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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!

  41. Gabrielle says:

    I would love the dragonfly serving plate! And June 9 is my bday — this would be a great bday treat :)

  42. Alisn says:

    I love the Touchdown line from hostess Jo. Any of those items would be great for our tailgates this fall!

  43. Donna Baird says:

    I love the ant table weights. But I could spend alot of time and money on this site. Great stuff.

  44. Charlynne says:

    The apron selection on the site is fabulous (especially the retro 50s aprons)! The coasters are fun as well!

  45. Beth says:

    The tappas cookbook sounds so fun!!

  46. Jessica says:

    I just saw that outdoor wine bottle and glass holder set somewhere the other day and thought they’d be great for summer picnics!

  47. Brittany says:

    I love the half cherry cupcake apron- it’s too cute!

  48. Celina says:

    Everything is so great! I love all the aprons and the outdoor wine glass holders!

  49. Sarah Welch says:

    I love the Paradise Beverage Glassware!

  50. Jen says:

    I ADORE the Anne Taintor line! I’ve seen one depicting a blonde in front of a city hi-rise and she’s saying “I love not camping”…that’s ME to a T!

  51. Kristin says:

    Love, love, love your aprons! Also the dragonfly server!

  52. Kara says:

    LOVE the aprons! I’m a sucker for a fun retro apron.

  53. Mary says:

    Love the pewter serving dishes – especially the palm tree platter. Also love the retro aprons. Too cute!!

  54. Melissa says:

    I love the colorful glassware! It is adorable for summer. And the apron is so cute too!

  55. Kelly says:

    I think I need the outdoor wine glass & bottle holders and probably the “Medicated & Motivated” potholders! Love it all!

  56. Kristin says:

    I’d love to get the drink mixes and some coasters

  57. cj coppola says:

    I love, love all the bug related things. The dragonfly server is adorable!

  58. Amy says:

    wow how exciting .. I’ve actually been addicted to this site since I found it a couple of weeks ago current fav item is their outdoor wine glass holders… Hope I win

  59. christina says:

    I am always wiping my hands on my pants while cooking. I love the Half 50s Kitchen Apron. I think it should do the trick and is so cute.

  60. Sarah says:

    I LOVE the 50’s aprons and pot holders, the smiley face cheese set, and all of the glassware!!

  61. Ruth says:

    I am hosting a Havana Nights party in late summer so the pewter palm tree platter would be great!! Not to mention the endless other items that would be perfect for my Bunco group gifts!

  62. Alli says:

    LOVE the outdoor wine bottle and glass holders! Perfect for picnics and BBQs.

  63. jessica says:

    wowowowowow. i can’t believe i’ve never stumbled upon this site before! boy, i’m glad i did because i am absolutely in love with something on every page! the entire ants collection is calling my name – big time! as well as those casablanca wine glasses and the koozies would be perfect for our summer pool parties… it all!

  64. Lauren says:

    Everything is so cute, but I really like the outdoor wine bottle and glass holders. Also, the “I’m so happy its happy hour” flask is great!

  65. What a great giveaway! I love this cherry cupcake apron and the picnic wine glass holders !

  66. Therese says:

    How to choose! I love the Funny flasks… the Drink me flutes and the Outdoor Wine bottle holder!!!

  67. Kari says:

    The paradise beverage glasses are awesome and all of the aprons are super cute!

  68. Jeri says:

    Cocktail queen apron. Oh so fitting! :)

  69. Kelly says:

    I love and would definately get the carnivale martini glasses!

  70. Emily says:

    I love the cute sassy flasks! Those beer cozies are awesome too.

  71. Kate says:

    Love the outdoor wine glass holders, amongst so many other things of awesomeness!

  72. Anna G says:

    That dragon fly server would be out of this world! The apron is too cute though.

  73. Suzanna says:

    Your BLOG is so cute! I LOVE the koozie that says ” hello my name is fabulous” because I AM FABULOUS!!!


  74. Emily says:

    I love the vintage look flasks! They are hilarious and so cute!

  75. Maria says:

    Pearl Round Chip and Dip is my favorite. So many cute things!

  76. Love the Cherry cupcakes apron. The flip flops guest towel would be a perfect gift for my best friend! Lots of cute stuff

  77. Stefanie says:

    The drink holders for the lawn are AMAZING! We play a lot of bocce at our house, so these would be great to keep for parties.

  78. Teresa says:

    I love the aprons… it will be so hard to just pick one if I win!!

  79. Rissa says:

    i love the Anne Taintor line!

  80. Joyce says:

    Cherry Cupcakes apron

  81. Liz says:

    The koozies are cracking me up!

  82. Kalea says:

    It was a toss up for me- I couldn’t decide which one I am more obsessed with at the moment, either the bbq themed items or because I have been looking for a fab apron, the 50’s kitchen apron. I think I need both! hehe

  83. Lizz says:

    I absolutely love things outdoors – not bc I do but I know that’s what makes my fiance happy. Drinking wine/champagne outdoors.. now that’s perfect! The outdoor glass holders are amazing!

  84. mindy m. says:

    I absolutely love the girly aprons I wine glass holders!!!!

  85. Taylor says:

    I love all of the themed serving items… I would probably go with the touchdown items because my fiance and his buddies are football fanatics!

  86. Jaclyn says:

    I love the dragonfly apron and the outdoor wine glass holders.

