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Easter Eggs Alexandria LA

Looking for Easter Eggs in Alexandria? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Alexandria that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Easter Eggs in Alexandria.

Walmart Supercenter
(318) 445-2300
2050 North Mall Blvd
Alexandria, LA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(318) 445-4308
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Target
(318) 448-4351
2206 Memorial Dr
Alexandria, LA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Walmart Supercenter
(318) 640-6900
3636 Monroe Highway
Pineville, LA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(318) 640-8282
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

RNB Foods
(318) 449-8736
3203 3rd St
Alexandria, LA

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Mac's Fresh Market
(318) 640-4819
4617 Shreveport Hwy
Pineville, LA

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Alberston Market
(318) 487-9395
2265 South Macarthur Drive
Alexandria, LA
 
Walmart Supercenter
(318) 448-8881
6225 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(318) 448-4841
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Mac's Fresh Market
(318) 442-2797
4615 Jackson Street Ext
Alexandria, LA

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College Grocery
(318) 448-7072
1318 Military Hwy
Pineville, LA

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Ball Foods
(318) 640-4651
5916 Monroe Hwy
Ball, LA

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Easter on the Net - Easter Eggs

Of all the symbols associated with Easter the egg, the symbol of fertility and new life, is the most identifiable. The customs and traditions of using eggs have been associated with Easter for centuries.

Originally Easter eggs were painted with bright colors to represent the sunlight of spring and were used in Easter-egg rolling contests or given as gifts. After they were colored and etched with various designs the eggs were exchanged by lovers and romantic admirers, much the same as valentines. In medieval time eggs were traditionally given at Easter to the servants. In Germany eggs were given to children along with other Easter gifts.

Different cultures have developed their own ways of decorating Easter eggs. Crimson eggs, to honor the blood of Christ, are exchanged in Greece. In parts of Germany and Austria green eggs are used on Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday). Slavic peoples decorate their eggs in special patterns of gold and silver.

Austrian artists design patterns by fastening ferns and tiny plants around the eggs, which are then boiled. The plants are then removed revealing a striking white pattern. The Poles and Ukrainians decorate eggs with simple designs and colors. A number of eggs are made in the distinctive manner called pysanki (to design, to write).

Pysanki eggs are a masterpiece of skill and workmanship. Melted beeswax is applied to the fresh white egg. It is then dipped in successive baths of dye. After each dip wax is painted o...

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