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.

Green People Age Defy+

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been trying out the Green People Age Defy+ range and I’ve got to say I’m pretty impressed. I’ve been a fan of Green People since my days working on a parenting website.  Most…

EatFirst – Gourmet Meal Delivery

EatFirst Gourmet Meals Over the years we’ve tried a few of the various meal-delivery services that are out there but haven’t ever been won over by any of them. A few members of our family swear by Hello Fresh who…

Top 10 Uses for Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Extra virgin olive oil is without doubt the most aromatic, healthy and tastiest of all the olive oils. But, what many people don’t know, is that Extra Virgin Olive Oil such as Morocco Gold can be used for so much more than…

Favourite Products July 2018
In brief ... Elsa's Natural Deodorant really is well worth a try if you want to move away from the old-style aluminium-based anti-perspirants. No health risks, amazing scents and so much better for you and your environment! I've always been…
Cheat’s Chocolate Fudge

We found this fudge recipe on Suzy Pelta’s amazing site. I remember Suzy winning Lorraine’s Cake Club Competition back in 2012 and I check her site regularly for great recipes. Susy’s Chocolate and Banana Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting is…

Eyesight Getting Worse? Try a Serious Readers Reading Light!

Been looking for a decent reading light since Year Dot?  Well look no more! If you’ve found that you need to stretch your arm out to see things closely or stand by a window to read small-print then you’re probably…

Granola – Best Breakfast Ever

Granola Recipe We love this granola recipe from The Scarlet Hotel in Cornwall. It tastes delicious and if you go and stay there, the view you have when you’re eating your breakfast will make it the best breakfast ever! The…

Elsa’s Natural Deodorant

Elsa’s Organic Skincare Once upon a time a young woman called Henrietta decided to have a go at making her own natural deodorant.  Henrietta’s Mum’s name is Elsa. Like many women, Elsa’s daughter knew about the various risks associated with…

James T. Abbott and His Affair with UFOs

Who is James T. Abbott?  James T. Abbott was born in England back when the most sophisticated technology was a valve-based, ten-inch, grey and grey TV, when few people had a telephone in their home and when the hottest news…

June Top Picks
We all love a bit of pampering, don't we?! The Rose Tree products below are the perfect place to start when it comes to treating yourself. The scent of the Restore Travel Candle is simply divine.  And the best thing…