Moving On – The Next Chapter

Not Just The 3 Of Us has grown up. I’ve grown, my family has grown. Because we all grow and we all change and the blog wanted in too.  So my site has moved to a new home. I outgrew the space where I started blogging as a working mother with a young daughter. I...

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If You Keep Doing What You’re Doing

If you keep doing what you're doing, you keep getting what you're getting. How many times have you heard that saying? Loads I imagine? And do you? Half the time, we don't even realise what it is that we do keep doing that is getting the same results. And so we plough...

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Safe Shoes & Comfy Slippers

I’ve been a bit quiet on the blogging front. To be honest, I thought I’d given it all I had but it turns out there’s more.  The good old ship of life just keeps on giving!  Thank god for that! You may remember my last post was about procrastination!...

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The Art of Procrastination

Without doubt, procrastination is an art. So if you are like me and find yourself doing it from time to time, then a very warm welcome to you my artistic friend! Thanks for coming over. The random thing about exercising our procrastination muscle is that it makes us...

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The Menopause : When There are No Words

There will be times when, ‘there are no words’. Just none. At the very moment you are about to deliver the sentence of your life with the best punchline ever, your mind empties. Completely. For the many of us that have reached the midlife stage of life,...

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Embracing Technology Like a ‘Pro’ in Midlife

One of my goals this year is to embrace the things that I feel can sometimes hold me back from doing what I want, need and love to do. We don't always shout about some of these things - often because we think we are the only ones that are struggling. We never are -...

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Being a Bit More 1970s in 2019

There is nothing like the Christmas and New Year period for bringing out a little nostalgia in us, is there?  Time spent with family and old friends often turns to reminiscing about shared bygone days, things that we had and did and the people with whom we shared...

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Boots 50 Days of Christmas Gifting

I am delighted to have been asked to participate in The Boots 50 Days of Christmas Gifting Campaign this year. To choose some gifts for family members and friends that they would adore.  No need to ask me twice on this one - have you seen the Boots Christmas Gifts...

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Holidaying on the Set of Broadchurch, Dorset

Broadchurch Anyone?   As the autumn TV dramas come thick and fast, I am urged to reminisce about our recent holiday in Dorset. Nestled in between West Bay and Burton Bradstock, we found ourselves on 'the beach' that is so very iconic in the programme and which...

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Port Lympne Reserve

It seems only fitting that the first post I've written in ages should be about the great British summer and holidaying in the UK.  Even more fitting perhaps that we chose to tick off an item from our wish list and take the opportunity to spend a weekend in a Treehouse...

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Welcome to Not Just The 3 Of Us, the Midlife Lifestyle Blog for those of us that want to make every minute of this new chapter count. I am always looking to challenge the perceptions around age and the mid-years and this is where I do it. You will find my midlife ramblings and adventures here and I also invite you to share in my love of the home and interiors too.

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