She got married at 19 after graduating from high school. She became a mother when she was 20 years old. She has 4 daughters. She was a housewife for 13 years because it was frowned upon for her to work.

In 1990, she sold the only asset she had, her bracelet, to be able to start knitting at home. Her business soon grew, and she rented an office. For 18 years, she managed her atelier, “Müge Tuhafiye ve Örgü Evi”. She decided to steer her career in another direction after knitting became out of fashion.

She noticed the absence of traditional Turkish food in the tourism industry in Kars. She decided to open a traditional Turkish restaurant in Kars in 2008, becoming the first women entrepreneur in the industry.