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Easter Eggs Bloomington IL

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

Sam'S Club
(309) 454-3138
2151 Shepard Road
Normal, IL
 
Meijer
(309) 888-0800
1900 E College Avenue
Normal, IL
Store Hours
Monday - Friday: 9am - 9pm
Saturday: 9am - 7pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

Naturally Yours Grocery & Deli
(309) 452-3456
1503 E College Ave
Normal, IL
 
Namasate Plaza Bloomington Inc
(309) 663-0060
704 S Eldorado Rd
Bloomington, IL

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Jewel-Osco
(309) 663-4012
2203 E Oakland Ave
Bloomington, IL

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Walmart Supercenter
(309) 828-5646
2225 West Market St.
Bloomington, IL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(309) 828-8626
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Walmart Supercenter
(309) 451-1100
300 North Greenbriar Drive
Normal, IL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(309) 451-1200
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Schnuck Markets
(309) 451-7100
1750 Bradford Ln
Normal, IL
 
Meijer
(309) 888-0800
1900 E College Ave
Normal, IL
 
R K Grocery
(309) 454-5527
106 Young Dr
Normal, IL
 
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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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