Make The Most Out of National Picnic Month!

With the warmer weather and the sun being out longer during the day, it gives you more opportunities to enjoy the outdoors!  It is no wonder why July is National Picnic Month!  Picnics are the perfect time to enjoy a laid back and relaxing social gathering in the park.   A picnic gives you the…

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Celebrate the First Day of Summer with a Picnic!

The first day of summer, June 21ST, is right around the corner! It’s time to clean off the backyard decks and head outside for some warm outdoor fun. And what better way to celebrate summer than with a picnic!?   Luckily, today is International Picnic Dayand the perfect time to start the summer festivities!  …

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It’s Time to Break Out Your Picnic Basket!

Is there any better way to take advantage of a beautiful day than to have a picnic? Picnics are such a refreshing and fun way to spend time with loved ones and can be a great opportunity to get some fresh air. Today, April 23rdis National Picnic Day, and is the perfect time to get…

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10 Ways to have a Healthy Picnic on International Picnic Day

Get Out the Picnic Blankets Summer is here just in time to celebrate International Picnic Day! It’s time to start heading out to patios and back porches, decks and parks for some picnic fun. Typically picnics are full of processed, mayo-filled or fried foods.  We tend to lean towards fried chicken, hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and…

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6 Tips to a Safe and Fun Picnic this Summer

I love picnics. Although I have to admit, I don’t go on picnics as much as I’d really love to.   Picnics are a terrific way to relax and enjoy the warm summer weather.   Summer picnics are social occasions that date back to the Victorian Era as opportunities for people to socialize, enjoy the…

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National Picnic Day!

The winter months are finally over and spring is here making it the perfect time to celebrate National Picnic Day!  Traditionally, picnic foods include calorie dense items such as fried chicken, mayonnaise heavy salads, hamburgers, hotdogs, cookies and chips.  But everyone will want to come to your picnic blanket when I share with you some…

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Picnic Food Safety

It is important to take various precautions when cooking outdoors or traveling with food. Picnic foods can be hazardous for the following reasons:  Foods such as potato salad and hamburger patties are handled often during preparation, thus increasing the risk of contamination from bacteria. If equipment to keep cold foods cold and hot food hot…

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Packing the Perfect Picnic Basket

There’s nothing like spending the day outdoors in the beautiful summer weather! Going on a picnic with family and friends is a perfect way to get some sun and promote physical activity. Just like camping, when picnicking there are ways to make sure that are you packing healthy, nutritious foods that will travel well. Below…

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