A Perfect Picnic

May 20, 2013

The recent wave of glorious weather can only mean one thing. It’s picnic season! Whether it’s spending an afternoon in a park, enjoying an outdoor concert, playing at the beach, or relaxing after a daylong excursion, a casual, yet well prepared meal is the highlight of any picnic. For the next couple of weeks we’re sharing a slew of picnic-friendly recipes and tips for putting together that perfect outdoor meal . . . just in time for summer!

A Perfect Picnic // HonestlyYUM

Strawberry Basil Shortcake // HonestlyYUM

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A Perfect Picnic // HonestlyYUM

Cucumber Lemon Drop // HonestlyYUM

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Muffaletta // HonestlyYUM

A Perfect Picnic // HonestlyYUM

A Perfect Picnic // HonestlyYUM

(images by HonestlyWTF; Pottery Barn Rattan Picnic Basket $89 | Pottery Barn Gingham Tablecloth $59 | Pottery Barn Gingham Napkins $22 | Pottery Barn Paros Tray $69)


My sweetheart and I had a picnic last weekend and it was lovely! Seeing these pictures makes me feel that we need to have another one… 🙂

This looks amazing…and serious. That picnic basket…whoa. I am gratefully inspired.

I love this! What a great way to kick off the beautiful weather that has finally arrived. Everything looks yummy. Honestly. 🙂

OMG, I’m SO ready for summer picnics!! This looks amazing and I can’t wait for all the recipes!! YUM.

Excited for the upcoming weeks! Can’t wait to see all the delicious recipes. Great work you guys!

WOW WOW WOW! This looks like a dream of a picnic. One word for those sandwiches, Insane. They look right up my alley. Can’t wait for all of these recipes to be posted. Also into the pesto pasta thats happening in this picnic.
Great pics!
xo Quinn

Quinn Cooper Style

there is NOTHING better than a summer picnic. i would eat outside every day if i could 🙂
so looking forward to your recipes…and by the way your styling is absolute perfection!

Molly {Dreams in HD}

I *REALLY* need to stop looking at Honestlyyum first thing in the morning because every time I do so, I get such an attack of spring fever, or food fever, or cocktail fever…basically, your posts make me want to just call in sick to work (even though I’m already at my desk), go home, make your recipes for food/drink, do a DIY or just relax. Lovely photos. Amazing site. Thanks!

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