That said, you can also picnic at home. If you have a lovely shady tree, you can set up a buffet table underneath it and still enjoy yourselves with the comforts of home right there.
Here are some easy picnic ideas:
Instead of the usual hamburgers and hot dogs (although those are always welcome with kids, especially), try cold meat loaf for a change. You can use my Jiffy Bun recipe (just make a few beforehand) or Hamburger Buns with cheese slices and condiments. Here are two that would fit the bill:
Bobotie - Curried Meat Loaf Extraordinaire
Bacon Wrapped Meat Loaf - my husband's favorite! This recipe is from Splendid Low-Carbing
This is based on one of my husband’s favorite recipes for meat loaf from his childhood.
OR ENJOY GRILLING OUTDOORS! Faux stuffed baked potatoes and ribs along with a Miller Lite