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Holiday Sweepstakes – Thank You to our Plum Fans and Amazing Brands!

Our first ever Holiday Sweepstakes was a HUGE success! We are thrilled that we could make the holiday season even more memorable for our lucky winners. Throughout November and December, we awarded $15,000 worth of prizes to 110 wonderful families! Plum would also like to give a special ’thank you’ to the 25 amazing, mom-loved brands that contributed merchandise. Thank you, again, to all who participated. Keep an eye on your Plum email for our next giveaway! Below are the winners and some responses – our favorite part of the entire sweepstakes:

Week One Winners

$100 Gift Certificate to The Honest Company (5)

Katie Davison, Suzanne Lehfeldt Kirk, Candace George, Anthony Schartner, Tammy Shuman

$100 Gift Certificate to Lakeshore Learning (5)

Sara Demko, Hly Vang, Sheila Vives, Jennifer Robertson, Lori Richardson

          “I did receive my gift certificate from the merchant and it could not have been a more perfect prize. I adopted a family to help out for Christmas and the prize I received will be perfect for their 3 young children.” – Sheila 

3-Month Subscription to Citrus Lane + $25 Gift Certificate (5)

Marsha Heiderman, Caitlin Ayers, Jessica Moy, Steven Patton, Katherine Chess

          “I was contacted by Citrus Lane. They seem great and I appreciate your fantastic give-a-way. Let me know if you need any additional information or help. I have already directed a few friends to your page.” – Caitlin

$100 Gift Certificate to ODIZ Baby Supply (3)

Stephanie Ansell, Merle Clifford, Elsa Salcido

Kinderfeets Wooden Push Bike (5)

Natasha Li, Stephanie Law, Heather Kimberling, Daphne Trumps, Michelle Taylor

          “Happy Thanksgiving! Just to let you know that I am in receipt of my lovely Kinderfeets Pushbike. Once again, thank you for picking me as one of your winners!  The Pushbike is just the cutest thing I have ever seen, and I know I shall have a very happy niece at Christmas!” – Michelle 

“I want to thank Plum District for holding this contest – you guys are going to make a 2 year old very happy this Christmas! :)” – Stephanie

Mud Pie Gift Basket (5)

Renee Pustover, Wendy Budrow, Bettina Bradshaw, Nichole Savage, Sarah Blevins

$100 Gift Certificate to Frecklebox (5)

Beth Hockran, Traci Ellis, Shanna Bailes, Brenda Engel, Linda Tracy-Soma

  “I did receive the electronic gift card, thank you so much, can’t wait to use it!!!  Hope you all have a wonderful holiday. Once again thank you.” – Linda

Week Two Winners

6-Month Subscription to Nature Box (5)

Kara Kjellman, Sarah Jiang, Laura Cherevchenk, Terri Grey, Jeremy McLaughlin

$100 Gift Certificate to Bliss Living (5)

Stacey Quinn, Sheri Mousel, Maura Devine, Tara Oshinski, Deb Cohen

          “Thank you so much! I rarely win anything so thank you! I’m very excited!” – Maura

$100 Gift Certificate to Mother’s 3rd Arm (4)

Lizee McMillian, Rachel Kulis, Kimberly Shults-Smith, Julie Cover

UNREAL Candy Gift Basket (5)

Michele Behlen, Kim Putz, Tracey Maurer, Nancy Lee Musser, Robert Ward

          “Plum District has a great web site. Come and check it out. Great giveaways and prizes. Love to win” – Michele

Keekaroo High Chair (2)

Chris Cioban, Mark Watford

          “Whoohooo!!! Thank you so much! We were actually looking for a highchair, our 3 months old is soon gonna need one! Just in time for Christmas! Thank you so much for doing this giveaway, and thank you even more for making me a winner!” – Chris

Keekaroo Cafe Booster (1)

Nancy Morrell

Apple Park Gift Basket (5)

Sarah Shackelford, Kim Kihega, Spring Stracener, Dawn Schmidt, Carey Parks

$100 Gift Certificate to Little Tikes (2)

Ronald Bartlett, Kimmy Moore

          “Oh my gosh i won. Thank you,you are great.M great nieces & nephew are gonna have a great chrismas. Thank you” – Ronald

Little Tikes Thunder Pony (1)

