Impromptu Kids' Picnic Table

Impromptu Kids' Picnic Table

Impromptu Kids' Picnic Table

I know, I know.  You're probably getting tired of hearing about my Lifetime Spring Break stories.  But, I can't help it!  There were just too many to share.  But, I promise, this is my last one...at least for Spring Break 2009.  :)

The weather during Spring Break was absolutely gorgeous.  We spent practically every waking minute outside.  So, it was no surprise that my kids wanted to eat lunch outside on the little tiny condo balcony one day.  (And, I do mean tiny!) 

At home, my kids eat outside quite often on their own little kids' picnic table.  But, the only patio furniture at the condo were tall, bar-height chairs designed so you could see over the railing to view the ocean...not exactly conducive for short, fidgety kids.  So, we had to improvise.  Sure, we could have just let them eat on a blanket on the ground, but they wanted a table.  Never fear, Grandma (or Mammy, as my kids call her) to the rescue! My Mom pulled out her Lifetime Personal Table and set it at the lowest height.  (Oh, I forgot to mention, she packed that table, TOO!) Voila!  We didn't have any kid-size chairs, so my daughter simply stood to eat and my son ate on his knees. It certainly wasn't ideal for every meal, but it did make for a fun lunch treat one day. 

Aaah, basking in the sun and watching the waves roll in while sipping a Capri Sun...doesn't get much better for a kid!

Jan

Jan

Name- Jan

What I do for a living- First and foremost, I'm a doting mommy of a second grader and a 4-year-old, and a proud wife of a USAF F-16 fighter pilot!  In my pre-children life, I was the Communications Manager for Lifetime Products.  But, once you're a Lifetime fan, you're hooked!  So, after a few years of hiatus, I'm now a WAHM and am happily back on board at Lifetime as a freelance PR Consultant.  In addition to blogging for Lifetime, you can follow and chat with me on Lifetime's Twitter account @Lifetime365 and on the Lifetime Products Facebook page!

Topics I blog about- How I use Lifetime products in my everyday life at home, for kids parties and community activities, as well as inspiring stories... and GIVEAWAYS!  :)

My favorite products from Lifetime- 4x2 Table, 30” Personal Table, Chair, Youth Kayak, and Wheelbarrow.  Although, our Shed and Yard Cart are pretty close favorites, too!

Read all posts by Jan

Be the First to comment






Incorrect please try again
  • Get a new challenge
  • Get an audio challenge
  • Get a visual challenge
  • Help
Enter the words above: Enter the numbers you hear:

Nothing to report... Please be patient as it may take a few minutes to publish. Your comment will not publish right away because this blog is moderated.

 
  • Random
  • Popular
  • Recent
Keep Your Receipt - Long After The Holidays Are Over!
If you're like me, you've been shopping up a storm this past month and have acquired enough receipts to wallpaper a room. I'll hang on to them for a few weeks after Christmas just in case something is broken, doesn't fit, etc. But, once I see everything is good to go, I usually shred the receipt unless it is a big ticket item or electronic device. Here's a friendly holiday tip: if the product has a warranty, don't throw away the receipt! I learned this lesson the hard way. About two years ago I purchased a Lifetime 4' fold-in-half adjustable height table as a gift for my mom. As a former employee of Lifetime, I was obviously familiar with the strength and durability of Lifetime tables and had seen first-hand the outstanding manufacturing process. However, I also should have known that, unfortunately, even the highest quality...
Great Gifts for Dad
Father's Day is just around the corner - Sunday, June 20. Still pondering what to get dear old Dad? Luckyfor you, I've pulled together a list of Lifetime products in various price ranges to help you come up with a great gift idea that's a little out of the ordinary and sure to please any man on your list! And,as a special Father's Day's shopping treat,you can use coupon code Dadgift5 for $5 off any purchase over $15 in the Lifetime Online Store now through Saturday, June 19. Happy shopping! Under $20 Lifetime Shed Peg Strips - 2 strip pack - $19.99 Does the man on your list have a Lifetime shed? If so, here's a simple gift that will add lots of space. These molded peg strips attach directly to the Lifetime shed walls (screws included) and include 10 assorted peg hooks for hanging tools. Under $40 Black Lifetime Personal ...
2012 Plans Revealed at Semi-Annual Corporate Meeting
This past Saturday was a day we all look forward to here at Lifetime all year long - it was our semi-annual corporate meeting. Yes, it requires us giving up a couple hours on our Saturday, but it's worth it! First of all, it's always great to see about 1,000 of our employees gathered together at one time. But, more importantly, it's also when we get to hear how Lifetime as a company fared during the previous year and we get to hear where we are headed for the new year. And, the owner is gracious enough to share a portion of the company's profits and gives all employees a bonus check at this meeting for helping in the company's success - just one of our many fantastic employee benefits at Lifetime Products! We started this year's meeting by recapping some of the past year's highlights. As part of the recap, Lifetime President...