Whether outdoors in warm weather or inside on a rainy day, our picnic sets include the essentials for a perfect outing! There are many essentials to make your picnic complete and we have highlighted four of our favorites to share with you.
Essential #1: A Picnic Blanket with Waterproof Backing
With its nautical pinstripes and waterproof lining, this Seaside: Picnic Blanket Set by Twine calls for a romantic picnic under a shady tree or a sunny lunch at the beach. A genuine leather carrier and four picnic stakes are conveniently included for a carefree outdoor date. This set also includes a genuine leather carrier and 4 picnic stakes!
Pander to your passion for the great outdoors without missing out on a sumptuous spread. Graze on savory samples of cheeses and charcuterie with the Dine Picnic Blanket, a dependable accessory for any adventure - from public parks to mountain peaks. A durable waterproof backing adds durability no matter the elements, while its readily foldaway design makes for an impeccable pack companion.
Essential #2: The Perfect Basket or Tote
Nothing befits a sun-filled summer afternoon like a picnic and our insulated nautical Seaside: Nantucket Picnic Tote is packed with four place settings plus wine glasses and a corkscrew, with plenty of room for food and wine. Whether by the seaside or at the park, seize the next sunny day.
Whether outdoors in warm weather or inside on a rainy day, our woven Seaside: Newport Wicker Picnic Basket set is packed and perfect for two anytime. Includes stainless steel utensils, ceramic plates, cloth napkins and plastic wine glasses, plus one white Truetap corkscrew.
Enjoy refined al fresco dining with our woven Seaside: Cape Code Wicker Picnic Basket. Two insulated compartments keep your picnic fare a perfect temperature while the sturdy handle makes it easy to carry.
Essential #3: Convenient Healthy, Delicious Food
If you are a Costco fan like me you will love these ultimate picnic meals. They are delicious and healthy, a perfect addition to your picnic. My first recommendation is the Cilantro Lime Shrimp (see picture below). This dish is a protein-packed, zero carbohydrate, a low-fat option that is light and perfectly paired with your favorite white wine!
You may want to add a few of these shrimp to my next recommendation which is the large Spinach Salad, again from Costco. Now for this dish, I am not a fan of a sweet salad (or sweet dressing), and because I am watching the carbs and sugar, I omit the dried cranberries and poppy seed dressing. All the ingredients are placed in rows, so opening the container and removing what you do not want is not as hard as it may seem. I also just bring along my own dressing, I do keep the poppy seed because my husband likes it!
Essential #4: A beautiful location
It looks as though our North Georgia weather is finally going to be warming up! Now would be the perfect time to plan a picnic for you and your family or your special someone! There are so many places to have your picnic here around Lake Lanier, and if you are not from Georgia as you look for the perfect location, keep in mind the beauty of nature and an isolated, private setting for the perfect picnic!
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