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Easter Eggs Urbandale IA

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

Dahls Beaver
(515) 255-3151
1819 Beaver
Des Moines, IA
 
Dahls Ingersoll Foods
(515) 255-3118
3425 Ingersoll
Des Moines, IA
 
Target
(515) 331-6115
5901 Douglas Ave
Des Moines, IA
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.

Dahls
(515) 278-0300
54Th & 86Th St
Johnston, IA
 
Dahls Euclid
(515) 265-4257
1320 E Euclid Ave
Des Moines, IA
 
Dahls Merle Hay
(515) 278-0435
4343 Merle Hay Rd
Des Moines, IA
 
Top Value Foods
(515) 244-9696
801 University Ave
Des Moines, IA
 
Hy-Vee
515-262-7956 / 515-262-7944
4815 Maple Drive
Pleasant Hill, IA
Store Hours
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Open Christmas Eve until 6 p.m. Closed Christmas Day. ,Open December 26th at 6 a.m.

Supertarget
(515) 270-6556
11148 Plum Drive
Urbandale, IA
 
Linns
(515) 282-6318
3805 6Th Ave
Des Moines, IA
 

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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