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It's time to REGISTER - "Be Yourself, Together" with a Target Wedding Registry & Create the Ultimate Dinner and Date-Night-In

It's a new year and that means it's time for all the newly engaged couples to start thinking about their wedding registry. For those couples that register at Target - not only can you choose among great products and brands, but their registry experience and key benefits are wonderful. Today, I'm not only going to tell you about the great perks included in the set-up of a Target Wedding Registry, I'll also be sharing with you how you can craft the ultimate dinner and date-night-in using items that you will likely want to include in your registry.

Before we start planning your ultimate dinner and date-night-in, here's the run-down of the Great Perks of a Target Wedding Registry Include:

1. Easy and engaging registry experience with inspirational starter lists
2. 15% off completion offer - the week of your event, you’ll receive a coupon for saving 15% on remaining registry items in store and online
3. Easy returns

Now, let's get the Ultimate Dinner and Date-Night-In started . . .

With Valentine's Day approaching I thought it would be fun to include a printable menu that you can download and pop into a frame to add a little bit of pizazz to your romantic dinner table {don't worry, the menu download doesn't have the featured foods included so you can plan your very own appetizer, side dish, main dish and dessert}. You can of course take these ideas and use them any night of the year.

When my hubby and I were "newlyweds" and "sans kids" you could often find us eating in-front of our fireplace on the weekends in the winter months. I would drag our coffee table over and set up a pillow for each of us to sit on and of course, light a few candles. For the ultimate dinner menu, you might consider the following:
Appetizer: Strawberry Bruschetta
Side Dish: Romance in a Bowl Tossed Salad
Main Dish: Chicken Parmigiana with Buttered Pasta
Dessert: French Silk Chocolate Pie

You'll likely want to add the following items to your Target Wedding Registry so you can create the super yummy ultimate dinner to be celebrated inside {or maybe even outside in your backyard if you're lucky enough to be where it's still warm in the winter months}.

The Calphalon Cookware Set will let you not only put the Chicken Parmigiana directly into the oven to cook, you can cook and serve your pasta right in one of the pans. To make the decadent French Silk Chocolate Pie you will love mixing it in the KitchenAid Ultra Power 4.5 Qt Stand Mixer and of course you can't forget about your favorite drink of choice served in a glass from the Threshold Etched Glass Drinkware Collection.

I'd love to hear what you do for a romantic date-night-in? Do you have a favorite recipe or tip to make these special nights memorable?

Download your Free Valentine's Day Dinner Menu - comes blank so you can fill in the spaces for the appetizer, side dish, main dish and dessert. The printed size is 4x6 and you can put it in any frame you wish.

Content and/or other value provided by our partner, Target. All opinions are my own.

Recipes for the featured menu items can be found on All Recipes