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February 5, 2014 Releases Valentine’s Day Hail Marys for Last-Minute Lovers

Gift Card Girlfriend at offers suggestions on what to do (and not do) if you wait too long to make proper Valentine’s Day plans.

Pittsburgh, PA. February 5, 2014 — releases infographic with suggestions to help last-minute Valentine’s Day gift givers recover from a late start.

According to the National Retail Federation’s 2014 Valentine’s Day spending survey, the most purchased Valentine’s Day gifts of the year will be greeting cards, candy, flowers, dinner, jewelry, clothing, and gift cards (in that order).

Shelley Hunter, “Gift Card Girlfriend” and brand spokesperson for, cautions, “Traditional Valentine’s Day gifts may require advance planning such as making dinner reservations, ordering long-stem roses, or doing investigative work to find out what type of jewelry your sweetheart wants.“

Rather than fumbling on what many consider the most romantic day of the year, Gift Card Girlfriend calls an audible—offering alternatives to traditional Valentine’s Day gifts that take little time and effort but can still be seen as loving gestures.

Click here to download the Valentine’s Day infographic.


Since 1999, has been providing U.S. consumers with an array of gift card products including personalized gift cards, store brand gift cards, group gift cards, virtual gift cards, discount gift cards, and local gift cards redeemable at millions of establishments across the country. is also a leader in gift card innovation with over 37 patents filed and 6 patents issued. More information about can be found on the company’s media page.

About Gift Card Girlfriend

Shelley Hunter, founder of Gift Card Girlfriend, is the spokesperson for As a consumer guide to gift cards, she is the authoritative source of information for consumers and the media on all things gift cards.