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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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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A Thrill Of Hope This Christmas

A Thrill Of Hope This Christmas

Post by HOLLY NOEL What Are You Hoping for This Christmas? Have you ever wondered why Christmas has such a powerful effect on people? What causes people to stand in the freezing cold for hours to purchase a gift?  Is it really just about getting a deal or watching the excitement in a loved ones eyes, or is there something deeper going on?

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Super-Fan Carla Loves CHRISTmas and Bronner’s

Super-Fan Carla Loves CHRISTmas and Bronner’s

Carla Foust Guernsey Csaszar was introduced to Bronner’s by her husband, Mike, in 2010. It’s been a love affair all the way around ever since ♥.  I recently talked with Carla about how it all began …

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Corn Casserole Recipe

Corn Casserole Recipe

Today we’re dishing up a delicious recipe from our 2nd edition, Flavorful Favorites cookbook by Irene Bronner for her corn casserole … which couldn’t help but get us thinking a little on the corny side and reminiscing on some of originator Wally Bronner’s jokes!

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Bronner’s Super-Fans: the Eikenberry Family

Bronner’s Super-Fans: the Eikenberry Family

It was Sarah’s 10th birthday and she wanted to celebrate at Bronner’s. If you ask the Eikenberry family, it was a no-brainer. “There are so many things we love about Bronner’s,” Scott said. “I love Santa and trees and cookies,” said Sarah. “And I’m happy they keep Christ in Christmas.” Scott and his wife Janel first came to Bronner’s 19 years ago on their honeymoon. And they kept coming. Sarah was just a baby when she met the late Wally

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Department 56 Halloween Village Displays

Department 56 Halloween Village Displays

Confession: I love Halloween but hate all things scary. I know…it doesn’t make any sense but it’s true! When I was growing up, we were “those” people on the block. Our house was completely decked out with ghosts, fog creeping out of large steel barrels and a graveyard filled with tombstones and skeleton bones – Halloween decorations galore! My dad always had a passion for the holiday, which then got passed down to me. Except he loves scary things and

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Bronner’s Super Fan

Bronner’s Super Fan

“For me, this is my equivalent of seeing Elvis,” said Aliza McVicker of northwest Ohio during her most recent visit to Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland. Aliza has been a Bronner’s super fan since her first visit to Bronner’s in the 1970s when she was 9 years old. “I remember seeing a lot of red and green dirndls (staff uniforms) and thinking, ‘When I can drive, I’m coming back.’”

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Bronner’s Exclusive Life-sized Nativity

Bronner’s Exclusive Life-sized Nativity

Life-size Nativity collector Joe Tyria of Kalamazoo, Michigan, says, “Yes!” Joe began collecting pieces from Bronner’s life-size fiberglass Nativity in 2014 with encouragement from his late grandmother, Beverly Tyria, for whom the collection is named. (Check it out on Facebook!). We spoke with Joe about his love for Christmas, the Nativity, his grandmother, and the journey he embarked on in 2014 to collect and display a large-as-life Bronner’s Nativity.

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