on a epitaph before your loved one's funeral. However, since most custom headstones will not be ready in time for it to be placed before your loved one's funeral unless they have pre-ordered it, you may want to consider waiting a longer period before making your final decision and placing your final order for your loved one's headstone. Read More 

How To Save Some Money When Planning A Funeral

Are you in charge of planning a funeral? If so, are you starting to find yourself to be a little worried over the cost of everything? To help you out, you might want to take a few moments to review the following ways you can plan a wonderful funeral while saving some money.  Skip The Overpriced Casket Sure, you might need to purchase a casket. However, you do not have to feel forced into selecting one of the more expensive ones. Read More 

Tips For Honoring Your Lost Pet With A Custom Headstone

When you've lost a family pet, finding a way to honor that pet's memory is an important part of the healing process. For many pet owners, that means creating a memorial of some sort in honor of their lost companion. There are many types of memorials that you can consider, but the goal is to choose something that reflects your pet's personality and place in your family. Here are a few of the features you should consider having added to your pet's headstone. Read More 

The Different Types of Cremation Urns

When you choose to have a loved one cremated, one of the first decisions you need to make is how to handle their remains. There are many options, from keeping their remains in a beautiful urn, to spreading the ashes or using some of them in cremation jewelry for their closest relatives. Here are some of the different cremation urns available and when they are used. Temporary Urn for Scattering Read More