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Have an Impromptu Picnic!

I’ve been working on being more spontaneous lately! I’ve been trying to do one spontaneous thing each day. It’s still a work in progress! On this day it was an impromptu picnic.
 
 
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Obviously it was spur of the moment because I brought out everything in its package and threw it on the blanket but it was so much fun. I let B make the sandwiches and pour the drinks. We will definitely do this again soon. What an easy way to make memories with your children!
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9 Comments

  • Reply rm

    Yes! Brilliant. If you had planned the picnic, it might have taken effort in planning then preparing then you might not have enjoyed it, but what you did was so awesome! Maybe I’ll keep the word “picnic” in my head, not plan a picnic, but maybe pick a day that we will do something like this.

    x

    June 4, 2010 at 12:27 pm
  • Reply Jennifer @ The Toy Box Years

    I love doing that every once in awhile! We’ll just park ourselves on the grass in our front yard (cooler at lunchtime!) and picnic away! The kids love it!

    Have a great weekend!

    June 4, 2010 at 1:16 pm
  • Reply Ticia

    Those are some of hte best picnics.

    June 4, 2010 at 1:35 pm
  • Reply Ulrike

    When I was little, I used to have indoor picnics when the weather was uncooperative.

    June 4, 2010 at 4:48 pm
  • Reply Patti Lekas

    I can still remember when my Gram would put a sheet across the fence line and we would picnin in oiur home made tent during the summer.Now I do that with my grandson…it is even more fun and Grandma is the MOST fun in the house.

    June 4, 2010 at 5:52 pm
  • Reply Bright Ring

    I love the simplicity of your wonderful idea about picnics. If one everyone could do this with their kids at least once in their lifetimes!!
    Thank you or sharing so many great ideas. I hope you will invite your readers to visit my blog (lots of surprises and treats!) and my webpage (free art ideas from all my books). I love to share and bring good things to children.
    MaryAnn Kohl, art author
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    webpage: http://www.brightring.com

    June 4, 2010 at 10:17 pm
  • Reply MommyTeacher123

    What a nice idea!

    June 5, 2010 at 6:44 am
  • Reply Anonymous

    planned spontaneity! very cute.

    June 9, 2010 at 2:38 am
  • Reply NewEnglandMomma

    My 4 yr old son loves to have Tea parties and this is just what I thought of when I saw your picnic idea. He also loves to pour the “tea” and we have little snacks to go with our party. Love the idea having it outside!

    May 8, 2011 at 1:04 am
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