Out of the Box

Art Deco

Today I thought it would be fun to share some Mother’s Day arrangements that are “out of the box”! They’re perfect for the special mom who loves flowers and who would like them a bit “different” than the ones you see all over the ‘net. Art Deco

What to Send

Lotsa Spring Flowers

What to Send When She Says “Don’t Get Me Anything!” Does mom say that? Or your wife or your grandma? Do they really want NOTHING for Mother’s Day? We doubt it! Remember mom with our best selling Lotsa Spring floral arrangement, custom designed by Pamela E Smith,

It’s Beginning…Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Cue the rockin’ around the Christmas tree, kissing under the mistletoe and indulging in all things joyful and bright. Fill your spaces with red, green and white blooms for a welcoming touch of Christmas cheer. Flowers brighten any occasion,

Email or Text

Happy Shana

Email or Text I love when people communicate with me through email or text.  Sometimes there are questions, or extra special items that make an order  “just right” or “unique” for the sender and recipient, and they need to talk to me about it. We have all

Generosity

wonderful red roses

Generosity In recent years, neuroscientists have discovered that feelings of generosity activate our neo-cortex, the front of the brain with our ‘higher thinking’ and more recently evolved capabilities. Therefore, feelings of being generous are done by choice. In the Torah, those with this quality are described by being

Let’s Do Plants

Save the Planet with Green and Blooming Plants

Let’s Do Plants Let’s Do Plants by The Plant Doctor! Yes, Pamela E Smith, owner of Roadrunner Florist and Michigan State University Floriculture Graduate, has been known all of her adult life as The Plant Doctor.  That means she really knows her plants!  The plants that do

Four!

Four! I love the English language, where one word can have 3 spellings and one pronunciation, like the word Four! Fore, Four and For come to mind. These words are called Homophones. Homophones are words which have the same pronunciation, but different spellings and meanings. Here are

Hullabaloo

Pamela

Hullabaloo There’s been a lot of hullabaloo about thinking “Outside the Box” these days.  There’s clamor and commotion and loss of stock value, all of which has lead me to think it’s imperative that we tell you more about Pamela and Tina, the flower shop girls who own

International Women’s Day (IWD)

Purple Circle

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a worldwide celebration of social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women that takes place annually on March 8. This year’s theme is #PressforProgress which spotlights gender parity. IWD is not a new holiday – in fact, it was first observed in the

December 18

December 18

December 18 December 18 is our busiest day of the year! Well, maybe second busiest, behind Valentine’s Day! It’s the day YOU remember to order flowers, centerpieces and gift baskets for family and friends. It’s not too late to ship across the country (if you hurry and

We Have Three!

Jingle all the way

We Have Three!  Christmas is such a busy time, and there are several arrangements on our website that we only have three left! I thought I’d take a minute to tell you which ones these are, so if you’d like to order one you’ll do it NOW,

Avoid the Middleman

Shop Local

Avoid the Middleman For more than 39 years in Phoenix, our customers and friends have decided to Avoid the Middleman! Every year you send and receive the most fragrant centerpieces, floral arrangements and holiday greens  or the yummiest  goodies, fruit, gourmet, and Christmas gift baskets from Roadrunner Florist

Christmas 2016 Kinkade: They’re HERE!

Christmas Santa Kinkade 2016

Christmas 2016 Kinkade: They’re Here! We’re giving you as much notice as we possibly can! We don’t want you to be disappointed this year! The 2016 Kinkade Christmas Santa’s North Pole is HERE! We only have 24. That’s not very many, if you consider hundreds of people call

What is Sweetest Day?

Sweet Thoughts

What is Sweetest Day and why do we celebrate it? I’ll admit it, I had never heard of Sweetest Day until Pamela told me about it when I started working at the flower shop! It’s not on my calendar of things to remember, and it’s probably not

It’s Hot in the Summer

Funeral Sunflowers

It’s HOT in the Summer! It’s summer in the desert and, frankly, it’s HOT!  So ask yourself, what do you do when it’s this hot? Well, we take the dog for a walk at dawn. DAWN? Yes, and maybe even before! (that’s Abbie, Chance and Buddy! Abbie’s always

Yelp!

Yelp! To all of the Yelpers out there (and you know who you are!), we say THANK YOU to YELP! Yelp is such an interesting Internet invention. It’s a search engine that was destined to fail (after all, who could compete with Google?) and for some reason