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Easter Eggs Benton Harbor MI

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

Walmart Supercenter
(269) 927-6025
1400 Mall Drive
Benton Harbor, MI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(269) 927-6514
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Target
(269) 925-1205
960 Fairplain Dr
Benton Harbor, MI
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.

Martins Supermarket
(269) 429-1711
5637 Cleveland Ave.
Stevensville, MI
Store Hours
6:00 a.m. - Midnight

Save-A-Lot
(269) 925-3448
1630 M 139
Benton Harbor, MI

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Harding's Friendly Market
(269) 461-4121
6100 W Main St
Eau Claire, MI

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Aldi
1700 Pipestone Road
Benton Harbor, MI
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm

Martins Supermarket
(269) 983-1223
2121 S. Cleveland Ave.
Joseph, MI
Store Hours
6:00 a.m. - Midnight

Myers Super Valu Foods
(616) 424-5219
M-152 & Cr 690
Sister Lakes, MI
 
Vitale's Market
(269) 849-1622
6402 M 63 N
Coloma, MI

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Berrien Springs Oriental
(269) 471-5744
116 E Ferry St
Berrien Springs, MI

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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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