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What I did on both my site and the one I admin was to go to the change page layout section, then just drag things around so that I had three columns. If you'd like to take a look at them to see If this is what you mean, I would be happy to help you with it. :)
Love & Blessings,
I think the easiest way to do it, just having gone to take a peek again, is to go into the change global areas and choose both. Then once you have it like that, it should show you what it will look like I think before you have to save it.
I am already a member of your site, so i am there if you need me. lol