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How to Plan an Old-Fashioned Picnic

Feb 13 • Corporate Events • 799 Views • No Comments on How to Plan an Old-Fashioned Picnic

Sunny days should be about lazy afternoons in nature: nibbling on finger foods, netting butterflies, collecting wildflowers or whacking a few softballs across a makeshift diamond. Plan an old-fashioned picnic as part of your corporate family day management, to slow down and re-connect with your loved ones.

Invited Guests Only

Bugs add nothing but misery to an alfresco meal, so take steps in your corporate family day management to discourage winged and stinging party-crashers. Place a layer of river rocks, pretty pebbles or colored sand in a clean Mason jar and set a small citronella pillar candle in the jar. Place several of the bugs-be-gone lights on the picnic table; hang a few more from a low tree branch over the table or seating; and you’ll have the perfect corporate family day management.

Traditional Trappings

The classic picnic in corporate family day management, takes place around a blanket on a shady lawn and involves a big wicker basket filled with goodies, plenty of chilled drinks and simple outdoor activities. When planning a peaceful corporate family day management, hunt for a park with nearby tire swings or a children’s playground if you are packing small people. Default to the backyard in a pinch, turning up the fun factor for kids with a pop-up tent or lean-to in the garden and adding a touch of elegance for adults with champagne flutes, a linen picnic cloth and real silver utensils. You can always turn back the clock with kite-flying or with games such as croquet, badminton, horseshoes, jacks, checkers or dominoes when planning a nice corporate family day management. Discourage — or simply ban — all electronic devices.

Creative Cuisine

Your old-fashioned picnic doesn’t need to feature tired old food, so whip up some creative interpretations of the classics for a memorable corporate family day management. Cold macaroni salad gets revved-up as garlicky pasta-pesto salad with a quick sauce of Parmesan, pistachios, feta and olive oil. Serve veggie burgers and toasted Cuban sandwiches instead of franks and hamburgers from the grill. Try sesame-ginger coleslaw with halved seedless grapes instead of mayo-slaw. Add a jolt of raspberry or strawberry-rhubarb syrup to traditional lemonade. For dessert, bring homemade mini-pear cakes in paper molds for easy eating along with the fail-safe brownies.


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