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

| April 12, 2018 | 42 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 | 308 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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Food at All Stages of Production with Farm & Food Care Ontario

| January 18, 2018 | 4 Comments
Food at All Stages of Production with Farm & Food Care Ontario

Food at All Stages of Production with Farm & Food Care Ontario Food. We all enjoy it in one form or another. I feel that it is important to learn about how the food we create fabulous dishes with gets to our homes. Farm & Food Care Ontario feels the same way, too and wants […]

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18 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| January 11, 2018 | 5 Comments
18 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

18 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa   The longer, colder days are making way for the change of the season! Winter is here! Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t mean that you and your family have to be stuck inside during winter. The Ottawa-Gatineau region has plenty of events and activities […]

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Make a Resolution to Help Others with Cuso International

| January 8, 2018 | 3 Comments
Make a Resolution to Help Others with Cuso International

Make a Resolution to Help Others with Cuso International The New Year is here! Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet? It is great to do something that will restore your balance or improve yourself, but what about helping others? One of the things you can do to help others this New Year is […]

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Restore Balance this New Year with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/26

| December 28, 2017 | 49 Comments
Restore Balance this New Year with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/26

Restore Balance this New Year with DK Canada The New Year is all but here. The start of a new year signals a fresh start in our lives in one way or another.  I usually feel a little off balance at this time of the year and love looking for ways to gain some balance […]

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Give to Help Others this Holiday Season with Cuso International

| December 21, 2017 | 9 Comments
Give to Help Others this Holiday Season with Cuso International

Give to Help Others this Holiday Season with Cuso International   Christmas. It is the time of the year when trying to find the perfect gift is on everybody’s mind. Sometimes, a great gift does not need to be wrapped or stuffed in a stocking. The gift of giving can be done by providing help […]

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Dish Up Immune Health to Help Fight Cold and Flu Symptoms #LoblawsFluCrew #Fluless

| December 21, 2017 | 16 Comments
Dish Up Immune Health to Help Fight Cold and Flu Symptoms #LoblawsFluCrew #Fluless

Dish Up Immune Health to Help Fight Cold and Flu Symptoms   Meal time. It is a great way to get the gang around the table to catch up on each other’s day. It is also an amazing opportunity to introduce your family to different ingredients that contain nutrients that help lead to good overall […]

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Be Ready for Adventure This Holiday Season with PAW Patrol #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/19

| December 21, 2017 | 58 Comments
Be Ready for Adventure This Holiday Season with PAW Patrol #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/19

Be Ready for Adventure This Holiday Season with PAW Patrol Trying to do things, no matter your size is an important lesson for kids to discover. This is one of the most important messages PAW Patrol shares with its young but mighty fans. My kids are two of their biggest fans, and Elevation Pictures, asked […]

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Ring in the Holiday Season with Tile #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 01/19

| December 20, 2017 | 60 Comments
Ring in the Holiday Season with Tile #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 01/19

Ring in the Holiday Season with Tile One of the fun traditions of the holiday season is hanging stockings for the Man in Red to fill with goodies to enjoy on Christmas Day. In our home, we also love adding items that can be used every day. An interesting item I have on my wish […]

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Get into the Spirit of the Holidays with YTV’s #MerryEverything

| December 14, 2017 | 10 Comments
Get into the Spirit of the Holidays with YTV’s #MerryEverything

Get into the Spirit of the Holidays with YTV’s #MerryEverything   The holidays are one of our most beloved times of the year. It is a great time to be together with your family to enjoy each other’s company. My family has been in holiday mode since our first snow a few weeks ago, and […]

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Creating Magic is Fun with the Unicone Swirl Maker #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/12

| December 14, 2017 | 47 Comments
Creating Magic is Fun with the Unicone Swirl Maker #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/12

Creating Magic is Fun with the Unicone Swirl Maker from Jakks Pacific Magic. Children love believing it can be created and imagining they can make it. Unicorns are one of the sources of magic that continue to fascinate children. Jakks Pacific asked us if we wanted to create some magic by trying their Unicone Swirl […]

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Help Make an Impact this Holiday Season with ME to WE #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/12

| December 13, 2017 | 81 Comments
Help Make an Impact this Holiday Season with ME to WE #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/12

Help Make an Impact this Holiday Season with ME to WE The holiday season is the time of year when we are hustling and bustling to get gifts we need to wrap up and exchange them with family and friends. Have you finished all of your holiday gift shopping yet? No?  ME to WE wants […]

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