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POLL: What Does Valentine's Day Mean to You?

From an excuse for PDA to an excuse to eat at home, what does this holiday mean to you?

Happy Valentine's Day from Campbell Patch! Are you all about the red roses, the hearts, the over-stuffed teddy bears?

What about the chocolates, the cards and jewelry?

In Campbell, Jazzercise at The Dance Spectrum says bring your significant other to class today for free (V-day treats after class) and for all the singles, David and Darlene Steel invite them to a .

This holiday, which tends to polarize people is said to revolve around love, but according to the National Retail Federation the average person will spend $126.03 today, the highest amount in the organization's 10-year survey history.

Here are some numbers (from the NRF) to think about as you drive/walk/run by those Valentine's displays today:

  • Total spending on jewelry is expected to reach $4.1 billion.
  • Total spending on a special evening out is expected to reach $3.5 billion.
  • Total spending on flowers is expected to reach $1.8 billion.
  • Total spending on candy is expected to reach $1.5 billion.
  • Total spending on clothing is expected to reach $1.4 billion.
  • Total spending on gift cards is expected to reach $1.1 billion.

What are you doing to celebrate/hide this year?

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