Planning the Perfect Picnic

Planning the Perfect Picnic

(ARA)- Summer is the perfect time to bring together family and friends to enjoy the outdoors. Dust off the grill, lay out a fresh blanket and enjoy delicious food while soaking up the sun with the ones you love.
That's the advice of cleaning expert, author and television personality, Laura Dellutri, the "Healthy Housekeeper," who outlines four simple steps to help you plan the perfect summer-savvy picnic. Armed with tried-and-true secrets she learned as a hostess and mother of five, Dellutri offers these tips:
* Plan your menu ahead and emphasize picnic-friendly foods like grilled chicken and watermelon.
* Line up activities for every age group.
* Let guests know what attire will work, such as swimsuits for a poolside picnic.
* For inevitable splashes and spills, use Tide with Dawn StainScrubbers.