Inspired parents turn soap-making into business

For years, Maegan Griffin wanted to try making her own soap. Six years ago, she noticed her daughter would have skin reactions to many store-bought baby soaps. That was the final push she needed to try soap-making. 

Tampa pop-up puts unique spin on peanut butter pie

Pie in Florida can go flat with all the humidity, so pie in a jar was Kristin McKinne's solution. The pies are also easy to transport and you can put the lid back on if you don’t feel like eating the whole thing. 

'Made in Tampa Bay' holiday gift guide

Each week, we feature local artists, cooks, and businesses who make great products locally. Here’s a few that may make great gift ideas for those hard-to-buy-for folks on your list.

Riverview spot pops fresh treats, both savory and sweet

The Popcorn Spot offers up a variety of both sweet and savory flavors. Some of the best-selling sweet flavors include caramel, rainbow, and blue raspberry, while savory flavors include BBQ and buffalo cheddar.