Wednesday, March 7, 2012

morning picnics

morning picnic essentials

coffee.

a selection of goodies

scones and parfaits ... oh my

yes please.

better than lunch ... brunch

always eat your fruit

the sign of a good meal.

A couple of weeks back on Cake I shared my tips for planning the perfect picnic brunch. The weather was crisp and cool and ideal for a February picnic. So ... I seized the day and packed our picnic basket with all of the necessities. When it comes to breakfast I usually have something light like yogurt served plain and simple, a cappuccino, or juice. But, we went all out for this picnic brunch and it was nice to indulge in a scone or two. I made a some maple date scones, brewed our coffee, assembled our yogurt parfaits in mason jars (quite handy and cute), and put together our breakfast sandwiches. When our basket was filled to the brim with morning goodness we headed out to our local rose garden for a morning picnic. The garden was quiet, still, and beautiful. We did get some strange looks from the occasional passerby as I am not sure they had ever seen people on a picnic at 9am.  So, the next time you plan a picnic bring your brunch with you! Happy Wednesday Bisous.

12 comments:

  1. Tooooo cute! I've been itching to go on a little picnic -- this is so inspiring, I might actually do it :]

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  2. Caroline, this is such a sweet idea. It's been so bright and chilly here lately that I've been looking for a reason to bundle up and be outside. this would be the perfect one.

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  3. Such gorgeous photos! Would love to have a snuggle-up picnic sometime soon :) So great.

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  4. This is so wonderful. Books, scones, coffee. Now I'm wishing for a long, leisurely morning.

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  5. How impossibly perfect–it's like a dream!

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  6. a morning picnic? perfection.

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  7. Let me tell you it truly is all about a morning picnic ... so quiet and beautiful. Bisous.

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  8. i'm coming with you on your next picnic!! and will you please make those sandwiches for me! and some muffins :)

    and yes I would LOVE a care package! We could do a care package swap??!!

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  9. Oooh! I love this post! ...and your blog! Such beautiful styling. The blanket is perfection.
    Cheers,
    Avery
    www.ornamentalhabit.com

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    1. Thank you! It was such a fun outing to style and I am now hooked on morning picnics.

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  10. This looks like a dream!! What a wonderful idea!! I'm going to have to try it out.

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