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A trio guaranteed to impress your Valentine

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2013) – Realizing that women enjoy receiving roses, jewelry and chocolate on Valentine’s, Norman Love Confections has partnered with Mark Loren Designs and Signature Florals to create a one-stop opportunity that will produce a maximum impact on that special day.

Four Love & More! Valentine’s packages, ranging in price from $37 to $3,500 (tax not included), were developed to meet the gift-giving needs of everyone.

Blooming Love, priced at $37, includes a single red rose and a 15-piece box of Norman Love Confections. Bouquet of Love features a half dozen boxed red roses from Signature Florals, a 10-piece all heart box of Norman Love Confections and a Mark Loren Designs pendant for $99. Passion of Love, for $150, consists of one dozen arranged red roses from Signature Florals, a pink collector’s gift box (20 pieces) from Norman Love Confections and a Mark Loren Designs pendant.

Forever Love features 50 red roses from Signature Florals, a Norman Love Confections’ 50-piece box per month for a year plus a custom piece from Mark Loren Designs priced at $3,500.

“I know from experience that many men wait until the last minute to determine what they need to purchase for Valentine’s Day to make their loved one feel cherished,” said Norman Love. “We want to make shopping for a Valentine’s gift easy and successful for the gift-giver.”

Quantities for Love & More! Valentine’s packages are limited; so advanced orders are recommended. Packages will be available Thursday, Feb. 14 at the NLC Chocolate Salons in Fort Myers and Naples as well as Mark Loren Designs in Fort Myers. Call 239-561-7215239-561-7215 to place an order.

Also available for the romantic holiday at Norman Love Confections is the 2013 Valentine’s Collection featuring ultra-premium heart-shaped confections, the unique Love & Kisses Collection and Norman Love Confections BLACK hearts, with prices starting at $10 (tax not included).

Mark Loren Designs, located at 13351 McGregor Blvd. and open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., has offered custom designed jewelry, repairs and recreations of sentimental heirlooms for more than 25 years in Southwest Florida. His
efforts have earned high praise by leaders in the jewelry industry and trade publications. Loren was named one of 39 of the world’s top jewelry artists in Gemstones Masters: Major Works by Leading Artists. The artists in this juried collection were selected by jewelry curator, designer and president of the American Jewelry Design Council, Alan Revere. Examples of his work may be found online at

Signature Florals, offering distinctive floral designs, provides artistic arrangements for weddings and events throughout Southwest Florida. Owner Sue Bain is active in the American Institute of Floral Designers and attends the National Symposium and Southern Chapter conference each year to continually learn new techniques and concepts. For more information, visit

Norman Love Confections creates
and distributes handcrafted artisanal chocolates from the Fort Myers corporate headquarters that encompasses both production and retail operations. The Fort Myers and Naples chocolate salons are stylish retail shops with an intimate ambience in which customers may purchase chocolates or linger over house-made pastries, gourmet coffees, lattes and smoothies.

The award-wining Fort Myers-based chocolatier has been lauded 11 times by a leading consumer ratings magazine including recognition six times for producing the best ultra-premium chocolates,
and most recently as a Best Product of the Year and Best Buy under $50.

The Fort Myers Chocolate Salon, at 11380 Lindbergh Blvd., is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 7:30 a.m.
to 5 p.m. The Naples Chocolate Salon, which also serves artisan gelato, at 3747 Tamiami Trail North in Parkshore Centre, is open during the holidays on Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Artisan Gelato by Norman Love, at 11300 Lindbergh Blvd., Suite 112, off Daniels Parkway in Fort Myers, east of I-75, is open Monday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, visit



Sharon Arnold, Gravina, Smith, Matte & Arnold Marketing and PR, 239-275-5758239-275-5758, sharon (at)