Experiencing Easter Through Semana Santa

Experiencing Easter Through Semana Santa

“When Lorene Bronner shared with me her experience of Semana Santa in Guatemala last year, I was captivated by her story. Semana Santa is the celebration through Holy Week leading up to Easter. I invite you to take a trip to Latin America with me as Lorene vividly and reverently recalls her encounter with Semana Santa and the Guatemalan culture!” – Aileen Libbey

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Department 56 Giveaway and Winter Display Ideas

Department 56 Giveaway and Winter Display Ideas

– THE GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED – Congratulations to Shawn Kennedy from California, the winner of our Department 56 Dickens’ Village giveaway of “Russell Street Books”! Thank you to everyone who entered. No winter doldrums here! Read on for your chance to win our Department 56 giveaway, the Dickens’ Village piece “Russell Street Books.” Along the way, snag some great Department 56 winter display ideas.

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Your #MuthHoliday Giveaway Is Back From Bronner’s And Zehnder’s!

Your #MuthHoliday Giveaway Is Back From Bronner’s And Zehnder’s!

What do you get when you cross a chicken🍗, water-slide 🙌🏻 and Christmas tree🎄?! Another spectacular #MuthHoliday GIVEAWAY from some of your favorite Frankenmuth destinations! Back and better than ever, Zehnder’s Restaurant and Splash Village and Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland have teamed up in hopes to get you in the mood for the holidays with a fun series of reindeer🦌 mini games and giveaways leading up to a GRAND prize drawing! #MuthHoliday Mini Games And GiveAways! We couldn’t agree more with

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Top 10 Must-See Holiday Light Festivals in Michigan

Top 10 Must-See Holiday Light Festivals in Michigan

**Updated dates for the 2019-2020 season!** 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 have must-see light festivals during the holiday season. (Cities shown in no particular order)

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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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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 British Christmas & Prince Harry Contest

Bronner’s British Christmas & Prince Harry Contest

Each year the Bronner family hosts a staff Christmas party in mid-January for the Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland team. (Due to the busy-ness of the actual season for us, we celebrate the month following.) For many years, the party theme celebrated the Christmas traditions in a particular country or part of the world. So it was on January 19, 2013, when the 2012 staff gathering was a Bronner’s British Christmas!

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Five Things Baseball Teaches Us About Life

Five Things Baseball Teaches Us About Life

I work here at Bronner’s among some really passionate baseball fans. Most of them love the Detroit Tigers. Some call another MLB (Major League Baseball) team their favorite. Others have enough love for multiple teams! All have plenty of love for their children’s or grandchildren’s school and summer-league teams. Yes, baseball is still America’s great pastime!   The game has been played in the U.S. since at least the early 1800s if not earlier.  When the New York Knickerbockers baseball club formally organized in 1845, they wrote down

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