Ornaments for Life’s Memorable Moments

Ornaments for Life’s Memorable Moments

Big (and little!) moments in life deserved to be celebrated! 🎉 Let us help you make these moments memorable by using something we know a thing or two about . . . ORNAMENTS! Looking to make a big announcement to family and friends? Or want to ask someone you LOVE a big question? We know exactly how to do that PLUS make it a memory that will last forever. PROM PROPOSAL Okay, let’s ditch the hand-made signs and come up

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Silent Night – DIY Crafts for All Seasons

Silent Night – DIY Crafts for All Seasons

Our simple sheet-music crafts make it easy to celebrate “Silent Night” all year long. Use sheet music that you have on hand or simply print free arrangements of the carol (or other favorite songs) available online along with our templates and you’re ready to craft! (DIY instructions below) Bronner’s Silent Night Memorial Chapel is open daily during store hours for visitation and meditation. You’ll be inspired by various arrangements of “Silent Night” playing inside and outside the chapel along with

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Frankenmuth On A Budget

Frankenmuth On A Budget

With a phone number like 1-800-FUN-TOWN, it should be no surprise that Frankenmuth is full of Franken-fun! And that’s why you’ll find visitors from all over the world coming to visit Michigan’s Little Bavaria any time during our four seasons of fun! Frankenmuth has so much to offer whether you choose to come for a daycation or vacation … or if you’re a local looking for a staycation. Grab a notepad and jot down your favorites to fill the day!

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10 things to do with ornaments … other than put them on your Christmas tree

10 things to do with ornaments … other than put them on your Christmas tree

Here at Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland we have thousands of ornaments, which got me thinking … why are we limited to just using them around Christmas time? Here are 10 different things to do with ornaments … other than put them on your Christmas tree! P.S. No tools required. 1. This one is my favorite out of the 10. Bringing the ocean to a home near you! I’ve had this driftwood that I picked up years ago and wondered what I

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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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