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What Did You Do Last Night? (Collection of Photos)

Normally, I do not post on Thursday, but I just couldn't wait to tell you what we did last night!

First, we brought our wishes to the News-Herald, made some ornaments for them and put them on the Wishing Tree. We had hot cocoa, chatted with Cheryl Sadler, ate cookies and watched a few scenes of Christmas movies on the TV. We even learned a about what the News-Herald does, how they keep old archives saved in their library, and what happens in the Community Media Lab.

Then, we went over to a school function and picked up some very wonderful artwork done by my 3rd grader.
This is a cheetah, by the way :)

Afterwards, we took a nice stroll (well, I strolled, they ran)  around downtown Willoughby to see the lights! We took 83 holiday photos tonight (just for fun) and I cannot tell you the last time that I saw my children in the most beautiful moods, the best light, and the most love.

What did you do last night?

Share it here in the comments on Family Matters with Amber or Tweet me at @amberinspiration

My wish is that everyone in the world would have a family to love them.

If you are interested in sending wishes to the community (or the world) send them to News-Herald Ohio and let them spread the word for you on their blog. Don't worry if you are not from Ohio - (the internet is an amazing thing).

See below for more information.

The News-Herald Wishing Tree

What’s your wish this holiday season? Whether you’re an individual, a family, a business, a school or a nonprofit agency, we’d like to know what you wish.

The News-Herald is gathering wishes to hang as ornaments on our Wishing Tree in our Community Media Lab.

You can share your wish in several ways:
  • Email
  • Call 440-497-0858.
  • Fax to 440-975-2293, Attn: Cheryl Sadler.
  • Mail to The News-Herald, Attn: Cheryl Sadler, 7085 Mentor Ave., Willoughby, OH 44094.
  • Tweet @newsheraldinoh with the hashtag #wish.
Your wish will be written on an ornament to hang on our Wishing Tree, and wishes will be published on our Wishing Tree blog,

If you’d like to record a video of your wish or create your own ornament, you may come in to our Community Media Lab at our Willoughby office during our Wishing Open Houses:
  • 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 5
  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 14
  • 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 17
  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec 19
The family-friendly open houses will include coffee, hot chocolate and homemade cookies. 

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