Category: Leisure

Child Safety in Hot Tubs

There is nothing more enjoyable than watching a child play in water. Hot tubs are especially attractive to children because of their depth, which is usually not as deep as the swimming pool and because of the warm temperature. But there are dangers when children and hot tubs are mixed and there isn…

Buying A Hot Tub

The thought of buying a hot tub is both, exciting and terrifying, at the same time. How do you know what to choose? What is the best material for your tub to be made from, what about hydrotherapy jets, are they worth the extra cost? How tough is the maintenance of owning your own hot tub? What color…

Hot Tubs for Hydrotherapy

If you’ve ever experience chronic pain or arthritis or any number of ailments, you may not know that one of the best healing properties available to us today, is the ability to sit in warm water, up to our neck for 15-20 minutes a day.

It’s amazing the number of medical benefits you can get from …

How to Play Cards With Jokers – Card Games

Most card decks come with 52 playing cards and two jokers. Many people set the jokers aside or even throw them out as many people do not know how to use the jokers when playing cards.

Jokers can be used a lot of ways in poker, and it can be fun to keep these two cards in the deck. One way the joker…

How To Play Black Mariah – Card Games

Black Mariah is a poker card game that is normally played during “dealer’s choice.” When playing “dealer’s choice” poker, the cards continue rotating clockwise around the table and everyone gets a chance to deal and play their favorite game. There are hundreds of variations to poker card games…

How To Play Speed – Card Games

Speed is a fun card game that can be played by both adults and children with an ordinary deck of playing cards. True to its name, the game calls for quick thinking and fast movements.

The objective of the game is to go out. This can only be done by eliminating all of the cards in your hand. Each pe…

How To Play Night Baseball – Card Games

When I was growing up, my family often played cards at night and on Sunday afternoons. Like many people who grew up in the 1950s, my parents relied less on television for entertainment and more on games that could be played with family and friends.

Prior to the introduction of television into our s…

How To Play War – Card Games

War is one of the oldest and simplest card games to learn. It can be played with two people or more, but is best when played with just two or three people.

To play War, the dealer shuffles the cards and deals the entire deck out to the players. All of the cards are dealt facing down and none of the…

How To Play Gin Rummy – Card Games

Gin Rummy is an old card game that relies on getting several sets of cards in your hand and accumulating them until you can go “out,” calling “Gin” and thus winning the game. The card game of Gin Rummy can be played with or without money and is just as much fun without betting.

When playing Gi…

How to Play Hidden Card – Card Games

When I was growing up, every Holiday was a time for the family and extended family to get together and eat. After dinner, we always played cards. Card games varied, although we normally played several variations of poker. It was relatively easy to learn a new card game and we normally passed the dec…