Five Things Baseball Teaches Us About Life

Five Things Baseball Teaches Us About Life






I work here at Bronner’s among some really passionate baseball fans. Most of them love the Detroit Tigers. Some call another MLB (Major League Baseball) team their favorite. Others have enough love for multiple teams! All have plenty of love for their children’s or grandchildren’s school and summer-league teams. Yes, baseball is still America’s great pastime!   The game has been played in the U.S. since at least the early 1800s if not earlier.  When the New York Knickerbockers baseball club formally organized in 1845, they wrote down

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Wishin’ You Were Back in Michigan?






Has it been way too long since you’ve been back to Michigan? Irving Berlin’s “I Want to Go Back to Michigan,” recorded by Billy Murray for Edison Records in 1914, captures a love for the simple pleasures that never change in our great state. I hope you’ll plan to visit us again soon! *photos from Grandpa Tiny’s Farm and Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland in Frankenmuth, Michigan

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A Heart For Farmers Markets + Watermelon Salad Recipe

A Heart For Farmers Markets + Watermelon Salad Recipe






Post by DIETRICH BRONNER Dietrich Bronner, product development manager at Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland, is the grandson of originator Wally Bronner. He has planted deep roots in the thriving Frankenmuth Farmers Market and the farmers-market movement statewide. A LIVING PASSION

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Vienna: Classical Music, Royal Lipizzaners & Cauliflower Cream Soup Recipe

Vienna: Classical Music, Royal Lipizzaners & Cauliflower Cream Soup Recipe






#LibkaGirlsTakeEurope | Part 4 We arrived in Vienna mid-morning Wednesday via train from Budapest. The Friedensbrücke metro station landed us just a few blocks from our hotel.

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Budapest: Christmas, Culture & Cuisine

Budapest: Christmas, Culture & Cuisine






#LibkaGirlsTakeEurope | Part 3 We landed in Budapest early on Sunday afternoon

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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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How to Make a Penguin Valentines Box

How to Make a Penguin Valentines Box






Valentine’s Day is February 14, and the kids will be celebrating with parties in their classrooms. They’ll do a happy dance when you help them make this penguin Valentines box to hold all the cute cards they receive from classmates! Penguin party time! Penguin Valentine Mailbox* This “tweet” mailbox is perfect for holding Valentine cards from friends and family. You will need: – recycled cracker box, 6″ x 9″ – (2) 1″ wiggly eyes – craft glue – scissors, paintbrush

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From St. Nicholas to Santa Claus: A Tradition of Giving

From St. Nicholas to Santa Claus: A Tradition of Giving






The concept of the American Santa Claus originated with St. Nicholas, who was born in Asia Minor about 280. He was known as a kind, benevolent man and made a saint because of his generosity. In honor of St. Nicholas, December 6 became the traditional day in Europe for the exchange of Christmas gifts and the beginning of the holiday season. Dutch immigrants to the United States brought with them their version of the gift-giving St. Nicholas, known as “Sinter

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