Budapest: Christmas, Culture & Cuisine

Budapest: Christmas, Culture & Cuisine






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

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We Wish You a Very Merry CHRISTmas!

We Wish You a Very Merry CHRISTmas!






HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS! We love CHRISTmas just in case you hadn’t noticed that yet. ;) It’s hard to believe 2016 is coming to a close. But with it comes one of the most beloved celebrations of life. So with that, we want to wish you – our readers – the Merriest of Christmases! May your homes be filled with laughter, your hearts full of love and may His peace that surpasses all understanding be upon you.  

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Bronner’s Super-Fans: the Eikenberry Family

Bronner’s Super-Fans: the Eikenberry Family






It was Sarah’s 10th birthday and she wanted to celebrate at Bronner’s. If you ask the Eikenberry family, it was a no-brainer. “There are so many things we love about Bronner’s,” Scott said. “I love Santa and trees and cookies,” said Sarah. “And I’m happy they keep Christ in Christmas.” Scott and his wife Janel first came to Bronner’s 19 years ago on their honeymoon. And they kept coming. Sarah was just a baby when she met the late Wally

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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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Oh Christmas Tree…

Oh Christmas Tree…






Did you know that Bronner’s has more than 300 decorated trees that are displayed each year on our salesroom floor? And believe it or not, you won’t see the same 300 trees each year. Our very talented decorating team is constantly rotating in and out tree designs to stay up-to-date with the new and current ornaments that flood our many shelves.

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A Thanksgiving Story: The Silent Night Memorial Chapel

A Thanksgiving Story: The Silent Night Memorial Chapel






The late Wally Bronner was holding on to that snippet of land just south of Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland for something special, very special. People offered to purchase that corner of Bronner’s property where M-83 (Gera Road) met Weiss Street. “It would be perfect for a gas station or convenience store,” they said. But Wally had something else in mind. Something he could build in thanks to God for His blessings on the World’s Largest Christmas Store.

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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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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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