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21 Home Accents to Show Off Your Shared Interests

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They say opposites attract, but we bet you can name at least a few major things you and your significant other share in common. For starters, you probably moved beyond the first date because you both love doing certain things together. On nights when you order Chinese takeout, for example, what's the one hobby that... read more

A Menu for Your Next Date Night In

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This Valentine's Day, stay in and get some quality time together (how romantic!), save money and get to bypass all those (gasp) people on awkward dinner dates. We think you'll love these recipes so much you'll insist upon kissing the cook. Sun-Dried Tomato Caesar with Parmesan Croutons This bright and tangy salad is super... read more

5 Love Lessons I’ve Learned from My Grandparents

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As much as we do things our way, there are those that came before us that just may have done it better -- and longer. So while we might think that we need to rage against tradition at times (or mostly all the time), sometimes we do need to look back to see how... read more

A Look Back at the 5 Top Relationship Trends of 2014!

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As you and your sweetie kick off the new year, let's take a look at the top relationship trends that developed over the last year to see what couples like you should keep doing long into 2015. The Cheap Date There was a time when setting a "date night" seemed cliché and overrated, but with... read more

Hot Topic: When Did You Feel That Wow-I'm-Married Moment?

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It took me nearly a year and a half. It's not that I didn't feel hitched beforehand. I felt married to my husband long before we ever even actually said "I do." But there was a moment where I saw what we will always mean to one another and how we will interact for... read more

A Nestie Happy Anniversary to Knotties Heidi & Matthew Morgan!

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CONGRATS HEIDI BRUCKER MORGAN & MATTHEW MORGAN! They run their own theatre company called Shotspeare -- it combines a condensed version of classical Shakespeare with a drinking game. And if reading that doesn't already prove that these two are possibly the coolest couple on the planet, they're also performers, comedic hosts, actors, entertainers... read more

Hot Topic: What’s Fair When Splitting Holidays with Family?

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One of the first things I did when moving into a 940-square foot apartment more than 5 years ago with my then-boyfriend-now-husband was buy a large dining room table. "This space was made for entertaining!" I said. "Why do we have to have people over?" he said. The next year, we announced to both... read more

Target’s Home Style Expert Emily Henderson Talks Marriage, Fun & Family

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We asked interior designer Emily Henderson to share what matters most to her in life, and she welcomed us into her home. You've now been married for 8 years. What have you learned about maintaining a strong relationship? Do you have any advice for newlyweds? EH: There are the usuals: honesty, communications, respect,... read more

A Nestie Happy Anniversary to Knotties Crystal & David Heisler!

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CONGRATS CRYSTAL & DAVID HEISLER! They live in Austin, Texas, where she's a real estate agent and he's a professional photographer. She kept her maiden name "Truehart" as her middle name -- the same middle name they plan on giving their children one day. With a moniker like that, they were destined... read more

Hot Topic: What You Should Enjoy Before Having Children!

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I have four nieces and one nephew, and I'm admittedly a helicopter aunt. I easily get suckered into sleepovers by a cute face, will spend entire days watching them, feeding them, playing with them -- and when they were younger, I definitely changed lots of diapers. But as much as both my husband and <a... read more
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