I think we truly picked the most beautiful day ever for our family's annual cherry blossom picnic.
Spring has arrived early in the D.C. area and everything is blooming with pink and green buds.
With temperatures in the mid-70's, it has seemed more like early summer and we have been more than happy to break out our sundresses and flip-flops! This year we were super lucky to find a great parking space (a miracle) and an empty bench to spread out our picnic...
Those of you who know me, know that I like to make our picnics extra-special, so I always bring along real vintage china...
...and a vase of fresh flowers (no blossom picking allowed!)
I also used a vintage floral duvet as our tablecloth - such a pretty backdrop for our meal. After a yummy lunch of salads and sandwiches, I put out the special treats...like these fabulous French creams.
And these chocolate dipped Madeleines...
Mini-mini-me enjoyed some sparkling pink lemonade (you gotta love the green magic marker on her fingers).
Personally, I could sit under that canopy of fluffy, pink blossoms for forever and a day.
But, eventually it was time to pack-up and head back home - but not before a leisurely lap around the Tidal Basin. And, as we always do, we stopped to take a ton of photos of the girls...and the blossoms. :-)