Tuesday, April 24, 2012

A Picnic In The Park

We had a beautiful day here on Thursday; temps in the 70’s, a light breeze and sunshine.  It was a perfect day to take the daughter and granddaughter to one of the nearby parks and I decided to pack us a picnic!

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I don’t have an actual picnic basket, so I used this basket with a handle that I do have.  I layered in a couple of new towels to pretty it up a bit.

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After seeing my friend, Angie’s, recent picnic basket that she did for her and a friend to enjoy, I picked up some of these glassine bags for our sandwiches and used some pink raffia to tie them closed.

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A couple of bottles of water {and a sippy cup of water for the baby}, some chips, gluten free pretzels, the baby’s favorite ~ strawberries, some baby carrots and our meal was complete. 

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I also added in a couple of the paper plates and napkins I recently picked up on clearance from Christmas Tree Shops.  We played before we ate.

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She did not like the sand on her feet at all!

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A good time was had by all.

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Even Teddy!

24 comments:

sissie said...

Good Morning Kathy,
You are such a sweet Mom and Grandmother. Your little granddaughter is as cute as a button.
I love the pretty picnic basket that you put together, how sweet.
Packing a lovely picnic basket seems to be a lost art.

hugs
Sissie

♥ Sonny ♥ said...

You sure made a pretty and memorable time of it...
I dont like sand on my feet either:)

Glad ya'll had a good time.

Gail said...

How sweet Kathy! Your granddaughter is precious!

✿ⒹⒺⒺ✿@ A Lapin Life said...

Hi Kathy,

Picnics in the park are fun. I love your sweet looking basket. Adorable granddaughter you have.

Dee

Karena said...

Hi Kathy II cannot think of anything better to do on a sunny afternoon!! What a cutie!!

I am featuring Anita Rivera, Friend, Designer and Paper Artist with Castles Crowns & Cottages on my site!

xoxo
Karena
Art by Karena

BECKY said...

How lovely to enjoy such a sweet picnic!! We have had fall like weather the past couple of days here in central FL!! Just divine, and I'm loving it, because on Friday it's suppose to be 92 degrees!! But I don't mind the heat either!!

Hugs to you, Kathy!
Hope you're having a great week!
Becky

bj said...

ahhh, love the picnic basket full of goodies...so cute, too.
I had so many fun times at the park with my grands....now, they are all grown up except for one little 10 year old, going on 18....:))

Kelly said...

Your granddaughter is precious! I think that was a nice picnic lunch to take and enjoy the outdoors together. Sounds like you're a very involved and nurturing grandmother.

NanaDiana said...

Oh- These are memories to hold to your heart, aren't they? Love your picnic and I really love those pictures of the kids...and Teddy...on the playground! Precious- xo Diana

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

What a great day for a picnic...and what a beautiful basket you prepared for the day of fun....

Have a wonderful day Kathy!

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

AWL!!! So cute!

I laughed out loud at the sippy cup in the picnic basket.

Adorable.

Becca said...

Aw, so very sweet, Kathy ... you're a great Grandma! I love the special day you planned with baby girl ... love the pics.

Blondie's Journal said...

Awww, this looks like so much fun! I love how you put together you lunch in a regular basket and made it looks so pretty! I don't have a picnic basket either! Where do you find the glassine bags? They are so cool!

XO,
Jane

Carolyn said...

Looks like a great way to spend an afternoon-love the picnic basket!

Carolyn

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Can I come? What a darling little girl and a yummy picnic basket~

Debby said...

Love your picnic. But the pictures of that cute little girl and her teddy are precious.

Sonya@Beyond the Screen Door said...

How fun! Looks like the perfect day for a picnic. Isn't is amazing how much little ones love being outside?

Deserae said...

Your picnic basket and goodies are so cute!!!! Looks like a fabulous time was had by all :o) Your little grandbaby is such a cutie pie too!!!!
~Des

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Oh my goodness, she is adorable. Such a priceless memory you made for the two of you and Teddy.. hugs ~lynne~

Manuela@A Cultivated Nest said...

What a pretty basket! Brings back memories of packing a lunch and taking my daughter to the park.

Okio B Designs said...

I can't get over her curls!

J

Betsy@ coastal-colors said...

She is adorable! I also love the picnic basket. You're one amazing Grandmother! Such fun and great memories!

Pamela said...

Just too precious!

Angie@Echoes of Laughter said...

Thanks for the mention Kathy! Your picnic looks lovely! I am sure that your daughter felt so special and that little granddaughter playing...she is just so cute! Aren't picnics the best? They make an ordinary day turn into extraordinary! Angie xo

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