Christmas Ornament Legends, Symbols & Traditions

Christmas Ornament Legends, Symbols & Traditions

Legends make fun tales to share. Traditions are a cool way to keep a cultural heritage alive and well through the generations (or just to make fun memories!) And symbols are a fun 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’ll find at Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland!

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Set Sail on Christmas Boat Parades in Florida

Set Sail on Christmas Boat Parades in Florida

Christmas lights glow from Christmas boat parades in Florida! Daytona Beach, Palm Beach, Cocoa Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton all host Christmas boat parades on Florida’s Atlantic coast. In addition, Bonita Springs, Fort Myers, Alafia and Punta Gorda join them on the Gulf coast. Lastly, Leesburg sports an inland Christmas boat parade in Florida. Daytona Beach Christmas Boat Parade in Florida The holidays sail into Daytona Beach Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 6 p.m. Accordingly, the local yacht club

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Saddle Up for Christmas Parades in Texas

Saddle Up for Christmas Parades in Texas

Saddle up for one of ten great Christmas Parades in Texas! Enjoy parades through historic downtowns like Fort Worth, Dallas, Amarillo and Grapevine. Likewise, McAllen, Odessa and Lubbock make our list. Or take in a lighted boat parade in San Antonio, South Padre Island or Clear Lake. GM Financial Fort Worth Parade of Lights Join thousands gathered November 24, 2019, for the Fort Worth Parade of Lights. In addition to dozens of floats, guests are treated to dancers, musicians, large

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Christmas Boat, Float & Truck Parades in California

Christmas Boat, Float & Truck Parades in California

Looking for family-friendly Christmas fun? Cities and towns across California host free Christmas boat, float and truck parades. Salinas, Los Altos, San Francisco, Fallbrook, Fortuna have made our list (and Santa’s)! Likewise, holiday lights shine bright in parades in Santa Barbara, Redding, Sonora, Belmont Shore (Long Beach) and Eureka. Salinas Holiday Parade of Lights The Salinas Holiday Parade of Lights steps off from Salinas High School December 1, 2019, at 6 p.m. To clarify, the parade is always the first

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Bronner’s Ornaments for Life’s Memorable Moments

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 up

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10 things to do with ornaments

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 ago

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Bronner’s DIY Valentine’s Day Ornaments

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 decided

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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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Advent and The CHRISTmas Story

Advent and 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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