BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - When western New Yorkers move away, a care package might be all they need to remind them of home and what better day to send them one than on Valentine's Day?
The Park Edge Sweet Shoppe in South Buffalo opened on Sunday in hopes of big crowds anxiously waiting for the arrival of the day filled with chocolate, flowers, and loved ones.
Maggie Guerrierro from the Park Edge Sweet Shoppe said, "We are very excited. As you see we have a ton of chocolate made. We're trying to personalize it. We write on hearts while people wait, we have a sponge candy heart, our Christmas trees were a huge hit."
Over at Maureen's Buffalo Wholesale Flower Market, the top sellers in February are usually the same. "The biggest item is always roses. The second biggest are carnations as they are sort of thought of as a second Valentine's Day flower," said Maureen Bartley.
Maureen said it's an enormous week for her business. "We're thrilled the weather isn't going to be too bad, because it's hundreds and hundreds of deliveries. Guys load out their vans and go out all over the metropolitan area and suburbs. And a lot of those trucks are filled with roses."
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