Pieces of Me

My name is Lian Wright. Born in Toronto, I came to Ottawa as a student to study Political Science at Carleton University, and came away with an Honours Degree, and decided to stay. I'm a huge sports fan, have a love of reading, and like experiencing new things whenever I can. I am now a mother of three children (11, 1 and 7 months old) and am kept constantly on my toes.

My blog, Pieces of Me, is my way of sharing what I have enjoyed and encountered in my life so far as a mother. So far, being a mom has had it's expected ups and downs, but that's what makes being a parent so fulfilling for me. I've loved and learned from what's happened so far, and I can't wait to see what's in store for me next. I hope you enjoy the journey with me!

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Get-Togethers Made Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/24

| July 19, 2018 | 1 Comment
Get-Togethers Made Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/24

Get-Togethers Made Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Disconnect2Connect Summer is all about having fun, but not every moment has to be hectic. Long, lazy summer days are times to rest and relax, too, without the use of screens or devices. Creating and playing boards games are two fabulous ways to entertain a group large or small. […]

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Snuggle Up in Comfort with Montem! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/24

| July 16, 2018 | 6 Comments
Snuggle Up in Comfort with Montem! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/24

Snuggle Up in Comfort with Montem Comfort. Isn’t this what we all strive for during our down time? Whether we are indoors or out, being cozy makes these mini getaway moments enjoyable.  One item that helps my family escape is a blanket. Once underneath it, it is like no other feeling in the world. It […]

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Wear Comfort and Style this Summer with LegArt Apparel! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/17

| July 12, 2018 | 49 Comments
Wear Comfort and Style this Summer with LegArt Apparel! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/17

Wear Comfort and Style this Summer with LegArt Apparel Summer is all about taking it easy. For me, wearing clothes that allows me to move and breathe is the aim for many of my outfits at this time of the year. What is the problem with this way of thinking? Sometimes, pieces that are comfortable […]

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Be Barbecue Ready this Summer with Canadian Turkey #BBQTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/27

| June 28, 2018 | 250 Comments
Be Barbecue Ready this Summer with Canadian Turkey #BBQTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/27

Be Barbecue Ready this Summer with Canadian Turkey #BBQTurkey The sun, the heat and the lush vegetation are all signs that summer is here in the capital! One thing Canadians love doing at this time of the year is firing up their grills to dine al fresco. Cooking on the barbecue is a really great solution […]

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5 Memorable Photo Opportunities to Shoot on a Summer Road Trip

| June 27, 2018 | 9 Comments
5 Memorable Photo Opportunities to Shoot on a Summer Road Trip

5 Memorable Photo Opportunities to Shoot on a Summer Road Trip Road trips. They are the mark of a fabulous summer vacation. From beginning to end, hitting the open road on an adventure is always fun to experience. One thing you should have on hand your travels is your trusty camera. Whether it is a […]

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25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau

| June 21, 2018 | 12 Comments
25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau

25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau Summer is here! This allows for families to spend more time together to attend festivals and activities being held in Ottawa and its surrounding areas. Here is a list of 25 summer family fun events and activities in Ottawa for you and your family to attend […]

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Explore Stories from Here and Beyond with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/13

| June 14, 2018 | 40 Comments
Explore Stories from Here and Beyond with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/13

Explore Stories from Here and Beyond with DK Canada!  Stories. They can be about anything, and can take us anywhere. Tales, no matter when and where they are from, fascinate us and have the power to connect us. My family loves learning about all sorts of stories that are rooted in different histories of our […]

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Learn, Strategize, and Laugh with Pressman Toys and Goliath Games #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 06/29

| May 31, 2018 | 29 Comments
Learn, Strategize, and Laugh with Pressman Toys and Goliath Games #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 06/29

Learn, Strategize, and Laugh with Pressman Toys and Goliath Games Now that our kids are older, my other half and I are happy that we are able to do more things with them. They are able to understand how to play with others better, especially where playing games are concerned. Since they are able to […]

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Jump into Creativity with Goliath Games #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 06/22

| May 17, 2018 | 68 Comments
Jump into Creativity with Goliath Games #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 06/22

Jump into Creativity with Goliath Games Games and activities are great tools to have around a home with kids. They can help to take young ones away from a device or a screen and help them to connect with each other. They can also assist in inspiring their creativity in different methods. Goliath Games loves to […]

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Grow and Learn with DK Canada Books #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/08

| May 10, 2018 | 71 Comments
Grow and Learn with DK Canada Books #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/08

Grow and Learn with DK Canada Spring is really beginning to show outside. It gives a fresh look and feel our neighbourhoods. Our family loves growing plants. They are an important part of our lives and we love being surrounded by them, both indoors and out. DK Canada wants families to become more connected to plant […]

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Dribble, Kick and Score with Playmobil Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/25

| April 26, 2018 | 152 Comments
Dribble, Kick and Score with Playmobil Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/25

