Wally Bronner, originator of Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland, which has grown to become the World’s Largest Christmas Store, undoubtedly LOVED Easter just as much as he did Christmas. He could often be heard sharing this JOY with others in the proclamation that “Without CHRISTmas, Easter would not be possible.”Read more
Author: Aileen Libbey
Ornaments Turned One-Of-A-Kind Keepsakes For A Lifetime!
There are three levels of Christmas ornaments – if you’ll indulge us a moment. OK, so there’s the ornament, beautiful (or fun) just-as-it-is. Then there is the next level – when Bronner’s hand-lettering artists turn a special ornament into a “Gift With PERSONAL-ity™” with a touch of personalization. And then there’s yet another level – when YOUR personal touch transforms an ordinary ornament into a one-of-a-kind keepsake to treasure for a lifetime! … Don’t worry, we’re not testing your penmanshipRead more
Chocolate Lover’s Fudge Brownie Cake Recipe
Love brownies, fudge and cake?! Now you can have them all … and eat [your cake] too! This decadent chocolate cake features a moist brownie-like batter with thick chocolate walnut fudge-like frosting. Chocolate lovers strike it rich with this Fudge Brownie Cake recipe from Bronner’s 1st Edition Cookbook of Flavorful Favorites!Read more
3-Layer Nabino Bars Dessert Recipe
I’m a sucker for all kinds of desserts. But give me a treat that can be tailored for the holidays, and it is a whole new level of fetching! While Lori and I were planning (what was supposed to be) a quick cooking day for the blog, my eyes caught sight of these Nabino bars from Bronner’s Flavorful Favorites cookbook, first edition, which are a delicious spin off of Nanaimo Bars. Of course she couldn’t turn me down when IRead more
The JOY Of CHRISTmas
Undoubtedly, the JOY of CHRISTmas came a few months early for Irene Bronner this year. Irene passed to her Heavenly home on October 16 at the age of 95. But even amidst loss, the comfort of CHRISTmas can usher in peace and JOY. The Bronner Family shares wishes for the JOY of CHRISTmas to fill your heart, today, and always, through this heart-felt Christmas greeting…Read more
Fontanini Nativity Collection Display – HIStory & Starry How-To!
Enjoy CHRISTmas, It’s HIS Birthday; Enjoy Life, It’s HIS Way — that’s Bronner’s motto. But the Fontanini Nativity collection display adds another layer to our Christmas Wonderland — Enjoy CHRISTmas, It’s HIStory! Staff artist, Eileen Boone went to work resurrecting our 5-inch Fontanini Nativity and village display with new life earlier this year. We’re sharing the “behind the scenes” and showing you some of her incredible how-tos in a mini series. From glittering wire stars, to realistic looking stone wallsRead more
Grandma’s Christmas Synonyms Word Game
It surfaced while I was scouring through all of my Grandma’s writings … her Christmas synonyms word game. I didn’t get the chance to know her as well as I wish. But it is in reading through her poems and stories that I am finding her – and also learning about her love for Christmas! It seems only fitting, in the honor — and irony, of writing for the World’s Largest Christmas store’s blog myself, that I share the funRead more
Top 5 Ways For Kid’s To Countdown To Christmas!
From making a Wishlist, writing letters to Santa, watching Christmas movie marathons, reading books, celebrating Advent and everything in between, certainly the anticipation of December 25 is a magical time for kids to make merry memories they will cherish for a lifetime! With this in mind, we’re sharing our TOP 5 ways for kids to have fun during the countdown to Christmas!Read more
Naughty Or Nice Christmas Game
Several years ago I was invited to my friend Kelly’s party. (And if you’ve hung around here with us long enough, you may recognize her name by now.😉) You see, not only is Kelly an amazing baker, but she’s a real hoot! For this was not just any party, but her “The Best Day Ever!” party. Are you asking what made it “the best day ever?” The intentional choice to make a day that started awry the best. EVER. ToRead more
Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar DIY Halloween Costume For Christmas Hearts
It’s the decades old debate: When is it appropriate to start celebrating all things Christmas? Some are ready the first day after Halloween while others insist Thanksgiving has its right of passage first! Regardless of when you decide to embrace the “all things” part, Halloween itself is a perfectly acceptable time to let your Christmas-loving side safely out of the closet! 😂 As a result, we’re sharing a step-by-step guide on how to make our unique Christmas Countdown Advent CalendarRead more