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Throughout mankind's history, we have marked the graves of our loved ones. We know this because a large number of these markers still stand thousands of years after they were placed. Whether it is a pile of stones, a simple wooden cross, or a towering...

Whether it's a simple wooden cross or an elaborate pyramid, people have memorialized their loved ones throughout history. We have an innate need to mark the passing of those that have gone before us. Because there is a lot of emotion involved when you select...

Many times parents struggle with the design of an infant headstone. How can any epitaph fully memorialize a little one? Yet, an infant headstone can have great meaning and provides a way to remember a life lost too soon. One thing to remember about infant headstones...

Personalized landscaping stones draw the eye and brighten any landscaped area. You can capitalize on the raw beauty of the stone, or have it shaped into just about anything your mind can imagine. For the truly unique, consider etching an image or a saying into the...

Our dogs are our companions and often viewed as extended family members. Therefore, when a dog passes away, many find that placing a memorial helps them with the grieving process. Honoring your friend can take several different forms including pictures, donations, and pet memorial stones. Memorial Stones for...

It is spring, and time to think about cleaning up the gravesites of your loved ones. If you are not near the cemetery, there are services available in some areas to help with the maintenance, but if you can take care of the gravesite maintenance...

Many people want to pay their respects to loved ones with graveside flowers. However, some cemeteries have rules regarding when and where you can put arrangements. For instance, most places will allow flowers or other memorabilia on Memorial Day but will remove them a couple...

Most people are at a loss when it comes time to plan their loved one's graveside memorial. They may feel overwhelmed at the number of choices available. For instance, a graveside memorial can be shaped into almost any custom shape. You can have images or...

If you want a memorial that will last, then the best headstone material is either granite or bronze. Both are known for their durability. However, a lesser-known alternative is the field boulder. While it will not last quite as long as the other two, it...

Selecting a memorial for your loved one is a very personal experience. Whether you want a single stone or a memorial for married couples, you have the ability to create almost any design. In fact, your custom memorial can include an image along with epitaphs. It can also come in a variety of sizes and shapes.