 Dribble, Kick and Score with Playmobil Canada Football? Soccer? No matter how it is referred to, this sport is loved by millions around the world. For lovers of this sport, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ will be one of the highlights of the year. It unites the world as they see which country’s team […]

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Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/11

| April 12, 2018 | 69 Comments
Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/11

Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada Spring is all about being creative and trying new things. Whether it is with a device or with your hands, there are so many ways to create and make something and have doing it. DK Canada knows that Canadians have a creative spirit and would love to help […]

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Celebrate This Spring with Canadian Turkey! #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/04

| April 3, 2018 | 471 Comments
Celebrate This Spring with Canadian Turkey! #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/04

Celebrate This Spring with Canadian Turkey! #TimeForTurkey Spring has sprung! Have you begun to think about some of things you want to do now that warmer weather is on its way? There are many special days that are great opportunities for families to get together and enjoy special moments with one another. One way to […]

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20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

| March 28, 2018 | 1 Comment
20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau Spring is about to bloom in the nation’s capital! Families can take in the warmer weather and enjoy more of what this city has to offer! Ottawa is a great city that offers many events and activities for families to take part in during this time […]

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12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

| March 20, 2018 | 4 Comments
12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa Getting ready for Easter weekend, yet you are not sure what’s happening in and around Ottawa? Get ready to jot down some great ideas as we are sharing 12 Easter weekend family fun activities around Ottawa everyone will enjoy!     1. Easter at Billings Bridge Shopping Centre […]

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Pop into Shopville at Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 04/06

| March 7, 2018 | 25 Comments
Pop into Shopville at Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 04/06

Pop into Shopville at Shopkins Live! Shop It Up!   Shopkins are one of the world’s most popular toy brands. This is all my kids talk about and request (constantly) for gifts or when shopping. Children love finding and collecting the latest characters to add to their collections at home. Koba Entertainment and Moose Toys, […]

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10 March Break Camps and Activities Around Ottawa

| March 5, 2018 | 6 Comments
10 March Break Camps and Activities Around Ottawa

10 March Break Camps and Activities Around Ottawa March Break is just around the corner! Do you have anything planned for your child to do during this time away from school? If not, take a look at these 10 March Break Activities and Camps your child can have fun attending this year either on their […]

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Swoosh into Snowy Adventures with Playmobil #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/30

| March 1, 2018 | 229 Comments
Swoosh into Snowy Adventures with Playmobil #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/30

Swoosh into Snowy Adventures with Playmobil I will admit it. Winter is not my favourite season of the year. It is cold. It can be dark at times. And, boy, can it ever be icy! A great way I have found is to find fun activities that will help me embrace the chilly, bitter bite […]

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Learn Something New with DK Canada Books #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/30

| February 28, 2018 | 101 Comments
Learn Something New with DK Canada Books #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/30

Learn Something New with DK Canada One of the best aspect about books is that they are a fabulous resource of information. They allow readers to learn about their interests and then build off them to pursue their passions. DK Canada has books that touch on numerous topics that pique our interests and help us learn […]

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Transit Travel in Toronto – TTC and Taxi #SeeTorontoNow

| February 22, 2018 | 6 Comments
Transit Travel in Toronto – TTC and Taxi #SeeTorontoNow

  Transit Travel in Toronto – TTC and Taxi The hustle and bustle of Canada’s largest city, Toronto, can be an adventure to navigate, especially if it your first visit there. While using your car to get you everywhere may be convenient, it could also take a bit of the fun away from experiencing everything […]

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Get Your Tresses Award Season Ready with Conair Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/09

| February 9, 2018 | 100 Comments
Get Your Tresses Award Season Ready with Conair Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/09

Get Your Tresses Award Season Ready with Conair Canada!   The start of a new year also ushers in a time that celebrities look forward to every year: Award Season! This is when they get dolled up and strut along red carpet after red carpet to accept awards in their various fields of expertise. Whether […]

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10 Family Day Weekend Activities Around Ottawa

| February 7, 2018 | 4 Comments
10 Family Day Weekend Activities Around Ottawa

10 Family Day Weekend Activities Around Ottawa   Get ready, Ottawa! Many of the schools in the city are gearing up for a 4-day weekend to celebrating Family Day! You don’t have plans for this weekend? No problem! We have you covered with our guide of things to do and see around the city to […]

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Hors d’Oeuvres is Why #ILoveDK Contest!

| January 29, 2018 | 8 Comments
Hors d’Oeuvres is Why #ILoveDK Contest!

Hors d’Oeuvres is Why #ILoveDK! Food. It is a passion in my home. Eating it is the endgame for us, but making dishes that as pleasing to eyes is what we also try to achieve in our kitchen. The one area we were looking to up our game in the cuisine department was hors d’oeuvres. […]

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Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! #PowerUpWithTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/23

| January 26, 2018 | 418 Comments
Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! #PowerUpWithTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/23

Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! The beginning of a new year signals a fresh new start for many Canadians. Some people like to set goals to start eating better. Picking a protein that is versatile is key to making meal planning an easy task to perform for busy families. With […]

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