picnic. Great Idea!
But what are the best picnic ideas?
Have the doubts set in... what to take... what to drink... what to wear... where to go... what to put in the picnic basket... and what picnic food ideas?
Our best picnic ideas will give you happy days and the chance to enjoy some of these lovely experiences...
Muddy paws and waggy tails.
Long carefree walks with deep discussions.
Lazy moments... even the odd sneaky nap with full tummy and hat over face.
Occasionally, tears from grazed knees... they'll mend.
The deep discussion on the best place to put the table and chairs, or the rug... sometimes tension, soon forgotten!
And lots of really delicious food shared with old and new friends... that yummy, really great picnic food.
Picnic food ideas were always the first thoughts when I was growing up having family picnics,but then, the first picnic I was responsible for… everything from the family picnic food and the things we had to take… trying to remember the best picnic ideas... it was so much stress... so I understand how you are feeling!
Those old family picnics were quite simple...but
now the best picnic ideas tend to be more sophisticated.
Even a quick last-minute picnic will have delicious picnic food ideas... and a bottle of wine. And often a lovely rug, or fun table cloth on a picnic table. It was always a mug of tea or water back then... no picnic wine!
Just look at this quick picnic basket we had recently... I'll share the food for this picnic basket.
So let's plan your picnic day out...
The first step for your best picnic ideas is to see the picnic planning ideas… this is where you'll find the check off lists.They have been put together, showing all the basics that you need to take with you on a picnic… all the general bits and bobs from the dog lead to first aid kit and what plates and cutlery too.
Just print off the lists to use as you plan and prepare... or have your phone with you to check.
Follow on here to find more ideas and great tips... Help is here ! For a start… do you have any of these things, the plates, picnic rug and cutlery, to put in the picnic basket… and do you need them when organizing the best picnic ideas?
A big part of a good picnic, has to be the picnic food...
So, questions for You..
1. Who is supplying the food… you?
2. Or are you sharing… and if so, how?
3. Maybe your picnic is being catered for and you don’t need to worry about all these things… not as much fun though!
After pondering those questions... the TIPS below, will make your plans so much easier when organizing a picnic and you will know exactly what part of the picnic menu you are responsible for.
Run the ideas by your friends, things you, or they, might not have even
How about special parcels of picnic food wrapped in a cloth, or clean, pretty tea towel tied up with string... for each person individually, when you’re not sharing platters. Fill with fun picnic food... everyone will have their own table cloth from this picnic basket... delicious picnic food ideas with a surprise tucked in too.
For the picnic food ideas I'll share my favorites and those from our family and friends… even recipes from amazing old recipe books.
Find suggestions, the best picnic ideas for... a family picnic, a car boot, or simple picnic in a car and lovely picnic ideas for couples, even a romantic picnic... and many more, ideas from very experienced picnickers.
For your family picnics... enjoy the excitement of packing up food, taking the food and kids and dogs to a lovely park out in the open-air, where you might sit and relax with friends under an umbrella.
Then munch on great picnic food and sip on a fruit cocktail.… while kids and dogs get into mud, climb a tree, or even run free on the beach at a beach picnic, with fists of food from your picnic food ideas.
Everyone will be so impressed with your organizing skills and your best picnic ideas... Especially when they nibble on easy
appetizers you've put together, then see the really
delicious dark chocolate cake... flour-less and moist. Will you share that it was easy to make? It’s
always tastier when you're out in the
open-air and you have prepared the great new picnic food ideas yourself.
Then, for more ideas... Do you need a creative picnic, really inspiring, with fun ideas, to help plan one of these picnics? The food, decorations, invitations. Even the "must haves" for a picnic themed party.
A few great suggestions... Coming soon.
family has picnicked...
by French streams, in American Forests, along English lanes
and Australian outback paddocks, then many relaxing moments in the Adelaide Hills... and many more special picnic places.
We have been so lucky to experience many great picnics, but most of our outings have been close to our home, just as you will possibly find too.
There are times when we are visited by friends in a paddock... an alpaca, or a horse, even a few cows wondering what we are up to.
So, wherever you are... Just Enjoy your picnic!
Sharing my passion and love for a picnic...
and how to plan a picnic... using the masses of picnic ideas I've gathered...
will make it easier for you to have a stress free, fun picnic...
with delicious picnic food ideas too!
As this site progresses I will expand on these picnic ideas… and the best picnic baskets and folding picnic table and much more.
I'll also show you some of our family favorite, picnic food ideas to help you plan with ease.
I hope you'll share your favorite picnic ideas and places as well. So keep watching this site and book it into your Favorites.