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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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Who says Halloween HAS to be all about orange and black? For a fun twist on Halloween, grab your girls and throw a not-so-typical Goth Girl cocktail or dinner party! Start with a bold palette of hot pink, red and black and throw in some mod skulls and ultra-chic goth girl art – and you’ve […]

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Trick or Treat? If you’re looking for something good to eat (or drink!) this halloween, here are a few tempting ideas…Goodies seen here include: (starting from top)Pumpkin Patch and Monster’s Ball sugar cookie tins from Elenis (yum!), Assorted Halloween Petit-Fours from Grandin Road, and Halloween Bat Crackers from Plum Party (love the packaging!). Now for […]

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More fab Halloween finds for you today!Here we go with Part 2: (starting from the top)Adorable (and reusable!) Halloween Straws featuring spider, bat and ghost patterns, bright orange and black Midnight Madness paper plates & napkins, super-mod Spider Appetizer Plates and Halloween Stripe Spreaders, square Ghost Serving Platter and Appetizer Plates, rubber Day of the […]

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Happy October! It may only be the beginning of the month, but chances are that most of us already thinking about the end…Halloween is such a fun time to entertain and BE entertained…and that’s why it will be the focus of HWTM this week. The next few days will be filled with lots of fabulous […]

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Hi Everyone -I’ve been out of town for the past few days so I apologize for the delay on posting this week. Promise to make it up to you next week! Got lots of goodies to share – including some cool new product brands that I discovered on this trip – and then tons of […]

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You know that feeling you get when you find something you love and discover that it’s been marked down to “ridiculously” cheap?! Well, that’s the feeling I got when I visited West Elm this weekend! First find was this gorgeous square “gridlock” pillow case in “putty/capri” (pictured in bottom left of top image). Only $6.99! […]

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