Decorate for Halloween with Department 56’s Halloween Village!

Decorate for Halloween with Department 56’s Halloween Village!

Love to decorate for this holiday that brings out the sweet tooth 🍬 (and kid) in all of us, along with a few shivers and shrieks? Want to keep it simple and on a budget without having to purchase a whole Halloween village? You can do it!

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Michigan’s Comeback Cities: Detroit. Flint & Frankenmuth

Michigan’s Comeback Cities: Detroit. Flint & Frankenmuth

DETROIT The declining auto industry, corrupt leadership, high unemployment, poverty, a failing economy, plunging property values – all played a part in what some feared might be the final curtain for the drama that was Detroit. The fifth largest city in the United States in 1950. A twist in the plot brought Detroit to bankruptcy and emergency management in 2013.   Now the scene is changing. In 2010 billionaire Dan Gilbert, founder of Quicken Loans and Rock Ventures, moved his

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Bronner’s Top 10 Exclusive Ornament Designs for 2018

Bronner’s Top 10 Exclusive Ornament Designs for 2018

At the World’s Largest Christmas Store, you’re sure to find ALL SORTS of ornaments, from wacky to traditional and just about everything in between. Many of our fun keepsakes are exclusive to Bronner’s! We thought it’d be fun to ask our product development team what designs they are excited to unveil for 2018! So without further ado …

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Small Town Fun in Pure Michigan

Small Town Fun in Pure Michigan

I think I say it in my sleep: You could vacation in Pure Michigan your whole life and never see everything our great state has to offer! From Chelsea to Calumet, meet five small towns (population under 6,000) that serve up big portions of history, intrigue, Great-Lakes fun and fury, foodie favorites, cruises, dramatic draws and more. Remember your getaways to these iconic locales with ornaments from Bronner’s! FIRST STOP – CHELSEA. Actor Jeff Daniels’ Purple Rose Theatre makes its

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Decorating Ideas for a Christmas Wedding

Decorating Ideas for a Christmas Wedding

Christmas is full of love, family and joy – the exact three attributes that also create an unforgettable wedding. So why not combine the two? I did exactly that! I’m overjoyed to show you … a Christmas wedding, a first for the Bronner’s blog team! 😊👰

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2018 TOP 10 Wackiest Christmas Ornaments At Bronner’s!

2018 TOP 10 Wackiest Christmas Ornaments At Bronner’s!

Whether in-store or online (by tagging us with @BronnersChristmas on Facebook and Instagram, or @BronnersXmas on Twitter), it’s always so entertaining to see the fun people have with the many unique Christmas ornaments at Bronner’s! I had a great time scouring through some of our 10,000 ornament styles to bring you the TOP 10* wackiest picks. And narrowing it down to just 10 was no easy feat, believe you me! (So in addition, we’ve included a few bonus picks, too!) Drum-roll, please.

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Bronner’s Sets a Beautiful Easter Table

Bronner’s Sets a Beautiful Easter Table

As the flowers start to bloom and the snow melts away, we come together with family and friends to share in a beautiful and glorious day … Easter! For many it’s the day that Jesus has Risen (Rejoice! Rejoice!), and for the kids in the world, it’s also the day the Easter Bunny hops into town. Easter is a day of celebration for young and old, so let us help you make it as special as it should be. Oh,

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Marriage Proposals Take Place at Bronner’s

Marriage Proposals Take Place at Bronner’s

It’s a girl’s favorite story to tell – how her husband proposed to her. About half a dozen guys propose to their girlfriends at Bronner’s each year. Some have shared their proposal story with us over the years through photos. We’re so glad to play a small part in their love story! According to a survey by wedding-planning site, The Knot, women prefer a surprise proposal, even if they’ve been ring shopping with their boyfriend. Meet John and Erika, who

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Bronner’s – A Family Christmas Tradition

Bronner’s – A Family Christmas Tradition

One of the things I love most about Bronner’s is how it is a family tradition for SO many people, including myself.  Whether it’s buying that special ornament or driving down Christmas Lane, this store is filled with old and new memories.

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This Thanksgiving Make Gratitude Ornaments

This Thanksgiving Make Gratitude Ornaments

Thanksgiving is the holiday when we pause to reflect on the many blessings we are grateful to enjoy. That heart filled with thankfulness was something originator Wally Bronner embodied 365 days a year, and it was an attitude of gratitude that he wished to inspire in everyone he met. So in that spirit, we share a few decorating ideas to make this Thanksgiving extra special!

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