A Cheeky Mother’s Day Picnic

Cheeky Mother's Day Picnic - A Well Crafted Party

This past week I got to celebrate Mother’s Day with a cheeky Mother’s Day picnic. The really cool thing about being a blogger, especially a blogger that loves celebrations, is that I get the opportunity to celebrate many holidays multiple times. Posting about my Mother’s Day celebrations after the fact will not allow for any one to use any of the fun ideas. The really interesting thing about being a mother is, well, things don’t always go to plan.

 

I received complimentary paper goods from Cheeky to use in my blog featured events. Additional product was purchased by me because I love it. Designs were inspired by the Cheeky Home product line. 

 

Cheeky Mother's Day Picnic - A Well Crafted Party

 

We planned a nice picnic outdoors with wine, cheese, bread, assorted snacks and, of course, chocolate after the kids went to bed and before the sun went down. Everything was ready to go, the blanket sat by the door along with my basket of goodies and my camera. (I’m a blogger after all.) Big kiddo went to bed with no problems. Baby on the other hand hit his witching hour with gusto and did. not. stop. crying.

Once we realized that we lost the light we nearly decided to stop and wait for another day but—after an hour (off and on) of trying to calm a fussy baby— the wine and chocolate was calling our names. In-door picnic it was! Baby hung out with us as we enjoy a little snack and a relaxing glass of wine. There was at least fifteen minutes of pure bliss. And, thanks to Cheeky sending me cute paper goods, I didn’t have to wash a single dish afterwards!

I created some free printable designs to help make the Mother’s Day picnic just a little more special and a lot more “cheeky.” Tongue-in-cheek says and fun little quips cover these free printables that coordinate with the Cheeky paper goods.

 

Cheeky Mother's Day Picnic - A Well Crafted Party

Cheeky Mother's Day Picnic - A Well Crafted Party

 

Ingredients of a cheeky Mother’s Day picnic:

These ingredients can be mixed and matched to make the perfect picnic for the mom you are celebrating in your life. This picnic was definitely perfect for me!

  • Cheeky paper plates, napkins, plasticware and cups. The cups were from the recent DesignLoveFest collaboration while the rest was from their party ware. I found the cups in the section of Target with the paper towels and boring paper plates.
  • Oh Snap! pickles – First time having these and they were AMAZING.
  • Harvest Snaps Snapea Crisps
  • Tillamook cheese slices individually wrapped
  • French Bread
  • Sparkling Water
  • Canned Pinot Noir wine (Union Wine Company – an Oregon wine!)
  • Moonstruck Dark Chocolate with Almonds and Sea Salt (Moonstruck is my favorite chocolate.)
  • Cutting board and knife
  • cheeky Mother’s Day free printables
  • Basket

Nearly all of the items I got were from Target… not because Target sponsored me in any way, but because I shop their weekly.

 

Cheeky Mother's Day Picnic Printables- A Well Crafted Party Cheeky Mother's Day Picnic Printables- A Well Crafted Party

 

Included in the Cheeky Mother’s Day printables:

 

  • Circle Tags— to affix to gift (Happy Mother’s Day), wine (Wine is better than Whine), Pickle Package (Mom, You’re the Real Dill), Snap Pea Snacks (Ah snap mom, you’re the best!), paper plates (Mom, I’ve got the dishes today), cups (Drinks on me, ma!), and cheese (Call me cheesy, but I love you!).
  • Bread label — Long label to be cut, wrapped around bread and affixed with tape.
  • Chocolate Wrapper — Wrapper to be cut out and wrapped around a chocolate bar then affixed by tape.
  • Wine or Sparkling Water Tags— Tags to be cut out, folded and hung on a bottle of wine or sparkling water

A Well Crafted Party free printables are for personal use only.

Click here for your free Mother’s Day Picnic Printables

And, just in case you were wondering… this is what we looked like at our Mother’s Day picnic. Just a tad tired, hanging with a needy baby and enjoying some wine. It was one of those funny and happy moments in parenthood.

When baby interrupts your Mother's Day Picnic

 

More about Cheeky: Cheeky is a paper goods brand that is committed to fun designs for every day products such as paper plates, plasticware, cups, napkins and travel coffee cups. The coolest thing about Cheeky? And, no, I’m not talking about the awesome partnership with Design Love Fest. The coolest thing about Cheeky is that with each purchase the company donates a meal with the Feeding America Network. Learn more about Cheeky on their website: www.cheekyhome.com and shop for Cheeky at your local Target.

I received complimentary paper goods from Cheeky Home to use in my blog featured events. I also purchased a few Cheeky products that I had been eyeing at Target along with some tasty snacks. The Cheeky products inspired my free printable set of Mother’s Day printables. All opinions, photos and designs are my own. To learn more about my policies visit my policy page. Thanks for reading A Well Crafted Party and supporting the companies that support this blog! 

 

Have you ever planned a celebration to have to change things up at the last minute? Tell me about it below!

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  1. Reply

    A Mother’s Day Picnic sounds like a really nice adventure. I could go for something like that.
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  2. Reply

    That video is priceless! Cheers to you and all the moms out there 😉
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  3. Very cute idea! Also, that Union Wine Co. Pinot Noir is totally the best for picnics.

  4. Fun! Laughing so hard at the video. Baby needs wine! 😉

  5. Reply

    I think the pickle/dill label is my favorite! Happy mother’s day to you.

  6. Reply

    This is so cute!! You Mom’s work so hard – its a well deserved picnic <3

  7. Curse the witching hour!

    But really, your Mother’s Day picnic ended up being so true to the experience of motherhood. Nothing ever goes as you plan, and you end up *really* wanting wine and chocolate at the end of the day.

    These printables and Cheeky products are so darn cute! We may get some for my daughters’ birthday party!
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    Love it! Great job, Jenni!
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    • Dell
    • February 5, 2017
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    Thanks once again for sharing your files they are really appreciated

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