- "1. Choose a scenic spot for for your picnic. Nearby parks, rooftops, beaches or farm house etc. are ideal choices. As a general rule there should be some flat unobstructed area that you can sit on and eat." — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
Memorial Day is almost here and it's time to start preparing. It's the unofficial start to summer and is traditionally celebrated outdoors with friends and family. Here are a few ideas for temporary spaces you could create to kick off your three-day weekend.
- "2. Prepare the Food: Sandwiches (Smoked Salmon Tea Sandwiches are my favorite!)" — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
[Photograph: Sydney Oland] Throughout Britain and many of its colonies, tea is often served in the mid-afternoon as a quick bite between the midday and evening meal. Tea sandwiches as well as pastries, breads, butter, jams and small confections...
- "Salad (Pasta Salad!)" — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
Pasta salad is a perfect dish for versatility; it's easily portable and can be served either hot or cold. Try one of these 25 healthy pasta salad recipes.
- "Fruit (Be Healthy)" — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
It may seem as though there's not much to a fruit salad other than tossing chopped fruit in a bowl, but a few simple tricks transform a flat fruit salad into something enticing to the eye and pleasing to the palate. From picking fruit with the same level
- "Chips (If you're going on a romantic picnic, you might want to pick a breath-friendly bag of chips so vinegar chips wouldn't really fit but I love them!)" — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
MISS VICKIE'S® Sea Salt & Vinegar Flavored Potato Chips are a unique combination of great taste and good fun™ rolled into one great snack. Click on WHERE TO BUY to find them in a store near you!
- "Cookies" — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
- "Hot Dogs" — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
Memorial Day weekend is here -- and the season for cookouts and hot dogs has begun. We asked a group of experts how to make the perfect hot dog -- without getting too fancy. They lay out the best way to approach the essentials, from the bun to condiments.
- "Pie" — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
Eggs separate most easily when they are cold, but the whites will whip best at room temperature. To take off the chill, set the bowl of whites into a larger pan filled with warm water.
- "Vegetables (If you're more of a health freak, opt out for vegetables!)" — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
Organic Carrot Sticks Contains only the good things in life! Fair - proud to trade ethically! Friendly - reducing our impact on the environment! No nasties - 100% pesticides residue free! Carrot sticks washed and prepared. Delicious, scrummy and very, very yummy! The simple Bare Necessities recipe. Our veggies are kept in their natural country environment right up to the last minute, so they reach you fresh and tasty. Ensuring 'The good things in life' will come to you!
- "Fruit Punch" — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
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- "Lemonade" — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
The classic summer beverage is even better with the mere addition of white grape juice. Lucky this recipe makes over a gallon, since the lemonade stand will sell out fast!
- "Soda" — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
- "3. Protect and Store Your Food" — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
- "4. Store your drink properly..." — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
Designed to inspire an impromptu afternoon bite at the park or a carefully curated lunch with friends on the weekend, this champagne tote features a wicker-style look and colorful leather trim—a buoyant way to tote your bubbly. SIZE: 10.2''H x 4''w x 4''d. Drop length: 22.5'' MATERIAL: Grainy vinyl with soft smooth cowhide trim. Quick and curious lining. 14-Karat light gold-plated hardware. DETAILS: Shoulder bag with a peg and hole top closure. Kate spade new york gold printed signature. Imported.
- "All of your drinks!" — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
Whether it’s an impromptu afternoon bite at the park or a carefully curated lunch with friends on the weekend, this wicker-inspired tote makes easy work of stowing your favorite bottle of vino. Contrasting leather trim adds a cheerful pop to look. SIZE: 10.1'' X 12.5'' x 3.9'' drop length: 7.5'' MATERIAL: Grainy vinyl with soft smooth cowhide trim. Quick and curious lining. 14-Karat light gold-plated hardware. DETAILS: Over the shoulder bag. Kate spade new york gold printed signature. Imported.
- "5. Pack your picnic basket. Ice chests are very handy in storing foods. Remember to pack a picnic blanket, paper or plastic cups and plates, forks, knives and spoons, trash bags, and anything else you will need. Paper napkins are a must." — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
Pull off an impromptu picnic in the park with this wicker-inspired basket, trimmed in colorful leather for a cheerful pop. A zip-around closure makes it a cinch to stash farmers’ market finds for a spontaneous lunch date on the lawn. SIZE: 8.9'' X 7'' x 4'' drop length: 5'' MATERIAL: Grainy vinyl with soft smooth cowhide trim. Quick and curious lining. 14-Karat light gold-plated hardware. DETAILS: Handheld with zip around closure. Kate spade new york gold printed signature. Imported.
- "6. Dress for the occasion. Wear something comfortable and if it is hot out wear loose, light clothing. Remember to wear insect repellent and sunblock." — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake
- "7. Enjoy your picnic! Sit back and relax with your significant other or friends!" — @precious-red-velvet-cupcake