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Ultimate Lawn Games (Boccee Ball, Ladder Ball, Bean bag toss) and why we love lawn games

Everything You Need to Know About Three Popular Lawn Games

Summer is officially here, and it's time to get out and enjoy the outdoors. Lawn games have been around for years and provide a safe, easy way to entertain a whole group of people, no matter what their ages are. This article will go over three of the most popular lawn games and how to play them. They will provide hours of fun all summer long. 

Bocce Ball

Bocce ball has been around for decades. You can have up to eight people per game, on teams of one, two, or four. You get a set number of balls depending on how many people are on a team. A team of one has four balls, a team of two has two balls, and a team of four gets one ball each. When you set up your bocce ball game, you set up a four-foot line, a ten-foot line, and a center line. There should be a four and ten-foot line on each side of the center line. There is jack that you toss and the objective is to get it over the center line, but not further than the four-foot line. After the jack is in position, the teams alternate throwing the bocce ball. You want to get it as close to the jack as possible, or to move your opponent's ball further away. You score by having your ball closest to the jack at the end of the round, and the game is played until 12 points are reached.

 

Ladder Ball

Ladder ball is a lawn game that can be played with up to four people per game. You set up the ladder, and each team gets a bola. You stand fifteen feet away from the ladder and toss the bola. The object is to get your bola to wrapped around one of the three ladder rungs. The top rung is worth three points, the second rung is worth two points, and the final rung is worth one point. You must throw the bolas in groups of three before the next player can go. The object is to be the first team to get to 21 points.

 

Bean Bag Toss

This game is played by teams of two to four per game, up to eight people. You set two platforms up with a hole in the end and then stand a predetermined distance back. There are two different colors of bean bags, and each team gets a color. The object is to get your bean bag into the other team's platform. Any bag that goes through the hole is worth three points, and any bag left on the board is worth one point. You want to be the first team to get to 21 to win, and you have to get exactly to 21. If you go over, you have to wait for your next turn to try for 21 points. 

Lawn games are important for family or friends to be able to bond and have fun. They provide an easy way to entertain a group of people, and they allow you to get outside into the gorgeous summer weather. They're versatile, and they can be used almost anywhere, with two or more people.

 

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Where Can I Buy Cheap Home Decor?

If you visit some friends’ home and fall in love with their interior designs, you might be surprised if they told you where they bought many items. You really do not have to shop high-end home décor galleries and spend a fortune. Learn some of the designing tricks of the pros on home décor blogs and find great items at amazing prices. You get the look you want for a fraction of the price. Try these exciting hacks for home décor on a budget: Warning Video has cursing but its perfect for this post


Go To Neighborhood Yard Sales

You have probably heard the expression that one person’s junk is another one’s treasure. This can be true when you go to second-hand sales around your neighborhood. Whether you call it a yard sale, garage sale, or a tag sale, you can often find cheap home style items. People pay a lot for decorative items, then get tired of looking at them. Some things that they are selling at rock-bottom prices may be decorations that you need for a certain room. If the price is a little too high, you could do some polite bargaining to get it cheaper.

Visit Flea Markets

There is a reason that you see famous designers visiting local flea markets on their television shows. They know that people can find lovely vintage and antique items for a lot less than they would in an antique store. You can find just about any kind of modern or antique accessories for a cheap home style that will look expensive. Flea markets are the perennial place to find striking antique furniture that needs a little loving restoration. Many home décor blogs list some of the best flea markets to visit in certain areas.

Thrift Stores

When people are cleaning out their garages and attics, the things often get donated to area thrift stores. Most are ran by charitable organizations that use proceeds from sales to fund worthy causes. Just like flea markets, you can find a plethora of vintage furniture and other items that would complement your home décor. They often issue loyalty cards and have special days to buy things at a discount.

Online Auctions And Local Buy/Sell Websites

If you are looking for certain things to decorate your home, you might consider online auctions. Although the sites’ rules may vary, most of them show pictures and descriptions of items for members to place bids. You need to be careful to ask a lot of questions about the items before you bid. Most of the sites offer excellent buyer protection. You can peruse beautiful home décor items from all over the world!

Do a Google search to find reputable buy/sell websites in your area. People buy and sell items and agree at a price and meeting location. Play it safe and always meet in a public area. Remember that if a deal is too good to be true, it might be. When you ask a lot of questions and play it safe, you can get find a lot of good home accessories for cheap. You can also browse online discount home décor sites.

Home décor blogs can give you all sorts of ideas for decorating your home. If you do some research and a little footwork, you can find the same or comparable items for much less than retail. You do not have to tell visitors where you buy your décor. Keep them guessing!
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