Shannon Pickin

Little Tikes Kitchen (1)

Sharon Whitaker

Little Tikes Art Station + Blabberez (1)

Susan Kaye Kiser

Phil & Ted’s Navigator Stroller + Seat (1)

Rehana McClean

“Amazing, thank you so much!! I have twins and our current stroller is falling apart…this is so exciting!! – Rehana

Week Three Winners

6-Month Subscription to Little Tikes (5)

Laura Miller, Stacy Coleman, Erin Johnson-Pina, Daphne Scott, Alison Koons

10-pack of Itzy Ritzy Snack Happens™ Reusable Snack and Everything Bags (5)

Jari Wietfeldt, Terri Wilson, Erin Conaway, Randy Fulgham, Aaron Reck

See’s Candy Gift Baskets (5)

Wanda Williams, Kristen Hope, Jean Choi, Jamie Gentile, Deanna McFarland

          “Thank you so much Plum District I can’t wait to receive my Sees gift basket. I just saw the email I almost missed it. Thank you all so much. Happy Holidays to all” – Deanna

$100 Gift Certificate to Joovy (5)

Vicki Spokes, Brieanne Hilton, Cari Knottes, Amanda Tucker, Frances Linn

     “We won the Joovy gift card last week–thank you!” – Brieanne

$100 Gift Certificate to SoCo Vintage (5)

Lynn Estep, Audrey Golden, Stephanie Jensen, Summer Grubbs, Erin Varilone

$100 Gift Certificate to Radio Flyer (5)

Tricia Portugal, Gary Liang, Joanne Dragunoff, Malissa Wood, Staci Nouri

Clek Booster Seat (5)

Christian Earnhart, Pooravi Gohill, Michelle Hill, Laura Knight, Alison Schenebeck

          “I won a booster seat from Clek so happy my 4 year old is ready to get into the big boy seat. Perfect win thanks so much!” – Michelle

Grand Prize Week Winners

$500 Gift Certificate to Zappos (3)

Roxane Chahine, Jonna Reule Ziniel, Tiffany Ann Frye

          “When I got the email, I screamed… very loud! My kids came running down the stairs” – Tiffany

1-Year Supply of Diapers from The Honest Company (1)

Jenn Sagotsky

          “Thank you SOOOOOO MUCH!  Our family is so, so excited and happy about this!   You have made our year! – Jenn

1-Year Supply of Home Products from The Honest Company (1)

Melisa Carlsen

          “Thank you so much for the amazing products you and your company continue to introduce me and my family to! We love love love The Honest Co and couldn’t be any happier! Have a wonderful holiday season!” - Melisa 

$500 Gift Certificate to Mini Boden (3)

Lindsay Lebowitz, Makayla Felipe, Ashley Cossette

          “Thank you guys so much! You have no idea how much this means to me!! You guys are amazing!!!!” – Ashley



Win a $500 Visa Gift Card + Free YEAR of NatureBox Wholesome Snacks! Plus, a Special Discount for Plum Members


NatureBox delivers delicious, nutritionist-approved and kid-tested bites to your doorstep every month. Families love receiving their monthly NatureBox; it’s a present full of delicious surprises! NatureBox makes wholesome snacking easy for the holiday season and to kick off the New Year.

At Plum District, we love NatureBox for three reasons:

  • Festive Treats: A nice alternative to holiday sweets, NatureBox snacks are minimally processed with 0g trans fat and no artificial ingredients
  • Holiday Convenience: Perfect for the busy holidays, their resealable zip-top bags make on-the-go snacking easy!
  • Seasonal Favorites: Little ones love their new varieties like Cherry Berry Bonanza and Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Stash NatureBox snacks in your car, open up a bag for movie night or after before sports practice, and bring some with you for holiday travel to keep your family fueled and happy.

Today, Plum Members can enter for a chance to WIN a $500 Visa Gift Card and FREE YEAR of NatureBox — plus, enjoy an exclusive 50% off your first NatureBox order (any box size!) with code PLUM50 at checkout. Shipping is always free!



Win a Family Vacation to Belize + Save 15% Off Any Little Passports Subscription!


Founded by two San Francisco-based moms, Little Passports is an award-winning monthly subscription that takes children on an exciting adventure around the globe or United States.

Today, they’re here with an incredible giveaway for Plum Members – a family vacation to Belize! Click here to enter for a chance to win.

