sympathy gifts

Sympathy gifts that provide a tangible way to remember a love one serve as an ideal and appropriate way to support the bereaved as they begin the grieving process. Here are a few creative projects designed to help you support those grieving and yourself. Keepsake Boxes You may want to preciously stow away certain items […]

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A beautiful way to carry the memory of your loved one is with a piece of jewelry that can be worn in memory. It’s something that can be worn at all times to serve as a gentle reminder of the one they still hold dear to their heart. Consider wearing a piece of your loved […]

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In Western society, the practice of actively mourning through symbolic clothing or jewelry has faded, reflecting our culture’s preference for getting things done fast, which can provide the false impression that “everything is back to normal.” In the past, wearing black clothing or putting a wreath on a home was a symbol of mourning. Today people […]

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When you do decide to go through your loved one’s clothing, you may not be sure what to do with it. Today there are many options if you give some creative thought to the process. Really think about how you can turn your loved one’s belongings into something memorable. Some ideas include: 1.    Pick some of your […]

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Finding a way to adequately express your condolences isn’t easy. If you don’t know the bereaved very well, you don’t want to risk giving them a gift or card that offends them. Men can be especially challenging to shop for. They typically don’t appreciate figurines or jewelry the way women do. So how do you express […]

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