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Easter Eggs Saint Paul MN

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

El Burrito Mercado
(651) 227-2192
175 Concord St
St Paul, MN
 
Target
(651) 778-1188
1744 Suburban Ave
Saint Paul, MN
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.

Golden Harvest Foods
(651) 772-3200
900 East Maryland Ave
St Paul, MN
 
Double Dragon Foods
(651) 488-9033
121 W Maryland Ave
St Paul, MN
 
Supertarget
(651) 642-1146
1300 University Ave W
Saint Paul, MN
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Coopers Super Valu
(651) 224-3365
633 W 7Th St
St Paul, MN
 
Rainbow St. Paul - Arcade
(651) 776-5808
892 Arcade St
Saint Paul, MN
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Kowalskis Grand Market
(651) 698-3366
1261 Grand Ave
St Paul, MN
 
Cub Foods Midway
(651) 646-1003
1440 University Ave W
St Paul, MN
 
Walmart
(651) 644-0020
1450 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(651) 644-4286
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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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