CNBC Declares 'Top Pick' for Valentine's Day Flowers

Vera Gibbons' Gift Guide Names the Online Florist Overall Best Price and Quality

Feb 09, 2010, 16:44 ET from

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- With Valentine's Day just days away personal finance guru Vera Gibbons has published her latest Valentine's Day gift guide on  "Americans are expected to spend almost $15 billion on gifts and merchandise this year, making it the second biggest spending holiday after Christmas" according to the guide.  With flowers consistently among the top gifts Ms. Gibbon's take on the best floral option is always met with great enthusiasm.  This year comes in as the top pick for quality and price, making it the only florist recommended by Gibbons and CNBC.  Other categories evaluated include chocolate, jewelry and spa-related gifts. "The quality of your order is only as good as the florist fulfilling it," said Gibbons.  "Our top pick, in terms of meeting our expectations, as well as overall quality and price, is"

This accolade follows Ms. Gibbons' appearance last year on CBS's Early Show where she showcased her take on five different online florists.  Those results saw come in as the "best value," a sought-after title given Gibbons' focus on thrift and quality.   Ms. Gibbons career as financial journalist has seen her opinions regularly featured on CNN, MSNBC, Today, and in various finance publications in addition to the previously mentioned CNBC and Early Show.'s roses in particular received this year's coveted stamp of approval with a dozen long stem red roses in an elegant, clear vase costing only $59.99 (the company also features a dozen roses at just $39.99).   With its hand delivered arrangements available for same-day delivery nationwide will be offering Valentine's Day delivery on those roses, along with most other products, right up until Sunday, February 14th.  Arrangements start at just $29.99 on and all shoppers are given the peace of mind of a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Other exciting products being sold this year include:

  • Red Hot Bouquet - $59.99: As seen during the Super Bowl commercial!  Surprise your Valentine with luscious red roses and pink lilies in a sleek red contemporary vase that's so hot it practically sizzles. You'll get a very warm reception.

  • Be My Love - $49.99: This wonderful bouquet of red roses, mini carnations and white Asiatic lilies features a grand selection of blooms to impress your true love. A splendid choice.

  • Hugs and Kisses - $34.99: Whether for your significant other or your sister, aunt or grandmother, this delightful floral gift is a sweet way to say "I love you." Sweet price, too.

  • 1 Dozen Mixed Valentine's Roses - $39.99:  A dazzling kaleidoscope of color, this mix of red, yellow, purple, white and pink long stem roses is sure to win her heart!

For more information on or to shop their Valentine's Day collection, visit

About® is a leading online retailer in the flower and gift category, offering hand arranged, same day delivered flowers for every occasion and sentiment. Their product offering includes fresh flowers, plants, balloons and gift baskets.  Vera Gibbons declared From You Flowers a "Best Value" in the category with CBS News (Valentine's Day '09) and top "Overall Quality and Price" with CNBC (Valentine's Day '10).  Shoppers can make purchases 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week via the toll-free number 1-800-838-8853 or on the online at and each order comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. offers same-day delivery service on orders placed before 3:00 p.m. in the recipient's time zone. services the entire United States as well as more than 140 countries worldwide.  They are a member of the Teleflora network and have delivery capabilities worldwide via our affiliation with over 30,000 premier florists from around the world.