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Inspiring Stories from the Woodlands

The heart of our mission at VoyageHouston is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Houston’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool. Check out rising stars from the Woodlands and surrounding areas below.

Maureen Friedly

I’ve always been an artistic person. I’ve written poetry, belly danced, played a tuba in the Marines, sang; I really enjoy all these different creative mediums in which I can express myself. Being creative is an important aspect of who I am. When my daughter was born. Read more>>

Jae’la Moody

When I was in 9th grade, I would notice some of my peers wearing makeup and lashes… but I could never get the hang of doing makeup! That’s when I was introduced into eyelash individuals, before this I had no knowledge of lashes besides strip lashes. Read more>>

Melody Fraser

I was a busy mom and wife. In between careers, mostly home with my kids. I found myself having less and less creativity and feeling anxious and stressed. My husband suggested I try float therapy. It was love at first float. I then floated several times in Houston and Austin. Read more>>

Stephanie Hernandez

I’ve always known that part of my purpose in life is to be a storyteller. Growing up in Houston among the diverse population and seeing the many ways our different stories collide, intertwine, impact, and influence each other’s lives, I knew I wanted to tell stories that are true, and stories born of my imagination. Read more>>

Sabrina Pasha

As a mother and working in corporate America, it was a balancing act. It was about working 40 plus hours for someone else and being away from my newborn. I struggled as I wanted to be with my child, as most mothers do. I was sleep-deprived from working. Read more>>

Doug Farmer

I’m the owner/operator of this one-man furniture shop and I’m actually an Austin transplant (born and raised, met my wife there). How I ended up in furniture is really a ‘lost in the wilderness’ story. I graduated from the University of Texas with a Marketing degree in ‘08. Read more>>

Amanda Fassett

I actually have my pet sitting company as a side business to my full-time job working as a Digital Services Specialist for a company called BubbleUp, LLC. You see, I never actually intended on starting my pet sitting company, it never crossed my mind until I realized I had to. Read more>>

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