Have you considered a live tree either cut or balled and bur lapped/containerized?
Nothing can replace that fresh pine scent and the nostalgia of a live tree.
There are several things you can do to increase the life span and viability of a live tree.
I will start with the cut ones.
First of all, if you want a live cut tree, the one you cut yourself will last the longest.
Many department store and tree stand trees have been cut for several weeks before you even get to look at them.