SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - Did you know that Americans spend nearly $20 billion annually on Valentine’s Day? Statistics show that over 50% of Americans drop $143. 56 per year.

If you are “balling on a budget” that doesn’t mean that you can’t go all out for your valentine. If you head to the store and grab some unique ingredients it is possible to put together an incredible meal for less than $50 total!

Jennifer Lahotski from Albertsons/Vons/Pavilions joined Morning Extra to show how you can put together an amazing meal including some flowers for cheaper than one person’s meal at a fancy restaurant.