Pack the Perfect Picnic this Memorial Day Weekend

With Memorial Day coming up quick and summer right around the corner, what could be a more perfect way to celebrate than a picnic? Here’s some of our favorite treats and tips for a beautiful Memorial Day picnic!

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A Picnic Basket

Not only will using a picnic basket make carrying everything so much easier, but it’s also super cute! This basket is the perfect size and has an authentic look to it. You can also pack ice packs in your basket to help keep your food cold.

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Now that you have your basket it’s time to pack it!

Deli Sandwiches

Sandwiches are a classic for a picnic. Deli meats are delicious and quick to make! Plus, there’s and endless number of combinations you can top your sandwich with!


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Fruit

Fruit is always perfect for a picnic on a hot day. This watermelon salad is refreshing and delicious, while also being red, white, and blue (perfect for memorial day)!


Water

It’s super important to stay hydrated in the heat of summer, and water is the best way to do just that! There’s lots of different ways to spice up this healthier alternative to soda to make it just as tasty. You can simply add fruit straight into your water, or try making ice cubes with fruit in them. Some good combinations to try are strawberry and blueberry, cucumber and mint, orange and blueberry, and cherry and lime!

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Image Source: Cascade Ice Water


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Image Source: Dessert Now Dinner Later

Dessert

Lastly, but CERTAINLY not least is dessert. One compact but delicious dessert that’s easy to make is strawberry stuffed cheesecake! These bite sized treats are festive and the perfect way to end your picnic.