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11 Etiquette Dos and Don’ts for Picnicking in the Park
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The warm weather brings about many fun things, but our favorite of them all is picnicking. It’s a great time to kick off your sandals or sneakers and park yourself on a blanket for an entire day of doing absolutely nothing but eating, drinking, and relaxing.
Now, don’t get it twisted — we’re fully supporting picnicking and all of the happiness it brings to a nice, sunny Saturday afternoon, but there are a few guidelines to abide by. We’re not going to get too strict on you, but there are just a few rules of thumb for dining alfresco in the park. A little park picnic etiquette, if you will.
To paint you a picture, here’s a peek at just a few things on our list: No one likes smelly feet, parents don’t want their kids learning new curse words, and it’s never a good idea to give a peep show to blanket after blanket of nearby picnickers.
Also, bring you’re A-game — a park on a beautiful day is a prime opportunity for mingling, if you catch our drift.
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