Planning a picnic is pretty easy. You'll need to set the date, check the weather!, select your location and pack your picnic basket.
I can't think of a better way to spend the day with the family, catch up with friends or enjoy a Romantic Picnic for two.
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LocationYou can choose a secluded location, a nice peaceful spot on the river, or a bustling public park. Beach picnics are fun too or a country picnic - take the kids to the farm for the day.
Some Tips for Planning a Picnic
Your Essential Picnic ChecklistTrying to remember what you need to pack can be a tad stressful. I've included everything I can think of below so you can use it to make your own checklist (you won't need everything on this list).
Once you have your personalized checklist, keep a copy in your picnic basket to make a spontaneous picnic a little easier to throw together.
- Picnic Rug
- Picnic Table and Chairs
You'll need a basket to store all of your goodies in. These Picnic Baskets
come in such a great variety - cane, collapsible, insulated, a variety of colors, sizes and prices.
You'll need to include:
- Plates and cups
- Knives, forks, spoons
- cover for your food to stop the flies
- Plastic bag for dirty plates
- Plastic bag for rubbish
- Drinking Water
- Wine, cool drink, juice
- Picnic Food!
- Flask of hot water
- Tea, coffee, sugar, milk
- Mosquito repellent
- Cream for ant bites
- Games - soccer ball, bat and ball, frisbee
- Warmer clothes
PICNIC FOOD IDEAS
Some Cold Picnic Food Recipes are required to complete your picnic planning.
Have a look at taste.com.au for some great summer picnic recipes.
You'll find a Party Punch recipe and some other food ideas on the Party Food page.
See, Planning a Picnic is not that hard - now pack that picnic basket and go and have fun!