Author: Claire J.

Quirkiest Picnic Blankets
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Two of the Quirkiest Picnic Blankets around!

Want to add a bit of fun to your picnic experience? Here are two of the quirkiest picnic blankets on the market! I’m a bit of an addict when it comes to picnic blankets, and I just can’t resist something a little bit different or fun! I was absolutely delighted

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4 Person Picnic Gear

Best Picnic Baskets for Four People

So what are the best picnic baskets for four people – there are so many out there to choose from? Let Life Is a Picnic do the hard work for you! Our Top 4 Person Picnic Hampers It was family picnics out as a kid with our four person picnic

Reusable Straws
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Reusable Straws – worth the Hype?

DID YOU KNOW: The USA uses 500 million plastic straws DAILY…that means over 8.3 billion straws pollute the worlds beaches.  Its time to take action to stop this and one way we can do it is switch to Reusable Straws!   We’ve made the switch from disposable to reusable straws

beeswax wraps - worth the buzz?
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Beeswax Wraps – worth the Buzz?!

So, Beeswax Wraps – worth the Buzz? I certainly think so as an alternative to cling flim or zip-lock bags! I do love anything that’s eco-friendly – especially when it works with my other passion of picnicking! I was a little sceptical about using beeswax wraps at first. However, I

Best Picnic Sets
2 Person Picnic Gear

5 Best VonShef Picnic Sets

In this short blog I list my 5 best VonShef Picnic Sets. I find they are one of the best picnicware companies for affordability and overall quality. If you are new to buying picnic products or upgrading from a picnic backpack to a luxury Picnic Basket then I recommend you

Picnic in lockdown
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How do you Picnic in Lockdown?

With some of the best weather we have had in years who else is dreaming of a going on a picnic in lockdown?!  As you know we’re used to getting out and about most weekends in the spring and summer.  I would say the hardest part of our covid lockdowns

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Why you NEED to be using a reusable water bottle!

So, why should you carry a reusable water bottle?  Apart from the fact that there’s a design and style for everybody (I love leopard print but don’t quite feel I have the ‘pizzaz’ to pull off wearing it – hence my choice of bottle!) there are so many benefits that

Covvy Collapsible Cooler

I just love the convenience of Picnic Basket Coolbags – like this one, the Covvy Collapsible Cooler. Apart from the wide range of designs and styles on the market, they’re super easy to clean, and you can collapse them for easy storage. I was impressed with this model, largely because of the

VonShef Two-Tone Picnic Basket

If you want a traditional picnic basket that draws attention (and admiring comments!) then the VonShef Two-Tone Picnic basket is for you. Finished in a delightful, rustic two-tone effect, this traditional wicker basket comes in two size options – two person and four person. This review is for the VonShef Two

HappyPicnic Huntsman Willow Picnic Basket

The HappyPicnic Huntsman Willow Picnic Basket is a lovely, vintage-look hamper for up to four people.  Personally this is one of the cutest baskets we own, I bought it for the old fashioned double lid opening.  It’s a great design – bang on trend with vintage and shabby-chic elements but still