There are a number of Thanksgiving staple dishes to keep in mind to make your holiday a complete success. Here is our list of the top 10 Thanksgiving dishes, along with some unique twists on these classic holiday bites.
As we approach the holiday season and the end of the year draws near, we wanted to stop and reflect on 2021 and all of the memories we have to be thankful for. We’ve rounded up a few ideas for ways you can express your gratitude this season, as well as year round.
Are you looking to give back to those that are in need? There are a number of nonprofits nearby and right in Estrella that are looking for volunteers year round. We've rounded up a few local nonprofits that offer a variety of volunteer opportunities.
Fall is finally here and with the weather cooling off, now is the perfect time to enjoy all of the great outdoor amenities and activities Estrella has to offer! Check out some of our upcoming events and top amenities to enjoy this fall!
With the market consistently evolving, it's important to understand what’s making Arizona’s housing market so hot. Here are a few trends that continue to affect the Phoenix real estate market, including the Estrella market.
The history the High Sonoran Desert and its residents’ dates back centuries. Fast forward to today, Estrella, the master-planned community in Goodyear, is located in the heart of the diverse desert landscape of the Sierra Estrella Mountains in Arizona.
One of the most refreshing ways to cool down in AZ heat is relaxing with poolside cocktails. To get ready for our summertime in Estrella, we’re sharing a list of delicious summertime mixed drinks that can also be kid-friendly! Read more!
When redecorating, creating a cozy house interior might be a significant factor. Aspects like color or lighting will have an impact, but they also affect the life you live inside the home. Learn how to get cozy in your home and your life.
You've found the perfect home here in Estrella, signed all the papers and scheduled a moving date. Now, your move is officially in motion, but you still have a lot of things to get done before move-in day. Setting up your utilities should be at the top of your to-do list.
Things are moving quickly here in Estrella, with even more excitement on the horizon. From villages, homebuilders, and home designs, to the latest in innovative technology and living concepts, take a moment to explore what’s new and what’s to come in our master-planned community.
Why move to Arizona? Arizona is a scenic sanctuary that over 7 million people call home. From renowned restaurants and shopping to abundant wildlife and miles of acres to explore, Arizona’s endless attractions make the state the perfect location for people of all ages and from all walks of life to settle.
Aging in place is a hot topic for older Americans, so it’s no surprise Active Adult communities for people 55+ have become a fixture in homebuilding. CantaMia at Estrella offers the ideal setting for aging in place.
Date ideas for couples is just as much a hot topic as it is for singles, but even the most ardent romantics might be running out of date night ideas. If you’re at a loss for at home date night ideas, don’t despair!
Falling in love with a home and community should be easy. Residents of Estrella can’t get enough of the community’s homes, the endless amenities, and beautiful scenery. Keep reading to see exactly why residents have eyes only for Estrella.
Welcome to the Tower to the Sky (Star Tower)-Your place in the Cosmos. For thousands of years, man has looked to the heavens with mystery and awe! The tower to the sky is a living memorial to the many Native American cultures which have studied the sky, from this very location- the desert southwest.
At the Estrella Lakeside Farmers Market in Goodyear, AZ, you can find a wide range of in-season, locally farmed ingredients to cook up and serve to your family right at your dinner table with farm-to-table recipes.
We love our gorgeous community in the High Sonoran Desert because there’s always an adventure to be had. From taking a kayak out on the lakes to taking in a game of pickleball, the opportunities are as endless as the days are long.
Estrella is a master-planned community that is a smart choice for active, contemporary lifestyles. Estrella offers new homes in Goodyear, Arizona, and the best of suburban life without giving up big city conveniences and style.
Arizona has many well-known natural wonders, including the gorgeous High Sonoran Desert surrounding our Estrella community. What many people don’t realize is the wide range of well-known and soon to be well-known products manufactured right here in our state.
There are many Popular Attractions in Arizona that can only be found in the Copper State. Take a stroll through our list below and see what all Arizona and Estrella has to offer that you can’t find anywhere else.