  87. Kimberly says:

    I love the Drink Me Flutes! So cute!

  88. Patrice says:

    Love the aprons and wine glass stickers

  89. Hannah says:

    I am digging the 50’s kitchen apron. So cute!

  90. Nicole says:

    I love the glass blown wine glasses! :)

  91. Vanessa says:

    I love the Jessie Steel aprons – oh so much!

  92. Cheri says:

    BBQ Condiment Serving Set is too cute! I love everything on the site!

  93. Ashley says:

    I am loving the apron, and Anne Taintor products! So cute.

  94. Tara says:

    The Casablanca wine glasses would be the perfect way to enjoy a cool summer drink out on the patio. They are beautiful!

  95. Maree says:

    I have a need for all the barbecue items now that summer is here.

  96. Greta P. says:

    First, let’s give a shout to all the sale items! Hilarious…the Drinks Well With Others coasters! And look at all those great pewter serving pieces!

  97. Courtney W. says:

    I love the wine bottle lights! Those would go great in my kitchen.

  98. Ashley says:

    I LOVE the colorful glassware! :)

  99. Heidi says:

    The Outdoor Wine bottle holders are too cool!!!

  100. Maria says:

    I love all of your wine and cheese accessories. i will definetly bookmark your site.

  101. Shannon says:

    I am a camper, and a wine drinker…therefore the wine glass stake holders would be perfect for leisurely drinking outside:) I also love the Bride and Bridesmaid Koozies as my sister is getting married in August.

  102. Sarah says:

    I LOVE the dragonfly hor d’oeurve tray!

  103. kristen says:

    I’ll take one of everything! I am especially loving the aprons and wine cheese spreaders!

  104. Meghan E says:

    I would love the Vintage Label Bar Trivet!

  105. C Barrette says:

    I <3 the cork cheese spreaders!

  106. Cassie Mangum says:

    I love the ants and gingham serving tray and all the entertaining candles.

  107. Ann J says:

    I just found your site today, so many unique and colorful ideas. I especially love the striped coasters that would go so well with the painted wine glasses.

  108. Kelly says:

    Love that apron!

  109. Natalie says:

    I’ve been looking for some outdoor wine glass holders- I’d love those!

  110. I love the outdoor wine glass holders and all the different table cloth weights.

  111. mattie says:

    The outdoor wine bottle holder and sombrero chip&dip tray are my favorites…thanks!

  112. Meghann says:

    I love all of the aprons! Baking pies, cakes and cookies would be even more fun with a cutie little apron on ;)

  113. Rian says:

    Love the mojito & sangria drink mixes with the rimming sugars. So summery!

  114. McCaulie says:

    Oh!! There’s too much that I want!! I know for sure I would get the half 50’s apron and the outdoor wine bottle and glass holders. They are pefect for a picnic :)

  115. amyo says:

    The outdoor wine glass holders are GREAT! How perfect for outdoor picnics and summertime activities!!

  116. Cassie says:

    omg i love those stakes to hold your wine glass! and all the wine accessories up there. oh and that apron too :)

  117. Maureen says:

    I’d have to say the Patriotic tablecloth weights set. Thanks.

  118. Bonnie says:

    Oh… the things I could do with a $100 shopping spree here. I’d start with the smiley face cheese knife set, pick up an apron or two and grab some of the cutest what-nots I think I’ve seen in a long time! What a GREAT site!

  119. Paige says:

    I completely adore that apron and the cork cheese spreaders…and everything else too! :)

  120. Shauna says:

    I love the Cherry Cupcakes Apron, Palm Tree serving tray, and the Urban Garden glass coasters.

  121. Abbie says:

    The apron! The apron!

  122. Pink E. Love says:

    I love the Medicated & Motivated flask, the W.I.N.O.S. apron, the Carnivale martini glasses, and the Colorful Stripes coasters. I sure do hope I win. I can’t wait to be a medicated and motivated martini sipping wino who sees colorful stripes after a few martinis.

  123. Jill says:

    I would LOVE the Jesse Steele aprons. A matching set for me and my daughter! maybe the cupcakes one!

  124. Val says:

    The Urban Garden coasters are very cool, everything from that line would be great to have!

  125. Jennifer Jenkins says:

    I love the 50’s aprons!! They are too cute…I don’t wear the plain one that I have very often, but I think if I had one of those I would wear it all the time!! :-)

  126. Kelly says:

    Love the outdoor wine glass holder and wine bottle holder. Fun picnic!

  127. Rosanna Seng says:

    Love the Carnivale Martini Glasses!!!!!

  128. Alyssa says:

    I’m definitely loving the cork cheese spreaders and the carnivale martini glasses!

  129. Risa says:

    I love the 50’s Apron and Cupcake Aprons!

  130. Stephenie says:

    Loving the apron and the rimming sugars.

  131. Whitney says:

    Roosters Apron is awesome

  132. Angie says:

    I LOVE the colorful glassware. I’d be all over that. Soooo cute!

  133. Andrea says:

    I absolutely love the half 50’s kitchen apron and the Casablanca wine glasses.

  134. N. Marie says:

    I love the BBQ condiment serving set!!!! SO cute!

  135. Alex says:

    Love the Anne Taintor stuff. I have been a fanfor a long time!

  136. Nicole says:

    The Fresh Catch Chip and Dip Set is awesome!

