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Valentine's Day Ideas

Sure you can’t put a price on love but let’s face it, treating your sweetie right on Valentine’s Day can come with a hefty price tag.

The National Retail Federation (NRF) estimates spending on Valentine’s Day giftswill be up 11 percent from last year, bringing spending to an average of $116.21 per person, or a total of $15.7 billion dollars in holiday spending.

Not surprisingly men will be the big spenders, shelling out more than twice as much as women, the NRF said.

What’s the cost of true love for you? We’ve assembled some unique ideas for those who want to splurge on their beloved one, as well as some bargains that will keep the thrifty from looking cheap.

Click ahead to see some Valentine's Day ideas!

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By Christina Cheddar-Berk
Posted 7 Feb 2011

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