My mom did a lot of things I loved when I was growing up. One of my favorites was when she would surprise me and my sister or me and my friends with a little picnic. While we were upstairs playing she’d bring up plates with crackers, fruit and cheese and let us eat in the bedroom. Such a little thing but it always felt like such a treat and it always made me feel special. I love to do the same for my girls – surprise them with a little blanket picnic. Whenever I do, I think of my mom and the happy childhood she gave me.
A little snack on a blanket,
a few “friends” to join the party, and a great conversation.
Doesn’t get much better than that!
13 thoughts on “blanket picnic”
I love this, what a great idea. You are a wonderful mother! Thanks for reminding me of the simple things that mean so much! :)
What a good idea!I will have to try it with my 3 girls! Your girls are so cute! thanks for sharing!
I will do this with my kids too and they love it. There is something fun about eating somewhere you’re normally not suppose to. Looks like the girls are having a great time. Cute pictures!
So nice to see that the girls are so open, welcoming and accepting….so sweet that they would invite the dinosaurs to join them! What great friends they are! Too cute!
My kids love doing this!!! You’re such a cute mom, Erin.
Such a good idea- I will have to let my kids do that!!
I will never forget coming downstairs on Saturday mornings and my dad would have pulled up the doll high chair to the table, set my dolls inside and served them quarter sized pancakes. he would then feed them, wipe their mouths with a napkin…the whole thing. I loved that my dad would pretend to care for my dolls like they were his family too. The Best!
OH great.. My 5 year old was looking at your blog over my shoulder and now I am being cussed because “those girls have pillow pets!!” I guess I know what I’ll be buying someone for Christmas…. LOL
So cute. You have the best ideas and I don’t know how you keep up on everything. You are awesome.
Oh so sweet – what great memories for your girls and such a sweet tribute to your mom.
I think I’ll surprise my girls tomorrow with a little “blanket picnic”. Love it!
I love blanket picnics…the kids eat so much more for some crazy reason! Your girls are just darling!
I love this post so much that I have read this so many times! I also pinned this post. I must say that you are an amazing mom.