After my Grandparents passed away, I wanted to find something simple (but appealing) to put a small portion of their cremated remains into. We all handle grief differently, and I felt it was important to have a piece of them with me in an inconspicuous way.I came across these memorial keepsake urn necklaces on Amazon that are offered in a variety… Continue reading Memorial Keepsake Urn Necklaces
Whether or not you know what the word taphophile means, I’m pretty confident that you are one – just judging by the fact that you took the initiative to visit sixfeetabovethegrave.com. Did you get a special feeling from the atmosphere featured in the video above?I’m not surprised! Now before you start thinking that there could be something seriously wrong with you, let… Continue reading Are You A Taphophile?
If you’re familiar with grave cleaning (or have checked out the Grave Cleaning Resources that I’ve shared), then you know that you can’t just grab any old bottle of household cleaner, fill up a bucket of water, run to your local cemetery, and start scrubbing random gravesites. You need to get yourself setup with a variety of… Continue reading Grave Cleaning Supplies
My Grandma and Pap enjoyed spending their Summers at a certain campground in Pennsylvania for 40+ years. Fortunately, my cousins purchased their camper (which was the last one that Gram and Pap owned) from them when they decided to “call it quits”. Unfortunately, Gram and Pap passed away just a few years after selling their home… Continue reading Grief Journey : Sprinkling Some Of My Grandparents’ Cremains At Their “Home Away From Home”
Cleaning graves can be a very relaxing and enlightening “labor of love“. However, if you’re new to the world of grave cleaning – there are some things to consider before you start. I’ll be honest – I did A LOT of “homework” before I ran out to the cemetery to tidy up my first gravesite,… Continue reading Grave Cleaning Resources
Before you run out and attempt to freshen up a loved ones grave or show some attention to a resting place that has apparently not received any TLC in years, it’s very important to learn how to safely clean graves. THE PURPOSE OF CLEANING GRAVESThe main purpose of cleaning graves is to remove things like the soiling from air pollutants, lichen, dirt,… Continue reading How To Safely Clean Graves