Tag Archives: Holidays

Remembering the Fallen

On Memorial Day, we are asked to pause to remember the men and women who have fought and died for our country. We at Legacy.com are proud to dedicate a portion of our web site to memorializing these service members. … Continue reading

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5 Condolences: things my mother taught me

The best mothers do more than raise us and nurture us – they teach us, too. Of course, there are the early basics: Mom teaches Baby how to eat, how to get dressed, how to talk. As we get to … Continue reading

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5 Condolences: birthdays

Gathering with family and friends helps bring light into our lives, particularly in these dark winter months. And birthdays are one of our favorite reasons for a get-together. Whether we’re celebrating a milestone or honoring a loved one who has … Continue reading

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5 Condolences: holiday traditions

Two years ago, my aunt was killed by a drunk driver. Our family quickly gathered at her house and spent the week informing friends and family of her death, arranging services, locating important paperwork, sorting her belongings to donate items … Continue reading

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Grief during the holidays

November marks the beginning of the winter holiday season. From Thanksgiving to Hanukkah and Christmas through New Year’s, it’s a flurry of dinners, parties and gatherings as people come together to “celebrate the season.” For me, November also marks a … Continue reading

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Thankful

As Thanksgiving approaches this week, we’ve all been focusing on the things we’re thankful for. It’s a unique holiday, one that asks us to take a moment and forget about all the bad things that have happened over the past … Continue reading

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5 Condolences: Parades

As my high school band’s piccolo player, I marched in a lot of parades in my youth. Even if you’ve been to dozens of them in your life, there is always something a little bit thrilling about a parade, whether … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Today we celebrate fathers – we show a little extra love to the ones who are still here with us, and we remember the ones who are gone. Here at Legacy.com, we’re honoring beloved fathers who have passed away with … Continue reading

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In Remembrance: Memorial Day 2012

On Memorial Day, we honor the men and women who have bravely served in our armed forces. All week, we have been collecting photos of beloved veterans from our users and featuring them in our In Remembrance: Memorial Day 2012 … Continue reading

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5 condolences: Passover

This weekend marked the beginning of Passover, one of the most widely observed Jewish holidays.  Celebrated for 7-8 days, it commemorates the emancipation of Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt.  On the first night of Passover, families gather for a … Continue reading

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