Essentials for the Perfect Picnic

Going for a picnic is the quintessential way to spend a beautiful spring or summer afternoon. This season, upgrade your picnic game with these essentials.

1. Picnic basket – $69.95
This charming basketweave picnic basket is the perfect vessel to transport your food to the ideal spot. The sturdy leather straps make it easy to carry.
2. Food storage – $34.95
Keep your picnic food fresh with these airtight storage containers. They neatly stack and have color-coded lids to help you stay organized. They’re also microwave and dishwasher-safe.
3. Steady stick wine glass holders – $10.95
These clever wine glass holders stick in the grass to hold your glass steady. Never knock over your wine glass again!
4. Insect repellant – $4.97
Be sure to have insect repellant nearby to keep insects away. This dry spray does the trick without leaving oily residue behind.
5. Acrylic wine glasses – $3.95
These acrylic wine glasses are a durable twist on the classic design. Plus, they stack neatly to save space.
 Picnic blanket – $45.00
Relax in style with a fun picnic blanket like this one. It’s also reversible!
7. Paring knife – $9.95
This knife is perfect for paring, peeling, and slicing. The covered blade keeps it safe in a picnic basket.
8. Bamboo dining ware – Plates: $14.94, Flatware: $11.95
This beautiful bamboo dining ware is a sturdy and eco-friendly alternative to plastic. Pack it up and throw it out when you’re done!

Your Weekend To-Do’s in D-FW

The Rustic

We’re halfway through the week, everyone! You know what that means on the Ebby Blog- your weekly weekend round up. Below you’ll find fun events around D-FW that will help you further explore the cities we love!


Mavs games: Head to American Airlines Center tonight, Feb. 26, to see the Mavs take on the New Orleans Pelicans and Friday, Feb. 28, to see them at home again against the Chicago Bulls.


Wine & Cheese Tasting: The Grape and Cheesemonger and Certified Cheese Professional, Ali Morgan, are hosting a tasting and chat at the Grape tomorrow night, Feb. 27. Stay for dinner and get 20% off!


Bolero: From Feb. 27 to Mar. 2, The Dallas Symphony Orchestra presents Bolero: “It begins softly. A single snare drum. Then, a flute. Gradually, each instrument of the Dallas Symphony joins in.”


Stars game: See the Stars vs. Carolina Hurricanes game tomorrow night, Feb. 27, at American Airlines Center.


Texas Independence Day: Celebrate at The Rustic on Sunday, Mar. 2, with Jack Ingram and a crawfish boil.


Untapped Beer Festival Fort Worth: Tickets are going fast for next weekend’s festival. There will be 65+ breweries represented, 200+ beers and tickets start at just $26.


The Oscars: Hollywood’s biggest night is back on Sunday, hosted by Ellen Degeneres. Spend the weekend catching up on all the nominated films you missed over the last year.

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