Why We Give Chocolate to Our Sweethearts And Other Valentine’s Day Facts

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. The store shelves are stocked full of heart-shaped boxes filled with delectable assortments of chocolates. Have you ever looked at those boxes and wondered why we buy these sweets for our sweethearts, and how the whole ritual got started? Here’s a little history behind the tradition, along with a few other lovely Valentine’s Day fun facts.

The History of Valentine’s Day Chocolates

The roots of Valentine’s Day go way back, as far back as Roman times actually. However, back then, the holiday named for Saint