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.

Simply Loving A Square Meal!

You can’t get to my age and not have organised a family gathering or two. The last one was for my Mum’s 80th and involved family coming together from various parts of the country. Usually we try to find somewhere…

Holiday Extras Meet and Greet

Holiday Extras Meet and Greet Since I can remember now, we’ve been booking our airport parking via Holiday Extras.  It’s pretty much a no-brainer for us. We usually book a hotel at the same time too actually.  The brilliant thing…

A Short Break At The Scarlet Hotel in Cornwall

Sometimes you visit a place and you simply never want to leave. The Scarlet Hotel in Mawgan Porth is one of those places. Perched high above a beautiful rugged bay on the coast of my favourite part of Cornwall, The…

How Does Light Affect Our Mood?

So how does light affect our mood? If you’ve ever wondered to yourself why you’re a bit less happy in the winter, then read on … What is it about sunshine? The minute the sun comes out and stays out…

Kathryn’s June Top Picks!
My June Top Picks Here are a few of my favourite beauty products, best buys, must haves and top picks. All are inexpensive and have become indispensable to me over the past few months.  I particularly like my KORRES H2Rose…
A Night Out In Cardiff Bay

We’re very fortunate to live near Cardiff Bay. When it’s warm and sunny, it’s at its best but you can’t beat an evening down The Bay either. We love comedy and regularly go to The Glee Club for a laughter…

Jersey Weekend Break

Mr and Mrs 50 Plus have been off gallivanting again.  Below Kathryn tells us all about their recent Jersey Weekend Break … Up until a couple of weeks ago I had never been to any of The Channel Islands. After…

Some 2019 Must Haves
2019 Must Haves We're only a few months into the year and I certainly hadn't intended compiling a list of 2019 must haves this early on.  However needs must ... I'm going to start with TINCTURE London. Their 100% natural…
How To Decrease The Chance of Getting Cancer

Oncology Professor Angus Dalgleish suggests five things we can all do to decrease the chance of getting cancer … Cancer effects every one of us directly or otherwise! The good news is, there are simple and practical steps that can…

Bucket List Travel Destinations

Most of us have bucket list holidays we dream about.  We read about bucket list travel destinations in magazines and online and wonder if we’ll ever get there.  Below are a few travel destinations we think you should have on…