  137. Nicole says:

    I love the half 50’s kitchen apron, cork wineglass charms, and pineapple pewter server!! What a great giveaway, hope I win!

  138. Kristin says:

    I love the outdoor wine glass and wine bottle holders! We are always doing music in the park and these would be a perfect compliment to our evenings!

  139. Since I’m in the process of planning our 4th of July picnic, I would love the patriotic wares!

  140. Amy says:

    I really love the wine glasses ans cheese knives. Adorable!

  141. love, love, LOVING the crap and mallet bowl and spreader set. and all of the vintage-y aprons are darling!

  142. Angela says:

    Carnivale Martini glasses and that Pomegranate Rimming Sugar looks soooooo yummy!!! :)

  143. Leanne Hood says:

    I love the aprons, they are so pretty and would be awesome gifts for a bridal shower!!!

  144. Maryanna says:

    I love those cheese/dip spreaders!

  145. Sabrina says:

    I want that dragonfly dish!

  146. Laura says:

    It’s so hard to choose! The Outdoor Wine Holder is pretty awesome for the summer. The drip ring is gorgeous too! But I think the Flag chip and dip is my favorite, I love special items for every holiday.

  147. Kelli says:

    I love the Urban Garden Cheese server and coasters. I also love the 50’s kitchen apron! I need one!

  148. ljcadv says:

    omg what fun stuff! I’d want to pick up ant table cloth weights, and the mojito rimming kit for sure!

  149. Diana H. says:

    The ant tablecloth weight set is really cute and fun. I also love the outdoor wine bottle holder – so practical! :)

  150. Kim says:

    Love the 50’s aprons and the football stuff.

  151. Jesyka says:

    I love anything by Anne Taintor, but I’m particularly drawn to the “Say it with Carbohydrates” magnet.

  152. Rebecca says:

    I love the Half 50’s Kitchen Apron!

  153. Jenny says:

    Oooh – sign me up! I love the wineglasses :-)

  154. Rhi says:

    Definitely the Anne Taintor flask! So cute!

  155. Lara Lechko says:

    Oh my! What a cute site! I love the aprons – so adorable!!!

  156. Amy says:

    OH, I have to win. I totally love this store!

    I am obsessed with aprons. First I would snag up the cherry cupcake and the spring daisy half aprons then I would mosey on over to the magnets. LOVE THEM!

    Thanks for a great giveaway!

  157. Jessica says:

    OMG EVERTHING is soooo cute :)
    I love all the the backyard BBQ items especially the corn on the cob set and the condiment set.

  158. Erin says:

    I love those koozies! Too cute!

  159. Cara says:

    I would love to get the cork cheese spreaders and the cork glass wine charms because we love cheese and wine!

  160. Nicole says:

    I love the half aprons! So cute and fun!

  161. Joan says:

    I love color, so, the Paradise Beverage Glasses would be very welcome in my home.

  162. stephanie Fisher says:

    So adorable! I’ve been wanting a flask lately, and these are perfect. :)

  163. Lorena says:

    I have always been smitten with much of the Ann Taintor products, particularly the “Old enough to know better, too young to give a rat’s ass” flask. I also really like the insect wine charms

  164. edina says:

    Love those hilarious Anne Taintor flasks and magnets and the cork placecard holders and cheese spreaders!

  165. Kim says:

    Love the Apron, very cute

  166. Kristi says:

    I would love to have the flask…and after a day like this, I could totally use it! GRRRR!!!!

  167. Tiffany says:

    Wow! I love most everything on Hostess Jo’s site! I’m especially digging the 50’s style kitchen apron, the drink koozies, and the drink mixes and rimmers – can you ever really get enough?!

  168. Emily F says:

    the outdoor wine glass holder is GENIUS (and I don’t even drink alcohol)!

  169. Steph says:

    I absolutely love fancy wine glasses with different design and colors on them! Great for a summer time glass of wine on the patio! :)

  170. Alyson says:

    Well first of all the themed koosies are awesome!! Who doesn’t love a personalized koosie?? Right? I also loved the tablecloth ant weights…such a fun and interesting way to add pizazz to your table and party!

  171. Karyl says:

    Any of the Ann Taintor items… they are all hysterical!

  172. Melody says:

    I am in dire need of the 50’s apron!

  173. Ani says:

    I loveeee the Dimples magnet! <3

  174. love the patriotic collection-perfect for our fourth of july celebration!

  175. Jessica LoGuercio says:

    The dragonfly server belongs on my table. It will fit right in.

  176. Zahra says:

    OMG! I would LOVE that apron! and also that cute dragonfly plate!:)

  177. Amy says:

    love the cork cheese spreaders and the wino cook book

  178. Christy says:

    I love the dragonfly server and all of the aprons.

  179. Kate says:

    The Colorful Glassware is to die for. Gorgeous and oh so summery :)

  180. Tiffany says:

    My husband would kill me but I’d love the Paradise Beverage Glasses. I LOVE to entertain and have some how collected a few different sets of serving dishes as well as glasses and these would be great to have.

  181. youngmi says:

    i’m in love with the Half Cherry Cupcakes Apron. we might just run away together :)

  182. Sue says:

    I love the 50s kitchen aprons!

  183. Laura A. says:

    I love the swanky Spring Daisy Half Apron!

