roses, roses, all the way

roses, roses, all the way

very successful or pleasant.
This expression is taken from the first line of Robert Browning's poem ‘The Patriot’ ( 1855 ), where it describes the throwing of roses at a popular hero as he passed through the streets.
1977 World of Cricket Monthly Although Australia lost the Ashes, it was roses, roses, all the way for him.
See also: all, way