Judges for the 2020 Gold Nugget Awards have named Estrella as an Award of Merit winner in its annual competition, which honors architectural design and planning excellence and draws entries from throughout the United States and internationally.
When you hear the words “Master-Plan Community” (MPC), most think of a large subdivision without realizing the advantages the community has to offer. Being one ourselves, we define ourselves as a mixed-use community comprised of villages and neighborhoods that are connected by various trails and lakes.
Training a dog can be a big job, but having a best friend for life is always worth it. From setting house boundaries to learning the rules of the leash, here are a few essential tips to make training a breeze. And trust us, you CAN teach an old dog new tricks.
There is nothing like a backyard barbeque to celebrate the Fourth of July. The holiday is a perfect excuse to fire up the grill and create tasty treats and refreshing cocktails that you’ll want to enjoy all summer long. From a fresh take on traditional hotdogs to blueberry lemonade margaritas, here are a few recipes guaranteed to create the ultimate all-American spread.
With everyone spending more time in their homes and more people than ever working from home, many have decided that this is the perfect time to add another pet to their family. Here are some great options for local pet adoptions in the Valley.
Terrata Homes debuted its newest neighborhood, dubbed Segovia, in Estrella. This will be the second Terrata Homes branded community in the State of Arizona and the newest addition to the Goodyear master-planned community.
What if you could dim your lights, change the temperature, or turn on your favorite podcast all with a simple voice command or touch of a button? With smart home technology, homeowners have the ability to manage and monitor their home like never before.
The only thing cooler than living in a community where it’s dark enough to see the stars is being able to name them! Check out this guide to the constellations you can see from our master-planned community.
From virtual fitness classes and book clubs, to museum tours and educational opportunities, here are a few at-home boredom busters for adults. Keep cabin fever at bay and stay active, engaged, and connected … without ever leaving the comfort of your own home.
You’re probably utilizing your home office more than ever right now. Did you know your home office setup can greatly affect your mood, productivity levels, and work-life balance - but not always for the better? Create an organized space that sparks creativity and promotes efficiency to set you up for success. From choosing the right workspace to managing your electronics, here are a few tips for creating a productive home office.
When the kids are home from school, it can be a challenge to keep them busy and entertained. However, there are a ton of easy, affordable, and innovative activities guaranteed to help keep boredom at bay.
Feng shui, an ancient Chinese philosophy, reveals how creating an organized and balanced living environment can greatly impact our daily lives by reducing stress and brightening our mood. Rejuvenate your life and bring on the positive vibes with these feng shui decorating tips.
Fandoms unite! Characterized by a feeling of camaraderie, fandoms create a family of people who share similar passions. From music festivals and art to esports and Comicon, explore some of the Valley’s top fandoms.
Open the door to your new life in Goodyear. A thriving community, Goodyear offers a serene hometown feel with endless big-city amenities. From its family-friendly events and high-quality jobs, to scenic mountain views and picturesque neighborhoods, Goodyear is the perfect place to call home. Read on to learn more about our action-packed city.
Decoding market stats and scrutinizing mortgage rates to determine when you should buy a new home can feel overwhelming. We sat down with a local real estate pro to talk about the current state of the housing market and why it’s a good time to buy.
There is nothing like Cactus League Spring Training in Arizona. With warm weather, beautiful ballparks, fan events, and tasty restaurants, spring training is the ultimate baseball fan’s dream. Make Estrella your home base for the season and check out our guide to spring training in the West Valley.
Whether you’ve been married for 30 years or want to take your BFF out to celebrate, Estrella’s mix of resort-style amenities, comfy homes, and scenic views offer plenty of opportunities to spread the love.
As we move through the month of January, let us make your New Year’s resolution journey as smooth as possible with these delicious, healthy and easy-to-make dinner options. They are perfect for changing up your weekly menu.
