In a Word: Picnic

Memorial Day is just around the corner! To me it always feels like summer officially starts after Memorial Day; and what better to celebrate than with a picnic? Growing up my family always got together with a bunch of friends for a big pot luck picnic. I grew up in Michigan and some how it always managed to rain that day. We made the best of it though and had tons of fun anyway.

picnic roundup by Jamie Bartlett

We just moved to a new neighborhood and there is this big park that I’m just dying to check out. One of these weekends I plan on breaking out our croquet set, packing a nice lunch and heading down there for some good old fashion picnicking. Do you have any Memorial Day plans? A picnic maybe? Just don’t forget the insect repellent or those pesky little ants might eat all your food!

About Jamie Bartlett

Jamie is a graphic designer and co-founder of A Pair of Pears, a blog and design company based in Los Angeles, CA. She and her husband started their blog as a way for them to share their adventures and all things design. Since college, they've both fallen in love with letterpress printing, and now have two presses of their own.

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