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12 Deadliest Garden Plants

      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

Labor Day

Labor Day

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…

Sprouting Happiness

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

Get Silk Flowers!

Personalization for Ruby

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?

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

SPRING!

yellow tulips

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

What is International Women’s Day

Pamela

You may have heard of International Women’s Day, or perhaps seen the logo somewhere, but what is this day really about? International Women’s Day is a global celebration of social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women that takes place on March 8. First observed in the

We Love Our Customers!

Customers Jorge

We Love Our Customers! There is nothing more rewarding for our local flower shop than to have people come in, cell phone in hand, and tell us they found us on Yelp or on Siri. As soon as that happens, we know we have a person who

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

October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Todd and Renee

October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month As you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I’ve asked several of my friends to share their Breast Cancer stories with us. I hope you will find them motivational and inspirational.. Here’s the story from my friend Todd Behrens. You know

Welcome Back Students and Teachers!

ASU white picket fence

Welcome Back Students and Teachers! Welcome Back Students and Teachers of ASU, UofA, NAU, GCU, GCC, PC, high schools, middle schools, elementary schools, charter schools and more!! We’re happy to have you back!! Did you know we custom design gift baskets and beautiful fresh flowers for students

Thanks for being our Customer

Recipient at GCU

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

Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July From Pamela and Tina at Roadrunner Florist & Basket Express! I love the old joke: Do they celebrate the 4th of July around the world? OF COURSE THEY DO! But not the way we do in America! It’s our day to CELEBRATE the

People … who need People

The People named Shane

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,

Today is Flag Day

Flag Day

Today is Flag Day Today is Flag Day, an annual observance of the Second Continental Congress’ official adoption of the stars and stripes in 1777. At the time, they “resolved that the flag of the 13 United States” be represented by 13 alternating red and white stripes

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

Pick a Side!

A Dozen Red Roses

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.

Thank You

Thank You

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.

Three!

Think Yellow

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!

Your Hawaiian Vacation

Hawaiian & Tropical

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

Thursday: St Patrick’s Day

green white mix

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

National Women’s Day!

Happy Women's Day Customer

Women’s Day is a very BIG DAY! Women’s Day gives us the opportunity to honor the amazing women in our lives… And what better way to show our love and respect than with FLOWERS!        Want to know a little bit about Women’s Day? (from Wikipedia) International

OMG, You Forgot…

Fall Melody of Flowers

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

A Very Special Thank You

Flowers for Tara

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

We Make You Look Good!

We Make You Look Good! It’s not too late!  We can still Make You Look Good! Valentine’s Day is Sunday, February 14. You can still order amazing, beautiful, stunning, fresh roses and flowers from Roadrunner Florist, your local flower shop, in time for delivery! Or you can

Valentine’s Day Hints

She gets flowers

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!

Not Just For Sweethearts!

Carnations and Mini Carns

Not Just For Sweethearts! Valentine’s Day! It’s Not Just For Sweethearts! Sure, you want to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart. Don’t we all? But we’ve learned over the years (more than 45 in the floral industry) that Valentine’s day is NOT Just for Sweethearts! We have

Valentine’s Day Card Messages

True Love

Here’s an Idea: Valentine’s Day Card Messages! When you send Valentine’s Day flowers, it’s important that you put the perfect words on the enclosure card. You want to say just the right thing on this special day of love. Here are some Valentine’s Day message suggestions! Please

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