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Easter Eggs Saint Cloud MN

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

Sam'S Club
(320) 253-8882
3601 2Nd. St. South
St. Cloud, MN
 
Cub Foods St Cloud West
(320) 255-9193
250 33Rd Ave So
St Cloud, MN
 
Coborn'S
(320) 251-0484
327 5Th Ave S
St Cloud, MN
 
Coborn'S
(320) 252-6220
2118 8Th St N
St Cloud, MN
 
Cub Foods St Cloud East
(320) 253-1322
1001 Fourth St Se
St Cloud, MN
 
Byerly Foods
(320) 252-4112
2510 W Division St
St Cloud, MN
 
Walmart
(320) 259-1527
380 33Rd Avenue South
St. Cloud, MN
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(320) 259-6363
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Cash Wise Foods
(320) 259-1308
113 S Waite Ave
Waite Park, MN
 
Coborns
(320) 253-3400
707 First Ave N
Sartell, MN
 
Coborn'S
(320) 252-2141
110 First St So
Sauk Rapids, MN
 

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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