Looking for a Mitzvah Gift? Let friends & family share stories and feelings.
A Mitzvah CD Keepsake lets your child know how special they are.

Imagine hearing in their own voices...

A proud grandmother talking about why she is proud of her Mitzvah'd grandchild.

A loving uncle sharing his favorite moment spent with his niece or nephew

Friends saying "congratulations" each
in their own unique way.

"There is meaning and emotion in hearing a voice that is missing from reading words on a page.”

LifeOnRecord is one of the most meaningful gifts you can get for your child on the celebration of their Bar or Bat Mitzvah.

With a simple, toll-free phone call, friends and family are able to express their well wishes, congratulations, encouragement, and advice for adult life. LifeOnRecord collects the recordings and creates a unique audio keepsake which becomes more meaningful with the passage of time.

How it Works

Friends and family call a toll-free number and hear a personal greeting from you inviting them to leave a favorite story, memory, or wish. The caller leaves a meaningful message and has the option to review what they recorded and re-record it if necessary.

You as the coordinator have complete control - and you'll have as much fun as the recipient!

As each recording comes in, it's available on our website within seconds. You'll be able to play the recordings online and through iTunes, and you'll have control over what recordings make it to the final CD and in what order.

Listen to Recordings Online

You can either download the recordings to your computer for free and make your own CD, or we'll send you one.

It's that simple!

A surprisingly affordable price, for a priceless gift!

Despite the current economy, we want you to have the opportunity to be able to give this gift to someone special, so we have temporarily reduced the basic price from $89.99 to $49.99.

The LifeOnRecord service itself costs $89.99 $49.99. For that price you receive a toll-free number for family and friends to leave messages for the event, the ability to play and monitor the recordings online, and the ability to make CDs using iTunes. For the $49.99 fixed price:

  • As many people can call in as you want, and each person can record a message that is up to 30 minutes in length. Callers can even leave multiple messages! There are no limits on the number of calls you receive.

  • The toll-free number is active within a few minutes after you sign-up, and expires after one year. You can download your recordings, and make or request CDs at any point in time. Everything is under your control.

  • You will be able to monitor and play the recordings on our web site, and download individual recordings. With the included iTunes integration, you can easily make entire CDs, with the "tracks" you desire, in the sequence you want.
Give a Truly Meaningful Mitzvah Gift!

You can make your own CDs, or we can create them for you.

Although you can download your recordings for free into iTunes (which itself is a free download for PCs and Macs) and burn your own CDs, we can also create a personalized keepsake CD set packaged in a distinctive metal case for an additional $24.99. The CD is personalized with printed messages of your choosing, and you pay the same $24.99 price even if it takes multiple CDs to fit all your recordings!

So, if you buy the CD set, the total price comes to $114.98 $74.98 plus shipping. (Shipping is about $6.50 for USPS Priority Mail shipping with Delivery Confirmation).

Quick Turnaround

You'll receive an email with your account information and instructions the same day that you sign-up for the service. When you are ready to have us create your CDs, just let us know and we'll compile the recordings, personalize the CDs with a printed message on the front, and ship them out the next day.

People have been able to sign up for the service, have everyone call in the next day, and then present the CDs to a loved one the day after that. If you create the CDs yourself, the turnaround time can be even quicker.

"A meaningful, highly-personal gift that's simple and easy to create"

Although people change, memories fade, and stories tend to get lost, you'll be giving a gift that captures and preserves feelings and stories.

LifeOnRecord collects everyone's personal recordings and creates a keepsake which becomes even more meaningful with the passage of time.

"Voices convey personality”

Has there ever been an answering machine message or voicemail that you've wanted to save?

The words that were said are only part of what makes those messages special.

What really makes people sentimental for those recordings is that voices convey personality, which makes the message more meaningful than the same words written in a card.

Have questions? Read our FAQ section or send us an

Only $89.99 $49.99 for an unlimited plan - you can easily make
your own keepsake CDs using iTunes.

Only $114.98 $74.98 for the complete package with a
personalized keepsake CD packaged in a metal, windowed case.

