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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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I’m so impressed with the adorable Valentine’s Day desserts that are featured in this month’s issue of Parents magazine. So cute and super creative…I can’t stop staring at the butterfly cupcake especially! And with several of the recipes using things like store-bought cake mixes and cookie cutters, they really aren’t as difficult to make as […]

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I’m a sucker for bright colors, but there’s something so striking about classic black and white. Here are a few cool & contemporary patterns that are sure to make for a gorgeous table… Pictured above: 1. Hibiscus 20-Piece Dinnerware Set $90 2. Marigold Dinnerware Collection ($25 – $30) 3. Midnight Black Wine Glasses ($30/set of […]

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You might already be familiar with Interior Style Home from the cool French Bull Giveaway they did with us in December – and I’m happy to share with you that they’re already offering up another cool product in a new Surprise Giveaway: this wonderfully contemporary "Badu Box " home accent – a $110 value !

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423 entries – WOW! This is a new record for HWTM giveaways and so great to see – thanks so much to everyone who entered the Write On and More Surprise Giveaway! And now for the lucky winner…who is: annayeager, from Chicago, who said:“Awwwww, so many fabulous things, my favorite’s the stainless steel wallet! no, […]

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With what seems like a zillion new babies and babies-on-the-way arriving among my friends, I’m constantly on the lookout for cool & unusual baby shower gift ideas. I came across these super modern onesies from e.k.g. clothing recently and fell in love with the contemporary silhouette graphics and vintage denim patch embellishments! Onesies also make […]

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I’m absolutely head-over-heels for this brand-new bubbles dinnerware from cb2. Not only is the design ultra-modern… the price is ultra-affordable! $4.95 dinner plate, $3.95 salad plate, and $2.95 bowl. Get complete service for 8 for less than $100!! I’m going to need more cabinet space…

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