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Picnic Tables for Casual Dining Fun

Picnic tables are the perfect solution for an afternoon or evening get together. They offer everything from different shapes of a picnic table, to ones that fold up in a box. Picnic tables and outdoor benches are great for kids because they are strong, sturdy, and can handle lots of abuse. I remember the picnic tables on the playground when I was young; most of the time you were lucky if you didn't get lots of splinters from them. Now they come in all kinds of materials such as ? wood, aluminum, plastic, steel mesh, PVC, and recycled material. There are plans that you can find online or from your home improvement store if you feel inclined to do it yourself. If you really want to get close to nature and have a casual day outdoors with the kids, forget the table and just get out picnic blanket. Picnics can also be quite romantic. Doesn't it sound like fun with a bottle of wine and some cheese, just lying back on the blanket watching the clouds change shapes? It's a great way to spend a lazy afternoon with someone you care about.

Outdoor benches are a good complement to the picnic table, allowing extra seating for the parents to watch the kids playing games. An outdoor bench placed near a fire pit or a hammock close to the pool allows ease and lots of mingling at your next picnic. Don't forget about the picnic games. There are tons of them that you can think of as impromptu fun outdoors. They aren't just for kids anymore, grownups enjoy them too. When it comes to the picnic food, get the kids involved. They will easily let you know what they want for their favorite meal and it will be fun for them to help you make it. Take some of the burden of planning off of you and put it on them. They will feel more apart of things if you do.

Even if your party is in your backyard on your own picnic table, it's fun to get out the picnic baskets. Pack them ahead of time allowing for less stress on the actual day of the picnic. Include lots of games, plastic dishes, napkins, and plastic glasses. A plastic tablecloth makes for easy clean up if the kids get a little messy. It doesn't matter if you live in the city or go for a country outing. Make sure the picnic table is under a shade tree, the kids have lots of games to play, and there is plenty of homemade ice cream and lemonade. Grandpa and grandma have their outdoor benches to sit on watching all the festivities. Ahhh?life is good.

 

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