Michigan’s Festival Fun | Spring & Summer

Michigan’s Festival Fun | Spring & Summer

Spring … summer … if you’re a warm weather person like I am, you’re probably counting down the (bittersweet) days of winter’s slumber to hibernation’s end when outdoor adventures begin! Michigan offers a vast array of festival fun that will keep you dreaming through these chilly winter days of making memories all summer long!

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Valentine’s Day Chocolate Punch Bowl Cake

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Punch Bowl Cake

If you’re looking for a chocolatey dessert to share with your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day, then you have come to the right place! Forget even scooping this dessert out of the bowl; just grab two forks, light a candle and BOOM . . . a perfect Valentine’s night has begun 😍. Nothing beats a cake that is simple and easy to make. This Chocolate Punch Bowl Cake from Bronner’s Flavorful Favorites Cookbook is just that; PLUS it’s downright delicious. It’s a dish that

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Love Is DIY Valentine’s Day Ornaments

Love Is DIY Valentine’s Day Ornaments

The tree? Well, it was love at first sight. I saw it here at Bronner’s and I wanted it: the love child of a 1950s aluminum tree and a German feather tree. Priced at only $16.99.   But I have a rule. I have to know what I’m going to do with something and where I’m going to put it in my small house before I buy it. However … there are exceptions to every rule … and I decided

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20 Tips To Help You Through The Holidays!

20 Tips To Help You Through The Holidays!

From home decor, to collectibles, Christmas stockings to Nativities, Christmas ornaments (GALORE!) to Christmas lights and artificial trees – our team has learned a few things over the years from working at the World’s Largest Christmas Store! And we’re happy to pass along our tricks to you in this compilation of 20 tips to help you through the holidays!

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When Should You Take Down Your Christmas Decorations?

When Should You Take Down Your Christmas Decorations?

Psychologists tell us that folks who break out the Christmas lights and decorations early, like before (maybe well before) Thanksgiving, tend to be happier than the rest of us who think we have to wait.   Psychoanalyst Steve McKeown says people like to associate with things that make them happy. Since many folks associate Christmas decorations with happy childhood memories of the holiday, putting up the decorations early evokes those emotions and memories and extends the excitement of the season

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Merry CHRISTmas from Bronner’s Blog Team

Merry CHRISTmas from Bronner’s Blog Team

The most wonderful time of the year is here, Rejoice! Rejoice! This CHRISTmas we also celebrate the 200th anniversary of “Silent Night,”  the most beloved and widely-known Christmas hymn in the world.  Pastor Joseph Mohr wrote the words, and Franz Gruber composed the music for the inspiring carol that was first sung in 1818 on Christmas Eve in St. Nicholas Church in Oberndorf, Austria, near Salzburg. Silent Night Memorial Chapel Bronner’s Silent Night Memorial Chapel was built in 1992 in

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‘Muth Holiday Photo Contest Winner

‘Muth Holiday Photo Contest Winner

Wow! That was a nail-biter if we EVER saw one! It came down to a margin of merely 8 votes, quite possibly by internet speed! 😆 If one thing is for sure, two of our top 10 finalists must have been rallying really hard with over 850 votes each, and climbing each minute, all the way ’til the very end! But at the stroke of noon with the close of our contest, it was Melinda Miller who won with her

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Easy Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls Recipe!

Easy Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls Recipe!

Is there anything better than snuggling up in your favorite pair of pajamas, the comforting scent of warming cinnamon wafting through the air on a cold winter’s morning?! We didn’t think so either, so that’s why we’re sharing an EASY recipe for delicious cinnamon rolls with you!

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Time To VOTE For Your Favorite Muth Holiday!

Time To VOTE For Your Favorite Muth Holiday!

WOW! We are so blown away by the amazing response to our #MuthHoliday Photo Contest in partnership with Zehnder’s! Our love for CHRISTmas is … well … pretty BIG! But can we just say, you all are our kind of people! We have LOVED celebrating the Frankenmuth traditions with each and every single one of you!   With over 850 entries, it really was not easy for our photo committee to choose just 10 images! So we’re letting you do the

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The CHRISTmas Story

The CHRISTmas Story

What would CHRISTmas be without the Nativity?! We’ve got a few fun ideas of different ways you can share HIStory whether you have sweet littles or an empty nest, traditional or themed decor, and a large or limited space!  

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