‘Celebrating Our Members’ Sweepstakes – Thank You to our Plum Fans and Amazing Brands!

Our ‘Celebrating Our Members’ Sweepstakes was a HUGE success! Throughout March and April, we awarded $15,000 worth of prizes to 93 wonderful families! Plum would also like to give a special ’thank you’ to the 19 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

Registered Spot in Harlem Globetrotters Summer Basketball Clinic for Kids and (2) Show Tickets to Watch Harlem Globetrotters Live (5)

Mia Dentice, Keri Estes-Cimorelli, Molly Raymer Mohramann, Sonia Beshiri, Laura Cherevchenko

          “WOOT WOOT! THANK YOU! My son is REALLY GONNA ENJOY THIS!!!!!!!!! Thanks for the wonderful opportunity!!!!!!!!!!!!!” – Mia

$100 Gift Certificate to Frecklebox (5)

Yahney Benitez, Paula Skeans, Catherine McNichol, Lindsay Carmichael, Ioana Churchill

         ”Thank you so much! My daughter is already shopping  she is thrilled with the giftcard.” – Paula

6-Month Subscription to NatureBox (5)

Linda Givens, Cordelia Bland, Nichi Mitchell, Caleigh Bohner, April Godden

          “Thank You so much  I cant wait to start enjoying my snacks” – Caleigh

          “Yay I’m so excited to be in the winner’s circle I love Plum District thank you” – AprilYes to Gift Bundle (5)

Denise Clark Phillips, Hollylynn Ford, Kelle Bradford Hays, Regina Angerman, Chessie Shaw

$100 Gift Certificate to Plae (5)

Jodi Jett, Christina Lowe Hoffman, Yana Urshanskiy, Cayla Barden, Jenny-Ann Lally

    “So super excited to be one of the winners :)” – Yana

$100 Gift Certificate to Radio Flyer (5)

Shana Hess, Stephanie Waychoff, Kristen Rhodas, Vanessa Madrigal, Carla Robertson Foust

Week Two Winners

lillebaby Complete Baby Carrier (5)

Tammy McNamee, Julia Clark, Jasmine Plough, Jill Balestro, Alexi LesChander

          “Thank you so much!!! I’m so excited to use this carrier!” – Julia

3-Month Subscription to David’s Cookies (5)

Shalin Shultz, Monique Hanson-Keeler, Michella Cook Tenneson, Lillian Guzlowski, Robin Childress

$100 Gift Certificate to Essential DermCare (5)

Jessica Koepp, Candy Semenuk, Sarah Cortell Vandersypen, Susan Hinmon, Jenny McCambridge

“Thank you!! Can’t wait to spend away!” – Jenny

$100 Gift Certificate to tinyme

Maris Xayaboupha, Mary Beth Klotzbach, Shirisha Prodduturi, Deanna Kiristis Phillips, Alisha Goins, Anne DiPace, Elisa Constantini, Tosha Sweat, Alena Kwiatkowski, Becky VanGinkel

“Thank You!! I can’t wait to try Tinyme” – Alisha

Printed Canvas from Canvas People (5)

Susan Benson, Heidi Proetz Burns, Lisa Letoto-Ohata, Joyce Hanooman, Cassandra Eastman

          “Thank you SO much!!! I’m absolutely thrilled to be a winner this week! This made my day. I’ll be keeping an eye out for an email from Canvas People. I can’t wait!…I’m so happy to be a Plum member, I really enjoy it :)” – Cassandra 

Language Sets from Little Pim (5)

Sara Breuninger, Jen Heptinstall, Robin Cartwright, Jennifer Kaschner, Karen Machiorlatti-Waldron

          “Thank you, my son will now be learning Italian, Grazie” – Karen

Apple Park Gift Basket (5)

Christen Jeckell, Gianna Borden, Ebonie Williamson, Stacy Himpelmann, Shanna Uptergrove

          “I’m so excited about this. THANK YOU!!” – Ebonie

Week Three Winners

$100 Gift Certificate to SCOUT (5)

Darlene Ryan, Holly Gretencord, Hannah Sabo, Misty Farmer, Trudy Hunter

$100 Gift Certificate to LeSportsac (5)

Evelyn Hernandez, Kathleen Treharne, Shirley Shaw, Deanna Benner, Pam Villegas

          “Thanks Plum District I will enjoy this gift immensely” – Evelyn

1-Year Premium Membership to Urban Sitter (5)

