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Fall and winter items to use outdoors

As the temperatures drop, many Long Islanders pack up their yards and head indoors. But there’s no need to abandon your outdoor areas just because the leaves are falling. In fact, autumn and winter have plenty of pretty to spare, as long as you’ve got the right pieces in place. Here, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite items to help you enjoy your property no matter what the thermostat says.

Mohawk Home Swirly Tree Welcome Mat

Welcome, autumn Trade your summer entrances for more
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Trade your summer entrances for more autumnal themes with this Mohawk Home Swirly Tree Welcome Mat. The 18-by-30-inch coir mat is suitable for indoor or outdoor use and features skid-resistant backing; $14.99, available at bedbathandbeyond.com  

Kichler Lyndon Portable Bluetooth LED Lantern

Bright idea Stay out past your bedtime with
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Stay out past your bedtime with this Kichler Lyndon Portable Bluetooth LED Lantern. The classically styled light features a hidden Bluetooth speaker with a 30-foot range, and the rechargeable LED fixture lasts for five hours at full power; $178.20, kichler.com for stores

UGG Talia Flokati Blanket

Go with the flokati Don't forget to bring
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Don’t forget to bring something warm to wrap yourself in when you’re outside. This gray acrylic UGG Talia Flokati Blanket features a thick faux-fur texture and measures 70 by 50 inches; $69.99, available exclusively at bedbathandbeyond.com and Bed Bath & Beyond stores  

Sun Joe Fire Joe fire pit

Light my fire Create the perfect place to
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Create the perfect place to gather year-round with this Sun Joe Fire Joe 28-inch charcoal-gray fire pit. The 24-inch fire bowl has a cast stone base and can withstand heat up to 1,112 degrees. Wire mesh screen and screen hook are included; $159.99, available at snowjoe.com

HDX 24-inch poly rake

Handsome rake Sometimes simple is best. This classic
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Sometimes simple is best. This classic HDX 24-inch poly rake features a hardwood handle and flexible, durable tines, plus it weighs less than 2 pounds, so it’s easy to handle; $6.98, available at homedepot.com  

Home Bazaar Fieldstone Guest Cottage Birdfeeder

For the birds Birds have a hard time
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Birds have a hard time finding enough food in the colder months, but you can help by installing this Fieldstone Guest Cottage Birdfeeder, by Long Island-based Home Bazaar, on your favorite tree. The 9.5-inch-high feeder holds 1.5 pounds of birdseed and features a heavy-duty nylon cord for hanging; $51.99, available at homebazaarinc.com

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