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.

The VAX Blade 2 MAX Cordless Vacuum Cleaner

MrandMrs50Plus have been getting used to their new VAX Blade 2 MAX Cordless Vacuum Cleaner.  To say they’re impressed is an understatement as you can see … We’ve had a cordless vacuum cleaner for a few years now and to…

Botanicals Cleanse Melts

I’ve been a convert to cleansing using the hot muslin cloth method for a while now. I’ve tried a few different cleansers over the years but recently I’ve been using one of the Botanicals Cleanse Melts. There are two scented…

DermaTherapy Bedding – No More Night Sweats!

Mrs 50 Plus has been using the DermaTherapy Bedding over the past couple of months and has become a big fan … Read on … As most of you know by now, I am a  menopausal woman in her mid-fifties.…

Sherwood Hideaway Luxury Lodge Staycation

Mr and Mrs 50 Plus have just returned from a luxury lodge holiday at The Sherwood Hideaway in Sherwood Forest. Here’s what they thought of the break … We’ve been to The Sherwood Hideaway before and left completely relaxed with…

Preidlhof – The Best Spa Resort Ever!

Mr and Mrs 50 Plus visited The Preidlhof Luxury DolceVita Resort in South Tyrol!  Here’s what they thought of it …. We’ve just returned from a holiday in what’s without doubt the best spa hotel we’ve ever been to!  Preidlhof…

Simba Hybrid Duvet – No More Night Sweats!

Kathryn aka Mrs 50 Plus has been trying out the new Simba Hybrid Duvet with OUTLAST to combat her night sweats.  Read on … Lots of people get night sweats apparently but it’s ladies ‘of a certain age’ who suffer…

Robert Maxwell – Tony’s Monday Moan

This week Tony’s having a bit of a rant about Robert Maxwell … Robert Maxwell is the scariest person I have ever met. There are several theories on how he died … Robert Maxwell Robert Maxwell was born Jan Ludvik…

Do I Need A Flu Jab?

 With cold and flu season approaching,  everyone is asking ‘Do I need a flu jab?’.  Below an award-winning GP has given his expert tips for keeping pain, aches, sniffles, and sneezes at bay. Doctors often manage to avoid sickness despite…

Win 1 of 3 James Bond Zippo Lighters

Fancy winning one of the new James Bond Zippo Lighters? Well MrandMrs50Plus have three to give away, so read on … To celebrate James Bond Day this October, Zippo are offering three lucky winners the chance to win a James…

Fancy Going For A Short Pixie Haircut?

Kathryn’s trying to decide whether or not to go for a pixie haircut … I’m  fairly sure that most of us ladies have ‘bad hair days’ fairly often. The sort of days where your hair goes all flyaway and static…