  • The trip includes a 5-night stay in a 2-bedroom beach house at the luxurious Hopkins Bay Resort, plus 3 educational family excursions: snorkeling around the Belize Barrier Reef, a kayak tour, and a village immersion tour by bicycle. The trip is worth $4,000 value – and you’ll receive an additional $1,000 airfare credit!

They’re also offering an exclusive 15% OFF a Little Passports subscription. Sign up for the World or USA Edition, and follow pen pals Sam and Sofia as they send monthly travel packages that teach little ones about geography, history, culture, and language in a fun and memorable way.  

We love Little Passports for three big reasons:

  1. Educational: Each month teaches your child about a new country or two new states, including it’s capital, landmarks, fun facts, and more. Inspire a love and understanding of the world and our nation.

  2. Kid-Loved Characters: Pen pals Sam and Sofia are fun to follow and children love receiving their monthly travel letter.

  3. Fully Inclusive: First month includes everything your child needs to get started (a suitcase, passport, USA field guide, and more – depending on subscription). Souvenirs, photos, and online activities arrive each following month!

Click here to save 15% OFF Little Passports’ World or USA Edition!




Personalized Storybooks with Illustrations by Harry Potter® Artist + 25% Discount


I See Me! creates award-winning, personalized storybooks that quickly become a bedtime favorite. Filled with beautiful illustrations and well-written stories that incorporate your child’s name, these books make memorable gifts that’ll be cherished for years to come.

Choose from favorites like My Very Merry Christmas, My Very Own Pirate Tale, and My Very Happy Birthday among many other bestsellers. And don’t miss their NEW Goodnight Little Me, written by award-winning children’s book author Jen Dewing and brought to life with illustrations by Mary GrandPre’ – award-winning artist of the Harry Potter® series.

Mommy blogger Shannon, of, recently personalized Goodnight Little Me for her son, Alex. Since the book’s arrival, Alex has requested it be read several times each night, mentioning that he loves seeing his name written in the stars. Read Shannon’s great review of Goodnight Little Me here. 

Create your very own I See Me! storybook today, and leave a lasting impression on your little ones this holiday season.

Order now in time for Christmas delivery, and don’t miss today’s Plum Coupon for 25% OFF personalized board books from I See Me! - featuring thick, durable pages perfect for little, exploring hands!


It’s Grand Prize Week for Plum’s Holiday Sweepstakes!


New prizes have arrived for Grand Prize Week of our Holiday Sweepstakes! Here is everything we have in store for you and your family!

To enter for a chance to win, click here: If you’ve already signed up, don’t forget to continue sharing your unique link to increase your chances of winning!

Winners for Grand Prize Week will be chosen and notified on Monday, December 9th. Click here for the terms and conditions.


GRAND PRIZE: 3 $500 Gift Certificates to Zappos

With brands for every lifestyle, Zappos is a one-stop online shop for all.  Explore their large selection of clothes, handbags, shoes, and more – with styles for moms, dads, kids, runners, outdoor explorers, indoor lovers, gamers, and fashionistas! Shop favorite brands like Nike, Uggs, Converse, The North Face, Lacoste, BCBG, and many more.  Zappos cherishes their customers, and makes every effort to take your shopping experience to new heights. In addition to their amazing variety of loved brands, they offer free shipping and return shipping, a 365-day return policy, and a renowned 24/7 Customer Loyalty Team. Click here to shop top brands for your family.


GRAND PRIZE: 1 Year’s Supply of Diapers OR 1 Year’s Supply of Home Products from The Honest Company

Founded by mom and actress, Jessica Alba, The Honest Company provides parents with non-toxic, affordable, and highly effective products for their family and home.  Their products range from diapers and wipes, to home cleaning and personal care solutions. Select a few Honest Company products, or subscribe to their ‘Bundle and Save’ program to have a curated delivery sent to your doorstep every month.  Their goal is to relieve parents of everyday stress and simplify their lives by delivering family essentials to your home.  Year’s Supply of Diapers retails for $1,000 and Year’s Supply of Home Products retails for $500. Check out their sustainable products here


GRAND PRIZE: 3 $500 Gift Certificates to Mini Boden

In 2002, Mini Boden brought their immensely popular British designs to the U.S., and in 2007, they expanded their line with Mini Boden – quickly becoming a favorite among families around the globe. They offer brilliant basics designed for mixing, matching, and layering. Mini Boden’s European-inspired clothes are carefully crafted with long-lasting materials to be outgrown, not outworn. Their boys’ and girls’ lines (for ages 0-16) include delightful prints, Brit-inspired animal appliqués, clean lines, pops of bright color, and capture a sense of humor. Most importantly, Mini Boden lets kids do what they do best: have fun! Click here to check out their delightful selection of dresses, tops, knits, nightwear, outerwear, shoes, boots, and much more.

