GAUTIER, Miss. (WLOX) – Business is growing in Gautier. Even though COVID-19 has impacted many things in a negative way, it has also opened the eyes of some to follow their dreams.
Traveling along Gautier Vancleave Road you can’t help but see several small businesses. Nearly 10 businesses fill one suite and now there’s a new one in town, ‘O’ Pink’s Sweets Treats & More LLC’.
“In 2016 I started out just doing things like candy apples and making cakes for family and things,” said Latanya Lett. “Once I found out that was my niche I said hi, I think I want to go for it.”
Eventually, the demand for Latanya Lett’s sweet treats outgrew her kitchen at home. Over the years, Lett contemplated between her passion for creating deserts versus her full-time job.
“I actually worked at the Gold Nugget for 10 years before stepping out on faith,” Lett said. “Doing sweets have always been my passion. I just got the urge and…