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Maybe you’ve heard something about this or know someone who wears a pendant that contains part of a loved one’s cremated remains (commonly called ashes). Have you wondered how that works? Generally, there are two types of cremation jewelry: those that hold remains, and those...

When families come into pick up the cremation ashes (formally called cremation remains), they ask what the ashes look like. This is a perfectly acceptable and understandable question, especially for those who plan on doing a scattering ceremony. To the untrained eye, the gray powder you...

In my last blog, I discussed customizing memorials and funerals as well as how to choose a location and make the service more personal. Today, I’d like to look at some ways to help make that special time for loved ones even more memorable. Memory tables...

There is a big trend towards hosting your own custom funeral or memorial. The biggest benefit is getting to create a service that perfectly reflects the life and uniqueness of your loved one. Often when traditional funeral homes plan a service, they tend to follow...

March is National Professional Social Work Month! And March 20 is World Social Work Day. The team at aCremation thanks the social workers across the great State of Texas for the amazing contributions they make to the families we serve. For more information about this...

Even with all the options available today for memorialization, many people still want to bury the cremated remains of their loved in a cemetery. Sometimes this is because there is a family cemetery where generations have been laid to rest. Other times it’s because a...