Time Travel With Bronner’s Scavenger Hunt – PT. 1

Time Travel With Bronner’s Scavenger Hunt – PT. 1

The World’s Largest CHRISTmas Store® celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2020! Like a mini-museum filled with memories and history preserved and on display, Bronner’s program center will make you feel like you’ve stepped into a time capsule. We’re fortunate that originator Wally Bronner had a knack for preserving our hi-STORY, starting from humble beginnings in 1945. Check out this fun Bronner’s Scavenger Hunt of historic artifacts for a trip down memory lane with us!

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Bronner’s Exclusive Ornament History

Bronner’s Exclusive Ornament History

If you remember reading “It’s no secret that styles, techniques and technology advance as the years go on. But I had NO IDEA what wonderful history I was about to unveil as I sought out the expertise of our ornament designers to help me put together this [Annual Ornament Designs] post. My mind is still whirling.” Then you may have been waiting for this very post – a nostalgic look Bronner’s exclusive ornament history and design process through the years!

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10 Things to Do at Bronner’s- Your Bucket List

10 Things to Do at Bronner’s- Your Bucket List

Is seeing the World’s Largest Christmas Store on your bucket list? We’re honored! We’ve got a little bucket list of our own … for those who can come to visit us in Frankenmuth, Michigan. Check it out!

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Small Town Fun in Pure Michigan

Small Town Fun in Pure Michigan

I think I say it in my sleep: You could vacation in Pure Michigan your whole life and never see everything our great state has to offer! From Chelsea to Calumet, meet five small towns (population under 6,000) that serve up big portions of history, intrigue, Great-Lakes fun and fury, foodie favorites, cruises, dramatic draws and more. Remember your getaways to these iconic locales with ornaments from Bronner’s! FIRST STOP – CHELSEA. Actor Jeff Daniels’ Purple Rose Theatre makes its

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Merry CHRISTmas, Fröhliche Weihnachten, Feliz Navidad …

Merry CHRISTmas, Fröhliche Weihnachten,  Feliz Navidad …

Merry CHRISTmas, Fröhliche Weihnachten, Feliz Navidad, Wesołych Świąt, Buon Natale, καλά Χριστούγεννα … No matter what part of the world you are in, how you say it or how you celebrate it, the message is the same: “FOR GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD THAT HE GAVE HIS ONE AND ONLY SON, THAT WHOEVER BELIEVES IN HIM SHALL NOT PERISH BUT HAVE EVERLASTING LIFE.” -JOHN 3:16

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Bronner’s Annual Ornament Design Series

Bronner’s Annual Ornament Design Series

1974. That was the inception of Bronner’s annual ornament series. Twenty-nine years after Wally’s start in the business and 43 years later, the collection is still growing strong. And the process? The history? Take a look …

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Bronner’s Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival Parade Floats

Bronner’s Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival Parade Floats

Before he became widely known as “Mr. Christmas,” he enjoyed the title of “signtist” (also known as a “signtologist”), a catchword coined by sign painters of the time to describe their craft. That background in sign painting and window and booth displays made the addition of designing parade floats a natural extension for store originator Wally Bronner!

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Corn Casserole Recipe

Corn Casserole Recipe

We’re dishing up a delicious recipe from Irene Bronner for her corn casserole, which is featured in our 2nd edition, Flavorful Favorites cookbook. Therefore, it only seemed fitting we share it with a side of corny jokes from her late husband, Wally Bronner!

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Your Dream Job?

Your Dream Job?

What is YOUR dream job? A position that would rake in boatloads of cash? Or maybe a favorite hobby turned into a full-time job? A job where you’re surrounded by things you love, like working at a library, surrounded by books; a coffee shop, surrounded by your favorite brew; or better yet, selling ornaments, lights and more at Bronner’s, surrounded by Christmas?! What does a job at Bronner’s look like, you ask? In the early days of Bronner’s Christmas Decorations, the

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