Save Money On Valentines Day GiftsValentines Day gifts can be expensive. But, they don’t have to be! You can save money on Valentines Day gifts and still make your significant other very happy!

Valentine’s Day is an expensive holiday for most people. It is very hard for couples and spouses to save money on Valentines Day. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), expected sales for Valentine’s Day this year are expected to be over $18.6 billion.

The average person planning to spend $130 on candy, cards, gifts and more which is a 2% increase from last year and the highest spending total in the 11 years that the NRF has conducted the annual survey.

So, how can couples have any chance to save money on Valentine’s Day this year? The simple answer is that you have to get a little creative. You have to think outside of the standard roses and chocolates box.

Here are ten ways that you can have a great time and still save money on Valentines Day gifts.

Ten Ways To Save Money On Valentines Day Gifts

Skip The Roses

Almost 200 million roses are produced for Valentine’s Day alone. It is also no secret that the price of roses, like most things, are dictated by supply and demand. There are a finite number of roses, and there is a higher demand for those roses especially around Valentine’s Day.

There are so many factors that go into the price of roses all the way from the grower to the wholesaler and then finally to your local florist shop. The price increases for Valentine’s Day continues through the supply chain whether we like it or not.

The one way that you can save money on Valentines Day is to not buy roses. You may be able to find a better deal on a different variety of flowers if you have to be some type of flowers for your loved one on Valentine’s Day. FlowersFast.com – FTD Top 100 Florist! For SAME DAY DELIVERY! Click here!

Shop Together For What You Really Want

I love to shop with my wife for gifts whether it is for Valentine’s Day, her birthday, Christmas, or some other occasion. It is not because I love shopping with her for the sake of shopping. It is because I don’t like wasting my money on things that you she won’t like. I hate the guessing game.

So, I make a point to keep a note as to what she likes while we are out together and buy that instead. Then I have the potential to watch that item and get it at some point throughout the year when it goes on sale.

Make A Meal At Home

I dread going to a restaurant on Valentine’s Day. It is always so crowded. So one way that you can save money on Valentines Day is to stay at home and make a nice romantic meal there. There are great recipes from sites like Food.com, Epicurious, AllRecipes.com, and the Food Network.
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