Enjoy the great outdoors. Think about entertaining outside when the day is sunny and crisp. For a sit down meal, bring out indoor furniture. Surround a table with a mix of chairs and benches add lots of throw pillows and blankets.
Bring out a television during football season for a great outdoor gathering.
A basket of simple eats and a bucket of cold drinks OR hot ones depending on the temperature.
Have extra sweaters, jackets, gloves and hats on hand. Take the fun into the evening with lots of candles and outdoor heaters and fires for cozy warmth.
Think about roasting marshmallows and drinking mulled wine or hot toddies into the evening.
Try this recipe from Ina: 4 cups apple cider; 1 bottle Cabernet Sauvignon; 1/4C honey; 2 cinnamon sticks; 1 orange zested and juiced; 4 whole cloves; 3 star anise combine and bring to boil. Simmer for 10 minutes. Pour into mugs, garnish with orange peels and serve.