Mari-Frances Bentvelzen Regional Sales Manager

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Monday Sneak Peek

It’s coming, it’s going to be huge, and you head it here first.  Monday we are partnering with Papa Murphy’s to offer you a great deal for Papa Murphy’s nation wide.  Living in San Francisco, is a foodie’s paradise where many a good pizza can be found, but I must say I still think that Bacon Artichoke deLite from Papa Murphy’s is my favorite pizza.  So visit the district on Monday, because quantities are limited!

Back By Popular Demand –

It’s here again…  Last time we ran the deal, it sold out so fast that many of you emailed us to bring the deal back, so we have.  The deal is $20 for $40 worth of Pampers diapers.  $20 off Diapers, yes please!!  Be sure to check out the deal tomorrow and tell your friends, because quantities are limited.

Happy Holidays….a sneak peek at tomorrow’s deal

So it’s that time of year again, the holiday is fast approaching and I’m trying to get into the mind set.  My parents are coming in for Thanksgiving, my daughter is turning 2, we have something planned every weekend between now and Christmas….and sometime between now and then I have to send Christmas cards and buy gifts.  Lots to do, not enough time!!  I love the holidays and love giving to my loved ones, but the spend always hurts a little.  I love that I can do almost all my shopping on Plum District for great deals on all my gifts!  Since I am privy to all the deals coming up in the next month, I thought I would share with you one that I especially love, that is coming up tomorrow.

Sometime between now and the second week of December I need to capture that special Kodak moment, because I need an updated photo for our holiday photo cards.  This means that I need to have a picture where everyone has their eyes open, is smiling, and it wouldn’t hurt if it happened to be a slimming shot of me (I know, a bit vain, but I’m being honest here!)  The picture is only one step of the process, then you need to decide where to purchase them, how many to buy, and then I actually need to address them and send them out.  In never fails that I am short on cards, am scrambling to find a new address of a friend, or get massive hand cramps from all the writing.  Though there are steps that are not fun about it, I still love, that in the age of email and Facebook, to be able to to send a piece of mail.  I also love receiving cards from our friends and family with new pictures and an update on what is new in their lives.  This year I get to send holiday cards AND get a discount with our deal tomorrow….perfect!  In addition to holiday cards, the deal will be valid toward customizable calendars and photo books.  As of last year I began to give both my parents and in-laws photo books that summarize our year, with pictures and captions.  Both have told me that they think it is the best present they get every year.  So no matter if you are in need to holiday cards, a fantastic calendar for the new year, or want to give the great gift of a personalized photo book, tune in tomorrow and check out our deal!

Sneak Peek for week of 11/1

I must admit, I love to look at what deals are coming up here at Plum District.  I sat down on Sunday night, after sampling a few of my daughters Halloween candies (whoops!) and took at look at the line up this week.  I have already planned out what I am going to buy (a little head start on my holiday shopping)!   I think the deals are so great, that I decided to share them with you.

You can expect Tuesday to be a turning of the tides, and give those who love to cook a great deal.  Our featured deal on Wednesday comes from a company that one of our Regional Sales Managers saw featured on the Today show.  She was already planning her holiday gift list and was searching for the perfect personalized gift to give.  Now she is sharing her fabulous find with all of our subscribers.  On Thursday you can get a fantastic deal on organic clothing, and help the planet at the same time!  For each organic tee-shirt, or bamboo shirt purchased the featured company will plant a tree through a partnership with Trees for the Future.  A good deal and a good deed, all in one day!  Do you ever wonder where your neighbor gets those cute notepads and address labels she uses to write you a thank you note?  Well, we found out where she gets them and we are sharing the secret with you on Friday.

I love cooking and would love to get a few culinary lessons to teach me some correct techniques (now I just wing it and hope for the best!).  I work full-time, am certifying to be a Pilates instructor, and  as if I did not have enough on my plate, I volunteered on the council of a local museum. Of course I also have the best job of all, being a mom.  Needless to say, I don’t have a lot of free time.  After researching cooking schools and classes, I could not find anything that fit into my schedule.  I then went on the hunt for an online cooking school, does that even exist?  Is is better than just tuning into the Food Network? (don’t get me wrong, I do love a good Paula Dean recipe!)  After much research I found something perfect that I could do on my own time, had quick, easy to follow tutorials, and even has online step by step recipes. Rouxbe… you had me at “on your own time”!  So I have decided to share my favorite find with you this Sunday.


I hope all of you enjoy the deals this week, we always working to bring you unique finds from great vendors.  Let us know what you love or a business you would love to see featured!

Sneak Peeks This Week: Books, Movies, Cheese, and more….

We’ve got a few deals coming up this week that are pretty exciting. We can’t say too much, but….

Tuesday is your day to get yourself some great movie tickets! If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area, this is also your day to stock up on cream puffs for your World Series party!

Wednesday be a book worm.

Thursday you’re going to love the gourmet cheese.

Stay tuned to Plum District this week for the details and to buy your deals!

Dream On – 50% off 4 Movie Tickets

4 movie tickets from Dreamerpass for $23. Each ticket can be redeemed at for any theaters that they serve. I can’t remember the last time I went to a movie for less than $12…it was The Breakfast Club, which is still a favorite of mine (yes, I am giving away my age…oh well). Even though the tickets are only posted in our Texas markets, they are good for any theater


Big News in the Big Apple

Plum Moms,

We’re excited to announce our partnership with the #1 source for all things mommy in New York City….Big City Moms! We’ve teamed up with our personal favorite go-to resource for moms in the city.  Make sure to check out their Parenting Center for expert tips on everything from sleep to discipline to fun things to do with your kids.  And take a peak at BCM picks for awesome packing lists and guides for parents.

With all of their expertise on parenting in the city, we had to team up!  We’re going to be featuring some of Big City Moms’ favorite picks for the best things to do, see, eat, and experience for moms and families in NYC–starting with our current New York City: Uptown deal, $49 for Five Playground Passes + $40 Voucher for the Boutique at apple seeds – a $240 Value.

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$20 for 4 Movie Tickets and a FREE Screening for San Francisco Movie Go-ers

Tomorrow we will be running a deal for 4 movie tickets for $20 with Weekly Cinema,the #1 movie club in America. The tickets are good at 99% of all theaters across the country, and you don’t have to use all the tickets at once.

As an added bonus for San Francisco movie go-ers, Weekly Cinema and Plum Districts are sponsoring a FREE screening of Secretariat, Disney’s uplifting new movie about a Triple Crown racehorse, at AMC Van Ness theaters on Saturday October 9th at 2pm. To be admitted, bring a copy of your voucher to the theater as proof of purchase (you will not have to use voucher, as movie is free). Purchasers may bring 1 guest, and seating is limited to availability and is first come first served.

I can’t remember the last time I paid $5 for a movie ticket!!! Tell all your friends about this great deal!

Coming Up Tomorrow:

I want to give you a sneak peek of a deal that is coming tomorrow because it’s a big one: half off diapers at! The deal will be $20 for $40 worth of diapers. This is going to be our sole deal…front and center and it is being offered nationwide.

Happy buying! Deal Image