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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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As I’m sure many of you know, planning a party can often be hectic and/or expensive, so when it comes to simple & affordable hacks that don’t skimp on classiness, I’m all in!! And I’ve also got the perfect example to share with you today…  Elizabeth from Bump Smitten sent over this ingenious trick for […]

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To celebrate her baby daughter blooming into a little girl, Toni Danielson styled this lovely and sentimental Botanical Baby First Birthday Party filled with a mix of fresh flowers, handmade paper flowers and delicately sweet details. I love this look of a clean white palette accented with bursts of color… such a simple, ethereal look that would be perfect […]

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Somewhere over the rainbow…is a totally sweet Rainbow Dash My Little Pony Birthday Party! Michelle Knox of I DO invitations by michelle styled this party for her ray of sunshine filled with tons of great rainbow party inspiration & adorable little ponies! I am especially into the rainbow streamer & pom decor, those layered jello parfaits and the super cute {custom} […]

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Dr. Seuss parties are always a classic, but the story behind this Vibrant & Fun Dr. Seuss Inspired Lorax Birthday Party allows for such a sweet botanical twist! I gotta say, I’m feeling super inspired by the classic, whimsical Seuss vibe combined with a new bunch of characters & those fluffy Truffula trees! Jen Carver of Banner Events always does a […]

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Under the Sea parties will always be popular and I will never get tired of looking at all of the shimmering details & creative ideas ‘down where it’s wetter!’ Beverley Piacente used her amazing talents to create this Ariel Themed Little Mermaid Birthday Party for her little girl. Believe it or not, Beverley DIYed ALL of the decor — painting, sewing and crafting […]

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Every girl deserves to feel like a Princess on her birthday, even if that girl is only turning one (and probably still figuring out what all of the commotion is about) ;). Valerie Gimre of Charming Touch Parties is back at it again with this beautiful Royal Princess First Birthday Party. The dessert table is absolutely fit for a […]

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