Hello everyone! How was your weekend, any nice wins to report? Can you believe that I am still waiting for my first June win – going through my worst dry spell in years! To top it all it was the Isle of Wight Festival at the weekend, and hubby and I must have entered hundreds of competitions between us to try and win tickets but all to no avail! We had to make do with catching a vague waft of music floating on the breeze, and catch up coverage on the TV – fail!
Still, at least the weather has been good the last few weeks, so can’t really complain. We have been able to get out and about as often as we can, and weekend activities really start to ramp up now here on the Island with the Round the Island Race at the end of the month and various other sailing events and festivals to go and see. It does mean that my comping time is taking a back seat again though, which is a drawback of the summer but one that I can deal with.
One thing I do love about the summer months is packing up a picnic and heading off for a Greer Mystery Tour. Nothing better than making a load of sandwiches, throwing them in a picnic hamper with crisps, homemade cakes, fruit and a flask of coffee and seeing where the road takes you – we always manage to stumble upon some great picnic spots this way! Did you know that this week (13-21 June 2015) is National Picnic Week – what better way to get the family outdoors for some al fresco dining and fun!
To celebrate The PrizeFinder has a fantastic exclusive competition for all our members to win a fabulous four person picnic hamper! The Buckingham Luxury Wicker Picnic Hamper comes complete with built in chiller compartment, blanket and enough plates, wine glasses and accessories to take four people on a picnic in comfortable style! To enter this competition you need to be a registered PrizeFinder member, logged into your account and leave me a blog comment below with what your picnic essentials are. For me it has to be homemade sausage rolls – infinitely more tasty and satisfying than the flabby shop bought varieties. One comment per person please and remember that comments are moderated and won’t appear immediately. One entry will be drawn at random after the closing date of 23:59 on Sunday 21st June 2015 – Good luck!
Happy comping everyone, and lots of Lucky dust to you all!
Terms and Conditions
- The prize is a Buckingham four person luxury wicker picnic hamper (prize may be substituted for another of equal or increased value if stocks become unavailable)
- The closing date for entries is 23:59 on Sunday 21st June 2014.
- Open to UK residents aged 18 or over
- Entrants must be registered PrizeFinder users and logged in to their account
- Entrants must leave a blog comment with their picnic essentials
- Only one entry per person
- One winner will be chosen at random from all entries
- The winner will be notified by email within 7 days of the closing date, and must confirm their postal address within 28 days or an alternative winner will be selected
has to be cheese and tomato sandwiches or egg and cress not a picnic without these superb giveaway especially with summer knocking
I too love eggs. A bottle of peppermint for the inevitable spirits.
I love a nice pork pie
Fabulous prawn mayo sandwiches and natural crisps - and my fabulous family to share them with :)
Homemade quiche is always a winner with the kids x
MY LITTLE BOY, HOMEMADE BREAD ROLLS WITH CHEESE AND HOME GROWN TOMATOES, HOMEMADE LEMONADE, HOMEMADE SAUSAGE ROLLS, HOMEMADE CAKE
Sandwiches! All different fillings! Not a picnic without them
Crisps, I think I'm addicted!
My picnic essentials have to be freshly baked crusty rolls, a really strong mature cheddar cheese, smoked ham slices, cherry tomatoes and strawberries :)
Egg and cress sandwich and some crisps.
It's got to be a vegetarian feast of pasta, feta and tomato, drizzled in olive oil with a touch of balsamic vinegar. To finish, it had to befresh fruit salad with crème fraiche
Picnic essentials are Scotch Eggs..Sausage rolls..assorted sandwiches.nothing unusual,but what makes my picnic special is my friends mothers potato salad..i have asked for the recipe,but it never tastes the same,so any planned picnics mean a little bit of grovelling,and favours owed to get one made! I nice homemade juice cocktail,or lemonade is also great to wash all of it down.
For me it's scotch eggs with lashing of salad cream and crisps. Yummy
Good food and greet company and sunshine
HAS TO BE SCONES FILLED WITH CLOTTED CREAM AND JAM FOR A TASTY PICNIC TREAT
Gotta have french roll and cheese :)
Prosecco, olive bread and hummus
I love have chicken wings, with chicken and sweetcorn sandwiches, crisp and fruit :-)
I love pork pie & sausage rolls.
You can't have a picnic without Tunnocks Caramel Wafers!
Bacon and cheese bread made by my youngest son and husband and a real treat. along with home made scones delicious!!
Salmon & cucumber with pickles!
Home made cupcakes, chicken salad, Capri sun drinks and loads and loads of wet wipes as our picnics consist of 3 little ones making loads of mess :D
home made quiche, coleslaw and strawberries and cream
I literally do a last minute shop.... I buy rolls,. a pack of ham, juice, big bag of kettle chips and other munchable things
Scotch eggs and mini quiches
Strawberries, hummus and breadsticks!
My ideal picnic - what would it be?
Dips and veggie sticks under a tree!
If I'm feeling bolder, I'll consume something colder
The refreshing taste of ice cold tea!
If feeling brave?
I won't mistake some carrot cake!
pork pie and pickle