Kathryn Crawford
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I'm Kathryn, aka Mrs C. I'm an empty-nester with a passion for reading and travelling. Biggest headaches in my 50s? High prescription multifocal contacts and varifocal glasses and a left ear which has become less efficient with time.

Thought I’d Tell You About …

Some of the products below are amongst my Top Beauty Products but others are just bits and bobs I’ve bought and been well-impressed with. Take a look anyway. Who knows, you may find something you really love too…. Murdock Sea…

Some Of My Favourite Things …

I realise I usually write about my Top Beauty Products and other treat-type bits and bobs. The thing is, sometimes in life, your fave thing of the moment can be the most mundane of items. Hence this month’s Top Picks…

Microcurrent Therapy for Pain

Microcurrent Therapy for pain is gaining in popularity and is seen as the way forward when it comes to pain of all kinds. As a Fibromyalgia and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome myself, this is a hugely interesting topic for me.…

My Latest Beauty Must Haves
Below are a few of my latest 'Beauty Must Haves' .... I simply love the new NIVEA  Q10 Power 60+ skincare range.  It's perfect for my skin in the winter months.  Though I have a feeling I won't be using…
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, the Olivier award-winning West End and Broadway show is returning to Cardiff and Mr and Mrs 50 Plus are well excited! (scroll to the bottom for our thoughts on the performance). We love a…

Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat – A Fab Lake District Holiday

Read about our relaxing family holiday at Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat in The Lake District. MultiGenerational Holidays With families living further and further afield, multigenerational holidays are quite the thing right now.  In our family’s case, for example, one of…

Jacamo Men’s Clothes

I’m fairly sure that when I was a little girl, it seemed all old men wore grey or beige. Women too for that matter. Shapeless cardigans were de rigeuer and 50 was the point of no return. Ok I may…

Park Plaza Cardiff Sunday Lunch and Spa Package

Sundays are for chilling right? PJ Days bingeing on box sets? A lazy day before the working week starts again. A good old-fashioned Sunday Roast really sets you up for the week, don’t you think!.  And let’s be fair most…

Top Picks For Christmas

If you’re looking for Christmas gift ideas, then read on … I’m usually one of those annoying sensible people who start shopping for Christmas in January. Well you can pick up some good bargains after Christmas, can’t you?  And let’s…

Solent Hotel and Spa

The Solent Hotel and Spa is a 4 Star hotel in Fareham.  Here’s what we thought of it …. After a week in Aberdeen helping to look after my 15 month old grandson, I needed a little break. Dylan’s poor…