12 Deadliest Garden Plants Some plants you prize for their ornamental beauty could be toxic killers especially when it comes to small children and the family pet. Some popular plants you prize for their ornamental beauty can turn into toxic killers within minutes if
Octogenarian Many of our customers are asking us to deliver flowers to an octogenarian. What, you might ask, is that? It’s a person who is between 80 and 89 years young! That includes my mother, and maybe even yours! Here we are, the 4 faces. And yes, you
Thank you from your Local Flower Shop! After 39 years in Phoenix, we decided it’s more important than ever say THANK YOU to our loyal customers and friends. One way to do this is to offer a special discount to everyone who reads this blog and then
What do Labor Day and Flowers have in common? Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made
The Winner Is.. Thanks to everyone who offered a name for this fun floral arrangement! We’ve chosen a winner! Is it you? It is if your name is Elaine, and you’re one of my best friends. It is if you’re no longer living in Phoenix but you’re
Help! We need a name! Please help us name this beautiful floral arrangement! Sent from a very nice lady to her brother, she requested carnations, roses, mums and altroemeria in the masculine tones. I’ll admit it! I’m all washed up when it comes to new names!
Beauty that lasts and lasts. What could that be? It’s SILK FLOWERS for all occasions! Yes, we thought we’d expand on our last email (where we offered to rejuvenate your silk floral arrangements). Now we’ll tell you why silk flowers are the perfect gift for yourself, for
Get Silk Flowers Get Silk Flowers! Pamela E Smith, Michigan State University Floriculture Graduate, floral design lecturer and acclaimed floral design judge, is offering a SILK FLORAL REJUVENATION SPECIAL to all of our florist customers! Maybe you’ve got Silk Flowers that need a little bit of refreshing or a
Why should you use a real florist? Supporting a local florist is what we call: Flowers & Gift Baskets that Guarantee a WOW! Why should you use a real florist? Let me count the ways… When you contact a real local florist, you know you’re going to be
Equinox – March 20 Ah, The Spring Equinox! A time when “a young man’s thoughts turn to thoughts of love”…and outdoors and fishing and gardening and…….. And, let’s not leave out the ladies. Spring brings out these thoughts and more, for both ladies and gentlemen. So, let’s
A Christmas Thank You to all of our customers and friends who have supported your Local Flower Shop throughout the year. We love talking to you on the phone! We love when you place orders on line www.roadrunnerflorist.com and we love the positive comments you leave for us
As you know, we are devoting this month’s blogs to October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I wanted to share with you a few statistics that I find alarming. From the CDC: The #1 most common cancer among women of ALL races and Hispanic origin is Breast Cancer.
Thanks for being our customer! You are our customer, and today is the day we say THANKS! What do we offer you that keeps you coming back to Roadrunner Florist & Basket Express? YOU are the person who can answer that question! But we thought we’d give you
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
People…People who need people… (one of my favorite of all songs) are the luckiest people in the world! Are you singing with me now? Can’t you hear Barbra Streisand in your mind’s ear? I sure can! We are so fortunate that we get to meet real people,
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
Pamela: The Rose Rosarian Did you know June is National Rose Month? Did you know Pamela is a certified Rosarian? Did you know her Thesis at Michigan State University was on Roses and Hybridizing (how to perfect the different roses that are grown)? Did you know Pamela
Pick a Side! I’ll bet you thought this is a political statement, right? Well, it’s not!! Sure, we love politics! We love talking about it! We love our customers like Valerie who are so politically motivated that we’re 100% positive that she, and she alone, arranged for Mr.
Now that Mother’s Day is behind us, we want to take this opportunity to say THANK YOU! Thank you, thank you, thank you!! You made our Mother’s Day the best ever!! What a delight it is to speak with our once-a-year-customers and learn how things are going.
I told you there are 3 holidays in 3 weeks! Well, the third one is Mother’s Day! (that means I haven’t yet told you about the second one)! haha! Mother’s Day is a BIGGIE! It’s the day we honor and remember our moms, our grandmothers, our daughters
Three!! What a great number!! Did you know there are 3 floral Holidays in the next 3 weeks? That’s 3 separate occasions to celebrate! It’s fun when I can tell you about reasons to enjoy life, and it’s 3 times more fun when there are 3 in a row!
Here’s Your Hawaiian Vacation, a’la Roadrunner Florist! What does that mean? It means when you open this email you’ll feel like you’re on a Hawaiian Vacation! OK, I’ll admit it, Hawaii is one beautiful place!! Pamela was there about 40 years ago and it’s been over 30
Let’s Think Pink! Why? Because it’s my favorite color!! OK, I’ll bite, this is your chance to tell us YOUR favorite color!! I’ve always been a PinkGirl. Just one of those things, I guess, that started when I was a little girl and has always been with
Happy Easter Happy Easter! My dad taught me Easter is the first Sunday after the first full moon after the first day of spring! This Sunday is the earliest it can be, since Tuesday is the first day of spring and the full moon is this week!
Thursday: St Patrick’s Day If it’s Thursday, it must be St Patrick’s Day! What does that mean? It means it’s a day of green!! Did you wear green clothes to school growing up? I remember, I did. I remember one year (in 4th grade) I wore a
OMG, You Forgot! You forgot it’s Employee Appreciation Day! What are you going to do now? I know, I know!! You’re going to call, click or come by RoadrunnerFlorist (602-246-1271) 2007 W Bethany Home, Phoenix, AZ 85015 and let us design and deliver amazing flowers just for
Thank You! A Very Special Thank You to all of our wonderful customers and friends who called, clicked and came by to celebrate Valentine’s Day with us! It was SO MUCH FUN to see and talk to all of you, and to design and deliver beautiful roses
Valentine’s Day Hints Valentine’s Day Hints Do you need Valentine’s Day Hints? Here’s the first hint: Valentine’s Day is coming soon, and it’s an important day to show how much you care! Be the guy she longs for, the guy who takes the time to DO IT RIGHT!