Melissa Tippie, Erica Goodier, Jessica Pinaula, Tammy Redmoon, Teresa Neeley

Grand Prize Week Winners

$500 Gift Certificates to Mini Boden (3)

Meg Tucker, Jennifer Shiflett, Alina Prodan

          “Thank you so much Plum District and Boden Clothing!!! with 3 little ones, this prize couldn’t have come at a better time!!!” – Alina

  “oh my gosh!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!!! we are FREAKING OUT in excitement over here!!!!” – Jen

$1000 Gift Certificate to The Land of Nod (2)

Catalina Dib, Leslie Brecht

          “THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!! I Love Plum District even more Now! You always have good products And deals!” – Catalina

          “I’ve posted on the Plum District page and will soon do the same for Land of Nod. I cannot express how grateful we are in words alone.  We have been searching for a nice dresser for my 3-year-old daughter’s bedroom that we could afford and could be something she would have for years…She will be so happy to have a “big girl” dresser and my husband and I are relieved that we can adjust our budget to fit some other needs…All because of the generosity of Plum District and Land of Nod.  You both are wonderful!” – Leslie

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Melisa Carlsen

          “What an awesome prize to have won! I can’t wait to parade my little one around in our new Smart Lux Compact Stroller! Thanks Phil&Teds and Plum District for making my year and continuing to have such amazing products!” – Melisa

phil&teds™ Navigator Stroller (1)

Amanda Gulden

          “I am still in shock that I won!!!! Thank you so much! I can’t wait to use my new stroller” – Amanda

Mountain Buggy® Cosmopolitan Stroller (1)

Jennifer Sagotsky

 

It’s Grand Prize Week for Plum’s ‘Celebrating Our Members’ Sweepstakes!

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It’s Grand Prize Week of Plum District’s “Celebrating Our Members” Sweepstakes! Check out below to see what’s up for grabs, and details about what you can win for yourself and your family.

Click here to enter the sweepstakes: http://bit.ly/1oflMLl

Grand Prize Week Winners will be chosen and notified on Monday, April 7th. Click here for the terms and conditions.

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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.  Mini Boden offers brilliant basics designed for mixing, matching, and layering – letting kids do what they do best: have fun! Their boys’ and girls’ lines (ages 1.5-12) feature delightful prints, Brit-inspired animal appliqués, clean lines, and pops of bright color. Mini Boden clothing is carefully crafted with long-lasting materials to be outgrown, not outworn.  Click here to check out their spring and summer styles!

 

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PRIZE: (1) Smart Lux Stroller and (1) Navigator Stroller from phil&teds™ or (1) Cosmopolitan Stroller from Mountain Buggy®

phil&teds’ stroller revolutionizes the way parents think about safety and convenience. The Smart Lux Stroller is a luxurious and compact single stroller with a sleek, urban design that easily rolls over bumpy paths. It features air-filled rear wheels, front wheel suspension, all-terrain maneuverability, and 21 riding options to grow with your child from newborn to 4+ years. The Navigator Stroller is compact yet fully-featured, and adapts to take 1 to 2 children from newborn to 5 years. It features 26 different riding options, ultra-light handling, rear-facing seat functionality, auto stop™ inline™ which keeps the stroller from rolling away, and much more.  Last but not least, the Mountain Buggy Cosmopolitan Stroller features a convertible seat that  offers 3 versatile modes to accommodate newborns to 4 year olds. It allows you to easily alternate between forward-facing, rear-facing, or lie-flat modes – with a no fuss, swift motion!  The Smart Lux Stroller retails at $399.99 and is available on Amazon, the Navigator Stroller retails for $499.99 and is available on BuyBuyBaby, and the Mountain Buggy Cosmopolitan Stroller retails for $549.99 and is also available on BuyBuyBaby. Check out these innovative, safety-certified strollers from phil&teds’ here and from Mountain Buggy here.

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PRIZE: (2) $1000 Gift Certificate to The Land of Nod

From the creators of Crate&Barrel, The Land of Nod offers a large selection of adorable home items for kids that turn any bedroom or playroom into a beautiful sanctuary.  Shop kids’ furniture, bedding, storage, and other contemporary decor. In addition, they offer toys and gifts including imaginary play toys, arts & crafts, musical instruments, wooden toys, outdoor toys, bath time toys, books, playhouses, and much more. Plus, together, you and your little one can enjoy personalizing sleeping bags, towels, blankets, wall art, growth charts, pillows, and more on their site! Start browsing and customizing kids’ products here.

