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> December 2006


I saw this coundown champagne flutes idea on marthastewart.com yesterday and just thought it was the cutest idea for New Years! Just attach self-stick numbers (available and craft and office supply stores) to the flutes and you’re all set! (another cute idea would be to arrange champagne flutes in groups of 4 displaying “2007″ with […]

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It’s the time of year when everyone seems to be buzzing about the new year and how they’re going to ring it in this weekend! Whether you’re going out on the town, toasting at a big house party, or just having an intimate celebration at home with your family or a few close friends, there’s […]

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Hi Everyone – I’m in Northern California celebrating with family for a few days so I’m off the computer through Wednesday, but please check back Thursday and Friday for some fun New Years party ideas! Hope your holidays have been very merry so far!Jenn :)

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Thanks so much to NBC San Diego for featuring Hostess with the Mostess in a segment on creative host & hostess gift ideas that aired this morning! Everything that was displayed on the segment is shown below and can be found at the following stores: perpetual kid, crate & barrel, and one of my favorite […]

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These holiday goodies are almost too cute to eat! Scroll down for a {very yummy} visual feast to tempt your sweet tooth this holiday… {shown above} This Martha Stewart igloo cake with marzipan penguins is just about the cutest thing I’ve ever seen… {shown above} Seasonal treats from cake designer Peggy Porschen… {shown above} candy […]

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Hot apple cider has always been a holiday tradition, but here are a few savory ways to get even more creative with apples this holiday season…fun recipes from Rachael Ray – who seems to be taking over the world lately – and yummy spiced apple cocktail mix & rimmer from Stirrings. {shown above, clockwise from […]

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Looks like Santa is all holiday-partied out! I love these holiday cards by bumble ink – fun and different with a very modern twist…sure to bring a smile :) Click here to check out their entire holiday collection! {via Poppytalk}

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Would you ever guess that a coffee table could be the life of the party? Well…check out these fabulous creations by designer Jennifer Ramos – “MadeByGirl” coffee tables that display a unique mix of modern and traditional style – and you’ll understand what I’m talking about. If you’re looking for a great conversation piece…this is […]

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…as in snow & graham! I’m dreaming of a white Christmas with lots of snow & graham goodies like these in Santa’s {hostess} gift bag… {shown above} japanese blossom candle ($22), coral blossom gift wrap ($3/sheet), and coral blossom boxed notes ($17/set) {shown above} blackberry candle ($22), blackberry gift wrap ($3/sheet), and blackberry boxed notes […]

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These darling cups make me so happy just looking at them…great gift idea if you want to make someone else happy too! (top) French Bull Espresso Set – $38/set of 4. (bottom) Active Imagination Mugs from Anthropolgie – $10/ea.

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Reasons why I love CBJ: 1. The obvious: they even spell “Jenn” with 2 “n”s!! 2. The individual little bottles are just way too cute. 3. Adorable packaging with built-in carrying case (no gift wrap needed!) 4. Chocolate + Peppermint = YUM. Cheers! {available at most grocery stores for around $14.99/4 pack}

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Sweepstakes ends Friday, Dec 8 at midnight! Of course your recipes will still be welcome after the 8th and posted on hwtm.com – but if you can get them in by midnight tonight (PST), you’ll be included in the “What’s Cooking” drawing too – one entry for each recipe you submit – so don’t be […]

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Planning to host a fancy-schmancy holiday dinner party? Don’t stress! Here’s an elegant, yet surprisingly easy-to-pull-off tabletop idea…mix your good china with a few shimmery, sparkly, affordable holiday decorations, add a little candlelight…and voila – easy modern elegance! Click here to download the detailed pdf.

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Need some gift ideas for your favorite people that love to cook and entertain? Then check out the gift guide below for some fun, useful, and out-of-the-ordinary ideas that are sure to unwrap a smile… {shown above} You just can’t miss with personalized coasters from iomoi! Tons of hipster designs available – all of which […]

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The hours somehow got away from me today – but just in the nick of time (at least PST!) – here is the "Under $20" Hostess Gift Guide ! There are a lot of items so I’ll list the product info beneath each photo. Hope you find something you like! {shown above} faux crocodile shaker […]

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