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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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Um…I just received an email forward that left me absolutely speechless. I wouldn’t mind throwing a party here one day! The title of the email is "The House that Golf Built ". However, based on this article sent in by a reader – it seems the suggestion in the email attachment that this home belongs […]

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226 Comments – wow! Thanks to everyone who entered the Warm Biscuit Giveaway. And now for the drawing results…the TWO lucky winners are: Lisa M., who said:“Ok, this would SO help with the holiday shopping for my kids! My daughter the pint-sized cookie baker would LOVE that adorable apron!” and Jenn C., who said:“Help! I […]

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Thanks so much to everyone who entered the Annabella Fine Stationery giveaway! Here’s a personal note from Annabella owner, Dawn – announcing the lucky winner :)— “Hi Everyone!I’m so touched by everyone’s holiday wishes and hope each and every one of them comes true! One post stood out from the rest – for it’s genuine […]

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These beautiful and very out-of-the-ordinary Oval Deer and Round Louise decorative trays would make great gift ideas for the girl that already seems to have everything! The vintage-looking illustrations, rich colors, and gorgeous laser-cut detail makes these trays just as pretty for your wall as for your table. ($65/Deer & $85/Louise at Bunny Maxwell) Also […]

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We’ve got another fun giveaway for you today (and more throughout the week)! Just in time for those holiday parties you’re hosting – or that holiday gifting you need to do – contemporary apron company: Apronique – is offering HWTM readers a chance to win one of their smart & stylish aprons – which are […]

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A few tempting signature drink ideas for your Thanksgiving Soriee, featuring some very Thanksgiving-appropriate ingredients… • Pumpkin Pie – features Kahlua, Malibu Rum, Milk, Cinnamon, and Pumpkin Pie Filling {recipe via cocktailtimes.com – see below for our modified version}• Gingersnap cocktail – features spiced rum, ginger brandy, eggnog, and a gingersnap cookie! {recipe via thebar.com}• […]

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