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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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Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone (can you believe it?!), it’s time to start the Christmas countdown! Krista O’Byrne of Hoopla Events is definitely getting us in the holiday spirit today with her 7 Steps To Throwing A “Favorite Things” Holiday Party. Take a peek at her tips and ideas for a fun, festive, and plaid-bedecked […]

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If you’re looking for a cute – and totally doable – way to whip up a little extra holiday magic for your loved ones, I’ve got just the thing! Inspired by the adorable penguin & polar bear Coca-Cola commercials from a while back, I thought it would be fun to make a playful “snowy” cake […]

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Fair warning: you’re going to want to grab some fluffy blankets & get toasty warm with a mug of luxuriously rich hot cocoa before scrolling through these gorgeous images. Tara Berger of One Stylish Party styled this Dreamy Mint & Metallic Hot Cocoa Stand Party for a very lucky group of kids. Set up in a Christmas tree farm (is there a […]

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Merry Christmas and HAPPY BIRTHDAY! While the holidays are upon us, so are Abigail and Amelia’s birthdays (ages 3 and 1), along with a special visit from Santa and the goodies from Mrs. Claus’ kitchen. Those Santa belly cake pops and peppermint cookies look delicious and *oh what fun* does that ornament activity look like! […]

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To celebrate the changing of the weather & the upcoming holidays, Be Inspired sent in this gorgeous Autumn Wedding Inspiration to share with us, which was dreamed up and produced by New Leaf Weddings & Events! Nestled in the stunning landscape of the Virginia Piedmont are numerous beautiful, private, and historic estates that lend themselves […]

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Here we go with Part 2 of our Rainbow Safari 1st Birthday Party – The Dessert Table! Bright colors, cute animals, and sweet homemade treats… can’t go wrong with that combo, right?! ;) My favorite part of this table is actually the backdrop though, and you can find the full tutorial for this Rainbow Safari […]

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