by Grace Hood
It's the third-largest retail holiday of the year, according to the National Retail Foundation (NRF). One in five men plan to purchase jewelry, while the average consumer is expected to spend $97 for the occasion, reports the NRF 2005 Valentine's Day Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey.
Love it or leave it, Valentine's Day is upon us. And while some of us have the time for a handmade valentine or two, most of us will hit the stores to find our oh-so-unique-way to say "I love you."