Legends make fun tales to share. And at the same time, traditions are a cool way of keeping a cultural heritage alive and well through the generations. (Or just to make fun memories!) Similarly, symbols are an amusing way to share something special! Brush up on your knowledge of each with this fun post highlighting just 12 of some of the legends, symbols and traditions you can find at Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland!Read more
Ornaments have always been a staple when it comes to Christmas. But we are here to show you that they can be used for so much more then just a decoration on a Christmas tree.
2021 Fourth of July Fireworks in Michigan to Awe Over. Let Freedom Ring!
Let freedom ring with these eye-catching 2021 Fourth of July fireworks in Michigan! In the state of Michigan, Independence Day is celebrated far and wide. Celebrate from Frankenmuth, Dearborn, Bay City and Traverse City to Grand Marais. Certainly, these five Michigan cities know how to celebrate their freedom in style with some family-friendly entertainment. 2021 Fourth of July Fireworks in Bay City, Michigan First we are going to start with my hometown, Bay City, Michigan. This is my favorite placeRead more
Bronner’s Ornaments for Life’s Memorable Moments
Big (and little!) moments in life deserved to be celebrated! 🎉 Let us help you make these moments memorable by using something we know a thing or two about . . . ORNAMENTS! Looking to make a big announcement to family and friends? Or want to ask someone you LOVE a big question? We know exactly how to do that PLUS make it a memory that will last forever. PROM PROPOSAL Okay, let’s ditch the hand-made signs and come upRead more
10 things to do with ornaments
Here at Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland we have thousands of ornaments, which got me thinking … why are we limited to just using them around Christmas time? Here are 10 things to do with ornaments … other than put them on your Christmas tree! P.S. No tools required. 1 This one is my favorite out of the 10 things to do with ornaments. Bringing the ocean to a home near you! I’ve had this driftwood that I picked up years agoRead more
Bronner’s DIY Valentine’s Day Ornaments
The tree? Well, it was love at first sight. I saw it here at Bronner’s and I wanted it: the love child of a 1950s aluminum tree and a German feather tree. Priced at only $16.99. But I have a rule. I have to know what I’m going to do with something and where I’m going to put it in my small house before I buy it. However … there are exceptions to every rule … and I decidedRead more
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 seasonRead more
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!Read more
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!Read more
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 hisRead more
Bronner’s Top 10 Exclusive Ornaments 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, here are the top 10 exclusive ornaments they picked:Read more