Make the Perfect Easter Basket and Decorate Distinctive Eggs with Creative Ideas on Verizon SuperPages.com

DALLAS - As blooming flowers and warm breezes announce the arrival of spring, Easter planning is in full swing. Whether you're trying to top last year's Easter basket surprises or looking for seasonal activities for the kids, Verizon SuperPages.com offers creative suggestions for the holiday.

Visit www.superpages.com and click on the festive Easter link for tips on creating a unique holiday basket for your child. Tips cover choosing that special basket, selecting just the right candy, and finding healthier candy-free contents.

Also, find easy, resourceful ways to decorate eggs with "Egg Decorating 101," including instructions for:

  • Onion Skin Eggs - Wrap in dry onion skin before boiling to unveil colorful and decorative eggs.

  • Wax Batik Eggs - Use a crayon, food coloring and vinegar to write Easter messages.

  • "Tie-Dye" Eggs - Create a psychedelic effect with rubber bands, liquid food coloring and vinegar.

  • Marbleized Eggs - Dip into a mixture of egg dye and vegetable oil for a marbleized look.

  • Fingerprint Eggs - Put an original stamp on Easter this year with tempura paint and a paper plate.

Once the Easter egg hunt is over, find delicious recipes for the leftover eggs, such as Dijon Deviled Eggs, Vegetable Egg Spread, Egg Croquettes and Spicy Potato Salad.

In addition to these resources, the Easter section of SuperPages.com allows you to search your local area for bakeries, churches, florists and other Easter-related vendors. There is also a "Get Ready for Spring" link to assist you with your gardening needs, spring decorating and more. For more creative Easter ideas and seasonal activities, visit www.superpages.com and click on the Easter link.

Verizon Information Services and SuperPages.com

Verizon Information Services is the world's leading print and online directory publisher and a content provider for communications products and services. Verizon operates in 16 countries and has annual revenues of more than $4.3 billion. The company publishes nearly 1,200 U.S. Verizon SuperPages directories and 400 international directories with a total circulation of approximately 150 million copies worldwide.

Verizon Information Services also produces and markets SuperPages.com, the Internet's #1 online directory and shopping resource. SuperPages.com receives as many as 12 million visits and 9 million unique visitors a month. SuperPages.com also powers directory services on MSN, InfoSpace, AltaVista, Excite, Lycos, Ask Jeeves, HotBot, BigFoot, Tripod and Angelfire.

Based in the Dallas area, Verizon Information Services is a unit of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), one of the world's leading providers of communications services. For more information on Verizon Information Services, visit Verizon.SuperPages.com.