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Local shops get some Valentine's Day love


Doug Radunich

Connie McGuire, left, and Robin Jump unload a delivery of roses people have reserved for Valentine's Day, at the Flower Pot florist. McGuire, who has owned the shop for 30 years, said Valentine's day is their biggest sales holiday.

With the Valentine's Day spirit in the air this week, two Saratoga businesses are staying stocked with enough gifts to keep loved ones happy.

This Friday, the Flower Pot florist will celebrate nearly 30 years of Valentine's Day, while Sweet Marie's bakeshop will celebrate its first experience with the holiday. Owning the only flower shop in the Platte Valley, Connie McGuire said she has already made many Valentine's Day sales and orders.

She named Valentine's Day and Mother's Day as the two biggest holidays for sales at the Flower Pot, which she opened in April of 1984.

"For years, Valenti...

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