To enter for a chance to win, click here: http://bit.ly/1oflMLl If you’ve already signed up, don’t forget to continue sharing your unique bit.ly link to increase your chances of winning!

Kids’ Easter Treats – Something New!

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These delightful recipes are fun to make together in the kitchen — or, create them ahead of time and bring them out for the children on Easter day!

 

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Chick Cupcakes

 

 

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Salted Caramel Easter Popcorn (we call it ‘Bunny Food’)

 

 

 

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Krispy Easter Eggs

 

 

 

 

It’s Week Three of Plum’s ‘Celebrating Our Members’ Sweepstakes!

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It’s Week Three of Plum District’s “Celebrating Our Members” Sweepstakes! Check out below to see what’s up for grabs, and details about what you can win for yourself and your family.

Click here to enter the sweepstakes: http://bit.ly/1oflMLl

Winners for Week 3 will be chosen and notified on Monday, April 7th. Click here for the terms and conditions.

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PRIZE: (5) $100 Gift Certificates to SCOUT

Featured in Pregnancy & Newborn and Real Simple, SCOUT is an active and casual lifestyle brand that offers custom travel bags, coolers, lunch bags, picnic totes, storage bins, and more. You can even personalize bags with a name or monogram to make it special and unique to you and your family. Have fun designing your items while choosing from 334 styles, 11 color, 6 fonts, and Greek Letters! Click here to start personalizing.

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PRIZE: (5) 1-Year Premium Memberships to UrbanSitter

Founded by four busy parents, UrbanSitter is a fast way to find and book babysitters and nannies personally reviewed by parents in your social circles (child’s school or sports team, moms’ groups, etc.). On UrbanSitter.com, you can filter sitters by date and time, credentials, background checks, ratings, and more – and then book instantly at the click of a button. You can find part-time, full-time, or last-minute sitters, or a qualified driver for drop-offs and pick-ups. When the job’s done, you can conveniently pay online! The 1-Year Premium Membership to UrbanSitter retails at $99.95. Start searching for sitters in your area here.

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PRIZE: (5) $100 Gift Certificates to LeSportsac

LeSportsac is a leading maker of stylish and functional handbags, and has become an American icon sold in stores worldwide. They offer beautiful collections designed by icons like Stella McCartney, Diane von Furstenberg, and Gwen Stefani.  Find a wide range of nylon handbags, travel bags, totes, messenger bags, backpacks, and more in a wide variety of colors and prints. All products are made from high-quality, lightweight materials that make traveling easier for on-the-go moms. Begin browsing their large collection of sporty bags and accessories here.

Click here to enter the sweepstakes: http://bit.ly/1oflMLl

 

5 Kids’ Activities for Spring and Easter

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Here are some of our favorite themed crafts – and a game – that delight children of all ages (and even adults!).

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It’s Week Two of Plum’s ‘Celebrating Our Members’ Sweepstakes!

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It’s Week Two of Plum District’s “Celebrating Our Members” Sweepstakes! Check out below to see what’s up for grabs, and details about what you can win for yourself and your family!

Click here to enter the sweepstakes: http://bit.ly/1oflMLl

Winners for Week 2 will be chosen and notified on Monday, March 31st. Click here for the terms and conditions.

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PRIZE: (5) – Complete All-Seasons Baby Carriers from líllébaby

Named ‘Most Perfect Baby Carrier on the Market’ by Pregnancy Magazine, líllébaby’s well-crafted 6-in-1 carriers simplify life with a baby and improve quality of life as a parent. It is endlessly versatile, lightweight, breathable, and soft while still remaining highly supportive. It ensures that your baby is ergonomically positioned in every setting, and it’s adjustable straps allow for full support of your little one while he or she grows. The Complete All-Seasons Baby Carrier retails for $135. Check out their beautiful baby carriers here.

