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Fitness Minutes: (16,546) Posts: 1,760 7/24/12 1:27 A
In the summer, I like to have a picnic lunch at a park with my family while we watch a free performance of Shakespeare. I love eating a turkey sub with mustard and lots of tomatoes . I also eat grapes and cherries for dessert. Yum!
Edited by: CERULEANTEAR at: 7/24/2012 (01:28)
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Posts: 5,103 7/21/12 1:43 P
i LOVE picnics! Anywhere outdoors is good for a picnic, but of course if it's not in the city it's even better. Anything that's portable is fair game -- everything tastes so much better outdoors! Sadly, I don't have anyone who also likes picnics, so I don't get to do it much these days. I guess I should start packing a picnic and going by myself with a good book, just to listen to the birds and watch the grass grow.
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Fitness Minutes: (120) Posts: 9,515 7/20/12 4:00 P
My favorite place is Horse Shoe Lake. I go with my friend and we take our air mattresses to float around in the lake. We always stop at the deli and get fried chicken, potato & macaroni salad and baked beans.
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Fitness Minutes: (25,590) Posts: 1,456 7/18/12 4:01 P
We go to a state park, there are several within 50 miles with beautiful beaches. I make cold cut and cheese sammies for DH and take fruit, veggies for us to share and a wheat berry protein salad for me. I'm vegetarian/vegan and he is an omnivore. We also take bottled spring water and unsweetened ice tea.
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Fitness Minutes: (71,813) Posts: 1,366 7/18/12 3:22 P
Luv to PicNic on The Beach .... Fried Chicken, Potato Salad, and an Ice Cold Can of Pepsi. And WaterMelon for Dessert .... Yum
Edited by: TOPCHEF2428 at: 7/18/2012 (15:22)
Fitness Minutes: (66,302) Posts: 1,026 7/18/12 9:21 A
Yes, we like to go to the reservoir and watch the activity on the water while we eat, then we take a walk.
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Fitness Minutes: (75,577) Posts: 7,580 7/18/12 5:19 A
not any more since mom cannot be out in sun or is able to get to a park sometimes pretend in our apt.l and have watermelon and lemonade with hambergers cooked on the Foreman grill in the kitchen.....
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Fitness Minutes: (136,512) Posts: 23,730 7/18/12 4:37 A
Yes love to picnic at the lake. Usually just sandwiches and a fruit and baby carrots and take along plenty of bottled water.
Edited by: AMYC0128 at: 7/18/2012 (04:38)
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Fitness Minutes: (42,734) Posts: 10,593 7/18/12 2:37 A
picnics for us are usually bread rills that we fill as we want them with yummy salad stuff etc.. I love our picnic at the New Years day race meeting
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Posts: 8,164 7/18/12 12:19 A
i also love einsteen and the way he got his ideas I love to travel on the spur of the moment and i love portland oregon, hawaii. I enjoy all forms of art and the galleries
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Fitness Minutes: (26,862) Posts: 18,925 7/17/12 11:45 P
We generally like to grill hamburgers or hot dogs and fresh corn. We also make sure there are different types of salad, lots of fruit and plenty of cold water.
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Fitness Minutes: (70,560) Posts: 2,261 7/17/12 11:37 P
I love eating outside, but keep it simple. I pack hardy fresh fruit, such as apples or oranges, crackers, peanut butter, sliced cheese. I used to love salami with this, but am trying to change that. I like smoked herring and sardines, too, and a good pickle. Cold water or tea for me, diet soda for my dh.
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Posts: 678 7/17/12 9:09 P
Love picnics. Usually bring my own sandwiches, fresh fruit, and drinks. Water for me!
Fitness Minutes: (54,173) Posts: 3,200 7/17/12 7:00 P
When we lived in the city we would prepare salads, snacks and fruits along with a drink and sit overlooking the river at picnic table. Half the joy was in the table cloth. Now we live in a remote area and the bugs are horrendous (not so civilized) and we tend to just eat inside.
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Fitness Minutes: (68,948) Posts: 2,215 7/17/12 5:21 P
Usually sandwiches, chips and some fruit. And also snacks, because all the places we go are an hour or more away.
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Posts: 1,940 7/17/12 5:11 P
We haven't gone on a picnic in years. Usually when we do go it's been to a park near the river and we'll grill hot dogs and have baked beans and chips.
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Fitness Minutes: (16,874) Posts: 2,794 7/17/12 5:02 P
I don't often go on picnics. I sometimes take things too cookouts. I suppose the closest to a picnic is when one of my community bands has a family picnic before its last concert of the season. We all take a dish to share, making it a potluck meal.
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Posts: 3,867 7/17/12 4:15 P
Picnic.. even the word makes me grin ear to ear. Growing up in a large family that traveled a lot, we did a picnic for meals on the road and camped for sleeping.
I liked coldcuts and rolls, some side salad and usually brownies. I have not been on a picnic in years and I know I would have to update what I bring to include healthy foods.
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Posts: 1,467 7/17/12 2:56 P
We have been picnicing on Friday evenings as there is a concert on the golf coarse so we bring sandwiches and drinks and snacks
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Fitness Minutes: (15,701) Posts: 2,286 7/17/12 2:50 P
We have so many beautiful places where we live that picnics are almost inevitable! My hubby and I go and eat at parks or by the river sometimes.
(And of course, us BEARGODDESS's can't resist a pic-inic basket!)
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Fitness Minutes: (111,405) Posts: 19,016 7/17/12 2:41 P
Yes but I haven't been on one in a while
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Posts: 3,202 7/17/12 2:24 P
I like picnics, because its family time spent focusing on us. Any place that isn't too windy works and I like the snacky type food. Nothing special... sometimes the hub grills sausages or the like. Whatever... it all seems to taste good when eaten outdoors!!!
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Posts: 1,330 7/17/12 2:19 P
Don't like them, perhaps because it was just because of all the stuff to lug around and the bugs.
Posts: 25,826 7/17/12 2:16 P
As a child my family went on many picnics. We usually went to a city park and Grandpa grilled our hamburgers or hot dogs on his charcoal grill. We would bring other foods. As an adult living in Africa I do not go on picnics often. Sometimes those of us who work together do have a picnic though down at the tennis court and then we do grill out there. We end up with S'MORES.
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