  184. Michelle K says:


  185. Melissa says:

    The apron is adorable and so are the cork cheese spreaders. Too much to choose from!

  186. Alison says:

    I LOVE the entertaining candles. So cool!

  187. Erin C says:

    I LOVE the glassware that’s pictured!! I would definitely get that if I won! :) (Let’s hope that I do!)

  188. Kellee says:

    I love the vintage pictures with the great captions! Someone is so clever.

  189. Megan says:

    I love the cupcake apron!

  190. Lisa says:

    I LOVE the ant dishes!! Love them!! :)

  191. Desiree says:

    I love the flask! That is hilarious!

  192. Jamie says:

    I love this website! If I won the giveaway I would get the cheeky guest towels!

  193. Lauren says:

    Love…love…love the sassy apron! I totally need that for my pre-k class…then maybe my clothes wouldn’t get ruined… ; )

  194. Loralee says:

    I love the Anne Taintor “Say it with carbohydrates” magnets, as well as all the 50s aprons!

  195. Joan says:

    I love the Drink Me Flutes.

  196. Mindy says:

    I love the Urban Garden coasters and the 50’s apron. Too cute!

  197. Krissa says:

    How fun! I love the Aprons and the touchdown party stuff. are family are huge football fans

  198. Terri Abbott says:

    Love it! Anything pewter for me….

  199. Terra Heck says:

    I would get bride and bridesmaid collapsible koozies for an upcoming wedding. I’d also get the Medicated and Motivated Flask. Thanks.

  200. JKK says:

    Love the cork spreaders and outdoor wine glass holders!

  201. Felicity says:

    I could use some cute wine glasses and I love the aprons.

  202. I really like the Giardino Dragonfly Server & the “Medicated and Motivated” Flask is a riot!

  203. Lindsey Mintrone says:

    What fun stuff! I am loving the cork cheese spreaders! The ant tablecloth weights are precious… perfect for a garden party!

  204. Becca says:

    I’m a sucker for aprons. I love the 50’s Kitchen Apron. Absolutely adorable.

  205. Heather says:

    I love the “drinks well with others” coasters! I am going to have to get a set or three for me and my girlfriends!

  206. dmh says:

    I LOVE the wine glasses, so summery.

  207. Nicole-Lynn says:

    They have great stuff, so hard to choose! I love their Weekend Waterford shatterproof cups! They are so adorable!

  208. I love the Sombrero Chip and Dip, cause we’re always eating chips and salsa.

  209. andrea r says:

    What a cure shop! I have several friends who will be getting the “Old enough to know better, too young to give a rat’s a**” Flask for an upcoming bachelorette party!

  210. LauraLu says:

    Cherry cupcakes apron! Love it.

  211. Lauren says:

    I absolutely LOVE the Anne Taintor flasks and magnets! I’ve already picked out a few for friends… and a few for myself. :) Great site!

  212. Angela Scheffer says:

    I like the ice shooters and the spring daisy half apron. I’ve been looking for an apron forever!

  213. Bethany P says:

    The aprons are my favorite! I need a cute apron!

  214. Amanda says:

    My girlfriend and I were just chatting tonight about how I made it through college without acquiring a flask. The happy hour flask at the top of the post caught my eye immediately! It wouldn’t hurt to use that while rocking an awesomely cute apron to cute some dinner.

  215. Rebekah VA says:

    I had to laugh when I saw the W.I.N.O.S cookbooks. This is what a group of my friends call ourselves. :) It would be perfect to try the cookbooks out during one of our monthly get-togethers!

  216. Renee S says:

    I love the wine glass holder/stake. I am looking forward to concerts in the park and what a great place to put my wine glass while I chase after the kids.

  217. brittney says:

    i love the colorful wine glasses and the stickers that you put on them to know which glass is yours are adorableee

  218. merium says:

    I love the ice shooters!

  219. britain says:

    I love the smiley cheese spreaders and the wine and cheese collections!

  220. Gail G says:

    We just started to make our own wine. I love the cork cheese spreaders. They certainly fit in with our wine theme. I also think the outdoor wine glass holders are a great way to enjoy a glass of wine and the outdoors. The colorful stripe coasters add a nice touch for the summer.

  221. ring says:

    I love the butterfly ice tray. Butterfly ice cubes will be a perfect complement to drinks. The fresh catch chip & dip set is super cute!

  222. Kim-Erin says:

    50’s kitchen apron…oh…and EVERYTHING else!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  223. alicia s says:

    I love the girl’s night stickers, perfect for my bitches and brews parties.

  224. Lori Mann says:

    I love Ann Taintor, so I would definitely buy some of the products from that line. And I love the 50’s apron and pot-holder.

  225. PYR says:

    Absolutely the cherry cupcake apron!

  226. Becky says:

    I love the dragonfly dish, the Casablanca wine glasses, the BOO dish, the ornament shaped bowl, and I could go on and on. What a fabulous giveaway.

  227. Lilibeth says:

    100% love the Fresh Catch Shaped Plate Set. I think it’s the only way I would be able to get my 4 yr old goddaughter and 2 yr old nephew interested in their food.

  228. I love the colorful glassware… I feel that you can never have enough things to make you feel fancy! LOL

  229. Carrie says:

    I love the cork knives and colorful glasses!

