Your legacy is defined by a series of remarkable moments. Emotional decisions. Cherished relationships. Heartfelt gestures. But your legacy is kept alive through the family stories your loved ones will share when you’re gone.

Save Your Stories Before It’s Too Late

Family stories define us. They express our values and reinforce our beliefs. Family stories reunite us with loved ones we have lost and they’ll connect us to future generations we’ll never meet. Don’t wait for “someday” to write down and preserve your family stories. Start today. Start creating the stories that will become your family’s legacy.


The Circa Legacy team makes it easy and fun to record and preserve priceless family stories. Whether you’re capturing your own memories, writing a loved one’s obituary, or interviewing a remarkable person in your life – we give you step-by-step guidance to help you start and finish your family story projects.


Capture Memories

Find helpful tips for interviewing loved ones, download free question lists, review options for organizing your stories and check out our favorite tools!


Shop Story Kits

Choose a beautifully designed story kit with step-by-step instructions to joyfully record and preserve your favorite stories.


Write an Obituary

Writing a loved one’s obituary is an amazing gesture of love. Use our guide, see examples and find answers to your questions so you can write an obituary that captures your loved one’s life and legacy.

I’m Overwhelmed.

Not everyone is a writer. Or comfortable with interviewing people. Or has the time to take on a big project. We all have photos, stories, letters, or other cherished family memorabilia we want to preserve. But where do you start? Circa Legacy teams can organize, edit, design, and print beautifully-bound custom legacy books for you and your loved ones.

LOOKING FOR inspiration?

Want unique ideas for recording and preserving your family stories? Check out our blog!

Compare Four Companies That Record Your Family Stories

If you’re reading this, you’ve made a decision to record your family stories. Woohoo! That’s awesome! I’m so excited you’re doing this. Recording family stories and sharing them with all the generations of your family has so many benefits: It helps improve the emotional health of your youngest family members. Knowing where they come from […]

How Do You Correct an Obituary?

One of the most frequent questions I receive is: How do you correct an obituary? The answer depends on several factors. When was the obituary published?  What information needs to be corrected?  Who made the mistake? Scenario #1: Newspaper made a typo in a recent obituary. You recently sent an obituary to your local newspaper.  […]

Preserve Your Memories with a Family Time Capsule

A family time capsule captures what nothing else can: the quirky, funny characteristics of your family as they are right now. When I look back at 2021, memories that currently come to mind are my daughter’s fascination with this weird YouTube series called Good Mythical Morning and the many hours she spent building houses on […]


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