How To Plan the Perfect Picnic

How To Plan the Perfect Picnic

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Linda Ly
Jul 23, 2013

Oftentimes for me a picnic is pretty impromptu — a stop at the local deli for some sandwiches and sodas on my way to the beach. But when properly planned, a picnic can be such an elegant affair.

While it might not be feasible these days to tote around a straw basket loaded with real plates and cutlery, there are things you can do to make your picnic a little more special.

From choosing the venue and amenities (park? campground? lawn chairs or blankets?) to determining the kind of food you'll be having (potluck? finger foods? desserts only?), blogger Lindsey Johnson shares her 12 secrets for the perfect picnic over at Design Mom!

(Image: Lindsey Johnson for Design Mom)

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