Looking for a unique birthday gift idea? Have friends and family call and
share birthday well-wishes, and stories - all preserved onto CD.

LifeOnRecord is a great birthday party idea - friends can secretly call ahead of time.

Unique Birthday Gift

The CD can be presented and played at a birthday party and enjoyed over and over.

A birthday CD makes a unique birthday gift

One of the best gifts they've received. And for a limited time, it's at a very affordable price!


"I felt like a hero for giving him LifeOnRecord for her birthday gift. We played it at her birthday party and everyone loved it!"

It's so hard to buy a meaningful birthday present for a loved one, who already has a lot of "stuff". You want to buy something special that the recipient will enjoy and that also reflects your own personality, but everything you can think of seems so ordinary.

With LifeOnRecord you will be the hero of the family, who found a unique, meaningful present that your loved one will cherish.

With a simple toll-free call, LifeOnRecord lets friends and family record their birthday well-wishes, congratulations, gratitude, and encouragement.

Callers feel honored to participate, and its simple for anyone to contribute to the keepsake regardless of where they live.

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

How it works - giving it as a birthday gift.

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 birthday 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 (Limited Time Special Offer). 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.
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Last-Minute Birthday Gift Idea? - Quick Turnaround

You'll receive an email with your account information and instructions within minutes of signing-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 business 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.

Birthday GiftYou 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 personalized keepsake CDs packaged in a distinctive metal case for an additional $24.99. You pay the same $24.99 price even if it takes multiple CDs to fit all your recordings, and that price includes shipping!

So, if you buy the CD set, the total price comes to $114.98 $74.98.

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You can choose from a number of CD backgrounds, as well as write whatever you'd like - we auto-size the font size to make sure everything fits. The Keepsake CD has a glossy finish and is a wonderful way to preserve the voices of friends and family.

"A meaningful, highly-personal birthday 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.

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Our guarantee is straightforward. You can cancel at any time, for any
reason, and receive a full refund.

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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:

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Benefits of Event

For callers...

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

  • It's simple - Birthday callers 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 birthday celebrant:

  • Make it a surprise - Is this a surprise birthday party idea? LifeOnRecord makes it easy for people to collaborate and call in without the birthday celebrant suspecting a thing.

  • Flexible. The recipient 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 the birthday celebrant know how much people care for them. LifeOnRecord lets people express emotion, thoughts, and feelings that might otherwise go unsaid.
Benefits of LifeOnRecord Events


Benefits of Event Journal

Suzanne Goldensohn

Suzanne Goldensohn Birthday Gift IdeasStarStarStarBirthday Gift Ideas
I did a surprise LifeOnRecord recording for my husband's 40th birthday. It was a perfect way for his friends and family, both near and far, to be involved in his big birthday. It was so easy! The CD turned out fantastic! My husband loved listening to the CD...

Shelli Cathcart Shelli Cathcart StarStarStarStarStar
I gave it to my best friend for her 30th birthday. She lives in Australia and I didn't get a chance to see her for her special day. She absolutly loved it!
Terri Ghio Terri Ghio Birthday Gift IdeasStarStarStarStar
I have used Life on Record CD for two events. Once for my Mom's 75th birthday and recently for my husband's 60th birthday. The experience was wonderful. We were able to get family from all over the world to contribute and the CD was created in Italian. My husband absolutely loved it. The opportunity to say something special about someone you love and not wait for a funeral is very special. His childen were able to say things they would not have said in person. Warm thoughts and funny stories were the best.
This company is amazing to work with and I would give more stars if I could - I am a huge fan. I hope to get one myself sometime!
Diane Lentz Snow Diane Lentz SnowStarStarBirthday Gift IdeasStarStar
I have used LifeOnRecord twice now - once for my parents 40th wedding anniversary and once for my aunt's Golden Jubilee - and I couldn't ask for a better company to work with. The communication between LifeOnRecord and the customer is tremendous and everyone that called in raved about what a great idea it was for a gift. I would HIGHLY recommend LifeOnRecord to anyone. I wish I could give them more than 5 stars.
Krishna Das Krishna Das StarStarStarStarBirthday Gift Ideas
For my wife's 25th birthday, I had 25 of her closest family members and friends record messages through Life on Record....the best, everlasting gift ever!!!
Dena Clements Dena Clements StarStarStarStarStar
It might sound simple but this is an amazing gift!! I was able to solicit voice messages from folks that couldn't travel to my mother's 80th birthday party. She was entranced as people in her life spoke to her and about her-one after another! Even her dentist called and left a message! Names and voices from all across the country created the best gift of the day! It wasn't just a gift for her but to all who could withness the look on her face as she recognized the voices of family and friends-PRICELESS! Not a dry eye in the place! The real truth is......thanks to LifeOnRecord-I was able to pull of this amazing feat in only two days prior to the party! A procrastinator's dream!
Garen Wisner Garen Wisner Birthday Gift IdeasStarStarStarStar
If you are not familiar with this service it will be the most memorable gift you have ever given someone - and the most appreciated. They make it simple and seamless. All you need is to email or tell folks about the 800 number.
I did this for my parents 60th wedding anniversary. What was nice is that everyone regardless of distance was able to virtually participate in honoring my parents on that day.

