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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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Speaking of wine…wine tasting parties are always a fun excuse to entertain – and great activity ideas for holiday or bachelorette/girls’ night parties. Throwing a wine tasting party is easier than ever these days – with ready-made wine tasting kits you can have delivered straight to your door. For example, this "Tasting Party Time " […]

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One of the great things about the start of a new year? Some of the exact same products you lusted after in 2007 just might have a shiny new {a.k.a. "lower "} price tag in 2008! There are tons of great sales going on right now; here are some of my favorite price-slashed picks from […]

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Looking for a yummy signature drink recipe that’s fun for everyone? Virgin daiquiris and fruit smoothies are great options for get-togethers such as baby showers, kids parties, brunches, spa parties, or anytime you want to offer guests a festive beverage, sans the alcohol. Serve the drinks in fun glasses, garnish them just like a cocktail, […]

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Mealtime takes a modern twist with these super fun, designer products for little ones… Snack Ball Snack Container ($6.50) ModWare Toddler Utensils ($5) Dombo Cup ($15) Groovy Interlocking Plate and Bowl Set ($13) *The entire group above would make a fabulous baby shower gift! Munch Lunchbox Dog ($12, on sale)*Lightweight lunch bag that insulates for […]

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Domino magazine has a great article on their website called "5 steps to a foolproof fete ". These easy-to-follow hosting tips include: Serve a house cocktail (a.k.a. a "signature drink" that coordinates with your theme) Make your place smell fabulous (using fragrant candles in key places) Get the light right (Avoid harsh lighting and go […]

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31 Dec

Happy 2008!

Just want to take a minute to thank you all for such amazing support in 2007 – and to wish you a very healthy & happy 2008…filled with lots of reasons to celebrate! :)

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