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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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If you’ve been here before, you might notice that the blog has undergone a mini-makeover today! In addition to a roomier layout and an updated header, here are a few totally NEW things you’ll now find at Fabulous Finds & Inspiration: • Categories {right side-bar, top}At long last…all of the posts have been labeled and […]

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I fell in love with this bright & funky tiered server the second I saw it over at decor8. By Swedish design team Bengt & Lotta, featuring a pattern appropriately called “candy”. {find it at UK-based Funktion Alley. US delivery available!}

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These ceramic graphic bowls from Urban Outfitters are pretty sweet. Available in 4 different patterns for only $6 each or 4/$15!

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The October 07 issue of Everyday with Rachael Ray has a fantastic article by cooking/entertaining author Erika Lenkert on how to throw a “Heaven & Hell” party (and a very chic one, I might add!). This theme is of course appropriate for Halloween, but definitely not limited to this one occasion – it’s a fun […]

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Designer Fiona Richards recently introduced me to Cartolina – her fantastic line of stationery that blends ancient & exotic patterns with contemporary colors, 20th century lead type, and chunky wood block prints. The result is curiously unique collection of greeting cards featuring multicultural collages with a fresh, modern twist. Cartolina is available at several retail […]

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As a resident of San Diego, the recent fires have obviously hit close to home for me, but I’ve also been pleasantly surprised at how many emails have been sent in from readers all over the country asking if there’s any way that they can help too…which is so amazing…thank you! The volunteer efforts in […]

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