It's prime time for a summer picnic

Erin Thorburn, Tribune News Service on

Published in Entertaining

Summer is the perfect time to entertain friends and family. But with back-to-back occasions like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduation parties and the Fourth of July, some hosts may be reluctant to open their homes for yet another gathering. Consider instead grabbing a basket, a blanket and your besties to pull off a fun, memorable and mostly mess-free outdoor picnic. Take a look at a few fun picnic summer scenarios, and don’t forget to refer to the helpful checklist of typical — yet often forgotten — items to pack in your basket:

— Blanket

— Pillows

— Folding chairs

— Umbrella

— Sunscreen


— Insect repellent

— Plasticware

— Napkins

— Hand sanitizer


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