I would even say - don't wait for an event. Surprise someone with a - we appreciate you day using this. That will really be meaningful!

It is all about creating memories and holding on to those precious moments. This is even better than pictures! Try it.

Kacey Emmert Williams Kacey Emmert Williams StarStarBirthday Gift IdeasStarStar
This is one of the easiest and most appreciated gift I have ever given. For my fathers 65th Birthday I found LifeOnRecord's website and decided to try it. What else do you get a man that has everthing. The process was very simple!! When we played the CD for my father at his birthday party he was speechless. Hearing from old class mates and friends he hadnt seen in years. It was a moment that I dont think any of my family will forget. I highly recommed LifeOnRecord!!!
Gina Maffiore Hickman Gina Maffiore Hickman StarStarStarBirthday Gift IdeasBirthday Gifts
I've used LifeOnRecord two times now, for a 40th and for a 50th birthday celebration. It was such a well received gift and a memory to last a lifetime. Voices of loved ones to treasure forever. Of all the gifts presented, this clearly was the most sentimental and adored gift. I hope I get one for my 40th birthday coming up this year!! (hint-hint!!) :)
Paul Timmins Paul Timmins StarStarStarStarBirthday Gifts
We used Life On Record for my mother's 80th birthday. My Mum got loads of presents but without doubt this touched her the most. From recording of hand chimes from her campanology friends to reminiscences from her twin brother of life in the womb!! and a dozen loving memories in between we all remembered and laughed our way through her lifetime stories. This a fantastic way to recall events I would recommend it to everyone.
Linda Torson Volpi Linda Torson Volpi Birthday Party IdeasBirthday Party IdeasBirthday Party IdeasStarStar
I gave a Life On Record CD to my mother for her 90th birthday in March. I ended up with 54 messages. People had never heard of such a service and thought it was very unique. The directions were very clear and easy to understand.

I just want to say that my mom listens to her CD nearly every day, and she and I both get teary whenever we listen to the wonderful messages her friends and family left for her.

I would give Life On Record ten stars if I could. One of the best tributes you could give someone.
Lisa Wasserman Lisa Wasserman StarBirthday Party IdeasStarStarBirthday Gifts
I gave my dad a LifeOnRecord CD for his 80th birthday over a year ago. The process of reconnecting with so many old friends and family members was a gift unto itself. The instructions for putting together the CD were very simple and I did call the staff several times. They were extremely patient, helpful and professional. Two weeks ago my dad passed away suddenly. The memories, stories, songs and praises of his life that were captured on the CD are especially poignant and meaningful right now. Truly a gift that will be cherished within families for generations.
Doralece Dullaghan Doralece Dullaghan Birthday Party IdeasStarStarBirthday Party IdeasStar
I love Life on Record. I used it for my mother's 90th Birthday and my husband's 65th. They were each so happy to hear the voices and memories from friends and family members that they had not seen in years. My husband tricked my mother into recording a song she likes to sing on her recording and I used it as a background song for the video I showed at the party with old photos of her. It made it very special and will be a great memory for years to come.

