Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Supplier Spotlight - Crochet Animals - Lesley


Lesley has been crocheting these fabulous cuddly animals for a few years, whilst she travels on the train.  they are made from premium quality yarn and are super soft.

So cute - what do you think?



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Saturday, 21 March 2020

VE Day recipe idea - bread pudding



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This recipe makes enough to fill a traybake tin, perfect for using any leftover bread, including the crusts.

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Supplier Spotlight - Greetings Cards - Sue Margesson



Sue paints beautiful watercolours and then has them printed onto greetings cards.  We have had her cards for many years and you can always be assured of a great unique watercolour for any occasion. 

Saturday, 14 March 2020

VE Day celebrations - Evacuee

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There is a lovely story on BBC History, written by someone evacuated to Hexton during WW2

Thursday, 12 March 2020

Saturday, 7 March 2020

VE Day celebrations - blankets

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If you are planning a garden party for VE Day - or anytime really, it can get a bit chilly in the evenings, we have loads of pretty crochet blankets that are perfect to keep away the chill on the summer evenings.

Wednesday, 4 March 2020

Supplier Spotlight - Knitting - Dawn

We have many hand knitted items from several different suppliers, one of them is Dawn.


Dawn is a regular at the Country Matters Hexton shop and keeps herself occupied in her free time knitting. She knits various items - tea cosies, baby bootees, children’s and baby jumpers. Perfect for a baby shower present, yours will be unique, and will have the awww factor.

Saturday, 29 February 2020

VE day celebrations - Hexton


Do you have any memories of Hexton on VE Day from family or friends?

It was the 8 May 1945, and it will be 75 years since the day.  Would be lovely to hear about them. 

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Supplier Spotlight - preserves, sewing, knitting & crochet - Nikki


You will see Nikki on the desk most Saturday mornings, she has many talents, and has recently started making our jams/preserves/pickles, she uses recycled jars in a variety of sizes, so don't forget to do your bit for the environment and return your jars.

Saturday, 22 February 2020

Baked Eggs - a quick lunch/light tea

The hens are starting to lay again and Eggs are available in Country Matters Hexton shop, so how abut this simple idea for a lunch/light tea.




This was a case of what was in the fridge/larder. - Recipe: