Valentine's Day coupons for restaurants, flowers

Forget, did you?

Here are some coupons and offers that might ease the pocketbook pain on Valentine's Day.

- Use the code LOVE to drop the price of a $25 gift certificate to $4 at (The Melting Pot Newport News certificates are sold out). You also will want to call the restaurant before you purchase the certificate to make sure it is still in business and accepting the coupons. Mary Helen's Southern Creole and Cuisine in Hampton, for example, recently closed). 

- Flyers offering 10 percent off local delivery orders from Pam Pollard's Flowers and Gifts in Newport News can be found at the Hampton Main post office.

- LivingSocial offers a $30 ProFlowers credit for $15, which can be applied towards shipping and sales tax.You can find ProFlowers coupon codes, including a code for 15 percent off of everything on the website, here. Shop ProFlowers through and get 14 percent cash back. is offering 16 percent cash back. is also offering 4 percent cash back on, so you can earn a rebate on both the gift certificate purchase and the actual gift purchase. 

- Valpak offers small discounts on local restaurants, including Plaza Azteca and Three Amigos, on its website.

- Olive Garden is offering a special three-course menu for $12.95 a person.

- AMC Theaters is offering military pricing on all tickets to see "Zero Dark Thirty" on Feb. 15 and 16. The coupon, and others, can be printed on the theater chain's website.

- If you're staying in, Redbox is offering a free one-night movie rental on Thursday, Feb. 14 with the promotional code SWEET.

- Buy a dozen Krispy Kreme donuts and get 12 cards for one free donut each. (Offer available through Feb. 14).

- At Starbucks, buy one hot chocolate, vanilla spice latte or caffe mocha after 2 p.m. and get a second free through Feb. 14.

- $2 off any heart-shaped ice cream cake at Maggie Moos.

- California Pizza Kitchen offers a $5 coupon when you sign up for the restaurant's email newsletter.

- Shutterfly offers a customized photo card for free with the code CARD4U. Shipping is 99 cents.

- Walmart takes 10 percent off a variety of digital gift cards (which can be printed and used in stores), including a $25 Regal Cinema gifts cards on sale for $22.50. Applebee's and Spa & Wellness Gift Cards also are included in the sale.

Good luck finding coupons for restaurants like The Melting Pot or The Cheesecake Factory, although you can try signing up for the company email newsletters.

Know of any other deals around town? Chime in by commenting.