Picnic goodies

Few things beat a laidback picnic on a warm summer’s day – simply pack a picnic basket and enjoy some alfresco dining, without all the fuss. There are some great picnic spots throughout South Africa, so what better way to soak up the sun? Whether you’re planning a romantic date for two, a soirée with friends or a family outing with the kids, we’ve compiled the following handy list to help get you started: Items:  (all available from Woolworths)

  • Outdoor meal plate set, four pack – R65
  • Wine cooler – R100
  • Outdoor wine glass set, four pack – R90
  • Ice bricks – R16
  • Outdoor dinner plate set, four pack – R50
  • Polka dot serviettes (pack of 50) – R17
  • Striped throw, Studio. W – R375
  • Striped tote cooler bag (3L) – R50
  • 6 wooden forks – R10
  • 6 wooden knives – R10
  • 6 wooden spoons – R10
  • Crocheted squares throw – R600
Out of ideas on the food side? Don’t fret – finger foods and easy to prepare snacks are the way to go, so why not sink your teeth into some of these options on your next picnic: Tell us where you like to picnic via Facebook and on Twitter @houseleisureSA!