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jenn s.

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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We’ve had a lot of baby stuff going on here lately, so I feel like it’s time to switch it up a bit and talk about wedding celebrations for a few days! First up: stylish party favors/decorations for bridal showers and cool gift ideas for bridesmaids (or shower hostesses!) from the knot wedding shop . […]

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West Elm has a wonderful new "urban garden " theme going on right now that feels especially refreshing – and the vibe is carried through in some of their cool new dinnerware designs as well…

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My friend recently told me about a website where you can create "the most amazing custom-printed scrapbooks for babies" online – and I thought it sounded like a great idea, but honestly didn’t realize how great until I actually visited the website . The company’s name is How Fast They Grow , and their tagline […]

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I recently stumbled upon a photo gallery of some super contemporary baby & bridal showers , and immediately had to find out who was behind all this creativity… Turns out the hostess behind it all is Amy Belle Isle from St Louis, Missouri – and from what I’ve gathered from her emails so far – […]

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Game Day is almost here! If you’re still fine-tuning your party menu, here are a few especially "yum-o!" looking ideas from Everyday at Rachael Ray … Recipe quick links: Mini Hot Dots Pulled Chicken Sandwiches Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn Beer Margaritas

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Colorful candies can function as great party decor year-round, but they are especially appropriate for Valentine’s Day! These super simple ideas for decorating with Red Hots look especially fabulous… {via marthastewart.com} For a cute and super-easy Valentine’s Day centerpiece , fill clear kitchen canisters with different kinds of Valentine-themed candies. Embellish the canisters with a […]

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