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PRIZE: (5) 3-Month Subscriptions to Cookie of the Month Club (2 lbs) from David’s Cookies

Awarded 10 Best Mail-Order Goodies for Giving (or Serving) by Good Housekeeping, David’s Cookies is the leading provider of freshly-baked cookies for over 40 years. All cookies are made with the finest ingredients like pure vanilla, Swiss chocolate, and whole nuts. With their Cookie of the Month Club, you’ll receive a monthly delivery of gourmet cookies right to your door! 3-Month Subscription retails for $99.95. Check out their delicious goodies here.

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 PRIZE: (5) $100 Gift Certificates to EssentionalDermcare

 At EssentialDermCare.com, they are committed to creating the very best beauty products. They carry only the most stringently formulated professional skincare brands such as Dermalogica, Vivete, Obagi, and more. They source directly from manufacturers in the original factory seal and packaging to guarantee product authenticity. View their large array of beauty products here.

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PRIZE: (10) $100 Gift Certificates to TinyMe

Started by a talented team of three young dads, tinyme offers an adorable assortment of premium, personalized products for kids – including wall decor, name labels, lunch bags, and more. Their custom, designer products have been trusted and loved by over 150,000 happy customers since 2006. Find hundreds of adorable designs for boys and girls here.

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PRIZE: (5) Single Use Coupons for an 18×24 (or smaller) Canvas Print from Canvas People

Canvas People transforms your favorite memories into beautiful wall art to enjoy at home or the office. Display favorite memories of loved ones, friends, pets, special occasions, and more. Canvas People offers an easy creation process online with step-by-step instructions on how to simply upload your favorite images from your computer, Facebook, or Instagram. Plus – all canvases arrive ready to hang! 18×24 Canvas retails at $122.94. Browse their other customizable products here

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PRIZE (5) 6-Pack Language Sets including Flashcards in Spanish, French, Chinese, German, or Italian from Little Pim

Winner of 30 awards including Dr. Toy’s 100 Best Products, Little Pim’s language program for ages 0-6 years that makes it fun and easy to learn a second language. They engage children at a young age using the Entertainment Immersion Method, which combines animation with footage of kids doing everyday activities. Kids will learn 360+ new words and phrases – without prior language knowledge! 6-Pack Sets retail at $124.99. See how Little Pim will help your child grow here.

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PRIZE: (5) Apple Park Gift Baskets

Apple Park makes eco-friendly products for babies and kids using the finest organic, sustainable, and recycled materials. Their unique, lovable toys inspire creativity and are safe for children and the environment. This adorable toddler gift basket includes Apple Park’s bestsellers and fan favorites: a picnic pal plush, soft teething rattle, wrist rattle, finger puppet, and book. The Apple Park Gift Basket retails for a little over $100. To view more baby and eco-friendly products, click here.

 Click here to enter the sweepstakes: http://bit.ly/1oflMLl

Celebrate with Plum District!

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As moms ourselves, we love working at Plum District. Everyday we come to work to focus on families, and we wouldn’t have the opportunity to do this without YOU – our members!

So we’re announcing our Celebrating Our Members Sweepstakes, valued at over $15,000! Enter on our Facebook page, and check your Plum District email every day so you don’t miss a prize!

And today only, please enjoy an extra 20% off a single offer with code Celebrate20. Thank you for being loyal Plum District!

- Jennifer Knuckles, Plum District CMO & Mom of 3

Click here to enter the sweepstakes: http://bit.ly/1o1uigV

 

*Code not valid on all offers. Promotion is valid on 3/17/14 only.

Our “Celebrating Our Members” Sweepstakes is Here! Enter For a Chance to Win 100+ Prizes Worth $15,000

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It’s Week One of Plum District’s “Celebrating Our Members” Sweepstakes!

Our “Celebrating Our Members” Sweepstakes has finally arrived, and we are giving away amazing prizes this week. Check out below to see what’s up for grabs, and details about what you can win for yourself and your family!

Click here to enter the sweepstakes: http://bit.ly/1oflMLl

Winners for Week 1 will be chosen and notified on Monday, March 24th. Click here for the terms and conditions.

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PRIZE: (5) Registered Spots in Harlem Globetrotters Summer Basketball Clinic for Kids. Each registration also includes (2) Show Tickets to Watch Harlem Globetrotters Live!

The Harlem Globetrotters is a professional basketball team that combines athleticism, theater, and comedy to create live performances the whole family can enjoy. At their Summer Basketball Clinics, young athletes of all skill levels will spend two activity-filled hours learning teamwork and basketball basics from Globetrotter stars. Kids will leave the clinic with an official certificate, personalized nickname, and ticket voucher to the Harlem Globetrotters 2015 North American Tour! Each clinic registration (with 2 included show tickets) has a $149 value. For clinic locations and dates, click here.

