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.

It’s Not Just About Christmas

Hiya Everyone! Firstly, I was going to put together a Christmas Gifts Guide here but changed my mind last-minute. Lately we’ve all been encouraged to buy less ‘stuff’ to help save the environment. Therefore, I have included some useful everyday…

Some More Beauty Must-Haves

Beauty must-haves is a funny old phrase. My oldest daughter couldn’t do without her silk pillow to combat frizz-hair. Moisturiser and eyebrow-dye are amongst mine. Yet ask around your female friends and a good tweezer is up there at number…

Whitemead Lodge Holidays

Apart from family, what else did you miss most during lockdowns and all the COVID19 upheavals and restrictions ? For us, it was our frequent little UK short breaks. October saw us going to Whitemead Forest Park in the Forest…

So Many Must-Have Products

Look Fabulous Forever Bring Back Brow Shape I’m pretty sure that any woman who is browsing this site is well aware how much eyebrows fade and become more sparse with the years. This brow product, from my favourite beauty site…

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…

The Grand Hotel Brighton

Now that lockdown and our so-called ‘New Normal’ life is coming to an end, I’ve been looking at another trip to Brighton. Not only is it a great place to visit for a mini-break but my brother (the funniest man…

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…