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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. Kim says:

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

  2. 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!

  3. 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.

  4. Stef says:

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

  5. E Benavides says:

    I love the 50’s apron!

  6. 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.

  7. Linda says:

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

  8. Angie says:

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

  9. Suzie says:

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

  10. Erica says:

    I love the outdoor wine glass holders!

  11. Erica says:

    Love the outdoor wine Glass holder!

  12. 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!

  13. Lacey B says:

    I love the wine glass stand.

  14. 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!

  15. Jessica says:

    I love the cherry cupcake apron.

  16. 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!

  17. Maggie says:

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

  18. 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!

  19. 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!

  20. 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!

  21. 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!

  22. Stephanie says:

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

  23. gretchen says:

    Love the half 50’s apron. Too cute!

  24. Darlene says:

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

  25. 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.

  26. Amanda says:

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

  27. 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!!

  28. 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!

  29. 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!

  30. 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!

  31. 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 !

  32. Jayme says:

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

  33. 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!!!

  34. 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.

  35. Andrea says:

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

  36. Donna says:

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

  37. Helen says:

    i like the cheese spreaders and the dragonfly place holders!

  38. 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!!

  39. 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!!!

  40. whitney says:

    i’m totally digging that dragonfly serving dish!