How to plan awesome picnic trip
Picnics are often family-oriented but can also be an intimate occasion between two people or a large get-together such as company picnics and church picnics. Nearby parks, rooftops, beaches or farm house etc. are ideal choices. On romantic and family picnics, a picnic basket and a blanket (to sit or recline on) are usually brought along. Outdoor games or some other form of entertainment are common at large picnics. Make sure the invitations have your name, the location of the picnic, and the time in which your picnic will take place. Add any additional information to your invitation such as whether your guests are free to bring food, carpooling opportunities, etc. Make a guest list so as to get a general feel of how big your picnic will be. Classic picnic foods are sandwiches, fruits, salads, chips, cookies, hot dogs, pies, vegetables, fruit punch, lemonade, soda, and bottled water. Finger foods are the most comfortable to eat and serve. Remember you can be creative and make your picnic memorable. Try exotic foods such as tapas (bread and dips), olives and cheeses. 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. You may have portable folding picnic chairs and tables. Wear something comfortable and if it is hot out wear loose, light clothing, wear insect repellant and sunblock if needed. Take care of security in public areas and insecured alone places. Don't forget your camera, mobile phones games and gossips! Planning a picnic is just like planning a small, transportable party, and if you think of it that way, it will help you with the organizing. Thinking through the who, what, when, where, why and how will keep you from missing any details. Essentially, the ideal picnic is nothing more than choosing a great location, inviting a good group of people, bringing something to sit on, and packing some delicious food and drinks. When deciding on the location, be sure to consider the on-site amenities.