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Easter Eggs Oskaloosa IA

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

Walmart Supercenter
(641) 673-3839
2203 Avenue A West
Oskaloosa, IA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(641) 673-6811
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Hy-Vee
(641) 932-7131
301 Highway 34 West
Albia, IA
Store Hours
Open 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

Walmart Supercenter
(641) 628-9881
1650 Washington St
Pella, IA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(641) 628-9227
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Fareway
(641) 673-7288
311 3rd Ave W
Oskaloosa, IA

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Orscheln Farm & Home
(641) 673-0283
1508 3rd Ave. East
Oskaloosa, IA
 
Hy-Vee
(641) 673-8663
110 South D Street
Oskaloosa, IA
Store Hours
Open 6 a.m. to 12 midnight daily.

Hy-Vee
(641) 628-1590
118 Southeast 9Th Street
Pella, IA
Store Hours
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ,Closing Christmas Eve at 5:30 p.m. Closed Christmas Day. ,Re-opening at 5:30 a.m. December 26th

H & S Feed & Country Store, Inc
(641) 673-7918
416 Hwy 432 (Old Hwy 163 N)
Oskaloosa, IA
 
Schwan's Home Service Inc.
(641) 672-2259
2710 South 33rd St
Oskaloosa, IA
 
Delta Grocery
(641) 624-2080
101 N Center St
Delta, IA

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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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