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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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I’m excited to (finally!) share a fun little tutorial with you from the candy themed baby shower that I styled for Operation Shower back in March. These were kind of a happy surprise. I was browsing Amazon for some decor elements for the party and stumbled on some translucent ball pit balls that looked just […]

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Pink and gold is one of our favorite color pairings here at HWTM. Add some sparkle, and you’ve hit the party palette trifecta! And that’s exactly what Amy Grout of SmashCake & Co. did when she styled up this beautiful Sparkly Pink & Gold Birthday Party for her darling daughter, Evie. With touches of ruffled frosting, edible glitter, […]

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Get ready for some splashing good fun! Deana Brower of Sassy Soiree Event Planners styled this adorable Nautical Little Mermaid Birthday Party for her even more adorable daughter, Sophia. I am loving the nautical touches of this party, like the sea glass colored decor and sailor’s knotted rope — such a fun twist on an Under the Sea party to […]

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Mirror Mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all? Why, this Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs in Woodland Birthday Party of course! Amy Birlew from Dimply Sweet styled this gorgeous fairytale of a party, while Maria Healy of Maria Healey Photography did an amazing job capturing it all. I’m such a huge fan of the woodland party trend, and this combo of […]

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I am madly in love with the grown-up sophistication of this Mad Hatter Tea Party Bridal Shower by Seri Kertzner & Michelle of Little Miss Party Planner. With whimsical decor, Wonderland-inspired tea party treats, and a touch of modern thrown in for good measure, this shower is a (tea) cup full of wonderful! And if you’re looking for even more Alice in […]

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With spring in full bloom and the weather heating up, I’m loving the look of bringing the outdoors in… and Alexandria of FunkyMonkeyDesigns did just that for her grandmother’s charming surprise Spring Butterfly 70th Birthday Party! With a beautiful palette of blue and purple, bright hydrangeas and lots of sparkly butterflies flitting around, this thoughtful party is […]

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