Simple and sociable things to do around a table in winter that don't involve eating:
- Cutting out paper snowflakes in all kinds of colors.
- Making orange and clove pomanders in untraditional patterns.
- Decoupaging bottles, plates, trays or cigar boxes with cutouts from holiday cards and magazines.
- Making bird feeders from pine cones, peanut butter and seed.
- Playing games like Boggle, Smartmouth, Scrabble, and Spit.