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Easter Eggs Big Rapids MI

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

Walmart Supercenter
(231) 796-1443
21400 Perry Street
Big Rapids, MI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(231) 796-3691
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Kings Trading Post Party Store
(989) 352-6574
8493 5 Mile Rd
Mecosta, MI

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Fate's Food Market
(989) 967-3450
2566 9 Mile Rd
Remus, MI

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Whole Foods Market
(734) 997-7500
990 W. Eisenhower Parkway
Ann Arbor, MI
 
Stans Market
(734) 261-6565
33503 W 5-Mile
Livonia, MI
 
Country Corner Super Market
(231) 972-8911
10039 Buchanan Rd
Stanwood, MI

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Hometown Grocery
(989) 382-7997
101 E Northern Ave
Barryton, MI

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Mr B'S Foodland
(810) 789-8121
4311 Dupont St
Flint, MI
 
Breen'S Foodland
(248) 684-5535
965 Summit
Milford, MI
 
Aldi
6555 Pennsylvania Avenue
Lansing, MI
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm

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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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