Tips for Hosting a Summer Picnic

3 Y ears ago by

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Most people enjoy the same top three things about summer, right? It seems like all of our favorite summer events have a similar theme…

1.) Spending time outside.

2.) Cooking outside.

3.) Spending time with friends…outside.

Check off the trio of summer fun by packing up a basket and heading to the park! Gather your friends together for a Napa Valley-inspired summer picnic that will fuel your senses and your appetites. Spread out a blanket, kick back, have some good food, play games, and enjoy a long summer day outside. napa picnic 1Pick out the perfect basket for your picnic and fill it with gourmet goodies like a fresh baguette, berries, and sandwiches. When you are done with the picnic, use the basket to keep a tablecloth, plates, utensils, and napkins stashed in your car. You will always be ready for an impromptu al fresco meal.napa picnic 3Take your picnic to the next level and turn it into a full-on party complete with colorful decorations. Make your own food containers and decorative accents to add a special touch to this outdoor get-together. napa picnic 6Place mini honey jars out on the cheese platter for guests to enjoy. The little jars make a great take-away gift, too! napa picnic 4Keep chips and other snacks stashed away inside paper bags stamped with these scrumptious sayings. Your friends can take a few treats to-go and have a snack for the drive home.napa picnic 7Store silverware and stamped napkins inside these ribbon-wrapped mason jars. Change up the colors of the ribbon and napkins to match any party or event!

Summer is all about enjoying the extra hours of sunshine before the bitter chill of winter returns once again. Take your next party outside and enjoy a leisurely picnic with your friends and family.

Do you have any outdoor get-togethers planned for this summer? What tips and tricks do like to use when entertaining outside?


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