As much as we love throwing dinner parties and get-togethers with our friends, the task of turning a shoebox studio apartment into a presentable and inviting space is a daunting one. That's where our new blog crush, the Hostess with the Mostess comes in.

Full of words of wisdom, delicious recipes, and chic party themes, founder and editor-in-chief Jenn Sbranti truly is the hostess with the mostess. She makes entertaining look easy and, well, entertaining, and shows us how to do it too.

Her ideas will inspire you to find an excuse to throw a party for everything (we're planning Mr. Whiskermuffin's birthday right now), and lucky for you, she's got beautiful party themes ready to go. Like these:

She's also got you covered every step of the way with the most fashionable finds, from the invitations to dishware that would make your Ramen dinner look like a million bucks.

But put the Ramen away for now. Hostess Jenn has enough cocktail, appetizer, dinner, and dessert recipes to have your guests drunk and happy as soon as they walk in the door:

And the next morning, while you're working off your cheesecake-and-cosmopolitan hangover, check in with the Hostess Blog. By the time you make it through her giveaways, gift and recipe ideas, and delicious party photos from real women, you'll be ready to pen invites to your next party.

Find the Hostess with the Mostess on Twitter, hostesswiththemostess.com, and hostessblog.com.

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