8 Picnic Essentials
The sun is shining and the breeze is fresh; what a great day to be outstide! Looking for a fun and budget-friendly way to enjoy the outdoors? Call your friends and load up the kids in the van, because it's time for a picnic! Picnics don't have to be complicated, and they don't require too much to be a success. All you need are a few key items to make your day at the park -- or beach, lake, or even back yard! -- fun, friendly and delicious. To help you pack for your next picnic, we've rounded up a short list of essentials for you to enjoy a day under the shade with your closet friends and family.
Eco-Friendly Plates & Utensils
Disposable plates and utensils are covenient for picnics, but not at the expense of the planet. Go the eco-friendly route and opt for compostable plates and utensils instead! World Centric Compostable Utensils - Assorted 24-pack, $3, available at Lucky Vitamin; World Centric Compostable Plates, 20-pack, $8, available at Amazon .
\Wine Glasses & Cups
What's a picnic without a little wine? Toast to the good times and eliminate the danger of broken wine glasses with this travel-friendly alternative. govino Stemless Shatterproof Wine Glasses, $13, available at Wine Enthusiast.
Don't pack that bottle of wine without packing a bottle opener! Oggi 3-Piece Wine Bottle Opener Set, $25, available at Amazon.