Lifestyle Expert Mar Jennings
Mar Jennings has always drawn inspiration from his home, garden and life's surroundings. When a young boy buys gardening tools with his allowance, it’s not a stretch to imagine him becoming one of America’s top lifestyle experts. Now when that young boy also happens to be a former gold medal-winning figure skater, the sky’s the limit as to the heights he can achieve.
This modern lifestyle expert, television personality and author is known for his signature style: casual luxury. He has garnered praise and recognition as a definitive source on home, gardening and lifestyle, and as a resourceful and creative entrepreneur. His simple yet clever tips and complete projects inspire you to make life and family easy and fun—from gardening to decorating, from entertaining to fashion. His dynamic website www.marjennings.com captures his essence and has become a home resource for all who are looking to improve their everyday life.
As a modern day renaissance man, Jennings’ perspective on lifestyle is as much about form and function as it is about individual distinction. Based in Westport, Connecticut, Mar Jennings is also President and CCO (Chief Creative Officer) of a multimedia and design company, S&J Multimedia LLC. Mar Jennings’ brand of lifestyle and hosting combines an infectious energy with a passion for conveying information in ways that are fun and inspirational to all. His career combines television, radio, print media and the Internet as mediums for his attainable casual luxury lifestyle.
Most recently Jennings was selected to appear on the HGTV series White Room Challenge and is an on-going contributor to ABC's WTNH. Jennings is also a correspondent and home and garden expert for The Better Show, a nationally syndicated lifestyle TV show; the program centers around all things which aim to make your life "better." Jenning's weekly blog, regarded as influential and engaging, has been picked up and featured on numberous other sites, including Shine--a division of Yahoo, Hamptons.com, the Momiverse, and Better. He has served double-duty as host of the Emmy-nominated lifestyle show Northeast Living--a weekly lifestyle television show featuring "the best of the best" from along the eastern seaboard--and as FoxCT/CT1 Media's in-house host and lifestyle expert. You might also know Jennings as host of Dream Room Makeover, Dream Wedding and Backyard Makeover. He has hosted and produced the annual Holiday Wishes series. In 2010 he joined the world of QVC as a garden Expert, exclusively for Cottage Farms Nursery. Over the years he has made multiple appearances on the Today Show, Food Network, ABC, CBS, CNN. Jennings and his home and garden designs and tips have been profiled and featured in Better Homes & Garden's Decorating Magazine, Home Magazine, Quick & Simple Magazine, Small Gardens Magazine, Page Six and the New York Times, among other national and local publications for both television and print.
He is the best-selling author of Life On Mar's, A Four Season Garden, an award-winning deluxe oversized coffee table book that chronicles the evolution of his Westport, Connecticut garden and how he planned it to provide visual interest and beauty through all four seasons. His personal style is high-energy, and his creativity always shows through. He draws inspiration from projects he creates for his own home, clients, friends, family and for his charming miniature schnauzer, Violet.
In addition to the above, Jennings is currently in pre-production on several television programs and a follow-up to his best-selling book.
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