This St. Pete artist hopes her sculptures make you smile

Nadine’s love of molding clay and creating things was born at a young age when she experienced hearing problems. Now she runs a mixed media art and sculpture studio in St. Petersburg specializing in “whimsy and comedy.”

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.