Picnic in the Park

I truly can’t believe the 4th of July came and went so quickly! Kind of depressing, no? I spent the long weekend in Chicago and it was absolutely amazing to spend time with my closest friends, but more on that to come.

Today is all about a Picnic in the Park! Having a picnic in Central Park was on my Summer Bucket List so I coordinated a little get-together with a few of my girlfriends a few weeks ago. Before it got so disgustingly hot, thankfully!

Lauren, Mackenzie, Hallie, and I met at Central Park pretty early on a Saturday morning to find a good spot in the grass. We sipped on a little bit of champagne (oops), had a french baguette with a cheese spread, and lots & lots of fruit! We lounged in the sun long after the food was gone. You seriously can’t beat spending time outdoors with the best company. I feel beyond fortunate to have so many inspiring friends in my life!

Design Darling Turkish Towels (borrowed from Mackenzie) | C.Wonder Whale Cheese Board + Spreaderย (borrowed from Hallie) | Cute Straws | C.Wonder Ikat Bowls | C.Wonder Plates | Vineyard Vines Tumblers

Clothing Details //ย Mackenzie’s Navy Glitter Jack Rogers Sandals | Hallie’s Vineyard Vines Scarf & Clutch | My Vineyard Vines Dress (on sale!) & Anchor Tote

Rebecca Dale Photography

ps: I couldn’t resist posting this candid snap… This was taken just as I popped off the champagne cork and before champagne started pouring everywhere. Oops!

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  1. 7.7.14
    Tia said:

    Looks like such a fun time! Love the C.Wonder cutting board.
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  2. 7.7.14
    Deanna said:

    Sounds like so much fun! Everything looks so cute. I’m especially loving the whale cheeseboard! Aaaaadorbs.

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  3. 7.8.14
    Andrea said:

    Looks like a great time…how can champagne in the park not be a great time!?! ๐Ÿ™‚



  4. 7.8.14
    rebecca said:

    This looks like so much fun! And how adorable is that whale cutting board! Love it!


  5. 7.8.14
    Cynthia said:

    Looks like so much fun! My fiance and I are planning a picnic for our engagement photos! I love how yours turned out!

    Thanks for the inspiration!


  6. 7.8.14
    megan said:

    This looks amazing, and obviously like a ridiculously goodtime!

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  7. 7.8.14
    Monica said:

    Amazing photos! Looks like you had a lot of fun!:)


  8. 7.8.14

    Love that your summer is full of so many great times with friends and lots of champagne…I really need your life! LOL

    Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl

  9. 7.8.14

    Such a fun day!!! Xo

  10. 7.8.14
    Meagan said:

    What fun! Such cute photos! Thanks for sharing!

  11. 7.8.14
    Agi said:

    Looks like a lot of fun!!!! I love having picnics in the park.



  12. 7.8.14
    Ella said:

    These pictures are so summery, I love it!

  13. 7.8.14
    Sam said:

    So cute! Park picnics are on my summer bucket list too, and I finally had my first over the weekend. It wasn’t nearly as adorable as yours, but still fun ๐Ÿ™‚


  14. 7.8.14

    That’s exactly the type of picnic I want to take my friend on- just perfect!

  15. 7.8.14
    Jamie G said:

    This picnic looks like a perfect relaxing fun girl activity!!!


  16. 7.8.14

    I love these pictures!


  17. 7.8.14
    Sam said:

    Looks like so much fun! I have yet to have a picnic in Central Park this year. I really need to get working on that.


  18. 7.9.14
    Melissa said:

    Such great photos Jess! Looks like you had fun and that last photo, Hallie’s reaction is great haha!
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  19. 7.10.14

    Gorgeous photos! Looks like so much fun!

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  20. 7.16.14

    I love the summer time Chandon bottles. That candid photo is too cute!

  21. 7.17.14
    Aimee said:

    Such and adorable picnic! I’m considering one this weekend for my Hubs b-day. Although I’d have to make it a bit more manly this is a great start!