Metro-East Living

Shopping: Wine glass stems

Wine charms dangling from a stem have become a common way to not lose track of your glass of vino at a party. One of Karen’s Kreations in Belleville’s services is to custom makes charms from a photo. The charm show here was created for a man who showed his car at auto shows in the area. Charms are $2.99 each and custom charms are $1 more. Visit Karen’s Kreations Facebook page for St. Louis Cardinals wine charms, earrings, bag tags and more. For information about ordering, call 866-919-9399 or 618-257-1365 or go to

Catch the big prize when you add this giant golden egg — filled with your choice of goodies — to the annual Easter egg hunt. It comes in an attractive box for gifting and storage, costs $12.99 and can be purchased at Sandy’s Back Porch garden center in Belleville.

Storage is out there nowadays. No need to hide where you put stuff when the containers serve yet another purpose: Brightening up a room. These boxes range in price from $1 to $3 and can be found at Deals in Fairview Heights.