Keep Calm & Party with a Prince! – Contest

Keep Calm & Party with a Prince! – Contest

Each year the Bronner family hosts a staff Christmas party in mid-January for the Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland team. (Due to the busy-ness of the actual season for us, we celebrate the month following.) For many years, the party theme celebrated the Christmas traditions in a particular country or part of the world. So it was on January 19, 2013, when the 2012 staff gathering was a Bronner’s British Christmas!

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From Conception To Completion | Bronner’s Annual Design Series

From Conception To Completion | Bronner’s Annual Design Series

“The years teach much the days never knew.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson 1974. That was the inception of Bronner’s annual-design ornament series. Twenty-nine years after Wally’s start in the business and 43 years later, the collection is still growing strong. And the process? The history? Take a look …

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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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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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