roses, roses, all the way

roses, roses all the way

Nothing but pleasure or success. After a rocky first round, it was roses, roses all the way for him through to the championship round. It looked like roses, roses all the way for their wedding day—everything went perfectly.
See also: all, rose, 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