"It was the best gift I ever received"

To start your LifeOnRecord Experience,
click the button above or call

P.S. LifeOnRecord Journals make a great gift and allow others to record personal stories and memories in their own voice . Buy a subscription for a loved one or easily purchase a:

$10 gift certificate
$25 gift certificate
$50 gift certificate
$100 gift certificate


Benefits of Event Journal

For friends and family of the parents and child...

  • They like using it - People want to convey their well-wishes. LifeOnRecord gives them an easy way to do that, and they feel honored to be asked.

  • It's simple - Friends and family just dial a phone and talk!

  • It's fast and convenient - Many people are more likely to tell a meaningful story than write one in a scrapbook or card.

  • Contribute from anywhere, anytime - Callers phone in at their convenience, and it's perfect for those that can't physically be there.

For the subscriber:

  • Make it a surprise - LifeOnRecord makes it easy for people to collaborate and call in without your child suspecting a thing.

  • Flexible. Your son or daughter can organize and play the stories and well-wishes over the internet, through iTunes™, or download them to their MP3 player. If they don't have a computer they can listen to them over the phone or on a CD.

  • A back-to-basics present - A great way of letting your son or daughter know how much people care for them. LifeOnRecord lets people express emotion, thoughts, and feelings that might otherwise go unsaid.

Benefits of Event Journal

With friends and family spread-out throughout the United States, your service was able to bring everyone together for my parent's 40th anniversary. The gift brought tears to my parent's eyes and it was the perfect way for people to talk about the impact my parents have made. Your service is something I'll be recommending to all my friends.

Amanda Johnson, Portland, Oregon


We all called in and made this a surprise gift for my father's 65th birthday. The CD was nicely packaged in the silver case, and made an impact even before anyone listened to it.

We all listened to the CD together with my father, and it was absolutely wonderful. I learned a lot about my father that I didn't know. My father isn't an emotional man, but I was sitting across from him when we listened to it, and he was clearly moved. This was a great way to celebrate his life so far.

Sarah Kennedy, Columbus, Ohio


Thank you so much for the special CD from my class. I love it! It is such a special and unique gift. I’ve listened to it a number of times and all the other teachers are jealous.  Again, thank you!!!

Monica Shuman, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


I was blown away by how fast my emails were answered, and the level of customer service. The LifeOnRecord experience was first class all the way!

Robert Jaremus, Jacksonville, Florida


The CD we received after our child was born is something we will treasure forever. To hear the voices of people we haven't seen since our wedding blessing us and our new child was wonderful, and is also something we cannot wait to share with our daughter when she gets older. Thank you!!

Anne O'Sullivan, Virginia Beach, Virginia


LifeOnRecord was the perfect way to send all of our loving thoughts to my nephew who is serving in Iraq. The voices from home were exactly what he needs to hear!

Thayna Regas, El Paso, Texas


Our LifeOnRecord number provided a truly unique way to include Zengeler Cleaner's 18,000 household customer base in our 150th anniversary celebration. Callers have left a wonderful variety of special messages that range from nostalgic to humorous and everything in between. LifeOnRecord makes it simple for our customers to call and capture some of the precious memories we have in common.

Tom Zengeler, Wauconda, Illinois

Benefits of Event Journal

Excerpt from Hearing is Believing, Chicago Sun-Times News Group

As Rick Kerman and his son, Josh, drove home from Wisconsin last weekend, the disc in the car's CD player wasn't playing the latest sounds of one particular group. Instead, their 13-year-old son listened to a variety of voices, some he knew, some he didn't, talk about him, his parents, his family or just about life, in general. One particular anecdote caught his attention. His late uncle's manager shared some thoughts, stories and heartfelt emotions about his uncle Andy, who died in 1984 before Josh even got to know him.

"It was a whole different perspective of information that Josh didn't know about my brother, and that I didn't even know," said Northbrook resident Carol Kerman, Josh's mother. Kerman's brother was Andy Kaufman, the "Saturday Night Live" icon probably best known for his role as Latka Gravas on the TV series, "Taxi."...

..."The stories were poignant, and gave people a chance to reflect," Kerman said of the keepsake CD, which was a gift for Josh's Bar Mitzvah. "In this age, we don't have the time or make the time to do much reflecting."

Jim Powers, Chicago Sun Times News Group, August 23, 2007