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Easter Eggs Godfrey IL

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

Godfrey Park 'N Shop
(618) 466-5513
5771 Godfrey Rd
Godfrey, IL
 
Walmart Supercenter
(618) 259-0290
610 Wesley Drive
Wood River, IL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(618) 259-0293
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Target
(314) 831-8000
2341 N Highway 67
Florissant, MO
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.

Dierbergs Florissant
(314) 831-5588
222 No Hwy 67
Florissant, MO
 
Bills Market & Meats
(314) 868-0400
10009 Bellefontaine Rd
St Louis, MO
 
Shop 'N Save
(618) 462-0056
1752 Homer Adams Pkwy
Alton, IL
 
Shop 'N Save
(314) 355-8115
196 Mayfair Plaza Hwy 367
St Louis, MO
 
Dierbergs Clock Tower
(314) 831-6800
11298 W Florissant
St Louis, MO
 
Walmart Supercenter
(618) 498-7744
1316 South State Street
Jerseyville, IL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(618) 498-6864
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
(314) 513-0194
8007 W Florissant Ave
Jennings, MO
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.

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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