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Finally! Proof That It's More Cost Effective to Grow Your Own Roses for V-Day

If you're like us, then every time Valentine's Day comes around, you think: "Hey, I wonder if I could save money over the course of, let's say, 50 years if I just grew my own roses instead of shelling out $60 each time for a bouquet!" Well we decided it was finally time for this age-old theory to be put to the test.

Men Will Spend $176 This Valentine's Day, Women Will Only Spend Half That

While money can't buy you love, it can certainly buy a very romantic night out. Valentine's Day spending is expected to only modestly increase this year, but that still amounts to a staggering $18.6 billion total. Here's how Valentine's Day breaks down by the numbers.

The Diamond Glossary: The Low-Down on the Gem That Will Last Forever

While it's crucial to figure out what style of engagement ring your girlfriend will love this Valentine's Day, it's just as important to know what characteristics to look for in the quality. We've put together this handy diamond glossary to help you make sense of the terms used by gemologists and diamond merchants, so that you can wow her with one of the world's most precious stones.

Valentine's Day Gifts That Seem Expensive But Really Aren't

Valentine's Day is a time-honored celebration of love, and it's natural to want to give the world to those you love. But if your budget is thin this year, fret not! There are a variety of gifts you can buy that seem a lot more expensive than they really are.

Where to Find the Best Price on Valentine's Day Roses

As the most romantic holiday approaches, many lovers will be looking into their wallets and wondering just how they can minimize the damage that a Valentine's Day bouquet of red roses will wreak on their budget. Always here to help, we've outlined your Valentine's Day floral options.

What to Expect From Valentine's Day Deals

If you're a savvy shopper who wants to find the perfect V-Day gift for your sweetie, you've got just three weeks to make it happen. Start shopping now and you can even do it on a dime! Here's an idea of what kind of discounts on Valentine's Day gifts you can expect in the coming weeks.

Last-Minute Valentine's Day Gifts: Free Food, Candlelight Dinners, Flowers

Today is Valentine's Day, and you still haven't decided how to express your love for her? While we don't necessarily recommend following your wallet over your heart, today we've found the best last-minute Valentine's Day gifts for those with emptier hands and pockets. From Krsipy Kremes to FTD and Amazon, it will be happy Valentine's Day after all.

Bargain Bed and Bath Deals: 20% off Bath & Body Works, Bed Sheets for $18

Don't feel bad if a few of those New Year's resolutions have already bitten the dust. It's hard to get excited about running 45 minutes on a treadmill, and pinching pennies isn't enjoyable. But shopping to spruce up the home? Now there's a self-improvement regimen that's actually fun to keep. We've found five great deals on decorating and sprucing up both your bath and boudoir.

Red Roses, Green Values: Where to Shop for Sustainable Valentine's Day Gifts

Valentine's Day is an easy holiday to tackle if you're thinking romance, baubles, and spoiling your sweetie. But if you're not keen on spoiling the environment in the process, the selection becomes a bit more restricted. Stay away from actual green roses and chocolates, and consider these five vendors whose array of Valentine's Day gifts will honor both your Valentine and our lady Mother Earth.

This Weekend's Best Freebies: Free Food, Classes, and DIY Workshops

Looking for something to do this weekend, but strapped for cash? Then check out our roundup of upcoming free in-store offers for gratis do-it-yourself activities and instructional classes. And as a reward for all that productivity, you can end your weekend with a free order of piping hot onion rings!

Inspired Valentine's Day Gifts: Save Money, Earn Brownie Points

Instead of the safe flowers-and-chocolate Valentine's route, take a non-traditional approach to gift-giving this year. Since our atypical options are less in-demand than those Cupid-spattered gifts, you'll not only get a better value for your money, but you'll also be offering up a nice, thoughtful surprise. Here are some more inspired Valentine's Day gift ideas.

Happy Early Valentine's Day! I Got You Deals on Flowers, Candy, and Jewelry

T minus three weeks until Valentine's Day. And in the spirit of love, we've brought you these five deals on flowers, candy, and of course jewelry. What lady doesn't love roses, fine chocolate, or Swarovski? And what gent wants to be empty-handed come February 13? Thought so. See how easy we've made this?