In The District:
January 19th, 2011 | 4:39 PM
Socrates (or maybe it was Prince) once said, “Two thousand zero zero, party over … oops, out of time.” Not wanting the clock to run out on our fun, last week the denizens of Plum District HQ partied like it was
1999 December 2011.
We’d been so busy last month — moving offices, forging new relationships with vendors, inventing squishy, new phases of matter — that we couldn’t corral everyone long enough for a holiday party. So we made up for it with our Holidays in January party (perhaps the first of a new annual tradition?), at Laszlo in the Mission. Hard to sum up in words, but it was a night full of this:
aaaand some of this:
and oh yeah, a bow tie:
And did we get Megan a gift?
Yes. And was it a purple kimono?
Our web producer Melissa gets a special shout-out for organizing the shindig. Thanks, Melissa! So while it’s a little belated, the PD office toasts everyone in The District, wishing you a belated Happy Holidays and Happy New Year. Are we ready for 2011?
Oh yes. Stay tuned!
January 13th, 2011 | 10:27 AM
January 10th, 2011 | 11:37 AM
Few joys are purer than the free-wheeling fun of a good sled ride, but more than 200,000 kids end up in the emergency room every year with sledding-related injuries. Keep your winter wonderland worry-free with these tips for sled safety.
January 6th, 2011 | 7:00 AM
Plum District is thrilled to be named an Editor’s Best for 2010 by Cool Mom Picks. On December 30, Cool Mom Picks announced their “coolest services, sanity savers, and helpful websites for parents.” Here’s what they had to say about Plum District:
“I anxiously await the daily deals from Plum District, a handy new site aimed at moms like me that makes saving money super easy. So far the deals have been relevant and appealing, including plenty of the small businesses you’ve seen on Cool Mom Picks.” -Kristen
Thank you to Cool Mom Picks!
January 5th, 2011 | 1:29 PM
As you probably know, we ran a “deal” with Big Brothers Big Sisters from December 25 thru December 30 to raise money. Thank you very much to the lot of you that made donations via Plum District! Big Brothers Big Sisters was quite pleased with the results, and we are happy to announce that Plum District will be matching your donations dollar for dollar!
December 29th, 2010 | 10:52 AM
December 28th, 2010 | 11:30 AM
It’s here again…Diapers.com. 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.
December 23rd, 2010 | 1:14 PM
As we wind down 2010, we wanted to share our success with a wonderful organization that I’m sure you all know — “Big Brothers Big Sisters”. From now until the end of the year, you can contribute to Big Brothers Big Sisters through Plum District.
As you know, everything we do is focused on families and children and we love the fact that Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteers work to develop positive mentoring relationships in local communities. Just as we are focused in growing your local community — they are too.
Happy Holidays and Stay Safe!
December 16th, 2010 | 5:00 PM
As Megan talked about in her post back in October, “For Moms, By Moms,” we are recruiting Moms to build Plum District in their local communities. Our District Representatives are Moms who are sourcing deals in their local communities and bringing them to Moms like you.
To showcase the hard work these Moms (and a few Dads!) are doing for Plum District–and to make our deals more personal for you–we have launched a new feature that lets you see who sourced the deal, read about why they brought the deal to Plum District, and read and get to know them.
For example, our deal today for Love Reusable Bags was brought to us by Jillian G., one of our District Reps for Orange County. Jillian is featured in the left side of the page, and her story about why she brought this deal is found at the end of the deal page.
Likewise, Margaret G., our Regional Sales Manager for San Francisco and Marin is featured on today’s Round Pond Wine Tasting and Appetizer deal. After having a wonderful tasting experience at Round Pond, Margaret tells you why she brought this to you.
Of course, you are interested in becoming one of these District Reps for your local District, let us know!
December 11th, 2010 | 7:19 AM
Great news! Starting Monday (Dec 13) and running through December 24, 2010 you can get an additional 10% your first purchase with Plum District! Just enter the promotion code plumholiday at checkout. Easy.
This promotion only applies to first time buyers. However, for you frequent shoppers on Plum District, be sure to tell all of your friends. If you use our Refer a Friend program to tell your friends, you will earn $10 Plum Dollars when they make their first purchase. Now, that’s a Plum Deal.