Yearly Archives: 2018


New Year’s Eve: Foods and Drinks to Add to Your Celebration


Celebrating New Year's Eve is a festive way to usher in the next 12 months. While some choose to go out, many people do their own celebrating right at home. Whether you are staying in with your family or inviting friends over to ring in the stroke of midnight, here are some menu items that will [...]

New Year’s Eve: Foods and Drinks to Add to Your Celebration2019-05-23T23:40:29+00:00

Home Design Trends for 2019


Rose gold, subway tiles, exposed lighting and modern touches were all top home trends this past year. With a new year quickly approaching, innovative decorating styles and fresh spins on old styles will be coming your way. Here’s what to expect in 2019 when it comes to home design. Handcrafted Fixtures Decorators have noticed a shift [...]

Home Design Trends for 20192018-12-19T10:30:38+00:00

Holiday Traditions: Old & New


It’s the busiest time of year! Trees to decorate, gifts to purchase, meals to cook, presents to wrap…the list goes on and on. Among the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, be sure you’re taking time to enjoy family holiday traditions. While some traditions remain constant each year, you may also want to spice things [...]

Holiday Traditions: Old & New2018-12-18T08:30:59+00:00

Tis the Season: Decorating for the Holidays


Are you ready to transform your home for the holidays? Invoke a sense of warmth by combining the joy of the season with the relaxed mood of the beach. Deck your halls in seaside style with these festive ideas: Holiday Hues Traditional colors may tend to be red and green, but when it comes to celebrating [...]

Tis the Season: Decorating for the Holidays2018-11-28T15:42:29+00:00

Community Profile: IslandWalk


IslandWalk at West Villages Florida is always full of activity and fun. There are currently about 1,700 homes in this DiVosta-built community which began in 2005. Water is a key element in IslandWalk, in fact, almost every home site enjoys a water view. The Venetian-inspired bridges make it appealing for walkers, joggers and cyclists. With two [...]

Community Profile: IslandWalk2019-06-03T17:56:46+00:00

Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner


It is officially November, which means it is time to start thinking about the holidays. Thanksgiving kicks off the entire holiday season, but can be stressful if you don’t adequately plan ahead. Hosting the annual Thanksgiving dinner may seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be, as long as you begin planning now! Here’s how to have [...]

Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner2019-05-23T23:41:18+00:00

Welcome Back Snowbirds!


We are glad to see so many of our friends and neighbors back from “up north”! Each year it seems we see people returning earlier in the fall and leaving later in the spring. We hope that’s a testament to loving life here at West Villages. This time of year, we also look forward to the [...]

Welcome Back Snowbirds!2019-06-03T18:08:57+00:00

Win a $25 Publix gift card from West Villages


Enter to win one of 10 $25 Publix gift cards from West Villages! The contest period runs from Nov. 2 through Nov. 8 (official rules and timelines below). Click here to enter.   ABBREVIATED DISCLOSURES:   NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  Sweepstakes begins on 10.31.18 at 12:01 a.m. ET and ends on 11.8.18 at 11:59 p.m. ET.  Open [...]

Win a $25 Publix gift card from West Villages2019-06-03T18:13:15+00:00

Fall Bucket List


The time for falling leaves and pumpkin everything is in full swing -- and before we know it, we will be ringing in the New Year! There is still plenty of fall to enjoy, though, from sipping hot apple cider to enjoying your favorite football team, there’s an endless supply of ways to celebrate fall. Here’s [...]

Fall Bucket List2019-05-23T23:43:13+00:00

Breaking Ground for West Villages Marketplace


Soon enough anything you need (or want) will be found right in your own backyard! Construction for the first West Villages commercial retail project begins shortly. A neighborhood shopping complex, located at the corner of West Villages Parkway and US 41/S. Tamiami Trail, West Villages Marketplace will offer something for everyone. What’s to Come? Scheduled to [...]

Breaking Ground for West Villages Marketplace2018-10-23T13:13:41+00:00