Savings Mom: Wooing Your Valentine on a Budget

ByABC News via logo
February 9, 2005, 11:59 AM

Feb. 10, 2005 -- -- Worried that Valentine's Day will keep you in the red this year?

Stephanie Nelson, of, says you don't have to blow your savings to impress the one you love.

Nelson joined ABC News' "Good Morning America" to offer tips on how to get the best deals on flowers, cards, gifts and dinners for your main squeeze.

Nelsons says consumers can even save money on Valentine's Day cards with buy one, get one free online coupons on The coupons can be used at selected American Greetings stores nationwide.

If you don't have a clue when it comes to what your sweetheart wants this Valentine's Day, a general gift certificate that can be used at up to 350 stores will probably do the trick. The gift certificate can be ordered from and you can find a coupon code for the certificate that will save you 10 percent of the purchase price. You can print the gift certificate and give it to your loved one in person, or you can e-mail it to them if it's a long-distance love affair. See coupon code Web site listings below.

For more information on saving money by finding and using online coupons, go to Nelson's Web site: