What’s up with Easter Bunnies, Eggs, & Candy?

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Bunnies, eggs, and candy are common sights for Easter, but some of us at Scranberry Coop wondered why these secular symbols are even associated for what is known as a Christian holiday. So we did some research, and have found some explanations for the presence of bunnies, eggs, and candy in Easter.

What’s up with Easter Bunnies? (according to history.com)?

  • The exact origins of this mythical mammal are unclear, but rabbits, known to be prolific procreators, are an ancient symbol of fertility and new life. According to some sources, the Easter bunny first arrived in America […]
2018-03-29T20:31:01-04:00March 29th, 2018|Holidays|0 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day: Collectibles & Facts

With Saint Patrick’s Day around the corner, it is time to stack up on the green that you may have been missing during this (hopefully) passing winter! Whether the reason be religious, cultural, or festive, green is a great color to sport, & where else to check out but Scranberry Coop!

Did You Know? 10 Facts about St. Patrick’s Day (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

  • The color green is associated with Catholics in Ireland, while orange is the colour associated with Protestant Christians.
  • St Patrick is said to have used the shamrock, a three-leaved plant, to explain the Holy Trinity to […]
2019-12-16T11:47:44-05:00March 4th, 2018|Holidays|0 Comments

Share your heart on Valentine’s Day!

With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching, come to Scranberry Coop & secure a token of your love for your significant other, potential date, or whomever you love in your life!

Our dealers carry hearts of all sizes and variations, including heart baskets, heart bowls, heart containers, heart jewelry, heart sculptures, glass hearts, bears with hearts, gift baskets with hearts, works of he-art (heartfelt puns are free), and so much more!

If you can’t decide on what best represents your affections, do not hesitate to ask for advice, and we will do everything in our power to help you share the love, break the […]

2019-12-16T11:47:30-05:00February 4th, 2018|Holidays|0 Comments

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Extended Shopping Hours: Thurs. December 14 & Thurs. December 21, from 10 am to 7 pm!

Wow, our wonderful family of dealers did not disappoint this season! Kicking off the fun and festivities, they’ve completely LOADED their booths with incredible vintage finds, beautiful collectibles, wonderful antiques and even some gift baskets!

Shopping here is the exact opposite of a commercialized holiday. At the Coop, it’s not about mass production. It’s about finding that perfect momento, that token of years gone by, spent with family and friends that will forever remain in your heart. There was an ornament, or a little decoration that always made […]

2019-12-16T11:47:06-05:00December 13th, 2017|Holidays|0 Comments

Santa Claus at Scranberry Coop

Known worldwide, he’s Krampus, Grandfather Frost, Kris Kringle, Father Christmas, or Tompte. His companions range from moorish dwarfs to darling grandaughters, his transportation goes from goats to Stallions to grand sleighs, and his demeanor varies from punishing to saintly.

Here in the USA we tend to like our Santa Claus jolly! Typically he’s dressed in red, donning a thick white beard, a big belly, and a grand list of all the children who were naughty and nice.

Other than an occasional lump of coal story, our Santas are kind and generous, granting wishes, eating Christmas sprinkle cookies and leaving lots of presents […]

2019-12-16T11:47:11-05:00December 1st, 2017|Holidays|0 Comments
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