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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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The new line of Hostess with the Mostess® digital scrapbooking templates is now available at How Fast They Grow! And to help celebrate, HFTG is offering HWTM readers 20% off with discount code: “HWTM922“! {good through 10/22/08} For those of you that didn’t see the sneak peek from a couple weeks ago, here’s a quick […]

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I’m excited to see that 3 new holiday designs have been added to this line of charming Pop Up Paper Placemats from Publique Living. Pictured below: new Reindeer, Fireplace and Festive Feast Banquet Table, along with the original Birdcage, Tree, and Mailbox designs. $24 per set of 10 {recycled paper} placemats at WeddingThings.com.

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Hi! I’m Jessica Jones, a graphic designer with a blog called How About Orange, featuring lots of make-it-yourself projects. Awhile back I helped plan a “Colorful Birthday Party” for a friend. This included simple decorations and invitations I could print on my home inkjet printer. Imagining that other folks might find this useful, I’ve converted […]

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How brilliant are these charming “dessert towel” party favors? Soft terry washcloths cleverly arranged to look like desserts and topped with cherry or strawberry magnets…available in strawberry or chocolate cupcake, chocolate or strawberry cake roll, and cherry or custard mousse. $4.50 – $5.00 each at AmericanBridal.com… or turn these into a fun DIY project!

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…beautiful new organic tabletop collection by amenity: placemats and runners made from textural hemp blended with organic cotton and soft, organic percale napkins…

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I’m totally smitten with the equal-parts-cool-and-adorable packaging on these super fun “bot” drinks for kids! bot fortified water was dreamed up in 2006 by the husband and wife team of Cricket and Brian Allen, who wanted a healthy, low sugar alternative to juice boxes for kids. bot comes in kid-friendly flavors like berry, lemon, grape, […]

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