Adulting is hard no matter what time of year, but getting that extra boost of energy after the holidays can sometimes seem daunting. Make 2020 your best decade by getting ahead of schedule and creating the ultimate adulting checklist with our financial, professional and, personal goals for the new year.
This time of year, active, healthy lifestyles are especially top of mind with freshly made New Year’s resolutions and promises to finally use that treadmill … which is currently doubling as a coat hanger. Because of our community’s focus on outdoor living, there are plenty of fun ways to stick to your resolutions in 2020.
The happiest time of year is officially here and that means it’s time to prepare. To help make this season the best one yet, we’ve created the ultimate holiday survival guide with easy recipes, family friendly events, and tips to de-stress to help avoid holiday burnout.
Some of the most popular Estrella amenities are the 50+ miles of paths and trails that wind through the community’s natural desert landscape. Did you know these trails were largely built by a group of intrepid residents? Take a look at a few trail building tidbits from a local expert.
Set the stage, or in this case, the table, for festive holiday get togethers. Whether you are sharing a formal dinner with family or enjoying sweet treats with close friends, you’ll be inspired by our top picks for seasonal table décor.
Finding the perfect home is easy here in Estrella. Our community offers a variety of new homes that can be built to suit any family’s lifestyle. If you’re trying to decide if buying new is for you, check out some of the perks.
Rates are currently at their lowest since January 2018, and lower rates restore buying power to potential home buyers counteracting continued home price increases and economic uncertainty. Translation: Lower mortgage rates put money in the pockets of prospective buyers and affords you more home for your money.
The Estrella community truly embodies the beauty of Arizona, making it the ideal place to capture picture-perfect moments. If you’re in need of a scenic spot for engagement, prom, or family pictures, check out a few of the best photo spots in Estrella.
When you choose to live in Estrella, you get automatic access to our many resort-style amenities. Enjoy residents clubs, miles of paths and trails, and fitness centers (which saves you the cost of purchasing a separate gym membership). Take a look at how Estrella stacks up against the other West Valley master-planned communities.
Buying a new home can involve a lot of decisions, but it doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Estrella offers a variety of beautiful home options that are suitable for every family’s wants and needs. If you are in the market for a new home, here are the first steps you should take.
Coming soon, Café Bebida will be locally owned and operated by Estrella resident, Deborah Huyer, who also owns Lakeside Grill and Splash Café in Starpointe Residents Club. Meet Deborah and learn about her vision.
Summer is right around the corner, which means there are plenty of pool days ahead. Without traveling far from home, cool down at our various resort-style pools throughout the Estrella community. Check out where you can find them.
Estrella offers a variety of home options with beautiful kitchens designed to fit every family’s culinary needs. Next time you decide to put your new kitchen to use, consider cooking up a tasty grilled cheese. Here are a few of our favorite sandwich combinations.
Wherever you look in the Estrella village of Mountain Ranch, you’ll find things to see and do, and family and friends to join in on all of your activities. Mountain Ranch village is not just about the uniquely beautiful, single-family homes in the High Sonoran Desert, it’s about a way of life.
Estrella is proud to be located in the heart of Goodyear, and our residents will agree that it's a great place to live. Whether it's the impeccable sense of community, the multitude of nearby entertainment options, quality education, or friendly residents, there are so many reasons we love calling Goodyear home.
Whether it's the impeccable sense of community, the multitude of entertainment options, quality educational institutes or friendly residents, there are clearly many great reasons to live in Goodyear. Here are our top five reasons why we enjoy this vibrant and exciting city.
Estrella is a community that was founded upon friendship and family. The Valencias are a great example of how a strong sense of community can be a deciding factor in choosing where to live and raise a family.
With the holiday season just around the corner, now may be the perfect time to tackle some home improvement projects. We put together a “Splurge or Save” guide to projects that will fit in any home improvement budget.
Estrella is a lively and vibrant community in the foothills of the Sierra Estrella Mountains. While the community is tucked privately away in Goodyear, it is minutes from some of Phoenix’s top attractions.