By Raechel Conover, Cheapism.com
All you really need to enjoy a summer picnic is a blanket, warm weather, good food, loved ones, and an assortment of cheap picnic supplies. Here are some of our favorites, chosen for convenience and money-saving price tags.
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Picnic Basket/Cooler. When you think of a traditional picnic one of the first things that probably comes to mind is a red-and-white checked blanket and a wicker picnic basket. Cute, for sure, but not the most practical of picnic supplies. If you plan to pack any type of substantial picnic fare, you'll need some way to keep the food cool, which means a hamper that's insulated. A cooler is the obvious choice but if you don't have one, Living on the Cheap recommends the DIY approach: line a cardboard box with a trash bag and chill with ice packs. Alternatively, pick up a cheap picnic basket, like the $20 Picnic Time Topanga Insulated Cooler Tote, which users say provides excellentRead More »from Cheap Picnic Supplies & Ideas