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Easter Eggs Egg Harbor Township NJ

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

Safeway
(609) 569-8090
3121 Fire Rd
Egg Harbor, NJ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,produce,seafood,Sushi bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,I.B.T./PNC Bank Branch
Store Hours
Mon - Sat 5 AM - Midnight;Sun 5 AM - 10 PM

Sam'S Club
(609) 485-2277
1025 Black Horse Pike
Pleasantville, NJ
 
Target
(609) 645-8133
380 Consumer Sq
Mays Landing, NJ
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.

Superfresh
(609) 814-9780
800 West Ave
Ocean City, NJ
 
Wawa Food Markets
(609) 484-8179
6678 Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
 
Pathmark
(609) 646-8414
6718 Black Horse Pike
Pleasantville, NJ
 
Pathmark
(609) 823-1940
5100 Wellington Ave.
Ventnor, NJ
 
BJ's
(609) 485-0088
200 Wrangleboro Rd.
Mays Landing, NJ
Services / Departments
Bakery, BJ's Optical Department(R), Tire Center, Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Store Hours
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 9 P.M.Sun.: 9 A.M. - 7 P.M.

Superfresh
(609) 704-0200
75 S Whitehorse Pike
Hammonton, NJ
 
La Escondida Mexican Food-Groc
(609) 407-0455
18 W Washington Ave
Pleasantville, NJ

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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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