From Conception To Completion | Bronner’s Bavarian Parade Floats

From Conception To Completion | Bronner’s Bavarian Parade Floats

Before he became widely known as “Mr. Christmas,” he enjoyed the title of “signtist” (also known as a “signtologist”), a catchword coined by sign painters of the time to describe their craft. That background in sign painting and window and booth displays made the addition of float design a natural extension for store originator Wally Bronner!

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For The Run Of It

For The Run Of It

Post by DIETRICH BRONNER Dietrich Bronner, product development manager at Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland, is the grandson of originator Wally Bronner. Actively involved in the Frankenmuth Farmers Market and the farmers-market movement statewide, Dietrich is also an accomplished chef and avid runner. I was born to run. For me, running is one of life’s purest joys.

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London: The Libka Girls’ Cup of Tea!

London: The Libka Girls’ Cup of Tea!

#LibkaGirlsTakeEurope | Part 2 After meeting Kristen in New York, we boarded a Virgin Atlantic night flight for London. If we were going to have to sleep somewhere en route to the city of Shakespeare, we had decided to do it on a plane. We considered it a “cracking” (excellent) way to multitask. After all, “We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.” (The Tempest)

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Frankenmuth’s 9th Annual Easter Celebration

Frankenmuth’s 9th Annual Easter Celebration

  Frankenmuth’s 9th Annual Bavarian Easter Celebration, showcasing brightly colored eggs and egg garland displays throughout town, will run through Sunday, April 30. Bronner’s, who has practiced this decorating tradition for several years, has been joined by dozens of Frankenmuth businesses the past nine years. The tradition of decorating Easter Fountains, which is known as Osterbrunnen in Germany, is over 200 years old; to this day many German cities and villages still observe this practice each spring. Here in Frankenmuth,

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“Dishing” Up Some Corny Jokes + A Recipe

“Dishing” Up Some Corny Jokes + A Recipe

Today we’re dishing up a delicious recipe from our 2nd edition, Flavorful Favorites cookbook by Irene Bronner for her corn casserole … which couldn’t help but get us thinking a little on the corny side and reminiscing on some of originator Wally Bronner’s jokes!

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They Danced the Night Away!

They Danced the Night Away!

Six teams danced the night away March 11 at the Bavarian Inn during Frankenmuth’s Dancing with the Local Stars competition. Dietrich Bronner, product development manager at Bronner’s, found himself competing against five other teams, one that included Erin Beller, a Bronner’s buyer and last year’s winner of The Judge’s Choice trophy. Dietrich danced with Denise Ciaravino (Steve Reynolds Dance Studio in Clio) to “Stayin’ Alive” by the Bee Gees. The entire Bronner family was in town to celebrate Irene Bronner’s

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