  230. May says:

    I absolutely love the Anne Taintor flasks – and of course I’d need an apron to go with it. And no fine lady would drink their can empty without a proper koozie :)

  231. Jerlynn Ordaz says:

    I would love, love, looooove the pewter Pearl Round chip and dip!!! Please oh please!

  232. JGO says:

    The “Medicated and Motivated” Flask just screams my name!

  233. noodle says:

    I love the vintage apron, aprons are so underrated!

  234. MelissaF says:

    There’s so many cute things. Love the “lake time” koozies, flip flop guest towel and girls’ night guest towel.

  235. Lynn W says:

    I love the cocktail napkins and the drink me flutes :) What a cute selection they have!

  236. Nicole R. says:

    The cupcake apron is adorable!

  237. Megan says:

    Wow, lots of cute stuff there. I love the aprons. th 50’s kitchen one is my favorite, and all the picnic wear is great too.

  238. Patty H says:

    I love all the patriotic items on the sale page. That would make a fantasic 4th of July party!

  239. Shelly Gealt says:

    Really like both the Vintage Cork Cheese Spreaders and Dragonfly Server. Serving with them sounds good.

  240. Randi says:

    I love the Giardino oval platter and the place card holder set … adorable! What a fun site.

  241. Kim says:

    The small crab peweter tray goes perfect with any BBQ in Maryland!

  242. Amber says:

    I’m a huge fan of the apron. What girl doesn’t like to look cute while cooking. I also LOVE the wine holder…it would pair perfectly for my upcoming 4th of July Beach bash!

  243. Joanna says:

    The outdoor wine bottle holder and wine glass holder would be great for a picnic. I love the cupcake apron and the cute wine cork place card holders as well.

  244. Stef says:

    I love the dragonfly platter! It’s perfect for summer cookouts and picnics.

  245. E Benavides says:

    I love the 50’s apron!

  246. Kim B says:

    So many neat things that I want! Here are a few favs: Urban garden tempered glass coasters, ant food cover, spring daisy half apron.

  247. Linda says:

    The cork cheese spreaders are cool and will go with any decor!

  248. Angie says:

    I love the wine and wine glass holders! I would use them at our favorite picnic spot!

  249. Suzie says:

    I’m a fan of the Flag Chip and Dip Bowl! So festive!

  250. Erica says:

    I love the outdoor wine glass holders!

  251. Erica says:

    Love the outdoor wine Glass holder!

  252. Coleen says:

    I love the “Forgive me for I have zinned” Napkins because, lets face it, we have all knocked over a wine glass (or 2) after 1 (or 2) too many drinks!

  253. Lacey B says:

    I love the wine glass stand.

  254. Jill says:

    the flasks would make great stocking stuffers for my friends! i could find so much unique stuff here for upcoming bridal showers its insane!

  255. Jessica says:

    I love the cherry cupcake apron.

  256. Kathy says:

    TONS of cute stuff! I sell Scentsy WIckless Candles and so I saw at least four items right off the bat–2 for scents, which was the pineapple dish and the Palm Tree for coconut palm. Then this months warmer is called Liberty and is a patriotic one and there was a ton of cute stuff to go with that. Lastly, I think I am going to do a Christmas in July theme and again, lots of cute things! And most of them are on sale! Thanks for sharing this site!

  257. Maggie says:

    I’m in love with the “I’m so happy it’s happy hour” flask. SO cute!

  258. Catherine S says:

    I love the Roosters Apron, the Shell Servers, and the outdoor wine bottle and glasses holders–perfect for outdoor picnics all summer long!

  259. Sarah says:

    Awesome selection of gifts. I especially like the “get lit” bottles, koozies, and even though you can’t sniff the candles, the names of the scents sold me!

  260. Sarah says:

    I can always use another cute apron–like the ’50s style one. And I’ve been craving those ice shooter ice cube trays for a while!

  261. Julie says:

    I have to admit I love it all. But if I HAD TO choose, my first vote is for the terrific apron. A close second? The sassy flask and the cork cheese spreaders. But wait. Now I want the Giardino Dragonfly Server and Outdoor Wine Glass Holders … Ack!

  262. Stephanie says:

    I love the small pewter crab tray and the tropical drink table cloth weight set. So many cute things to choose from!

  263. gretchen says:

    Love the half 50’s apron. Too cute!

  264. Darlene says:

    I would love to have the Jesse Steele aprons. They are fabulous!

  265. Patti S says:

    Although everything is fabulous, I would especially love to have the dragonfly serving plate. It is so unique. I love this site.

  266. Amanda says:

    The Drink Me Flutes are super cute!! I also really like the Sealife Vallarta Oval Platter!!

  267. Jennie says:

    I love the personalized koozies! Great gift idea. And soooo much else: the cork knives, the cute apron, the vintage photo flask…the list goes on!!

  268. gisele says:

    i have wanted a flask for years but never found one i truly loved and absolutely must have – until now. love those flasks.

    and i love the cocktail napkins. i like to use cocktail napkins as everyday napkins – why save them for a special occasion – liven up any meal!

  269. Alicia says:

    Great giveaway! I love the koozies, the serving trays, the flasks, and the aprons! All perfect for summer BBQ’s and get togethers!

  270. Hailey says:

    I am in love with the outdoor wine glass holders!! What an amazing idea! I absolutely love wine and the outdoors…what a fabulous combination!! Thanks!

