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Welcome back to the blog for The Grand Estates Woodland in Magnolia, TX! In our previous post we offered tips for de-stressing during the holiday season among the chaos in or out of your apartment. Today we’re suggesting movies that may help you on that task!

A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) — Animation, Comedy, Family

“Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas.”

Any fan of the Peanuts gang will turn to this winter classic year after year to bask in the nostalgia of the film and the innocence and lovable quirkiness of its characters. Whether you get seasonal affective disorder like Charlie Brown or you love dancing to holiday music, this quick movie will surely resonate with you.

Home Alone (1990) — Comedy, Family

“An 8-year old troublemaker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.”

Kevin is part of a large family and is inadvertently left behind when his family leaves for Christmas vacation. As they are away, he must protect his house from two burglars. You are bound to laugh as you watch this boy outsmart and inflict bodily harm on a couple of dim-witted burglars again and again.

Serendipity (2001) — Comedy, Romance

“A couple search for each other years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they'd end up together.”

A chance meeting in a department store brings a couple of strangers together over a pair of gloves. Will they see each other again? Kate Beckinsale and John Cusack star in this sweet holiday movie adventure.

What are your favorite movies to watch this time of year? Leave your titles and reviews in the comments so we can put them on our to-watch lists. Thanks for reading! We hope you enjoy watching these films as you relax or wrap presents this month.