To enter for a chance to win, click here: If you’ve already signed up, don’t forget to continue sharing your unique link to increase your chances of winning!

WIN a Lifetime of See’s Candies! Plus, Free Shipping on Orders $60+


Since 1921, See’s Candies has been warmly welcomed into the homes of families worldwide. These undeniably delicious, American-made treats are a favorite among all ages, and parents love knowing that See’s Candies uses only the finest ingredients and no added preservatives – ever.

We all have our favorite See’s candy – whether it’s their Scotch Kiss, peanut brittle, chocolate-covered nut clusters or caramels, one of their famous square-shaped lollipops, or something else in their wonderfully large assortment.

Today, See’s Candies is here with a special giveaway for Plum Members: a LIFETIME of See’s Candies! Enter for a chance to win here, and count down the days until Christmas with daily treats and prizes, too!

Plus, enjoy sweet savings with FREE shipping on orders $60 or more – or flat-rate shipping of just $5 for orders under $60! Click here to shop at See’s Candies with this special shipping discount!




Save 15% Off Hands-On Learning Toys – Great for Holiday Gifting!


Learning Resources is here with an exclusive offer for Plum Members – and just in time for the holidays!

Take 15% OFF your next order (use code Merry13 at checkout) and enjoy free shipping on purchases $50 or more! Click here to start shopping.

Designed for ages 3-9 years, Learning Resources’ top-rated educational toys help develop little ones’ imagination while promoting creativity, exploration, and critical thinking. You can shop by age,  subject, 5-star products, stocking stuffers, or brand (like Pretend & Play®, New Sprouts®, and Goodie Games®). Find all the toys you need to keep your children actively engaged throughout the winter and beyond!

Click here to start shopping (use code Merry13 at checkout), and enjoy great toys, smart choices, and happy kids.





Week Three: Plum District’s Holiday Sweepstakes


New prizes have arrived for Week Three of our Holiday Sweepstakes! Here is everything we have in store for you and your family!

To enter for a chance to win, click here: If you’ve already signed up, don’t forget to continue sharing your unique link to increase your chances of winning!

Winners for Week Three will be chosen and notified on Monday, December 2nd. Click here for the terms and conditions. Then it’s time to start our Grand Prize Week! 


PRIZE: 5 6-Month World Edition Subscriptions from Little Passports

Little Passports is an award-winning subscription that takes your child on an exciting global adventure with kid-loved characters Sam and Sofia, teaching them about geography, history, culture, and language in a memorable way. Each month, kids will receive a country or state-specific package filled with maps, activities, stickers, online travel games, souvenirs, a travel letter, and more. Subscription retails at $83.70. Find out how you can inspire your child’s love of the world here.

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PRIZE: 5 10-Packs of Snack Happens™ Reusable Snack & Everything Bags from Itzy Ritzy

Itzy Ritzy’s collection of baby, toddler and lifestyle accessories provides smart, attractive solutions to everyday challenges. Their eco-friendly Snack Happens™ Reusable Snack and Everything Bags are made from BPC-free and PVC-free, waterproof materials that are easily cleaned and great for on-the-go snacks. These colorful, zippered bags will make sending your child to school and on play dates easy and stress free! 10-Pack of Snack Happens™ Reusable Snack & Everything Bags retails at $100. Learn more about these sustainable products here.


PRIZE: 5 $100 Gift Baskets from Sees

A sweet tradition since 1921, See’s Candies uses only delicious, high-quality ingredients in their treats, with no added preservatives. Each gift basket includes more than 7 pounds of delectable holiday goodies including assorted chocolates, nuts, and chews, their world-famous peanut brittle, peppermint twists, truffles, and more! Gift basket has a $121 value. Check out their unforgettable assortment of goodies here.