  271. Pam M says:

    This is such a wonderful website ! How great to have all this “stuff” and “info” at my fingertips. I looked around and will be back. I would love to have the darling Aunts & Gingham Serving Bowl ! Thanks for the site–and thanks to all the cool companies that represented themselves here-it’s a wonderful resource. Keep up the good work !

  272. Jayme says:

    I would love to sip lemonade in the Paradise Beverage Glasses during the sailboat regatta this summer!

  273. India says:

    I am absolutely in love with the cork cheese spreaders, the adorable apron, and the outdoor wine glass holders! As soon as I saw this post I purchased two sets of the cheese spreaders – one for my mom who throws wine and cheese parties and another as a hostess gift to have on hand! I would love to have so many of your items!!!

  274. Home swap says:

    Wow, I love the design and the ideas on this site! Do you have any information on home exchanges for a honey moon idea? I´m looking for advice on how to make this happen! Hope you can help.

  275. Andrea says:

    I love the cherry cupcake apron! All of it is wonderful! thanks!

  276. Donna says:

    I love the outdoor wine holders and the wine apron! Cute!

  277. Helen says:

    i like the cheese spreaders and the dragonfly place holders!

  278. Kate says:

    I just LOVE the “Fresh catch” line and would be so thrilled if I won anything from it! The lobster platter and the apron are definately my favorite!!

  279. deede says:

    Let’s see…
    The cupcake aprons…yes!
    the smiling cheese set…yes!
    the retro corn boats…yes!
    the holiday stuff…yes!
    the cool retro hostess gifts…yes!
    I don’t believe the gift certificate will do it all!!!

  280. whitney says:

    i’m totally digging that dragonfly serving dish!

  281. Jennifer says:

    I am in love with the Cherry Cupcake Apron

  282. Tara says:

    So many goodies I can’t even decide…love the aprons, and napkins and oh, so much more!

  283. jaclyn m says:

    love the ant bowel and the h0t pads, fingers crossed

  284. Tiara says:

    cute! i love the “drink me” flutes!

  285. Lauren says:

    What hostest doesn’t need a new apron! you can never have enough :)

  286. MildlyCrazy says:

    I absolutely love the cupcake apron and wine bottle & glass holders for your picnic!

  287. Vanessa says:

    I love the 50’s Kitchen Apron. And the Cherry Cupcakes Apron.

  288. Natalie aka Aussiemuminthekitchen says:

    I’m a complete sucker for a cute apron. I don’t think I could have too many of them really. It feels like I’m getting dressed up to get busy in my kitchen. One of my favorite things to do.

  289. Carolyn G says:

    I am an apron fiend so I would snag a few of these. I like the 50’s kitchen apron and the cherry cupcakes apron.

  290. Jenn W. says:

    Oohhh! I love the fireworks napkin ring and bottle top set. These would be perfect for my 4th of July festivities!

  291. Melissa says:

    Ooh, the aprons are so cute! I think I’d get a cupcake one.

  292. Ashlyn Carter says:

    i particularly LOVE the cheese knives from her site. super cute, fun and different. love it!!

  293. Nicole Kirk says:

    OOOOOOH, I’m SO excited about this giveaway! THANK YOU, THANK YOU for the chance to win!! It is SO hard to pick favorites but if I win, I will definitely be getting some of these items: Cherry Cupcake Apron; Casablanca Wine Glasses, My Favorite Bottle Stoppers, Ciardino Oval Platter & the 4-piece smiley face cheese set. LOVE THEM ALL!!

  294. Heather T says:

    What a great site! I love the guest towels with all the different designs and sayings.

  295. Ivy says:

    Oh my… I love it all! I really like the aprons (which I would have to think long and hard about which one to choose) and the colorful glassware!

  296. Marita says:

    There are so many cute things! I think the ant tablecloth weight set is so adorable, and those casablanca wine glasses are such fun – perfect for summertime!

  297. Diana says:

    I like all the hostess gifts.

  298. Meg says:

    I love the dragonfly tray! it is perfect for a friend who collects them AND just got her first house!

  299. Shalane Tharp says:

    Ahhh! I love all of the Halloween and Thanksgiving items! So cute!

  300. Sherri says:

    I love the ant tablecloth weights

  301. Kristen H. says:

    I love the glassware, the paradise ones are fabulous! Such a cute site!

  302. Beautiful things. I love the bright colors. I just found your blog today, and I love it!


  303. jen says:

    That “hello my name is fabulous” koozie is just about one the of the cutest things I’ve ever seen. I would love to have that as a favor at a cook out!

  304. Kelly says:

    I absolutely love the Carnivale Martini Glasses!! I would love to have those!!

  305. Kate says:

    I am a huge Anne Taintor fan and was just looking the other day for party favors for a martini tasting party I’m planning! I hope my # is lucky!!

  306. Ginger says:

    I am in love with the 50’s apron!

    This shop is so cool… bookmarked!

  307. Amanda says:

    The cupcake apron!

  308. Paulette says:

    Love the outdoor wine bottle and wine glass holders

  309. Abigayl says:

    This is totally nerdy, but I just love the smiley face cheese knives and the wire holders to hold the wine glasses in the grass… though if I get those, I’ll have to get a LAWN! :)

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

  310. Meredith says:

    LOVE the koozies!! And all the summer picnic ideas are great!

  311. vipra says:

    ooh la la! look at that beautiful dragonfly – anybody would be lucky to get that gem!

