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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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Konnichiwa friends! Inspired by her family’s time living in Japan, Tali Burress of A Party Studio dreamed up this sweet & colorful Little Kokeshi Birthday Party for her daughter, who absolutely loves the Kokeshi dolls and all things Japan! Tali did a great job of incorporating traditional elements of Japanese culture AND giving them a playful […]

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Sometimes you just gotta ditch the boys and have a fabulously girly day! Tracy Allen of Sweet Peach Paperie created the perfect girls day out with this Mommies & Mermaids Under the Sea Birthday Party for some adorable 5 year old twins. In addition to the oh-so-lovely party styling, she filled the day with fun activities like manicures, mini makeovers […]

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I just love the fun play on words in this sweet “Mummy to BEE” Spring Baby Shower from Jennifer and Philippa of Little Party Company! The dessert table is buzzing with cute (and approachable!) ideas, from stylish honeycomb and bumble bee paper details to pretty yellow desserts. This is another great example of how – when it comes […]

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3, 2, 1… blastoff! Joelle Penafiel of The Party Starters Events was inspired by her son’s love of Angry Birds to create this AMAZING Angry Birds in Space Birthday Party! With angry bird and king pig inspired desserts and activities, these little cosmonauts were kept busy and happy up in “outer space”. This party is so out of this […]

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When I was little, rainbows and unicorns were a couple of my favorite things, especially with the huge popularity of Lisa Frank (remember that?!). Well… the talented Jessica Kirkland of Pen N’ Paperflowers, Inc. brought these two fun elements together with an adorable Magical Rainbow Unicorn Birthday Party for her daughter, who happens to love them too! And […]

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As promised in our Rainbow Unicorn Party post, here are the step by step instructions to create your own “Paint by Party” cookies! As Jessica suggests, these could take on any form — they would be super cute as baby carriages or colorful POPsicles for a baby shower, jungle animals or Princess wands for a kid’s […]

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