beach picnic

How to Plan the Perfect Beach Picnic & My Picnic Essentials

I love a good beach picnic, so I thought this would be the perfect time to share some of my tips on having a great beach picnic and my give you a list of my picnic essentials.  My first memories of picnics were with my parents in Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco with some fresh sourdough and salami.  My idea of a picnic has changed a bit since then, but it’s always about good people, good food and good drinks.  I believe you can have a picnic almost anywhere, whether it's on the roof of your home or apartment building, at a local park or my favorite, on the beach.  I believe in doing some pre-planning before your beach picnic to make sure that you have the best experience.  Here are my tips: Bring a Good Cooler There are many on the market some very expensive (I’m looking at you Yeti) but you’re only going for the day not an African expedition. So I usually go with a standard cooler like a Coleman with wheels. Now they make some really advanced coolers with things like the Coolest Cooler that has wheels and a blender and solar power built right in. How to...Read More