What’s In Store @ Target

We know your summer schedule can get really packed leaving you little time to shop.  So, with summer entertaining in mind, we’ve done the work for you and scoured our favorite stores to find the best designs and values for your home. First up: Target–as if you needed an excuse to make a Target run (wink, wink).

Just in case, here’s eight pretty solid ones.

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A Graphic Rug

This rug will give your living room an eclectic vibe. Target Home Medallion Rug, from $80

The Nest Photo Challenge: Memorial Day Festivities

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Picnics, barbecues and a whole lot of red, white and blue. While Memorial Day serves as a day to remember and honor the great men and women who have given their lives serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, it’s also commonly celebrated as the start of summer with... read more

Countdown to Memorial Day: Top Entertaining Tips

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The weekend's here, the guest list is made, and the menu is made up. What's left to do? Have fun at your own party, of course! We've rounded up the best party tips to make sure you enjoy the event just as much as your guests. Keep a camera ready to document the night.... read more

How Does She Do It All? Well…She Doesn’t.

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We're all strapped for time, running around doing everything for everyone, feeling stressed with a million things yet to check off our to-do list...and then there's that woman. You know the one. The one who always looks so pulled together and calm under pressure. Ever wonder how she does it? Our sisters at read more

National Vegetarian Week: Roasted Corn with Chipotle Butter

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Seriously: is there anything more summery than sweet corn on the cob? Corn signals a season full of fun in the form of backyard bashes, picnic parties, and grilling get-togethers. Want to spice it up a bit? Try this recipe for grilled corn with chipotle butter. With a quick prep time thanks to a food... read more

The Birth Control Pill for Men May Actually Happen

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Ask me why I’m smiling. It's because Scottish scientists have just delivered some news that has made my entire week: The birth control pill for men may become a reality in the not-so-distant future. Those scientists, bless their hearts, have identified a gene -- which they call Katnal 1 -- that's responsible for sperm production. Their... read more

How to Dry Your Hair Faster — Yes, There Is a Way

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It's inevitable, you say to yourself. No matter your method, drying your hair can take awhile. You've likely given up trying to find a way to speed up the process, but perhaps you haven't tried everything. So how do you cut your hair-drying time? With product, of course! Are you fed up with spending too... read more

Keep It In Perspective: It Could Be the Key to Happiness

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If you can look affectionately at the past, have fun in the present, and work hard to strive for the future, you're likely a happy camper with "balanced time perspective." A study from San Francisco State University found that people who hold these views--and don't lean too heavily on any one of the three--tend... read more

Countdown to Memorial Day: Summer-Ready Sweets

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Mini Lemon Meringue Tarts

Pass around these tangy tarts for a treat guests can enjoy in two bites.

Cold ice cream, citrusy cupcakes, and fresh fruit make for delicious desserts come summertime. See our slideshow for easy-to-eat treats that’ll make your Memorial Day soiree a little bit sweeter.

What’s your favorite summer dessert?

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National Vegetarian Week: Nutty Raspberry Muffins

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Finding time for a healthy homemade treat can be tough when you're dashing in different directions in the morning. For those days when you need to grab and go, consider making some marvelous muffins. These baked goods replace regular muffin ingredients with more healthy options, setting them apart from those at your local bakery. Upgrade... read more
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