Don’t Hold Your Ujjayi Breath!

Don’t Hold Your Ujjayi Breath!

One of the things I've never talked about here on the blog is my big passion for Yoga. I cannot think why but I am now going to put that straight and address this area of my life in greater detail. When I was younger, I regarded Yoga as being the preserve of hippies....

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Knowing When It’s ‘OK’ Not To Know

Knowing When It’s ‘OK’ Not To Know

Something occurred to me recently that really helped me to understand the defensive behaviour around homework that we were seeing from the Tween. And that is whether we tell our children often enough that 'it's ok not to know'?  That it's not wrong or shameful. In...

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Give Frizz the Schnizz with The Aquis Hair Towel

Give Frizz the Schnizz with The Aquis Hair Towel

I am a woman of hair.  Big hair. I have been blessed or perhaps possessed by having very thick hair.  It is wavy but not curly, yet curly when it should be straight.  The devils own combination. Both curly and straight are not good when faced with moisture. It's...

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Let There Be Tights – Divine Legs Subscription Box

Let There Be Tights – Divine Legs Subscription Box

  Let there be tights! The more the merrier I say.  As our little legs negotiate these harsh winter months, tights are a key item to our outfits on chilly days like today.     You all know how passionate I am about small business. And how I love to rave...

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Blue Monday – Done But Not Out

Blue Monday – Done But Not Out

I wanted to talk about Blue Monday today. Primarily because it is Blue Monday.  But also to try to understand just what it is about this poor old Monday that gives it such a reputation. It may also have been a bit of a Smelly Saturday and Stinky Sunday for many...

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Let’s Be Having You 2017!

Let’s Be Having You 2017!

All is now well with the world. The Lightbox letters have been replaced and the original set found so we are all set to go for 2017.  We have all the letters we could possibly need! And having weighed myself down with 200 New Year's Resolutions every year and signing...

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#Pledge To Be Real – Our Daughters

#Pledge To Be Real – Our Daughters

From the time we first meet our daughters and hold them in our arms, we love them.  From the tops of their heads to their tiny little toes,  we love every single inch of them. To us they are perfect. We love them and we want others to love them too. And most...

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The Injustice of Scales

The Injustice of Scales

For anyone following a fitness and healthy eating programme in their quest for a bit of body maintenance, you will understand my lack of understanding at the injustice of scales. Scales do not lie.  They share a common trait with the mirror. Except that I have...

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Time For Some Autumn Fashion

Time For Some Autumn Fashion

As crazy as it seems, the autumn fashion has been making it's way into the stores for a while now. Have you seen it?  What do you think? It's hard to imagine ever wearing anything other than summer gear at the moment, but don't forget how easily we can be caught out...

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Garnier Skin Active Moisture Bomb Tissue Mask

Garnier Skin Active Moisture Bomb Tissue Mask

I have just got to share this little gem of a face mask with you - The Garnier Skin Active Moisture Bomb Tissue Mask. Initially I picked one of these up as a great face mask for some post summer rehydration but given the current temperature, this little beauty is...

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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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