Macaroni Fun ~ Valentine's Day Facts

February 9, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day.  I couldn't let the holiday go by without finding some fun facts that I think you will love.

- Saint Valentine's Day, which is often shortened to Valentine's Day, evolved from a mix of Christian and ancient Roman traditions.

- Next to Christmas, Valentine's Day is the biggest card sending day, with about a billion cards sent out each year.

- Even though women buy most of the cards, men spend almost twice as much money on Valentine's Day.

- Teachers receive the most Valentine's cards, followed by kids.

- The first box of Valentine's Day chocolates was made by Richard Cadbury in the 1800's.

- While red roses symbolize love, a red and a white rose together symbolize unity.  A yellow rose symbolizes joy and friendship.