It’s wicked Wednesday. Hump Day. The week is half over. Time for a wicked indulgence. Comfort for a bad day or celebration for a good day. You earned it.
Today’s wicked indulgence: A romantic picnic. You need romance, attention, petting, conversation, flirting, and maybe some foreplay. You need to share a spontaneous, al fresco meal with your lover. Relax under the stars. Rejuvenate next to a gurgling fountain. Chill out in a cool ocean breeze. Sit. Relax. Enjoy. Indulge your senses.
Romance is free. A picnic is simple and fun. Choose a relaxing, intimate site. Pack up a comfortable blanket, food, and drinks. Maybe some music. Surprise your lover and show your love by planning an intimate afternoon picnic or sensuous evening rendezvous. Prepare to dazzle and be dazzled
Studies show that novelty is a key ingredient in a happy marriage. Sharing new experiences with your partner feels good, creates memories, and increases your attachment. Creative picnicking offers new and out of the ordinary adventures. Experiencing new scenery and activities is a bonding activity. Picnicking allows a couple to quietly share a meal without interruptions. Reconnect. They can converse, enjoy the scenery, and relax together. It can be whatever you want it to be. Quiet. Friendly. Sensuous. Spicy. Amorous. Romantic. Relaxing. Adventurous.
For a basic picnic, you need seating, food, and drinks. A picnic basket, blanket, and cooler are essentials but you can improvise. Seating can be a comfortable blanket with or without pillows, lawn chairs, picnic table, or table and chairs. Food can be a drive thru bucket of chicken or burgers, deli selections, carry out meal, or home cooked meal. Finger foods are simple to eat and do not require silverware. Drinks can be a thermos of ice tea or lemonade, hot chocolate, a cooler of soft drinks or beer, or a bottle of wine. Champagne is good for romance. Bring a camera to capture the memories.
Candles, music, linens can set a romantic mood. Cups, silverware, napkins, and wet wipes are nice to have on hand.
Love is in the air.
Ten Creative and Simple Picnic Ideas:
1. Surprise Backyard Picnic
Surprise your partner with a romantic al fresco dinner in the privacy of your own backyard. Set up a table and chairs, tablecloth, candles, cooler of drinks, music, and a basket of simple finger foods or a bucket of fried chicken. Fill a wading pool with water, add some flowers and herbs, and dangle your feet in it. Eat. Drink. Talk quietly. Laugh. Cuddle under a soft blanket. Relax. Enjoy some outdoor romance.
2. Beach Picnic
Pack a picnic basket and cooler, chairs or a blanket and head to the beach. Bring your swimsuits, towels, a frisbee if you are in the mood to play. Write your names in the sand. Play in the water. Swim. Float. Splash. Wade. Waterplay feels so free and relaxing. Sit quietly and listen to the waves. Sunsets on the water are so beautiful and romantic. Watch the sunset while holding hands, kissing, and sipping flutes of icy champagne.
3. Bonfire Picnic
There is something elementally satisfying about sitting next to a roaring fire. Keep it simple. You will need roasting forks, a cooler, chairs, and a picnic basket. Set up a couple of chairs around your fire pit and light a roaring fire. Pack a basket of wieners, buns, condiments, raw vegetables, dips, marshmallows, graham crackers, Hershey bars, hand wipes, and a cooler of drinks. Roast yobur hot dogs, eat, roast some marshmallows and make smores. Sitting around a fire is so intimate.
4. Sexy Indoor Picnic
Light a fire in the fireplace and spread out a luxurious blanket before the fire. Choose a soft blanket that feels good on your bare skin. Light plenty of candles around the room. Prepare finger foods, fruit, cheese, chocolate, whipped cream, chocolate covered strawberries. Do blindfold tasting. Blindfold your mate with a tie or handkerchief. Offer a small tidbit of food and have your partner guess what it is. If he gets it wrong, he has to take off an article of clothing. Take turns. Then play with the whipped cream.
5. Picnic in the Park
A park is the most picnic friendly place you can go. They usually have picnic tables, shelters and restrooms. It doesn’t hurt to take a blanket just in case. Pack your basket with lunch, dinner, or even breakfast foods, plates and cutlery, hand wipes, and a cooler of drinks. Alcohol is usually not allowed in parks but that is your choice. Plan a picnic around a good view, or an activity. Nature hikes, outdoor concerts, and fireworks shows are awesome picnic activities. Explore the park. Enjoy the scenery. A park is a good place to play frisbee, baseball, and other games. It is nice to have your own music too.
6. Midnight Picnic
A picnic at night under the stars can be very simple and romantic. Pack a blanket, snacks, and an icy bottle of champagne or a thermos of hot chocolate. Light some candles in hurricane jars or lanterns for a little mood lighting. Snack and sip while watching the stars.
7. Tailgating Picnic
Picnicking before a sporting event or a concert is fun. Baseball games, football games, soccer games, and NASCAR offer great opportunities for tailgate parties. This is usually more of a group activity but you can make it a little more romantic by dressing in team colors or themes, decorating your space, and planning a themed menu. You can spice it up by making romantic bets on the outcome of the game.
8. Fishing/Boating Picnic
Boats are romantic and relaxing. Quiet. Picture just the two of you floating around on a boat. No distractions. Fishing. Not fishing. Skinny dipping. Nibbling on some fried chicken. Nibbling on each other. Sipping cold, icy beer and soda. Sunsets on the water are amazing!
9. Drive-In Movie Theatre Picnic
A drive-in movie theatre is a great place to cuddle, relax, and enjoy a movie outside. Arrive early, bring lawn chairs, a blanket for cuddling, a cooler of drinks, and a basket of food. Sit out under the stars or in your car. There will be plenty of privacy for conversing, cuddling, and smooching.
10. Picnic in your bedroom
Romantic Brunch: Brew coffee and prepare a tray of fruit, muffins, donuts, toasted bagels, and juice to share in bed while reading the paper. Play some relaxing music.
Sexy Picnic: Set the scene. Turn down the covers. Arrange flowers and lighted candles around the bed. Prepare a tray of finger foods: deviled eggs, fruit, cheese, crackers, roast beef on dollar rolls. Chill some wine or champagne in a bucket. Play some romantic tunes. Invite your lover into the bedroom for a sexy massage and feed him from your fingers. Play strip poker.
Creating an intimate little picnic creates lasting memories and chases the boredom away. Enjoy some alone time or some getting to know you, all over again time. Keep it simple and have some fun.