Archive for April, 2012

NBA Playoffs Preview: Can the Celtics Win It All?

How good are the Celtics? That was the question on everyone’s mind when this season began on Christmas Day. Would the experience and wisdom of the Celtics three superstars allow the team to make one more run at a World Championship? Or would years of turned ankles and knocked knees take their toll? Early in the season, the latter seemed to be the most likely outcome. Now they might be the smart choice to make it all the way through the NBA Playoffs and take home the championship.

The Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo: Throw a Great Theme Party to Celebrate

As April draws to a close, May flowers are not the only thing we have to look forward to. May also brings a couple of events worth celebrating—Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby—which fall on the same day this year, the fifth of May. Both occasions offer the perfect opportunity to bring friends and family together for a fun theme party and an all-around good time.

The 10 Best Hot Dog Toppings to Bring to the BBQ This Spring

Spring is in the air—and now is the perfect time to start preparing for BBQ season. Get ready to host some of the most amazing cookouts your neighborhood has ever seen! If you want to be remembered for having the best BBQs, you need to make sure that you have all the essentials, including drinks, snacks, and memorable meats. Once you have prepared your ribs, chicken and burgers to perfection, it is only fitting that you do something to give your hot dogs a little extra flavor and pizzazz.

Taking Good Care of Your Pets: The Benefits of Natural Foods

It’s important to keep a close eye on what you feed your pets, especially in light of all the recent pet-food recalls. If you are reconsidering your pet’s care plan, learn about how changing his or her diet may influence a pet’s health.

Game Night: Tips to Make Family Game Night Successful

Almost all of us have fond memories of family togetherness celebrated over a board game. Even if your family never celebrated a “formal” family game night, maybe you remember when your Dad taught you to play chess, or playing board games with siblings during summer vacations. Either way, board games offer a unique format for family bonding—but how do you motivate kids to appreciate game night?

Yoga: Which Type Is Right for You?

Today, yoga is practiced for a wide variety of reasons: to improve overall well-being—physically, emotionally, and spiritually, to decrease stress level, to improve concentration, and as a complementary healing therapy for various medical conditions, as well as conditioning and cross-training for athletes with the goals of increasing strength, flexibility, and stamina.