Monday, April 14, 2014

The Car Picnic Survival Kit

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Wet-Nap but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #showusyourmess

Spring is in the air.  It's the season of outside time, bubbles, swimming pools, and fun picnics.

Don't get me wrong, we have our share of outside picnics during the spring and summer.  But let's keep it real -  most of our picnics?  They occur in the car.

You know those kind of picnics.  You're running 10 minutes late and you have to feed your child, backwards, while driving.  Nobody ever said parenthood didn't take a little bit of talent.

(I wasn't driving while taking these pictures.  Promise.  I'm not that talented.)

So, to keep my car and my child (and myself, for that matter) from being an absolute mess, I keep a little car picnic survival kit handy!

It has the essentials that keep all of us safe, healthy, clean, and happy.  It's in a small clear tote, so I can easily see everything available.

I keep it right behind my seat for easy access!

Must-have essentials for any family that eats on the go!

In includes...

1.  Extra napkins, forks, spoons, straws
2. Toothbrush and toothpaste
3. Breath mints
4. Sunscreen (for those times we decide to do an outdoor picnic)
5. Pain reliever
6. Baby lotion
7. Diapers and changing supplies
8. Clothing wrinkle remover
9. Stain removal pen
10. Lip balm
11. First aid kit
12. Hand sanitizer
13. Trash bags (I like using scent-blocker ones, but extra grocery bags work great, too!)
14. Wet-Nap Antibacterial Hand Wipes

A must-have essential for any family that eats on the go!

I've just recently discovered the whole line of Wet-Nap wipes...they're so versatile!  They have a fresh citrus scent and wipe away 99.99% of germs on-the-go.  They fit easily into any car survival kit too with an easy dispensing container!  These have become a necessity in our car.  They're great for anything from cleaning up spills to wiping dirty hands!

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Now, go get to planning your car picnic survival kit.  If you're like us, you'll use this every time you're in the car.

Not that we're messy, busy people or anything...

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  1. I want to put one of these together! There are just too many run out the door moments where you need to do something like eat! :D

  2. Wet naps the most important car item for all mommies!

  3. What an excellent list. I thought I had some key things in my car but your list is perfect. Going to add some things to mine from this. Thanks!

  4. Great idea and comprehensive list :)

  5. What an awesome idea! I need to expand mine a bit for 5 kids.

  6. Hey Girl! It’s Deonna from the Child at Heart blog. I was just stopping by to say hello! This is a great list. I saw on the link party and just had to come see what everything was :) I am doing a great spring necklace giveaway and would love for you to come by and enter to win :) Have a joyful week!

  7. What a great idea. Even though it's just hubby and I we could still use something like this. Sometimes have one or more of the grands also. Thanks for sharing it with SYC.

  8. Mine are older now and I still keep a packet of wet wipes in the car - they are just so handy!
    When I was a kid on the 1970's whenever we went on any long journeys my Mum used to take a wet flannel in a plastic bag and a fruit cake wrapped in aluminium foil! Those were the days!