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JENNIFER SBRANTI is the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Hostess with the Mostess® (HWTM), a hip and modern party planning resource. HWTM brings creative entertaining ideas to light through an inspirational “how-to” website and popular daily blog.

Having hosted countless celebrations herself, ranging from special occasion showers and everyday get-togethers to large events, Sbranti now shares her contemporary style and no-fuss approach to entertaining with others. Her ideas have been featured in media outlets such as People, InStyle Weddings, Life&Style, Real Simple, and Extra! TV, and she is a featured contributor for several well-respected online communities, including iVillage.com and BHG.com.

Sbranti resides in San Diego with her husband {and business partner} Sonny and their sweet 1-year old daughter, Macy.

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In continuation of yesterday’s Farm 1st Birthday Party – Part 1 for Fisher-Price, here we go with Part 2: The Farm-Inspired Dessert Table! When designing this table, I started with a concept for the backdrop. We made a barn silhouette shape out of foam core & felt (see the tutorial here), then added a pair […]

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BAA…NEIGH…OINK…MOO! Earlier this year, Fisher-Price asked me to design a Farm First Birthday Party inspired by their much-beloved Little People® Farm toys, and I’m so excited to finally be able to share it with you today. :)  This is Part 1… stay tuned for the dessert table details in Part 2, which will be posted […]

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I have such a soft spot for crafty party details, and this fantastic Little Man First Birthday Party party is chock full of them! Star Hansen of Sterling Engagements designed this chic first birthday soiree for her own little “Mister Mister”, which is one of his nicknames and the inspiration for the theme of his party. […]

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A few weeks ago, I received a package with a huge red gift box inside… There was a TOMS logo on the shipping box, and I already knew I’d be receiving some sort of holiday sweater in conjunction with a #TOMSforTarget holiday campaign they were doing, so I just took a super quick peek inside […]

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As the temperatures drop and hints of snow and ice are beginning to grace the party world, the Frozen duo are back in full force! We obviously see our fair share of Frozen parties, as I’m sure you all do as well, but every once in a while we see one that really knocks our socks off! Karen […]

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Well, with Thanksgiving next week, the holiday season is officially upon us… and on that note, I have SO many good things to share with you today! We’re going to start with some stylish, yet surprisingly simple holiday entertaining ideas, then you’re going to find links to download the chalkboard-style holiday printables that I designed […]

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