Roses are red, violets are blue, savings are green!

How do your energy costs measure up to our favorite Valentine’s Day treats? (Calculations are based on a $10 stuffed teddy bear, a $15 box of chocolates and a $50 bouquet of a dozen red roses.)

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Stuffed teddy bear = 624 hours of running a cozy electric blanket

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A box of chocolates = 125 hours of cooking a romantic dinner on the stove top

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A dozen red roses = 417 hours of blow drying your hair for your date