Whetheryou play for money or simply for pride, fantasy football is a lot of fun. Anyone can learn how to be a champ on the virtual field.
Join a league long before the seaoson starts. You will need a couple months to prepare for the season and to get an idea of who you want on your team.
Learn the rules of the league you have joined. Every league has different rules. Do you need two wide receivers or three? Are you drafting individual defensive players? These are just a couple of the questions Read more [...]
Make your next event fun and memorable by setting up a face-painting booth.
Find enthusiastic artists to help paint faces. If you have volunteers that are not confident drawing freehand, stencils are a great option.
Set up a table with clean brushes, water for cleaning brushes, face paints, sponges, glitter, and examples of face-painting designs that children can choose from. Face-painting supplies can be easily purchased at your local craft store.
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This hot potato game will keep kids active and also help them develop hand-eye coordination.
Stand or sit in a circle. First of all choose a leader. Have everyone else stand or sit in a circle, facing inward. The leader will start and stop the music.
Give one person in the circle a tennis ball. The ball will be the “hot potato.” You can also play with a small bean bag or an actual potato instead.
The leader now has to start the music. The person with the ball quickly tosses it to the Read more [...]
If you want to play a better game learn how to prep a baseball for play the way the pros do — by getting it dirty.
Find some mud. The pros use Lena Blackburne Baseball Rubbing Mud that is procured from a secret location along the Delaware River in New Jersey. If you can’t use that try to find some from similar conditions.
Get a lot of baseballs. Before each major league game, between 15 and 18 dozen balls are rubbed down for use in game play.
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A party is like a wine glass, a vessel meant to be filled with revelers so keep the good times rolling with loads of activities. Why not try this favorite party game?
You may remember, either from real life or films, a shifty guy standing on a street corner with a cardboard stand, a pea and three cups. He used to call out to passersby to come and “find the pea”! Well, this drinking game is very similar but played with a gem – and no shifty guys!
You will need two trays. One of the them Read more [...]
Would you like to test your distance-running power against some of the world’s best? Put your name in the hat for the New York Marathon lottery and see if you can gain entry into one of the world’s most prestigious races.
Remember that you have to be at least 18 years old to qualify to compete in the race.
Go to nyrr.org, the website of the New York Road Runners, the club that sponsors the marathon. You can start checking in late January for the lottery registration information.
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If you’re yearning for more entertainment from your Wii, turn that little white box into an on-demand movie machine with Netflix.
The first thing you need to do is sign up for a Netflix account and purchase one of the unlimited rental plans to get the streaming feature.
You need to make sure your Wii is online. It has a built-in wireless adapter, but a Wii LAN adapter is needed for a wired connection.
Now load the instant queue on your Netflix account with your favorite movies and television Read more [...]
If you want to perfect your game, you are going to need the perfect glove. Bear this advice in mind when you go to buy one.
Fix a budget before you head out shopping. Top-rate gloves can cost hundreds of dollars, so know before you go how much you can afford to spend. When shopping for a child remember that they will grow; that super-expensive glove may only fit one season.
Purchase a glove that is designed specifically for your position on the team. First basemen and catchers use mitts, for Read more [...]
Cold reading is a series of techniques used by individuals who make presumptions about another person through detailed observation of the subject’s body language, appearances, and responses to questions. These details are the signals that help the cold reader determine whether their guesses are in the right direction or not. Psychics, who may not possess any psychic powers, often employ the cold reading techniques and claim the information originates from the spiritual realm.
You too can Read more [...]