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Plum District Sassy Deals for Savvy Moms and Families

A Special Guest Post from Sassy Moms in the City!

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Sassy Moms in the City gives the scoop on Chicago local happenings, fashion, beauty and lifestyle. Be sure to check out the blog here!

 

The Moms Fashion File team is partnering with Plum District to host our Swanky Style Suite at BlogHer in San Diego.  A daily deal site geared towards smart, savvy moms, Plum District’s mission is to make moms lives easier.

Members gain access to daily deals locally and nationally on everything from beauty, fashion, restaurants, event tickets, kid’s activities, home and spa treatments to family outings. What makes Plum District so unique is they are focused solely on moms and the deals are sourced by local moms from partners they respect and trust.

I was given a special assignment to experience a service from a Plum District partner – Lisa Mattoni Miller, a local Nail Stylist. Lisa provides in home nail services, spa parties, bachelorette parties and corporate events. Imagine our surprise when we realized this was not our first encounter. Learn more about Lisa by watching a preview of our nail service!

Sassy lil sister wants in on the action!

The Drying Chair

To book an in home nail service, spa party or corporate event with Lisa Mattoni-Miller visit www.lisamattonimiller.com.

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