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PRIZE: (5) $100 Gift Certificates from Frecklebox

Frecklebox is on a mission to educate and entertain kids through truly unique, personalized gifts at affordable prices. The site makes it quick and easy to customize each item so it prominently features the name of the child who will receive the gift! Browse a delightful assortment of personalized storybooks, posters, growth charts, journal books, coloring books, stickers, placemats, puzzles, and more. Frecklebox guarantees fast delivery and all products are made in the USA with high-quality, eco-friendly materials. Click here to get a head start and begin personalizing now.

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PRIZE: (6) 6-Month Subscriptions to NatureBox

Featured on The TODAY Show and in Rachael Ray Magazine, NatureBox supports healthier snacking by delivering nutritionist-approved bites that families love. All snacks are free of high-fructose corn syrup, trans fat, artificial sweeteners, flavors, and colors – they contain only ingredients you can trust! Each monthly box contains 5 packages (15-20 servings total) in re-sealable, zip-top bags that are perfect for snacking on-the go. The 6-Month Subscription retails at $100. Check out NatureBox’s guilt-free snacks here.

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PRIZE: (5) Yes To Blueberry Bundles 

Featured in Parents Magazine and Real Simple, Yes To offers award-winning, natural products for the face, body, hair, and lips. Their nutrient-rich fruit and veggie formulas help improve skin without  petroleum, SLS, or parabens. The Yes To Blueberry Bundle includes smoothing daily cleanser, facial exfoliator, cleansing facial wipes, eye firming treatment, intensive skin repair serum, daily moisturizer, and deep wrinkle night cream. Bundle retails at $100. Click here for more info on these healthy skin products. 

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PRIZE: (5) $100 Gift Certificates to PLAE

Created by the designer of Puma, Diesel, and UGG, PLAE is preparing kids’ soles for the next generation with an innovative twist on high-quality, fashion-forward shoes. Their shoes are scientifically designed to be comfortable, flexible, and promote the natural development of children’s feet. PLAE’s one-of-a-kind, interchangeable tabs (straps) allow endless personalization and new looks – a value parents love and variety kids crave. Browse their selection of customizable kids’ shoes here.

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PRIZE: (5) $100 Gift Certificates to 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. You can even customize your own wagon and watch your kids’ imagination take flight! Check out their beloved children’s toys here.

Click here to enter the sweepstakes: http://bit.ly/1oflMLl

 

Looking for a Babysitter this Weekend? Turn to UrbanSitter.com!

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Founded by four busy parents, UrbanSitter is a fast way to find and book sitters and nannies personally reviewed by parents in your social circles (child’s school or sports teams, moms’ group, etc). Simply post a job or book available help on Urbansitter.com based on date, background checks, languages spoken, and more. Plus, you can book while on the go using their free iPhone app!

We love UrbanSitter for three main reasons:

  1. Mom-Approved: Find reliable sitters already vetted by parents in your network
  2. Flexible: Book part-time, full-time, or last-minute sitters, or a qualified driver for drop-offs and pick-ups

  3. Efficient:  Filter by credentials, rating, or date; book instantly; then pay online!

Today, they’re here with an exclusive offer for Plum Members:

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At Plum District, we understand what it’s like to raise a family. Each and every day, our focus is to bring you and your little ones well-loved brands, inspirations, and fun activities in your very own neighborhood.

Right now, we’re preparing an exciting few months ahead for Plum Members, featuring:

  • Even bigger brands (like Disney!)better savings, special giveaways, new products, and more surprises — plus, SUMMER CAMPS for 2014

We’re lining up everything from traditional day camps and enrichment programs to sports and performing arts camps, so you can sign up your little ones for an incredible summer.

And don’t forget about our regular Plum Coupons (offers that cost nothing!) and Plum Finds (products you didn’t know you needed that now you can’t live without!).

Keep checking your daily email and PlumDistrict.com often so you don’t miss anything.

And if you haven’t already – LIKE us on Facebook for Facebook-exclusive discounts, product highlights, and more!

Thank you all for being loyal Plum District Members. We look forward to sharing an exciting journey ahead.