There is something rather romantic about a picnic. At least in theory. The reality may include the proverbial ants or other challenges of combining food and the great outdoors but somehow the charm of dining al fresco remains.
Let’s take a look at some resources for planning your next picnic.
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Blog Posts and Articles:
Perfect French Picnic by Janine Marsh
How to Plan a Picnic by Martha Stewart
You don’t really need to have an honest-to-goodness picnic basket in order to go on a nice picnic but take a look at this:
Isn’t that adorable? I have a small wicker picnic basket but it’s really not big enough for a full-fledged meal. Nor does it have matching accessories. I think this is going on my wish list.
But you could also just bring a small ice chest and a nice blanket like this one:
“Oh, Marilla,” she exclaimed breathlessly, “there’s going to be a Sunday-school picnic next week–in Mr. Harmon Andrews’s field, right near the lake of Shining Waters. And Mrs. Superintendent Bell and Mrs. Rachel Lynde are going to make ice cream–think of it, Marilla–ice cream! And, oh, Marilla, can I go to it?”