  312. Marianne says:

    love the flask!

  313. Laura says:

    When every shirt in your drawer has food stains on the front . . . you know it’s time to buy an apron! I’ve been waiting to find just the right style before making a purchase, and now I have! The Cherry Cupcake Apron is too cute! Thanks, HWTM, for the awesome link.

  314. Jordan says:

    The outdoor wine glass holders look fabulous for a night listening to Concerts on the Square in Madison, WI. Its a weekly event for the chamber orchestra to show us what they’re made of, while on lookers enjoy wine and cheese. I would love to bring these to my weekly rendezvous with friends!!

  315. cammee says:

    Love the Giardino platter and the dragonfly server.

  316. renae hedelius says:

    How adorable? I want one of everything on this site!

  317. Andrea Sholders says:

    Love it all, but the cork cheese knives are too cute!

  318. Lauren says:

    Love the Casablanca Wine glasses! They are so festive and fun and they would look great on my table.

  319. Rebecca says:

    So cute! Love the glassware and the outdoor wine/glass holders!

  320. Michelle W. says:

    Pomegranite rimming sugar?? Yum! And I don’t even drink…

  321. Kelly M. says:

    The cupcake with cherries apron!

  322. Priscilla Harnack says:

    It’s only fitting that being i’m from Wisconsin and we take our football quite seriously – that i really LOVE the touchdown items – They would surely “score” big with these!!

  323. Jenn says:

    never seen those outdoor wineglass holders. v. cool!

  324. Nicole says:

    Great site! Love the ant tablecloth weights! So cute:)

  325. Giang says:

    i love the wine glass holder. i would have them at the center of the stage & that would be where each person who wants to toast us can go to & grab the glass.

  326. Melanie says:

    I would most def get the Sample Bottle Orange!
    What a great idea!

  327. Heather Giustino says:

    Ooh – I love it all!!! Of course I’d love anything and everything from the Anne Taintor collection, and I also love the pewter Italian bowl!

  328. Natalie J says:

    I <3 all of the aprons. They are to die for! *bookmarked*

  329. I don’t have any aprons. I’d get the 50’s style apron and matching pot holders.

  330. Angela says:

    I love those glasses!

  331. Dawn says:

    I love the cherry cupcake apron!

  332. Dylan says:

    I collect koozies, so I love the themed koozies! So cute!!

  333. freya says:

    I love the ant table cloth weight! So cute!

  334. Nicole Thompson says:

    Love the paradise bev glasses, and the candles too (such clever names!)

  335. Katherine says:

    Love love love the Hello My Name is Fabulous koozies – those would be so cute at a bridesmaid party or a girls beach/pool outing!

  336. Becky says:

    LOVE the serving ware and all of the fun accessories!

  337. laura marie says:

    I have always thought the wine and bottle holders that you stick in the ground could get a lot of good use from em :)

    But I also would love the drink mixes and rimmers to have on hand so I could look like I knew what I was doing behind the bar!

  338. Bridget says:

    My goodness–I love the cupcake and fifties aprons – so much fun :)

  339. Jessica F. says:

    How could I possible choose…I want it all! And especially the Jessie Steele aprons, I’ve always wanted one. :)

  340. Holly R says:

    The aprons and the winecork cheese knives are fab! Can’t wait to shop…even if I don’t win :)

  341. Ann says:

    Love the Anne Taintor flask! So cheeky!

  342. deb says:

    I love the crab dip bowl and spreader! perfect for summer celebrations!

  343. Stephanie C. says:

    LOVE the cherry cupcakes apron!

  344. Jenny V. says:

    I love the outdoor wine bottle and wine glass holders. They are such a perfect combo for a picnic!!

  345. Staci says:

    I love the the little ants, any and everything fall and Christmas!

  346. Yvett says:

    I think the Four Piece Smiley Face Cheese Knife Set is totally fun for a wine and cheese party! They’re a cute surprise as guests cut their fresh slice of cheese. The Pomegranate Rimming Kit sounds very yummy! I have the perfect recipe to go with it.

  347. leigh ann says:

    I love the wine bottle holder that sticks in the grass! Red wine is particularly hard to get out of picnic blankets if the bottle tips over. Problem solved, not to mention adorable!

  348. Sarah says:

    This site is great! I’m planning a bachelorette party for my best friend this summer and those stick ’ems would be perfect for remember who’s drink belongs to who! They also have some very cute coctail napkins and funny flasks!

  349. I especially think the outdoor wine glass holders that stick in the ground are genius! Those are my favorite for outdoor picnics, outdoor concerts, and they make great gifts!!

  350. KateW says:

    I <3 aprons!

  351. bianca says:

    aprons! i love fun aprons!

  352. auschick says:

    how cute are the smiling cheese knives??! I might have to give away my new but boring ones, and switch to these instead! The Dragonfly server and place card sets are also really cute :)

  353. Kate says:

    How fun! I love the outdoor wine bottle and glass holders.

  354. Jessica says:

    I love the colorful glassware you have posted here. They are so cute and would go perfect with my dinnerware.

  355. Monica Workman says:

    I love the flasks and the variety of Koozies! They’re hilarious and PERFECT!

  356. April T. says:

    My favorites are the cork cheese spreaders. Nothing better than wine and cheese.

