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Think unique for your Valentine's gift

Consider a non-traditional idea this Valentine's Day.

MONTGOMERY, Minn. — A dozen red roses can be a traditional way to show your love on Valentine's Day; but florist and designer Corey Allen suggests putting a twist on the holiday with a non-traditional gift.

Allen is the owner of Posy Floral and Gifts in Montgomery, Minnesota, where you can also find non-traditional Valentine flowers. She suggests considering bulb gardens, mixed bouquets, or other plants for your sweetheart.

Allen also suggests keeping some fun in the holiday, by looking for cards and gifts for people with a great sense of humor.

As a small business owner herself, Allen also reminds people to think about shopping local for Valentine's Day, and supporting the small businesses that support their surrounding communities.

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