What I’m Bringing to the Church Picnic

We were asked to bring a side and a dessert to the church picnic.  I am stretching the side a good bit by bringing a jello salad.  It has the word “salad” in the name so it can pass as a side.  Right?  I hope so.


Strawberry Fluff Jello Salad


I made this jello salad before for a family get-together, and my dad, in particular, was really enjoying it.  I decided to try it again.  We’ll see how it goes.  It is incredibly easy.

Get the recipe here.


SnoBall Brownies


For my actual dessert, I am trying a completely new recipe for me.  It was incredibly easy and looks amazing.  I let my teenage son lick the bowl from the cream topping.  This morning, he asked me which one had that vanilla cream so he would know which dessert (yeah, okay, I admit they’re both desserts) to eat at the picnic.

They call this dessert “wickedly easy”, and I can’t agree more.

Get the recipe here.


Church picnics are so much fun.  I love watching all the little ones running around and playing together.  It is always a great time.

What are your favorite dishes to bring to church picnics?  I’d love to hear about them in the comments.

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About Trisha

Trisha Kilpatrick is a homeschooling mother of three. She has a degree in Education with a double major in Elementary and Special Education, but she is more proud of her countless hours of volunteer work in Children’s Church. She believes that all children can learn and that, in life, simple is almost always best. *Affiliate links are used on this site. I may be compensated when you click on or buy from these links. If you have any questions, you can contact me at questions@trishadishes.com .

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