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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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These darling cups make me so happy just looking at them…great gift idea if you want to make someone else happy too! (top) French Bull Espresso Set – $38/set of 4. (bottom) Active Imagination Mugs from Anthropolgie – $10/ea.

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Reasons why I love CBJ: 1. The obvious: they even spell “Jenn” with 2 “n”s!! 2. The individual little bottles are just way too cute. 3. Adorable packaging with built-in carrying case (no gift wrap needed!) 4. Chocolate + Peppermint = YUM. Cheers! {available at most grocery stores for around $14.99/4 pack}

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Sweepstakes ends Friday, Dec 8 at midnight! Of course your recipes will still be welcome after the 8th and posted on hwtm.com – but if you can get them in by midnight tonight (PST), you’ll be included in the “What’s Cooking” drawing too – one entry for each recipe you submit – so don’t be […]

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Planning to host a fancy-schmancy holiday dinner party? Don’t stress! Here’s an elegant, yet surprisingly easy-to-pull-off tabletop idea…mix your good china with a few shimmery, sparkly, affordable holiday decorations, add a little candlelight…and voila – easy modern elegance! Click here to download the detailed pdf.

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Need some gift ideas for your favorite people that love to cook and entertain? Then check out the gift guide below for some fun, useful, and out-of-the-ordinary ideas that are sure to unwrap a smile… {shown above} You just can’t miss with personalized coasters from iomoi! Tons of hipster designs available – all of which […]

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The hours somehow got away from me today – but just in the nick of time (at least PST!) – here is the "Under $20" Hostess Gift Guide ! There are a lot of items so I’ll list the product info beneath each photo. Hope you find something you like! {shown above} faux crocodile shaker […]

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