PRIZE: 5 $100 Gift Certificates from Joovy

Joovy is a family company that designs high-quality gear for kids and active families. Their products are useful, good-looking , fun, and affordable. Joovy’s featured products include strollers, high chairs, playards, balance bikes, and much more for your growing family! Prize must be redeemed by 12/31/13. See how you can become apart of the Joovy family here.


PRIZE: 5 $100 Gift Certificates from SoCo Vintage

SoCo Vintage offers vintage-inspired apparel and at reasonable prices. They carry some of today’s most sought-out trends from cute maxi dresses and chevron toe pumps, to bubble bib necklaces and color block tanks. SoCo Vintage’s stylish yet laid-back apparel and accessories are great for active, busy moms. Click here to start shopping.


PRIZE: 5 $100 Gift Certificates from Radio Flyer

Featured in TIME and Parents Magazine, Radio Flyer manufactures kids’ toys such as wagons, tricycles, scooters, and other ride-ons that offer timeless magic and endless fun. As a leader in riding toys since 1917, they cherish the importance of high quality, classic, and innovative toys that encourage little ones to explore the outdoors. Even build your own wagon and watch your kids’ imagination take flight! Check out their beloved children’s toys here.


PRIZE: 5 Olli Booster Seats from Clek

This award-winning booster car seat increases the height of your 6 to 12-year-old, ensuring the vehicle’s seat belt fits safely and correctly. It features an additional layer of padding in order to eliminate “numb-bum syndrome”, as well as a detachable, dishwasher-safe cup holder and shoulder carrying strap for hands-free mobility. It is conveniently transportable from car to car, making traveling easier for the whole family. The Olli Booster Seat retails at $100. Click here for more details.

To enter for a chance to win, click here: If you’ve already signed up, don’t forget to continue sharing your unique link to increase your chances of winning!

Can’t Get Enough Mini Boden? Enjoy 25% Off Everything + FREE Shipping!


Boden – the immensely popular British clothing line – launched Mini Boden in 2007, quickly becoming a favorite among American moms and their little ones.

We’re thrilled to partner with Mini Boden yet again to bring Plum Members another great offer - just in time for winter and holiday gift giving!  Now through December 15, 2013, enjoy 25% off everything + FREE shipping! Click here to start shopping, and use discount code PLM7 at checkout.

Created for boys and girls ages 0-12 years old, Mini Boden captures uplifting, Brit-inspired style with delightful prints, animal appliqués, clean lines, and pops of color.  Kids love mixing, matching, and layering Mini Boden’s ultra-comfortable clothing.  The line lets them do what they do best: have fun. And, because Mini Boden clothes carefully built to be outgrown – not outworn - they’ll bounce back beautifully wash after wash (a feature that keeps parents happy!).

Check out Mini Boden’s Winter 2013 Collection today for a complete wardrobe of superior-fit designs that’ll keep your little ones warm day and night, from head to toe.




A Plum Exclusive – Give the Gift of Reading this Holiday Season!


Early Moments is here with an exclusive offer just for Plum District Members.

Today, you can order 5 Dr. Seuss Classics for just $5.95 + a FREE 2014 Dr. Seuss wall calendar* — free shipping included!  Click here to order now.

We’re excited about this offer for three big reasons:

  1. Lasting moments: You can share favorite, classic Dr. Seuss stories with your own children, creating lasting memories for years to come
  2. Kid-loved characters: Smile as you watch your little ones fall in love with The Cat in the Hat, Thing 1 & Thing,  and other favorites
  3. Inspires creativity: Dr. Seuss’ unique wordplay and whimsical tongue twisters are ideal for developing your little one’s young imagination

Founded by parents with a background in education and publishing, Early Moments provides families with award-winning books from the most prestigious brands. Their book clubs – like Dr. Seuss & His Friends – deliver insightful stories that support growth in vocabulary and concentration skills, cognitive development, academic success, and so much more.

To order today’s exclusive offer for 5 Dr. Seuss Classics for just $5.95 + a FREE 2014 Dr. Seuss wall calendarclick here!

*Note: When you order, you’ll be signing up for Dr. Seuss & His Friends Book Club. No further commitment is required and you may easily cancel at anytime. Early Moments guarantees 100% satisfaction.