Harry Potter and the Hogwarts House Contest – Enter Now

Harry Potter and the Hogwarts House Contest – Enter Now

“Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic.” – Albus Dumbledore. For over 20 years the Harry Potter series has brought so much joy and wonder to millions. Even as the ink on the pages may fade, our fascination with that magical world continues to grow. We fantasize about receiving a letter to Hogwarts, wielding our very own wands, and donning the Sorting hat on the first day of school!! Perhaps in Gryffindor, or maybe Slytherin,

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipes… and a Little Fall Decor

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipes… and a Little Fall Decor

Roasted pumpkin seeds are crunchy, delicious and easy to make. Not to mention you can spice them up anyway you would like. I just love pumpkin seeds, so every fall I bake my heart out to make the perfect roasted pumpkin seeds. Pumpkin seeds are not the only benefit of gutting out a pumpkin… lets use the leftover pumpkins to create some beautiful fall decor. Garlic Parmesan Pumpkin Seeds Ingredients 1-1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds Tablespoon melted butter 2 teaspoon garlic salt (additional if desired)

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Department 56 for Fall

Department 56 for Fall

No time or money to buy and set up a huge Department 56 display for fall? No problem! Use one or two village pieces and accents to create an attractive seasonal display for your home. Fireplace mantels, end tables, side tables … all work well for a Department 56 village display. I wanted to try something different. Something I hadn’t seen before. Something simple you can do at home, too. So I borrowed an empty wine barrel from a coworker!

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Delicious Cheese Garlic Biscuits Recipe

Delicious Cheese Garlic Biscuits Recipe

What better way to round out a meal than with a delicious cheese garlic biscuit on the side? Or, just as well, what better than a meal of cheese garlic biscuits … and only cheese garlic biscuits? It’s Okay, I’m raising my hand, too, this is a safe zone – no judgement here!😂

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Do-it-yourself Christmas Ornaments

Do-it-yourself Christmas Ornaments

You’ll see ALL KINDS of ornaments at the world’s largest Christmas store in Frankenmuth, MI. From finely crafted European ornaments, to wacky ones, to Bronner’s exclusive designs and so much in between, but there’s just something special about making your own that adds to the magic of Christmas! So we’re sharing a few of our favorite DIY Christmas ornament ideas (and tutorials) with you … some new and some from the past, tried and true! YARN BALL ORNAMENT If you

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Bob Ross Ornaments Make A Happy Tree!

Bob Ross Ornaments Make A Happy Tree!

It all started with a Christmas ornament of Bob Ross … well, sort of! That’s where the story at Bronner’s starts anyway! My Introduction To Bob Ross It was a few months ago that YouTube had recommended a video to me by Rosanna Pansino, following a Bob Ross tutorial using … FROSTING! I thought that recommendation a bit strange since my only true exposure to the artist was from classmates for an animation project back in college. But perhaps it

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Bronner’s Personalized Birthday Gifts for Family and Friends

Bronner’s Personalized Birthday Gifts for Family and Friends

When it’s time to celebrate the birthday of a family member, friend or co-worker let us help you pick out the perfect personalized birthday gift. What makes Bronner’s one of the BEST Christmas stores in the world is our PERSONALIZATION. We have talented painters and penners that do a brilliant job of creating gifts with personality. It’s common to put just a name on an ornament but WE CAN do more! Signature Personalized Bulb A timeless gift, again and again,

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Bronner’s Ornaments | An Ornate History

Bronner’s Ornaments | An Ornate History

If you remember reading “It’s no secret that styles, techniques and technology advance as the years go on. But I had NO IDEA what wonderful history I was about to unveil as I sought out the expertise of our ornament designers to help me put together this [Annual Ornament Designs] post. My mind is still whirling.” Then you may have been waiting for this very post – a nostalgic look at the history of Bronner’s exclusive ornaments design process through the years!

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Famous Christmas Character DIY Ornaments

Famous Christmas Character DIY Ornaments

Frosty the Snowman™, the Grinch™, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™, Ralphie from “A Christmas Story™,” Buddy the Elf™ … if these are some of your favorite Christmas movie characters, too, then these DIY Christmas ornaments will leave your tree in good company this holiday season! While it may be easier to buy these licensed items ready for the tree, how much more fun would it be to make these classic personalities from some of the top Christmas movies with your own

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