Be Well

‘Be Well’

Why ‘Be Well’? Part blog, part safe community space where we can be 100% truthful, open and honest with you.  A place where we can share real life stories and experiences – the honest reality of all the highs, lows and in-betweens we face on a daily basis.  We will share our reviews and recommendations of products/services and all the ‘Things We Love’; tools and resources that you can use to live a mindful and intentional lifestyle, health and wellness tips, our travels in our 1975 orange westy…. and so much more.

Note: Please keep in mind that we are not paid to sell/promote any products or services mentioned here. As the title suggests, these are things we love; things we use in our daily lives and have encountered personal benefits. It is important to be clear that we are not doctors, nutritionists nor medical professionals. We’re simply here to share our stories, experiences and perspectives with you.

Starting Fresh & Settling Into September

Starting Fresh & Settling Into September

September has always represented new beginnings for our family, even more so than the start of a new year on January 1st. During the last week of August, I start getting that urge to make lists, clean out the closets and cupboards, organize, write out a schedule and...

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Just Add Water

Just Add Water

I find myself thinking lately about when my kids were toddlers, I would use a simple tool to calm myself down before I would respond or move forward. Every time I felt my anxiety, sadness or frustration with them starting to build; I would stop and drink a glass of...

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Brownies Bringing Us Together, Even When We’re Apart

Brownies Bringing Us Together, Even When We’re Apart

A guest post by Elisabeth, a friendly face many of you will recognize from your weekly visits to the market. She misses you all a lot, and she has been doing her best to stay connected to the community in a truly unique and inspiring way. --- Last week, as I watched...

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Things We Love: Self-Love, Self-Care & SENSEA!

Things We Love: Self-Love, Self-Care & SENSEA!

Love is in the air. Looking to show someone you care about how special they are to you? Or maybe a little treat for yourself? How about a little something in your own Nova Scotian backyard that feels a little out-of-this-world? Let me explain... It was a bright, sunny...

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Things We Love: bandha bars

Things We Love: bandha bars

Gluten-free living lends itself to a lot of challenges. Nothing unmanageable, but it certainly requires extra planning and forethought. Sometimes, I have to admit—I can’t always get it together. The planning or lunch packing. There are moments when as much as I would...

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Things We Love: Thank You Cards

Things We Love: Thank You Cards

Every year, I try to put together a family card that celebrates the past year and looks forward to the new memories that the upcoming year will bring.Why a card to signify this? I love sending and receiving mail.I love that there is something tangible that I can hold...

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Things We Love: Chaga Mushrooms

Things We Love: Chaga Mushrooms

Chaga mushrooms are powerful adaptogens that grow slowly on birch trees; obtaining nutrients from the trees themselves to become a highly beneficial superfood. If you’re looking to add just one superfood to your diet regularly this year — this is it. Hands down, the...

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Toronto. Gluten Free Garage Trade Show. Here we come!

Toronto. Gluten Free Garage Trade Show. Here we come!

We have been invited to Canada’s one and only gluten free trade show held in Toronto, the brainchild and labour of love by Ronnilyn Pustil. Gluten Free Garage is the city’s ‘original pop-up gluten-free marketplace’, held Sunday, May 27, 2018 at Artscape Wychwood Barns...

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Welcome! And Nice to Meet You.

Welcome! And Nice to Meet You.

I’m so happy you’ve stopped in and I am SO excited (and a little anxious) to kick open the door on this blog. This has been a long time coming and I actually can’t believe that I’m just starting this now. It seems so behind-the-times, however better late than never at...

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