A Spooktacular Display

A Spooktacular Display






Confession: I love Halloween but hate all things scary. I know…it doesn’t make any sense but it’s true! When I was growing up, we were “those” people on the block. Our house was completely decked out with ghosts, fog creeping out of large steel barrels and a graveyard filled with tombstones and skeleton bones – Halloween decorations galore! My dad always had a passion for the holiday, which then got passed down to me. Except he loves scary things and

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Frame It! School Edition

Frame It! School Edition






It’s that time of year again! Summer is over and the first day of school has quickly come upon us! Did you know that September is school-picture month? What better way to show off your kids’ first day of school photos than with this fun and easy DIY apple frame. It’s also a great after-school activity to do with your kids and their friends! So, what do you say? Let’s get started!  

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Have Ideas for Bronner’s Next Christmas Catalog?

Have Ideas for Bronner’s Next Christmas Catalog?






Is the Bronner’s Christmas Favorites catalog YOUR favorite as much as it is mine?! When I get my new catalog, I love to get cozy with a warm blanket and a delicious cup of hot chocolate (I know it’s only September, but it gets awfully cold up here in the North Pole) and flip through the pages and marvel at all the wondrous items held within its pages.

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Bronner’s Super Fan

Bronner’s Super Fan






“For me, this is my equivalent of seeing Elvis,” said Aliza McVicker of northwest Ohio during her most recent visit to Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland. Aliza has been a Bronner’s super fan since her first visit to Bronner’s in the 1970s when she was 9 years old. “I remember seeing a lot of red and green dirndls (staff uniforms) and thinking, ‘When I can drive, I’m coming back.’”

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Just Stuff It – Recipe Style!

Just Stuff It – Recipe Style!






The deep vibrant green calls out “Healthy!” and catches your eye. Whether you’re at the local farmers market, your favorite grocery store or in your own garden, you’ll find the green bell pepper a perfect pick for the recipe we’re sharing with you today. (But if another color in the bright range of bell peppers strikes your fancy, go with it!)  Easy Stuffed Peppers and another 400 delicious recipes can be found in “Bronner’s Flavorful Favorites” staff cookbook, available in-store and

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Keep Calm and Camp!

Keep Calm and Camp!






Being a Michigander means a vacation consists of camping in the great outdoors. Nothing is better than sitting around a campfire with family and friends. Don’t even get me started on the magnificent smell of a campfire; it really is one of my favorite smells of all time. That is why I love Michigan so much. No, not just for the campfire smell! I love it because it is filled with SO MANY beautiful places to camp, both in the

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Your Dream Job?

Your Dream Job?






What is YOUR dream job? A position that would rake in boatloads of cash? Or maybe a favorite hobby turned into a full-time job? A job where you’re surrounded by things you love, like working at a library, surrounded by books; a coffee shop, surrounded by your favorite brew; or better yet, selling ornaments, lights and more at Bronner’s, surrounded by Christmas?! What does a job at Bronner’s look like, you ask? In the early days of Bronner’s Christmas Decorations, the

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Life Is Better at the Beach

Life Is Better at the Beach






Summer … nothing like lazy, hazy days at the beach. Sunshine; the sound of water lapping the shore; the brush of sand over and all around your feet; the bright colors of sailboats, beach towels, ice cream, beach balls and bathing suits – bright memories you want to recall all winter long. And now you can! Wander the water’s edge in search of tiny shells and polished pebbles, and scoop up a cup of sand before heading home. Here you

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