Having grown up in Miami and only lived as far north as Atlanta, I can admit I know nothing of what my Northern friends call "real" winters–the kind that have you huddled indoors from December straight through St.
Bring the outside elements in to keep the cost of decorating down. We love these springs of Rosemary but evergreen would also be great. Party and Hosting Tips and Hacks for the Holidays - Thanksgiving, Christmas, Cookie Exchanges
If temperatures are forgiving this Fall, try an outdoor Autumn feast. Decorate your table with plaid tablecloth or even a throw. Don't forget to keep extra blankets on hand in case it gets chilly at night.