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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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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Top 10 Must-See Holiday Light Festivals in Michigan

Top 10 Must-See Holiday Light Festivals in Michigan

Nothing screams Christmas like a festival of lights! We are fortunate enough in the great state of Michigan to have more than a handful of towns that display their Christmas thrill with thousands and sometimes millions of lights. We have narrowed down our list to 10 towns in Michigan that are a must-see during the holiday season. (Cities shown in no particular order)

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Countdown to Christmas!

Countdown to Christmas!

Anticipation … looking forward … it’s what the Christmas season is all about here at Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland … and perhaps at your house, too! Many Christians observe Advent as a time of patient expectation, a celebration of the first coming of Christ the Savior to a manger in Bethlehem over 2000 years ago … and a look to His second coming. We love the tradition of Advent wreaths and candleholders, too. Perhaps your church and/or family lights a candle weekly

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Modern & Traditional Fall Decor Displays

Modern & Traditional Fall Decor Displays

We are thankful, grateful and blessed that fall is here🍂. More than that, we are thrilled to share with you our modern and traditional fall décor plus decorating ideas that you can start doing in your home today!

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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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How to Decorate Your Bedroom for Christmas

How to Decorate Your Bedroom for Christmas

Is your Christmas season full of Go-Go-Go, but you wish it offered a little more Slow-Slow-Slow? We can help! Our Christmas-bedroom decorating ideas will make your bedroom a holiday retreat where you can “sleep in heavenly peace.” We started with a repurposed barn door for our headboard. The red patina of the rustic wood complemented both of our Christmas-bedroom themes: snowmen and the Nativity. You really can’t go wrong with recycled barnwood. We used more of it, along with a couple

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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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Patriotic Decorations for Your Home

Patriotic Decorations for Your Home

Flags, fireworks, family, friends, food and FREEDOM! These are just a few of the many things we get to enjoy on Independence Day (and every day) because of the brave men and women who have stood, and continue to rise up and stand, for our great nation! We are celebrating our American pride in red, white and blue, and we hope that you will join us too!

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