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Cupid's ready!

February 13, 2006

Albany -- Red's not the only hot color this Valentine's Day. So's green, the color of money. Americans are expected to spend nearly 14 billion dollars on gifts. If you still haven't gotten your Valentine something special, here

Chocolate dipped strawberries, cheesecakes, heart shaped cakes, balloons, and cookie bouquets are some solutions.

Whether you're sweetheart has a craving for cookies, a fancy for flowers or a desire for diamonds, Albany retailers are ready to make sure you score big brownie points this Valentine's Day.

Sweet Thangs started baking their goodies over the weekend so there shelves would be crowded with tempting treats.

At Hadden's Flowers and Gifts, a team of florists turn more than 2-thousand roses and hundreds of other flowers into beautiful bouquets.

If diamonds are your girl's best friend, jewelers at the Albany Mall are ready to help. And love, after all, is what Valentine's Day is all about. The average person will spend $100 this Valentine's Day.

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