Tag Archives: Cremation Urns
For many young children, the death of a dog or cat is their first experience in dealing with grief and loss. Every child is going to grieve differently, and everything from indifference to intense sadness is normal, but what do you do when your child wants to become involved in the final arrangements or burial [...]
Memorial rocksare a beautiful and unique option to keep the memories of the departed alive. Most are designed to look and feel like natural garden stones that they blend subtlety in the garden or at the cemetery. There are other more special designs like tree trunks, garden benches or statuary rocks to display touching tributes [...]
Although it is very common for some to request to be cremated after they die, what do you do if it is a family member – such as a grandparent or parent – that several members of the family wish to remember by having some of their ashes? Obviously, the norm of having one cremation [...]
Jojo was such a cute little mix-breed puppy when I found him whimpering under a tree more than 2 years ago. He was covered in dry leaves with ants crawling all over his body. He had been abandoned next to an ant hill. After he was nursed back to health, he had stayed with me [...]
The Urn of Fate is an Italian Christmas tradition that dates back to the death of Christ. Many Italians believe strongly in the Christian religion and the lord, Jesus. Christmas is a huge deal in Italy which starts eight days before Christmas Eve. Traditional Christmas music is played in the homes of carpenters to rejoice [...]
My grandfather was a hard working man. He owned a fancy Italian restaurant in Downtown Portland after he came home from the war. Each Memorial Day I always visit his grave and give flowers and a big thanks for the service that he provided for our country. Each Father’s Day, the day that he passed, [...]
Our pets are more than simply furry household additions; they are companions and friends who are always there for us when we need them. They will often sense when something is wrong, and unlike our human counterparts, they will offer unconditional love and comfort when they sense you are upset.
A pet can bring so much joy into our lives! Rarely can a human be relied on for the same level of unconditional love, acceptance, and companionship found in a pet’s relationship with his or her owner. When a pet dies, the grief can be almost unbearable. Some may scoff and say that it was [...]
A beautiful pet urn is a creative way to commemorate your pet after their sad death. Life just isn’t the same after such a loss and you can ease your transition by having a memorial to your good friend. Pet cremation urns come in a variety of shapes and sizes.
It is easy to understand why so many people have a hard time letting go when their pets pass on. For many people, their pets are their children. The sad thing is though, not many people receive the support when a pet passes on, as they would if a human passed on. For many, the [...]