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Easter Eggs Fort Washington MD

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

Safeway
(301) 965-6000
990 E. Swann Creek Rd.
Fort Washington, MD
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,pharmacy,seafood,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
301-965-6004
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Safeway
(703) 765-0924
7900 Fort Hunt Road
Alexandria, VA
Services / Departments
Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood, DVDPlay Kiosk
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
703-660-5986
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Safeway
(301) 856-7850
8785 Branch Avenue
Clinton, MD
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi,SunTrust Bank Branch
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
301-856-7858
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Nick'S Supermarket
(301) 868-7449
7601 Old Branch Ave
Clinton, MD
 
Shoppers Food Warehouse
(301) 868-7765
6300 Coventry Way
Clinton, MD
 
Giant
(301) 248-0167
9580 Livingston Rd. Livingston Square Fort
Washington, MD
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Giant
(301) 839-3714
20 Audrey Lane Eastover Oxon
Hill, MD
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Tue:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Wed:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Thu:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Fri:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sat:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Safeway
(301) 839-0718
6235 Oxon Hill Rd
Oxon Hill, MD
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,SunTrust Bank Branch
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
301-567-9072
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Tiger Market Food Rite
(301) 894-5528
823 Southern Ave
Oxon Hill, MD
 
Shoppers Food Warehouse
(301) 749-5402
6111 Livingston Rd
Oxon Hill, MD
 

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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