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Here at Family Getaways Melbourne the start of some great ideas for picnic food have been compiled.

Feed your family and friends in confidence knowing that the next time you venture out on one of those notoriously successful picnics that you have become so well known for, you will succeed.

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Here's To Successful Picnicking

You can have the best food prepared but for a Picnic to be a success there are several things to consider....

  • Where are you going to go?
  • Who will be at the picnic?
  • What is the weather going to be like?
  • What do we take?
  • What picnic food will be served?
  • Will the picnic food recipes be easy to make?
  • Will the picnic food be hot or cold?

Relax, picnic planning is easy.

Remenber To Keep it Simple   

And when it comes to food ideas just remember not to over-complicate things. Relax, enjoy the experience.

Keep It Simple picnic food idea compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/bruncholo/112518503/  Simple Picnic Food Idea - Fresh Bread/Select Meat Cuts

Where are you going and How many are attending the Picnic?

Melbourne has some fantastic places to picnic at. Check out these suggestions for picnic venues. They are great places for you, your family and your friends to visit for a fun-filled picnic getaway. Count up the number of people who are going along and don't forget the kids, sometimes they eat more than the adults.

Picnics with children are a great way of building lasting family memories, just ask your kids and they will agree. Some of the funniest and closest family moments have happened out on one of your notorious picnic family getaways.

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Feel the wind in your hair as you cruise through the ranges on the open carriage railway while you take in the sights and listen to commentary about the local region. This is an experience for the children, parents, grandparents and railway enthusiasts who will all love taking a ride through Victoria’s history. Be sure to pre-book online as Puffing Billy tickets are in demand.

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What Is The Weather Going To Be Like?
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What Do You Need To Take Along With You?
Check this page out for ideas on what to take along with you.

What Food Will We Eat?
This is where these Picnic Food Ideas come to the rescue directing you to some easy picnic recipes you can follow.

Here is a little picnic food idea that you can make up and nibble on as you browse through my picnic ideas putting together that perfect picnic menu.

Nan's Nibbler Nonsense

Ingredients:

  • Peanuts
  • Cashews
  • Coconut
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Raisins
  • Sultanas
  • Dried apricot pieces
  • Dried Banana pieces

Mix ingredients in equal amounts.

Store in zip-lock bags or airtight containers.

This Nibbler can be modified to your own taste preferences. For an extra treat add colored M&M's.

Remember the most important thing that you need to do is Relax and thoroughly enjoy yourself. The more relaxed and lay-back you are the more everyone will feel the same.

Expect spills, ants, flies and mess, it's part of the whole Picnic Thing!

Enjoy your family and friends because they really are the most important things in your life, after all they make you who you are.

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More Cold Picnic Food Ideas for that Perfect Picnic

Perfect Picnic Book

By Emma Summer

Featuring a wide range of sweet and savoury foods to liven up a picnic, this collection has recipes for light salads such as French bean salad and heartier dishes such as chicken filo pie and Mediterranean quiche.

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Beautiful throw/wall hanging tapestry hand made in india. The sheet measures 180cm Round. As these throws are hand made some designs may vary from the images shown.

This reflects their hand made qualities and is in no way to be considered a defect. Brighten up any space with this beautiful wall hanging. Perfect for walls, beds, sofas, beach rug.

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