Julie Omodio-Griess Julie Omodio-Griess StarBirthday Party IdeasStarStarBirthday Party Ideas
LOVE LifeOnRecord!! What a great gift for my mom's 60th surprise birthday party for guests that could not personally attend!! My mom LOVED it and it was so easy to do!!!
Joey StJohn Joey StJohn Birthday GiftsStarBirthday Party IdeasStarStar
We too often give gifts just because we are "supposed" to. This is a gift you give because you want someone to have a treasure that they will appreciate more every time they look at it much less listen to it. My wife loved the voices of her friends, parents, and daughter captured as a Christmas present.
Dawn Treyman Sollitto Dawn Treyman Sollitto Birthday Party IdeasStarBirthday GiftsBirthday Party IdeasStar
I am giving it to my dad who is battling cancer. We are putting inspirational and encouraging messages to get him through his fight. Thank you!
Mary Alice Drewer StarBirthday Party IdeasStarStarStar
What a great way to show our Mom celebrating her 80th birthday that she has touched so many lives and that she has so many happy memories to look back on! Thanks for making this possible and she loves listening to the cd regularly! It brings such a smile to her face!
Cathy Kulenkamp Cathy Kulenkamp Birthday Party IdeasStarStarStarStar
I used this service for my grandma's 90th birthday present. She was afraid that no one would be able to come to her birthday party. She was surprised with friends, family and messages from those who were unable to attend. Watching her expression while listening to the heart felt messages was priceless. Thank you for helping me give the perfect gift!
Carol Jean Boris
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I purchased Life on Record for my Dad's 80th birthday and it was the hit of the party. He loved it. Family from all over the country called and told wonderful stories and shared special moments. My Dad continues to listen to it over and over. I loved this idea and will continue to use it for special occasions. It was an affordable thing to do for such a special event.
Marsha Miller Marsha Miller Birthday Party IdeasStarStarStarStar
My mom is the youngest of 13 and turned 60 last year. Her family and friends are scattered all over the U.S. and many were not able to attend her party. This service provided a way for all of them to connect with her on her special day. She has enjoyed listening to all the memories shared over and over again. This was her favorite gift! This truly is a gift to give to someone that has everything! Thanks!
Gina Harpur Gina Harpur Birthday Party IdeasStarStarStarStar
Life On Record is such a special way to celebrate / memorialize a special occasion. I participated in a friend's husband's 50th birthday recording. So simple to use and one of the best gifts that can be given.
Anne Kasl Pruett Anne Kasl Pruett StarBirthday Party IdeasStarStarStar
I am giving this to my Grandmother for her 95th birthday in August. Some of the comments are priceless and tug on the heart string. It's so simple to use!
Fran Ripley Fran Ripley StarBirthday Party IdeasStarStarStar
Mom loved her LifeOnRecord CD. I put her 80th birthday party together from a distance and this CD was indeed a hit. Friends and relatives near and far were able to participate. Some memorable moments on the CD were various great grandchildren singing and playing the piano. A particularly talented friend of Mom's created a harmonic... a singing piece called 'The Turnin' 80 Blues'. An old friend related fond memories for the last time in his 'voice' (the next day they were going to have to remove his voice box due to cancer). Cousins from across this great nation got very creative and their messages caused tears of doubled over laughter all around as they recalled childhood memories. Mom continues to listen to the CD from time to time and enjoys hearing the memories and voices. I highly recommend LifeOnRecord. The CD was affordable, easy to do, and will be treasured for years to come.
Shane Bowlin Shane Bowlin StarStarStarStarStar
I used LifeOnRecord to create a DVD for my father's 70th birthday. I used the mp3 files along with photos to create a movie for him. It was really easy to do. I'll definitely use this service again!
David Graffagna
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My family used LifeOnRecord to capture thoughts, memories, well wishes, etc. for my Dad on his 80th Birthday. With a very large family and globally-spread extended family, LifeOnRecord gave us an ideal way to share sentiments with Dad even if some of us couldn't be there on his day. We gave him other gifts for his birthday, but those material things paled in comparison to the genuine love and gratitude we were able to give Dad with what LifeOnRecord helped us pull together.
Janice Fahy
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I used LifeOnRecord for my friend's 40th birthday. Not only did she really enjoy receiving this as a gift, I had sooo much fun editing the CD. We laughed so long and hard listening to the funny stories. This is the best gift I've ever given someone.
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