Ten Creative Ways to Spread Ashes

Ten Creative Ways to Spread Ashes

In today’s society, cremation is becoming more and more popular, rather than the traditional burial.  This is especially true as the cost of funerals and burials continue to rise. However, most of us don’t want to simply put our loved one in an urn and set them...
What to Say to Someone Who’s Recently Lost a Loved One

What to Say to Someone Who’s Recently Lost a Loved One

Anyone who’s approached someone who’s recently lost a loved one has gone through the agonizing process of deciding what to say.  You don’t want to say the wrong thing and you don’t want to sound trite.  You wonder if it would be best not to say anything at...
What is a Celebration of Life

What is a Celebration of Life

When a loved one passes away, one of the first decisions that needs to be made is what kind of service you want to hold to honor your loved one.  Do you want the traditional funeral service or would you rather have a celebration of life?  The main difference between a...
Where to Host a Memorial Service or Celebration of Life

Where to Host a Memorial Service or Celebration of Life

In today’s society, many individuals are choosing to hold a memorial service or celebration of life rather than a more traditional funeral service.  A memorial service or celebration of life allows for more creativity in planning in the event, providing the...
What Happens When There is no Will or Trust in Place

What Happens When There is no Will or Trust in Place

If you die without having created and signed a will, it means that you have died ‘intestate.’  If this happens, the intestacy laws of the state where you currently reside dictate the way in which your property is divided after you pass away.  This includes...
What are the Elements of a Funeral

What are the Elements of a Funeral

A funeral provides the opportunity for friends and family to gather together, and remember the life of a loved one who has passed away.  It provides a sense of closure as well as the opportunity to honor your loved one and just what they meant to your life and to the...