GIVE THE GIFT OF A LIVE PLANT TO SOMEONE WHO IS UNDER THE WEATHER When someone you care about is in the hospital, and you want to send something to brighten their day, a live plant can do wonders to put a smile on their face. Incredibly,
Mom Loves Cubes (of Flowers, that is!) Mother’s Day 2019, Sunday May 12, is the day set aside to remember mom, grandma, aunt Martha and the mother of your children! Cubes of flowers are the perfect way to tell her how much you love her! We call
A Tina Dozen is 11 red roses! Honest! I simply can’t find the perfect place to put the 12th rose! That’s one of the reasons we’re fortunate to have Pamela E Smith, Michigan State University Floriculture Graduate here at Roadrunner Florist to create your arrangement!
We wish to THANK YOU for your friendship, loyalty, business and for shopping LOCAL this Valentine’s Day! You know who you are… you ordered from your LOCAL FLOWER SHOP and the flowers were delivered on a timely manner, in a vase with water, beautifully arranged! We know
GROUNDHOG DAY is Saturday, February 2! I simply couldn’t resist … so sorry for those of you who are freezing… but here it goes! What does that mean to you? Well, let’s look into the history of Groundhog Day from Wikipedia. Groundhog Day Groundhog Day 2005 in Punxsutawney,
Christmas: When they’re gone, they’re gone! Get ’em Before They’re Gone! When we’re almost sold out of a container or product, we remove it from our website. But that doesn’t mean they’re completely gone…it means we might still have a few and we don’t want to over-sell.
I couldn’t help myself!! I simply had to share these Dancing Santas with you, a holiday arrangement Pamela designed today as a “get well”.’ I know we’re all inundated with ads. So many ads, on tv, on social media, even in the mail. But this one is a
Boss’s Day! When you wake up in the morning, it will be Boss’s Day! What in the world are you going to do? It’s such short notice! No one reminded you! They didn’t mention it on TV or on the radio. Even social media isn’t talking about
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
Think Pink, especially in October! As you know, October is Think Pink month, the time for awareness of breast cancer. Don’t think this is a female concern, it’s both genders who can be affected by this horrible disease. Many of our friends and family have fought AND
Roses are Red… Roses are red, and pink, and many other colors! We know giving roses as a gift shows a deep appreciation for the recipient and your feelings for them. We thought we’d show you the traditional rose colors to offer you some assistance in your
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
Why Shop Locally? I am often asked: Why Shop Locally? Gee, the answers are as many as the stars in the sky! Supporting your local florist is as important as supporting your local grocer, bakery or mechanic. Each of us supports our local community with the dollars
It’s all the Rage! Have you noticed: It’s all the Rage! It seems like “farm” or “country” or “wild” is what’s a’happin’ in design this year! What does that mean for you? Among other things, its an admission (finally) that flowers are an integral part of design
Let’s Talk Red Roses Let’s talk red roses. Roses are Roses, right? There’s nothing like a rose! (sounds like a song, doesn’t it?) But there are colors, and meanings, and favorites! So we know when you ask for a “dozen roses” we have questions and you have
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
Pink! Pink isn’t just a color, it’s an attitude! You’d be surprised how many people call us and say PINK is her favorite color! That always makes me smile, because it’s MY favorite color, too! And it was Pamela’s mother’s favorite color. It’s a soft, romantic color
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
3 Best Rated We are honored to be listed as one of the 3 Best Rated Flower Shops in Phoenix for the 3rd year in a row! They’ve been in existence for 3 years and we’ve been on the top of their list every year! What, you might
Testimonials Testimonials are what makes our world go ’round! That’s why we ask you, our loyal customers and friends, to visit Google, Yelp, our website or Faceb0ok and give us a 5-star review! Then when other people are looking for a local florist, they read what you
Would you like a floral arrangement named after you? Would you like a floral arrangement named after you? We can do that! I held a contest on our Facebook page a while ago and asked my friends to help me name a floral arrangement after the one
Stay Cool with Green Plants We always carry a large selection of green plants in our beautiful flower shop. Why? Because we know they are great for the environment and a terrific gift. We also know they help you stay cool in the summer. Really? Yes, indeed!
Cadillac to Lamborghini Did I get your attention when I wrote Cadillac to Lamborghini? I sure hope so! About 4 years ago we had the privilege of getting an entirely new website, revamped from top to bottom, designed by Mark Smith of Max Cadman, Strategic Web Marketing.
Mother’s Day Specials Mother’s Day Specials. We don’t usually tell you about the specials you’ll find on our website because we know you’ve already visited it. But today is different because this is Mother’s Day Week and we’re filling your orders as quickly and professionally as possible.
Before Mother’s Day Week For a local flower shop, Mother’s Day Week begins 2 full before Mother’s Day! Why? It’s called “preparing” for the Big Day! About 2 months ago we began deciding which flowers we would bring into the shop for you. We want them to
Administrative Professional’s Day 2018 is Wednesday, April 25th! Most businesses require a lot of time and effort from any number of employees in order to function at their best. Administrative Professional’s Day (aka Secretary’s Day) is a celebration of the amazing people that help us do our jobs well from
Congratulations Grand Canyon University Graduates Congratulations to Grand Canyon University Graduates! I remember when Grand Canyon University was one square block with a nursing school! Well, maybe a little bit larger than that because it had a “field” where students could walk to get to the nursing
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