A Bunny Picnic

We’re picnicking with Bunnies

and Everybunny is Welcome!

Easter Baskets are picnic ready~

 Bunny-Shaped Egg Salad & Pimento Cheese Sandwiches,

Carrot Cake Cookies, and Annie’s Bunny Snack Mix~

Polka dotted and plaid pails from Target make Easter Egg hunting a colorful affair~

Two woven baskets are filled with a variety of tender lettuces, cabbage, brussels sprouts, radishes, and carrots to satisfy hungry bunnies’ appetites~

Along with bunnies’ favorite flower to nibble on~

Petunias :)

Pails with Easter wishes from Michaels,

for serving~

Annie’s Organic Bunny Mix 

with baked cheddar bunny crackers & pretzels,

for snacking~

And Easter-ade for sipping~

Lemonade with a Bunny PEEPS® stirrer~

to quench your thirst at your picnic or

Easter Egg Hunt~

You can sip on the adult version~

a Peep-tini here.

Carrot Cake Cookies are quick & easy~ following box directions from a Duncan Hines Carrot Cake Mix~ with the addition of  oatmeal & nuts.

No bunny picnic would be complete

without baby carrots~

Pastel chipwood baskets from Michael’s are embellished with a ribbon, paper napkin and a Lindt Chocolate Carrot & Chocolate Bunny tucked inside~

 Serve your picnic fare in pastel cupcake liners inside your basket~ toss the liners when done and Easter Eggs are ready to be found and collected:)

Happy Easter!

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  39 comments for “A Bunny Picnic

  1. April 1, 2012 at 6:13 am

    This is such an adorable picnik, I absolutely LOVE everything about it: the surrounding, the bunny decoration, the idea to place the food in cupcake liners, the colors, the baskets…Thank you for sharing it!

  2. April 1, 2012 at 7:28 am

    Mary, I wish I was a bunny so that I could hop over and enjoy your beautiful picnic!…I am loving everything….where did you get that great beverage server with the wicker stand…I have seen cute servers at Pottery Barn but did not notice any wicker stands….love it!!…A gorgeous spot and day for a picnic!

  3. Happier Than A Pig in Mud
    April 1, 2012 at 9:57 am

    Looks like a fun lunch! I love the bunny sandwiches and was just looking at those cute Annies snacks yesterday! Your beautiful radishes have me looking forward to Easter dinner, believe it or not, the relish tray is a big deal at my house! Happy Easter Week Mary-enjoy:@)

  4. April 1, 2012 at 10:01 am

    I want to be a bunny!!! What a fabulous picnic. You have such incredible detail. I love all the fresh vegetable and flower’/greenery mix. The colors are so bright and cheery. Love the lemonade dispenser. Everything is just so lovely, not to mention the beautiful setting. Blessings.

  5. April 1, 2012 at 10:13 am

    what a charming Easter picnic!

  6. Ann
    April 1, 2012 at 12:15 pm

    What a lovely setting for a spring picnic. Your stone bunny looks sweet holding the eggs. Wonderful snacks and lemonade. Have fun.

  7. April 1, 2012 at 4:02 pm

    Hey thanks for sharing this, great post! i loe the bunny shaped sandwiches and the baskets. we have been getting really exited about easter too! you might enjoy our special easter hot cross bun post, recipe included.

  8. April 1, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    I sure wish I could HOP on over and picnic with you!! This is adorable, the sandwiches sound so good. I never mixed the 2, but have to try that. The COOKIES sound awesome too, will try that too. You are NOT good for my waistline, missy:):) Please share where you got the drink dispenser. Did the wicker stand come with it???? I LOOOOOVE it! Happy Sunday, Mary. XO, Pinky

    • April 1, 2012 at 4:41 pm

      Pinky~ The beverage dispenser & stand came from Pottery Barn last year. Still available here.

  9. Debbie@Mountain Breaths
    April 1, 2012 at 5:04 pm

    I think I need to make myself an Easter basket :-) Your stone bunny is wonderful, and I like how you have him/her holding the eggs. I saw the Annie snacks and passed them up. They are cute!

  10. April 1, 2012 at 6:39 pm

    Another charming post…!
    I’m not sure why, but I haven’t been able to find Peeps at any of our supermarkets this year!

