Farm Fresh Ventures Box #9


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Sorry for posting this late, but I've been adjusting to being back at work, pulling my house back together, and everything else.  Nonetheless, here is last week's produce box.


A bunch of kale, sweet corn, honeydew melon, basil, peaches, and tomatoes. 

Friday's Feature: Maryum Karim


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Meet Maryum Karim.



AE:  Who are you and what is it that you do/make?    
MK:  My name is Maryum Karim and I am the owner/CEO of Yarncoture.  I make hand knit and crocheted accessories for women, men, children and great accessories for your home.

AE:  How did you get started/What is the motivation behind your work?  
MKIt all started when I wanted to repair a blanket that was given to my son.  I remembered that I had learned to crochet in my pre-teen years so I attempted to make repairs.  After receiving a gift of knitting needles and yarn from my mother I went online for instructions on how to knit.  I really enjoyed it and began to make blankets for my children.  People hinted to me that I should open my own store and Yarncoture was born!

AE:  Where can we find your work? 
MKYou can find my work on Etsy at http://www.yarncoture.etsy.com and my website: http://www.yarncoture.com. 
Also on all of these social media outlets: 
Instagram:  yarncoture on Instagram
Twitter:  Yarncoture/Maryum (yarncoture) on Twitter ,
Pinterest:  Yarncoture Maryum (yarncoture) 
My BLOG:  http://www.yarncoture.blogspot.com  and
My fanpage on Facebook: Yarncoture On Facebook
YouTube: Yarncoture Maryum On YouTube(product videos)
 

I have been admiring Maryum's work for some time now.  Her craftmanship is impeccable and I love the designs she creates.  I am thrilled to be able to share her work with you all.  

Peace & Love,

Something Sweet and a Giveaway!


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Many of you know that I have a Youtube channel.  Blogging is my first love, but I also enjoy making videos too.  Most of the time I don't use the same content in both places though.  Anyways, something very sweet happened while I was away. While I was gone, all of a sudden my subscriber number jumped through the roof (for me).  I never kept up with how many people subscribed, but then I kept getting email after email of new subbies.  Overnight my channel grew with around 50+ new subscribers!

So I created a video in response...


Then I was watching some videos from the channels I subscribe to and this is what I discovered...


I was overjoyed to say the least!

Well, if you want to enter the giveaway, feel free.  Subscribing to my channel is not required, but if you already have a Youtube channel and leave a comment underneath the video, then consider yourself entered.  I thought it only fair to share with you, my blog friends, because this is where it all started!

Happy Tuesday,