Impress Your Guests: Tips for a Perfect Outdoor Party

Village at Canterbury Outdoor LivingNotoriously warm temperatures and sunny weather make summer the perfect season to host an outdoor gathering. From barbeque cookouts to birthday parties, it is prime time to take advantage of the season as a hostess.

Below we have compiled a list of fun, elegant ideas for your next outdoor party from Better Homes and Gardens!

Serve small bites. Serve a variety of sweet and savory small bites to give guests a variety of options that are simple to eat. Their small size makes them easy to transport, so only take out what you need, and replenish as you need more!

Make picnic-inspired invitations. Get crafty and weave paper together to create an invitation with the look of a woven picnic basket. If you’re in a rush, simply buy tartan or checkered scrapbook paper for a similar look. Read More


North Ridge: More than Just New Homes in Hedgesville, WV

North Ridge HomeIf you’re looking for a new home in Hedgesville, WV, then our North Ridge community is the perfect fit! In addition to single-family homes starting at $241,900, the community offers tons of inclusions that others in the Martinsburg area just don’t have.

Our innovative Aspen, Brandywine, Laurel, Pembrooke and Hawthorne floor plans boast three to five bedrooms, two to four-and-a-half baths, 1,800 to 3,900 square feet and up to three acres of land. Homes include upgraded appliances, nine-foot ceilings, upgraded Lennox HVACs, 30-year dimensional shingles, EnergyStar Ultra Low-E Glass windows, MERV 10 Air Filtration systems and so much more! Read More


Considering a Vacation Home in State College, PA? Don’t Miss this Open House!

Village at Canterbury carriage homesAre you in town for Arts Fest? Then you’re in luck! Those of you making frequent weekend trips to Penn State for the area’s world-class events like the Arts Fest and, of course, Penn State Football, have to be tired of paying ridiculous rates at area hotels and bumming on  your friend’s couches.

This Sunday, visit our Village at Canterbury Open House, being held from noon to 4 p.m., and learn more about an option you may have never considered before. Whether you live out of town and seek a second home or are considering a retirement to Happy Valley, there are few places that rival this innovative new community. Read More


Need Independence Day Plans? Check Here First!

FireworksIt’s the day before one of America’s most relaxing and fun-filled days of the year, Independence Day. And this year, the Fourth of July is even more special because it’s part of a three-day weekend meaning families and friends can travel to get together and enjoy a special weekend full of festivities.

Here are our top picks for this weekend’s festivities:

1.    Central PA 4th Fest – Want to run a 4k? Listen to live music? Maybe a hot air balloon ride, or do you just want to watch one of the longest and largest fireworks displays in the nation? You can do all these things and much more at the Central PA 4th Fest in State College.

2.    Gettysburg 150th Anniversary – Could there possibly be a more historic place to celebrate our nation’s independence than Gettysburg? Enjoy a special Fourth of July this weekend, and treat yourself to more than just fireworks. Events include a full civil war re-enactment and special events on the movie set for the Gettysburg movie, now celebrating its 20th anniversary.   Read More