Tag Archives: Memorial ideas

Our Monthly Tip: Renting a Food Truck for a Funeral

Breaking bread at a funeral can soothe grief

Our Tip of the Month They say ice cream makes everything better, which is why having an ice cream food truck at a funeral is a fun and spirit-lifting idea. Toasted cones and sundaes, layered with toppings, is a sweet … Continue reading

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Our Monthly Tip: Remember Your Loved One with A Memorial Tattoo

Tattoos have become an accepted way to express your values and beliefs

Our Tip of the Month It wasn’t long ago that tattoos were considered the purview of sailors, servicemen and motorcycle gangs. But in 21st century America, the tattoo has become a well-respected and even mainstream way to express one’s beliefs, … Continue reading

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Our Monthly Tip: Make a Memory Pillow from Your Loved One’s Clothes

Preserve your loved one's personality in a special memorial gift

Our Tip of the Month As a teen, I spent one summer at my grandmother’s house helping her make a bird-themed pillow cover from scratch. I still have this homemade pillow, and whenever I look at it, I’m reminded of her. … Continue reading

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How Do I Memorialize a Loved One with Jewelry? An Interview with Claire McHan: Part One

An expert talks about making diamonds from a loved one's hair or ashes

Today, SevenPonds speaks with Claire McHan, operations manager and support manager for Heart In Diamond, a company that specializes in making diamonds out of loved one’s hair or ashes and converting them into beautiful pieces of jewelry that serve as memorials … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Send Your Loved Ones Ashes Up To The Sky In a Biodegradable Balloon

Florida based company Eternal Ascent Society provides a unique memorial service

Our Tip of The Week: “I don’t care what you do with me — just have me cremated and send me up in a balloon,” said Clyde to his wife Joanie as they sat around the gift balloon shop they run, … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Express Your Grief Through Clothing

Modern mourning clothes serve as walking memorials for your loved ones

Our Tip of the Week: Western society used to have strict rules in place for funeral and memorial attire, with Victorian widows wearing elaborate crepe gowns for months, even years, after their husbands’ deaths. But over the past century, it’s rare … Continue reading

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