It is the day of lovers and literally you can feel that the day becomes all rosy with couples spending time all in each other’s arms. Offering chocolates and others stuff as gift to partners is what people prefer so as to show their feelings and emotions towards a particular person. In the United States of America, St. Valentine’s Day ranks second on the list when it comes to the number of cards purchased all through the nation. The history dates back to the Roman times where during the reign of royal Empire a priest had been forbidden to perform marriages for any couple. One fine day he was caught in action and therefore was doomed to imprisonment and ultimately had been executed. Is it romantic enough for you? Decide for yourself! The day has been named Christian martyr namely Valentine. Since the early stages of 1700s, American nationals have been making use of cards to show their affection and love towards a special someone. Then in the early 1800s, the person who was responsible to have produced the first commercial greeting cards for the occasion was Esther A. Howland. Although it is always a wonderful experience to receive beautiful Valentines card but yet as per the graph noticed in the nation, it has been seen that people still prefer candies over cards, but second is no less place on the listing.
Every year on the 14th of February, candies are bought in millions of pounds by lovers as a gift for their partners. Around 2000 establishments all over the country get into the production of chocolates and candies and see a marvelous boost in the sales figure for the month. Apart from the candy bars, chocolates and cards, there are other items as well which lovers like to gift each other and one of the popular out of them is teddy bear. The supplies of various goodies has no stated bar but surely there is something magical about cocoa products which is why all the people in love prefer savoring chocolates with each other. The range of gifts could vary on wide levels as they could be priced something at the cost of peanuts to extremely expensive and exotic chocolates and wines. Gift stores are the ones that get maximum benefits during this time and some of them even offer big red hearts that are again filled with savories and other delicacies. The ones who can afford real costly gifts even do not mind spending a good amount of money on buying jewelry, especially boys, getting rings to propose the girls they like. Although there is not much difference in the way people like celebrating the holiday but somewhat there could be dissimilarities. One of the ways in which married couples like celebrating the day is by going out for a romantic candle light dinner. Last but not least, red roses are one hit thing amongst young lovers who either spend on one stick or a big bouquet of flowers to greet the day.