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? Chronic Pain, high prescription multifocal contacts, varifocal glasses and a left ear which has become less efficient with time. Best thing about being older is without doubt my 3 gorgeous grandchildren.

One Size Tops & Magic Trousers

Magic trousers? Surely not, you’ll be saying to yourself. Magic Trousers Seriously though, there is such a thing as magic trousers and I’ve got two pairs! I wear them all the time too and they’re super comfy. And not only…

Some New 2021 Must-Haves

Skin & Tonic London Calm Clean This new organic cleanser from Boostology.co.uk is simply gorgeous. The nourishing cream melts into your skin when used with the hot cloth and smells so good. My face felt completely cleansed not just a…

Some Of My Fave 2020 Products

So this has been a funny old year hasn’t it! COVID has pretty much dominated everything. Nonetheless I’m still going to tell you about a few of my favourite products. And no they’re not pyjamas or Zoom-friendly office accessories this…

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…