The sexiest way to save on Valentine’s Day? Do the seemingly impossible: spend less and get more. MoneyTalksNews.com shares 15 ways to pull it off.
What you need to know first: The best red roses are ice cold. “If the product is outside of a cold chamber, which is 32 to 36 degrees, they lose life for every minute they’re outside that cold,” warns Christine Boldt, executive vice president of the Association of Floral Importers (AFIF) Hence, this advice:
1. Never buy from the side of the road. They’ll only last a day or two, because roadside vendors don’t get the best product. “Those flowers are what we in the industry call seconds,” Boldt says. (more…)