Honoring a Loved One Post-Cremation

Losing a loved one is never easy, and the hassle of planning the perfect memorial can often be overwhelming. Honoring the life they led and dealing with the loss on a personal level is a lot to handle during an emotional time.  After cremation services are performed, creating an environment for the deceased’s family and friends to properly honor their legacy doesn’t have to be a burden. Here are a few tips to ensure your final goodbyes are both memorable and honorable.  Preparing … [Read more...]

How to Plan a Funeral’s Order of Service

There are certain elements of a funeral service that are quite practical. Funeral services are in themselves special opportunities of honoring the life that someone led, their beliefs and values. A funeral service can be considered to be an occasion for reflection, thanksgiving, grieving and the celebrating the life of someone. Funeral Directors are professionals who are charged with the duty of handling logistics, paperwork as well as practical elements of planning a funeral service. The aim is … [Read more...]

It’s Not Goodbye, It’s See You Later

If you follow my blog, you know that my dear mother passed away May 10th.  Losing her has been the most difficult thing I have ever gone through, and I have been through a lot in my 22 years already.  My mom was my best friend, my everything.  She was always the first person I went to when I had good news (after my husband, of course) and the one I went to for advice.  She taught me so much.  To treat people the way you want to be treated and to always stand up for yourself and your family, … [Read more...]