  11. April 1, 2012 at 6:58 pm

    Hi Mary, If I could I would be sitting right smack in the middle of your beautiful Bunny picnic. The veggie basket is so colorful with all the pretty flowers. Love how you are serving out of the little baskets and I love the sandwiches and the bunny crackers. The lemonade looks so refreshing, and the lake as your backdrop! Just beautiful. Great Post.
    Happy Easter Mary.

  12. April 1, 2012 at 7:21 pm

    What a beautiful Easter bunny picnic!! Love all the flowers and the Easter baskets along with the fresh veggies! Your setting is perfect for an outdoor picnic. Love the lemonade beverage server!! Gorgeous! Enjoyed my visit!
    Miss Bloomers

  13. April 1, 2012 at 8:33 pm

    Hello Mary,
    What a delightful post! I loved it! And, I think I need to move where you are – we had a ‘winter storm’ on the weekend and the snow is piled high outside my door! Ugh! It will be months before my tulips show their faces. Your photos transported me…Thanks!
    Linda at Beautiful Ideas

  14. April 1, 2012 at 8:59 pm

    Another delightful event lakeside. Every detail of your bunny picnic makes me smile. I’ll have one of the peep-tini drinks, please.
    Enjoy the week. Hope its full of sunshine and blue skies. ~ Sarah

  15. April 1, 2012 at 9:57 pm

    I love all the rabbit food, including those carrot cake cookies! You always have the best ideas for celebrating and they are always a visual delight.

  16. April 1, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    I would love to be a rabbit hopping by.. this is my kind of picnic.. especially with the beautiful backdrop.. Your posts are so inspiring.. always.. xo marlis

  17. April 1, 2012 at 11:01 pm

    A pretty post for my favorite holiday. Warm weather, Springtime, bunnies, chicks, chocolate, jellybeans— what’s not to love? :-)

  18. April 2, 2012 at 7:25 am

    The Easter Bunny will sure love that picnic with all the fresh veggies. Everything looks wonderful, and so “Eastery”. The individual picnic baskets are so sweet. I love the bunny sandwiches!! Thank you for the inspiration!

  19. Marilyn
    April 2, 2012 at 10:05 am

    Absolutely lovely, and so appropriate for the season. Everything looks so fresh and inviting, and of course, delicious!

    Marilyn (in Dallas)

  20. April 2, 2012 at 10:28 am

    Your picnic is adorable. The fresh veggies are my favorite. They add such a lush and fresh feel to your scape. I love your creativity.

  21. Donna
    April 2, 2012 at 10:44 am

    I love your blog. Great ideas for Easter baskets. The menu sounds so good I wish I were there. Thanks and Happy Easter to your family. We serve a risen Savior .

  22. April 2, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    What a fun picnic! My grandson loves Annie’s bunnies :) Love the slice of bunny bread too!

  23. April 2, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    wow, all those yummy baskets really look good. hopped over thanks to the “bunny blog hop” … luv your blog. so nice to meet ya. take care. (:

  24. April 2, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    I am hopping right on over so save some of the adult treat until I get there.

  25. smiley39
    April 3, 2012 at 4:49 pm

    Such a great picnic. I love the basket of veggies. Gorgeous. Thanks so much for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  26. April 3, 2012 at 5:02 pm

    So, so, CUTE! Have a wonderful Easter.

  27. April 6, 2012 at 10:41 am

    What a beautiful day for a picnic! I would love to join you…it all looks so pretty! Hope your Easter is fun.
    Blessings My Friend,

  28. Debbie
    April 6, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    This is the sweetest picnic ever!!!! Happy Easter!

  29. April 6, 2012 at 3:30 pm

    I’m sorry I missed the bunny picnic. Egg salad and pimento cheese are my two favorite sandwich fixin’s. Love your basket with bunny veggies and I’ve got to try the carrot cake cookies. Thanks for the recipe.

  30. Pam
    April 7, 2012 at 11:28 am

    I chose the pink Easter basket! Absolutely fabulous and the best Easter place to dine I have seen! All the detail and thought is presented with a bit of romance. Love the Easter pails and just everything! Happy tea party. Pam

  31. April 7, 2012 at 7:43 pm

    Love the bunny crackers and the tea sandwiches shaped like bunnies. I bet everyone had fun

  32. April 9, 2012 at 10:44 pm

    Love the bunny mix. So adorable.

    – The Tablescaper

  33. April 12, 2012 at 11:50 am

    so cute mary, you have just the prettiest settings to hope around and enjoy the day!

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