  357. Justina says:

    Oh I LOOVE the Casablanca Wine Glasses, but am also enamored with the aprons!!

  358. Dana says:

    This is my kind of site! I love the touchdown platter, the flag chip and dip platter, and the football season koozie!

  359. modern eve says:

    that colorful glassware is beautiful…but i also love those cork cheese speaders…i want it ALL!

  360. Langley says:

    Love the Weekend Waterford, but what is there not to like?

  361. Val says:

    whoa–how to choose just a few! I love the outdoor wine bottle and glass holder sets and the little ant tablecloth weights would make a great gift for a summer wedding-

  362. I love the Different serving platters!

  363. Carli says:

    I love the retro aprons, so fun! Also love throwing a good football party, my husband and son would love the touchdown series. Carli

  364. bmk says:

    The aprons are really cute!

  365. megan says:

    So many things to love! my fave is the “Obey all the rules” Guest Towel. So cute.

  366. Cammie says:

    What a great giveaway!

  367. Laura B. says:

    I LOVE the Cherry Cupcakes Apron! Too cute!

  368. alyson says:

    the outdoor wine bottle and wine glass holder could come in very handle when tables are not an option

  369. alyson says:

    the outdoor wine bottle and wine glass holder could come in very handy when tables are not an option

  370. Meaghan says:

    I love the ‘clam bake spreader set’– the lobster is so cute! Thank you for the opportunity.

  371. I love the Cherry Cupcake Apron!

  372. Maggie Goebel says:

    I already have an apron, but I would love to have one more to have for when girlfriends come over to cook.

  373. Stephanie says:

    I love the sassy guest towels, the ant weights, and the urban garden glass coasters and cheese server! WOW!

  374. samantha hall says:

    Thanks, Jo for bringing back beautiful aprons. I am a preschool teacher and wear an apron at work everyday; I’m so happy to see the vintage looks and the great variety.

  375. Redbettie says:

    The cupcake apron is adorable…

  376. Stacy says:

    I love the cork spreaders.

  377. PDX Bride says:

    Oh my gosh, so much fun stuff. I love the wine outdoor wine glass and bottle holders. Also the Bridesmaid and Bride koozies . . . wish they had groom and groomsmen koozies as well!! There is so much more fun stuff too!!!

  378. Gwen says:

    I love all of the Anne Taintor items, for sure, but I’m especially loving some of the aprons at Hostess Jo! I’ll have to keep this web site in mind in the future!

  379. Briar says:

    I would definitely get an apron. Then probably some barware.

  380. kIMBERLY H ~CJ'S MOMMY says:

    I love the Lobster Tureen and the Minty Lime Mojito Mix.

  381. Jennifer G says:

    I think the dragonfly server is the greatest!! I, also, like the ant covers. Too cute!!

  382. Raelena says:

    i love the Half Cherry Cupcakes Apron

  383. Jean Knee says:

    I love the vintage hous wife magnets.

  384. Justina says:

    I am loving those aprons!!

  385. Michelle says:

    I like the Outdoor Wine Bottle Holder and Outdoor wine glass holders. I’d love to use those all summer long!

  386. Tracy says:

    That apron is 100% adorable! I’d even learn how to cook and quit burning things in my toaster oven so I could wear it and do it justice… hehe.

  387. Rachel says:

    I’d like the 50’s Kitchen Apron and the pomegranate rimming sugar (my favorite fruit!) If I had to pick one, I’d take the apron (my fiance would like it too ;-) )

  388. Amanda Valverde says:

    The aprons on the site are adorable, and any of the Bridesmaid koosies would be perfect for my upcoming b-party!

  389. Betsey Terry says:

    What a great site. I love the Urban garden tempered glass coasters, the drink me flutes, the girls night guest towel, and the weekend waterford shatterproof cups.

  390. Nicole Buell says:

    I love the stickers to keep wine glasses straight. Never seen those before!

  391. Kristen says:

    The aprons are adorable!!! I LOVE the Spring Daisy Half Apron!

  392. Michele says:

    I love the wine cork spreaders! How cute would they be tied with ribboon to a lovely pack of napkins!? Perfect as a hostess gift!

  393. Mikaela says:

    All these items look fabulous! I would love to have the wine holder for picnics. How perfect would that be for summer concerts!!

  394. Lacey says:

    I love the half cherry cupcake apron :) Everything is fabulous though, it’s hard to pick!

  395. I love the spring daisy apron and would probably buy some of the cute stars and stripes items in time for the 4th!

  396. Maggie Goebel says:

    I love the aprons. Especially the retro styles and patterns. I also love the glassware. It would be fun to have a set for our dinner parties.

  397. What a cool company, I would love to get some fun hostess stuff!

  398. veronika says:

    Cherry Cupcakes Apron! OMG I need to have this apron in my kitchen!

  399. irene says:

    the ant food cover and the aprons :)

  400. Lyndsay says:

    I am in loooove with the drink me flutes. SO pretty!!!

  401. erin g says:

    those aprons are calling my name! (though i don’t think i can resist the adorable ant tablecloth weights!)

  402. Christi says:

    I’m loving the cork cheese spreaders and the Margarita Time chip & dip bowls.

  403. Tammy Givens says:

    loVe the coasters,NAPKINS…LOVE IT ALL!!

  404. Love the cheese spreaders & wine glasses :)

  405. I got a lot of info from your posts. I love personalized koozies too