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Hostess Jo - Entertaining & Gift Ideas

Winner Update: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so  much to everyone that entered! And the randomly selected winner is: Commenter # 235 – Lynn, who said, “I love the cocktail napkins and the drink me flutes :) What a cute selection they have!” Congrats, Lynn!


If you love colorful, clever, and unique entertaining finds, then today’s SURPRISE GIVEAWAY is for you! was born from Joanna’s passion for entertaining and it shows! You’ll find everything from hilarious Anne Taintor products to stylish Jesse Steel aprons to backyard BBQ accessories in her shop.

This week, is offering a $100 Shopping Spree towards your favorite hostess gifts & entertaining products on their website! (A few of my personal favorites pictured below: Cork Cheese Spreaders, Girls Night Glass Stick ‘Ems, Casablanca Wine Glasses, and Colorful Stripes Coasters.)

Hostess Jo - Entertaining & Gift Ideas

(More products + details for HOW TO ENTER after the jump…)

Pictured below: cool cocktail napkins from the partyware section, clever Ant Tablecloth Weights (great for picnics!), and just a couple examples from the fabulous selection of themed Koozies.

Hostess Jo - Entertaining & Gift Ideas

Pictured below: Giardino Dragonfly Server and Outdoor Wine Glass Holders (2 per set)…

Hostess Jo - Entertaining & Gift Ideas



Post a comment here telling us which item(s) from that you think are especially fabulous – or would love to get if you win!

Giveaway ends Monday, June 8th at midnight PST. Winner is chosen randomly and will be announced Tuesday, June 9th. Good luck!!

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POSTED BY:jenn s.JENNIFER SBRANTI is the Founder and Creative Director of Hostess with the Mostess®, a hip and modern party planning resource.

405 responses to “SURPRISE GIVEAWAY: Hostess Jo”

  1. Ashley says:

    Oh, what an awesome site! I love the palm tree pewter tray and all the guest towels. Too cute!

  2. Erin W says:

    I like the smiley cheese knifes and the sealife platter :) too fun!

  3. Andrea says:

    Love those coasters! I need them!! :)

  4. Sarah says:

    I love the napkins — how cute!

  5. Emily H says:

    I love the dragonfly server also (I may buy it even if i don’t win!!) I also LOVE the smiley face cheese knives. What a great website!!!

  6. Margot says:

    The dragonfly serving dish — it’s so summery!

  7. Moncia says:

    How Cute is that Apron. and I would love to try the pomegranate rimming sugar..How Fun!!

  8. Colleen says:

    I love the Pewter Crab Tray

  9. Geri says:

    So cute!! I love the themed chip and dip platters!

  10. Sarah says:

    I just love the wine bottle and glass holders – perfect for summer picnics!

  11. I LOVE the casablance glasses and the hostess gift magnets. they are hysterical!

  12. I always love all of her things on her site. There are so many great things to choose from!

  13. Lise says:

    I just threw a “Desperate Housewives” 50s themed bridal shower. Love your vintage flasks and aprons. I will think of your site next time I throw one!

  14. Dayna Riley says:

    LOVE the aprons! I’d love to win this, thanks a lot!

  15. Nik says:

    I LOVE Ann taintor products. The flask would make really cute bridesmaids gifts………

  16. Linsay C says:

    Love the candles, too funny!

  17. Lisa says:

    Love the cork cheese spreaders – what a funny idea!

  18. Lindsay says:

    We entertain outdoors all summer, so I’d stock up on paper goods. Ok, and maybe the wine glass holders!

  19. maureen says:

    I love the Spring Daisy 1/2 apron, the ants and gingham serving bowl, the flag chip/dip and the good tasting spreaders. There are more things I like but this is a good beginning.

  20. Christine says:

    The first thing I will buy when I win is the drink coozie that says, “hello my name is fabuloua!”

  21. Uma J says:

    I love the aprons!!

  22. Jessica says:

    Loving the guest towels!

  23. Anya says:

    I love candles, especially soy candles. Thanks for the chance.

  24. lichys alvarado says:

    I would go for the 50’s apron and the glassware..
    picck meee!!!

  25. Amy H says:

    I love the aprons! So cute! Makes me want to cook.

  26. Kateastrophe says:

    I LOVE IT ALL!!!

  27. Kristin says:

    I LOVE all of the table cloth weights. I have never seen anything like that before. I particularly like the ants and the drinks weights.

  28. LaurenB says:

    I love the 50’s kitchen apron and the soy candles!

  29. Melissa says:

    Hello? Don’t even GET me started on that flask or those “Zinned” napkins. Too much cuteness!

  30. Brooklyn says:

    I love the dragonfly dish and the apron! I am a sucker for anything that belongs in the kitchen, especially DISHES!!!

    Have a GREAT day:)

  31. Sarah says:

    I LOVE the koozie that says ‘liquid sanity.’

  32. Lindzi says:

    I love the fresh catch line. Esp. the Lobster Tureen. And the Pewter Pineapple tray.

  33. Patty says:

    I’m particular fond of the ant place card holder and the wine glass holder… it’s a tied for me.

  34. Niki says:

    I love the aprons and especially love the dragon fly server!

  35. Dawn says:

    I’m lovin’ the Backyard BBQ set since I’m planning a big end of summer blowout this year!

  36. Elizabeth KS says:

    it’s all soo cute! my mom’s from new orleans so i would LOVE to get her the Carnivale martini glasses – for Mardi Gras parties, of course ;)

    and the sea life bowl for me – too perfect for summer dinner parties!!

  37. Mrs. Priss says:

    What an awesome giveaway! I love the 50’s apron. SO CUTE!

  38. Becky says:

    Love the wine glass holders and the firefly olive dish!

  39. Brittany says:

    Wow. What items do I NOT think are fabulous is the better question! I love the cork magnets, the ‘Obey all the rules’ guest towel, the ants tablecloth weight, and the pearl chip and dip plate…

  40. DebbieKL says:

    Great giveaway! Funky shop – I like it. I’d get some tablecloth weight sets, and maybe some new wine glasses. Thanks!