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How to Make a Memorial Stone a Cooperative Family Event

We wanted a nice artistic design for the tombstone of our grandparents. My grandfather and grandmother passed within hours of each other. It was amazing actually. We wanted a nice black memorial with white engravings and lettering. We found a company that does Jewish gravestones in NJ that can even put their pictures on the stone. We have seen examples, and the work is incredible. They have stones that are much more sculptural than your standard tombstone. We picked one that has a sweeping arc design to it in a glossy black. It is stunning.

The new engraving processes let you get a lot of stuff on the stone to be able to show images, have designs and letters in Hebrew and English and a lot more. Lasers and new tools let you get long passages of text onto the stones that are readable and will weather the elements for a super long time. There is so much that can be done with memorial stones now that you can make the whole family happy. Continue reading

Making Better Product Choices for a Healthier Me

When you are sick of chemicals in everything from your food and drink to the so-called hygiene products you use, then it is time to consider things with natural organic ingredients. Synthetic is not always better. It is much cheaper for companies to produce, but when you you cannot understand what the words mean on the ingredients list, does it ever make you a bit nervous? It does me. I found a biodegradable shampoo that is made of natural ingredients. Sure, I can go out to a dollar store and get a bottle of shampoo for a buck. That does not mean that it is good for me or my hair. I decided it is time to take better care of myself.

Did you know that food additives and other chemicals that make their way into the products you use every day are listed by the FDA as GRAS? That means, Generally Recognized As Safe. Generally recognized is scary to me especially when I cannot even tell what the chemicals are. Continue reading