Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Valentines Day.....again

All of the ladies have known for quite some time what the guys are just starting to slowly figure out, Valentines Day is just a few days away. We know the perfect gift for that special girl or guy in your life, flowers of course. So now that we have the gifts taken care of, we'd like to share a little info about the holiday that, hopefully, you didn't know. We may sneak in a few gift ideas on the way....

Every Valentines Day, the Italian city of Verona, where Shakespeare's lovers Romeo and Juliet lived,
receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet.

220,000 is the average number of wedding proposals on Valentines Day each year.

15 Percent of US women send themselves flowers on Valentines Day.

Over $1 billion worth of chocolate is purchased for Valentine's Day in the US.

Richard Cadbury produced the first box of chocolates for Valentine's Day in the late 1800s.

More than 35 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentines Day.

73 percent of people who buy flowers for Valentines Day are men, while only 27 percent are women.

Based on retail statistics, about 3 percent of pet owners will give Valentines Day gifts to their pets.