This week's Treasure Valley Instagram Star is a Meridian woman who has built an empire on social media. Natalie Hodson is an entrepreneur and CEO of her own media company. She uses the Instagram handle @nataliehodson1.

 She has created a booming business, and she says it was truly born out of necessity. She is a single mom, and she says she decided to take a risk. She knew it was a sink or swim situation. 

As you're about to see, she's now swimming in big-time success, and inspiring thousands of other women at the same time. She has over 50,000 followers on Instagram, and almost 500,000 followers on Facebook!