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october is almost here, and the trees are turning orange, so it's practically already halloween. facts.
so, here's some tips on how to have a nice, cozy movie marathon with friends or just by yourself! must-watch holiday movies, my favorite snacks, and how to make your space even more special and cozy!

get comfy!

you can't have an authentic, truly cozy movie day/night without being 100% comfortable. fuzzy socks, sweaters, sweatshirts, whatever you feel the most comfy in! pull it all out.
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you don't need to go all-out, but little things can go a long way. grab pillows from all around the house, hang some string lights, light a candle, make a blanket fort, or just set out a few throw blankets to sit on and curl up in. wherever you think you'll be most comfortable, or what kind of spaces are available to you-- especially depending on what you're watching your movies on (tv, laptop, projector, etc.).
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snacks & treats

on your own or with a small group of friends, snacks are always a must! you can never go wrong with simle popcorn, but you can't forget the special treats like cookies or candy corn!
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whether you're watching on your laptop, your tv, or through a projector on the wall, pick out your movies beforehand and decide which order you want to watch them in, and stack them so they're ready to go as you watch them!
so, here's my halloween watch list! obviously there's plenty more you could watch. these are just some of my favorites. however, i'm not much of a horror person, so most listed are the more funny, kiddy ones!

hocus pocus - PG

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after moving to salem, massachusetts teenager max dennison explores an abandoned house with his sister dani and their new friend, allison. after dismissing a story allison tells as superstitious, max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches who used to live in the house. now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.

the addams family & addams family values - PG-13

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the addams family characters have traditionally included gomez and morticia addams, their children wednesday and pugsley, close family members uncle fester and grandmama, their butler lurch, the disembodied hand thing, and gomez's cousin itt.

the haunted mansion - PG

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a realtor and his wife and children are summoned to a mansion, which they soon discover is haunted, and while they attempt to escape, he learns an important lesson about the family he has neglected.

it's the great pumpkin, charlie brown - TV G

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it's the great pumpkin, charlie brown is a 1966 american prime time animated television special based on the comic strip peanuts by charles M. Schulz.

halloween - R

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on a cold halloween night in 1963, six year old michael myers brutally murdered his 17-year-old sister, judith. he was sentenced and locked away for 15 years. but on october 30, 1978, while being transferred for a court date, a 21-year-old michael myers steals a car and escapes smith's grove. he returns to his quiet hometown of haddonfield, illinois, where he looks for his next victims.

halloweentown - PG

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after learning she is a witch, a girl helps save a town full of other supernatural creatures.

the nightmare before christmas - PG

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this follows the misadventures of jack skellington, halloweentown's beloved pumpkin king, who has become bored with the same annual routine of frightening people in the "real world." when jack accidentally stumbles on christmastown, he gets a new lease on life. but jack soon discovers even the best-laid plans of mice and skeleton men can go seriously awry.

ghostbusters - PG

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after the members of a team of scientists lose their cushy positions at a university in new york city, they decide to become "ghostbusters" to wage a high-tech battle with the supernatural for money. they stumble upon a gateway to another dimension, a doorway that will release evil upon the city. the ghostbusters must now save new york from complete destruction.

monsters inc. - G

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monsters incorporated is the largest scare factory in the monster world, and james p. sullivan is one of its top scarers. sullivan is a huge, intimidating monster with blue fur, large purple spots and horns. his scare assistant, best friend and roommate is mike wazowski, a green, opinionated, feisty little one-eyed monster. visiting from the human world is boo, a tiny girl who goes where no human has ever gone before.

that's it!

i hope you have a great movie night!! make it your own! add things i didn't mention, whatever you need to make your movie marathon perfect!
stay cozy, friends! watch some movies, drink cider, go for afternoon walks and evening drives, look at the colors, carve pumpkins, love life. ;)
check out my autumn collection for pretty pictures and more articles!
disclaimer: all movie descriptions taken from google!