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Five Reasons You Should Move To Williamson County Right Now

Look on the bright side. If you were on the fence about your current living situation before 2020, you’ve likely realized by now that you’re ready for new surroundings, and more specifically, the kind of surroundings that not only last the test of time, but also a global pandemic for good measure. Below, we’ve listed [...]

Five Reasons You Should Walk Your Dog Today

Want to know how an active, nature-centered community celebrates International Dog Day? By taking a walk in the park of course! Bordered on three sides by one of our nation’s largest federal parks, we at Stephens Valley are so blessed to live amongst 500 acres of protected open space that keeps us—and our furry friends—healthy [...]

5 Boxes Your Custom Home Builders MUST Check-Off

So you’ve decided to build your dream home but you’re not sure who to hire to make your dreams come true? We feel you. Since you’ve most likely been planning out your future home’s every nook and cranny for some time now, we’re willing to bet that you’re feeling a little more than overwhelmed about [...]

Wildflower Scavenger Hunt

They say that where flowers bloom, so does hope, and here at Stephens Valley...we can 100% attest to that statement. But have you ever wondered exactly what you’re looking at? Below, we’ve listed the eight most common wildflowers found in Tennessee and our question is...can you find any of them in your neck of the [...]

Garlic-Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Mustard Sauce

August 1st is National Mustard Day, so we thought we’d share an easy peasy Mustard Sauce recipe that pairs perfectly with garlic-roasted brussel sprouts. It’s so good that one bite will turn your pickiest eater into a number one fan!  This recipe serves six people and takes twenty minutes total to prepare.  Ingredients 1 - [...]

Four Reasons To Hit The Nature Trails

Everyone knows that hiking is good for our physical state. Like most cardio exercises, hiking reduces your risk of heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and even some cancers. But a nice, long trek also does wonders for your mind, your relationships, and your quality of life. Keep reading to find out how [...]

Tips For Celebrating Prom Night At Home

As a parent to a teenager, we can bet that you’re so proud of your child for graduating high school...but also a little peeved about all of the missed memories—not to mention photo opps—that were put off due to this year’s interesting circumstances. But even though the year 2020 will go down as an anomaly, [...]

Front Porchraits

In order to capture this unique period in our lives, we encouraged our residents to participate in our #porchraits project...and we are so happy with how they turned out. Thanks to Gracie-Brookes Photography, we will be able to look back at these beautiful pictures for generations to come and remember a time when we returned [...]

How To Survive Summer Vacation While Working From Home

We’re a little over a month into summer vacation, and with so many of us working from home due to the Coronavirus pandemic, this year’s “summer fun” feels a little more overwhelming than it has in year’s past. Though it may feel impossible to keep your kiddos entertained while you’re busy living your 9 to [...]

Stephens Valley Coloring Pages

Calling all kiddos, parents, and coloring enthusiasts! 🎨🖍 Did you know that the simple act of coloring can calm the part of the brain that deals with stress, anxiety, and fear? It induces the same state of mind that meditation does, reducing the thoughts of a restless—and cooped up—mind and allowing you and your family to [...]