Saturday, 13 July 2013

Country Market with my big sister

This morning my eldest sister and I decided we should go check out the Gordonton Country Market.  Gordonton is about a 10minute drive north east of Hamilton, a small farming community.  They hold a market on the second Saturday morning of every month and I have been intending on going but for one reason or another this hasn't happened until today.

Excellent signage that as far as I could tell was being adhered to!!

No $ shop crap here!!  All beautifully hand crafted, home grown and even some vintage was on offer.  Lots of food stalls and lots of colourful temptations and super friendly stall holders.  Pure enjoyment all outside under big old trees.

I purchased a bottle of Raspberry Vinaigrette and a jar of Rosemary Jelly from the stall in the bottom middle photo, that is my sister in the boots.  There was a delightful Hungarian woman selling baking, so I got a container full of treats for TOF (he likes his treats he does).  We bought some Almond and cherry croissants that we brought home to have with a cuppa for lunch, mmmmmmmm is all I can say about them!!

After lunch and a quick potty stop we went out to Save Mart which is a huge op shop sort of place, I think they are situated all through NZ.  Not the cheapest but if you have the time and prepared to look you sometimes can find a good deal.  I found the two tops above which look far nicer on me than a clothes hanger!!  The little book of wisdom is a good laugh and at $1 it was heading out the door with me.

So that is my Saturday just about done and dusted.  The heater is on, TOF has gone to pick up some Chinese for dinner (food not people) and we have a game of ruggers to watch on the TV from the comfort of our own arm chairs!!  Hope your day has been a goodie and make sure you enjoy your Sunday!


Vix said...

That looks a fantastic market to trawl around and I do like the look of that book! x

Anonymous said...

wow what a great market!! That book is hilarious!