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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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There’s a discussion thread on the HWTM Facebook discussion board that I’m hoping some of you might be able to help with if you have any bright ideas… it’s something that comes up often actually – the topic of what types of games (if any) should be played at bridal showers & bachelorette parties (or […]

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I’m really excited to share something extra-worthwhile with you today! I know this post is a little longer than usual, but I’m hoping you’ll take a few extra minutes to read through it… Masterpiece Weddings, an event coordination agency founded by Melissa Margarita-DiStefano, is working really hard to put on an amazing fundraiser in February […]

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If you’re planning a wedding or special party soon…or just love looking at amazing floral eye candy… the Waterlily Pond Floral Design website is just bursting with inspiration!  There are several showcases of weddings they’ve done – from colorful Orchids and Feathers to the pretty & lush Pinks to the creative & chic China Red, […]

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If you’ve ever visited the HWTM Party Themes section or have followed the blog for a while, then you probably already know that scrapbook paper is one of my favorite elements to decorate with; you can wrap vases with it, use the 12″ sheets as placemats, create napkin rings, favor tags…sky’s the limit! There are […]

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These Rocket Pop Molds are so much fun for kids… of all ages!  Each set of 6 reusable molds comes with a custom mold stand and drip guards. $16 per set at Urban Outfitters.

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Here’s another baby shower idea that I recently worked on for Parents.com… This theme plays on the idea of Mom-to-be’s expanding family tree and is full of bright colors, mod tree patterns & accents, and lots of pictures to celebrate past, present, and – of course! – future generations. While working on this “Family Tree” […]

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