7 Olympic Fun Facts

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The Olympics is a truly amazing exhibit of athletic ability, and each Olympic games comes with its own set of amazing facts. Today, DFW homebuilders, Normandy Homes, is going to share 7 Olympic fun facts that you may not know.

Tasty Olympic-Themed Treats

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As DFW homebuilders, Normandy Homes uses modern home designs with open floor plans that are perfect for having guests over for an Olympics watch party! The only thing more enjoyable than the Olympics itself are all the tasty Olympic-themed treats you can make. Here are just a few delicious ideas.

The Olympics: Where it All Began

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Everyone knows that the Olympics dates back thousands of years. However, a lot has changed from then to now. So today, the DFW homebuilders, Normandy Homes, are going to share a brief history of the Olympics in honor of the 2016 Olympics starting this week! Olympics in Ancient Greece The first written record of the ancient Olympics was in 776 B.C., and the winner of the only event, a 192-meter footrace, was a cook named Coroebus. However, it’s believed that the Games had been going on years before this first written record. The event is named after their location at Olympia in southern Greece. They also took place at the same time every four years between August 6 and September 19 during a religious festival honoring Zeus.

Why You Should Make the Move to North Texas

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Many people are starting to flock to Texas for numerous reasons. If you’re still trying to decide whether you want to make the move, Normandy Homes is going to share a few reasons why you should make the move to North Texas. There’s Always Something to Do Whether it’s visiting the Dallas Museum of Art, going to a sports event or simply having a night out on the town, there’s never a shortage of fun things to do!

Moviehouse & Eatery Coming Soon Near The Village at Twin Creeks

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Dining One of the biggest things that sets Moviehouse & Eatery apart from other movie theaters is that they offer dining. Typically, when you go to the movies, you either eat before or after. However, at this theater, you can eat during your movie. With a wide selection and dedicated wait staff, the eating options at Moviehouse & Eatery go far beyond popcorn and nachos. The Lounge You can also enjoy a drink or two before or after your movie at the lounge! There is a full-service bar, and you can order food and drinks there to take with you into the movie theater. They offer a large variety of local beers on tap, house wines, mixed and signature drinks. Even if you don’t see a movie, you can still enjoy a great meal and tasty drinks at the lounge!

Things You Need to Know Before Moving to Dallas-Fort Worth

As homebuilders in DFW, Normandy Homes knows that when first moving to Dallas-Fort Worth, it can be a little overwhelming because there is just so much to know. That’s why, today, Normandy Homes is sharing a few things you need to know before moving to Dallas-Fort Worth. Public Transportation There is easy access to public transportation that can take you pretty much anywhere you may need to go in the metroplex. The DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) system has 72 miles of light rail and 120 bus routes to get you where you need to go.

6 Reasons Why Dallas-Fort Worth is Booming

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As homebuilders in DFW, Normandy Homes understands that people want to live in modern homes located in a convenient and growing area. That’s why Normandy Homes is always building new homes in DFW. Dallas-Fort Worth has always been a booming area, but in recent years it’s been growing even quicker. Why is that? Today, Normandy Homes is going to share 6 reasons why Dallas-Forth Worth is booming.

3 Best Water Parks in DFW

In Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, it can be hard to escape the summer heat, but Normandy Homes has a few ideas on how to beat the heat! Normandy Homes offers new homes in DFW that are conveniently located to exceptional area amenities. Some of these area amenities include water parks, which is the perfect way to cool off and escape the hot summer days. Here are a few water parks that are within cities near Dallas and near many of the new homes in DFW! Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Sure to fulfill one’s satisfaction, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor offers a great amount of fun. With their smooth sailing lazy river, million-gallon wave pool, and a twisting Black Hole that launches its riders 80 feet, there is definitely something for everyone to enjoy!

Four Games to Play for Game Night

Sometimes the best nights are the ones spent inside playing games with friends and family. You can never go wrong with the classic board games. However, Normandy Homes has a few other games that are fun to play in our new homes in DFW! Elephant March Sure to provide plenty of hilarious moments, Elephant March is a lot harder than it looks. The main object of the game is to knock over the water bottles with a ball, but it isn’t nearly that easy. Here are the full instructions on how to play Elephant March. Tear It Up A game of accuracy, Tear It Up can be fun for everyone and can be easily reset. All you need is two rolls of toilet paper, a long stick to put through the toilet paper, chairs to hold the stick, rubber bands and two empty water bottles. Here’s a video demonstrating how to play Tear It Up.

Normandy Homes Wins Home 7 McSAM Awards by the Dallas Builders Association

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Every spring, the Dallas Builders Association hosts the McSAM Awards, which are meant to recognize sales and marketing excellence. The prestigious McSAM Awards are given to builders, developers and associates who have made a significant and creative contribution in residential marketing. This year, Normandy Homes won 7 awards at the 37th Annual McSAM Awards presented by the Dallas Builders Association (DBA), which is no small feat! The two Normandy Homes communities that won awards were The Village at Twin Creeks, which won 4 awards and Mustang Park, which won 3 awards.

4 Modern Home Design Ideas for an Elegant Living Room

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As DFW homebuilders, Normandy Homes understands that homeowners prefer modern home designs and open floor plans. The open floor plan in a home should start with the living room. It’s the first room that guests will see and where everyone will gather to enjoy the company of others, which means it should be inviting and unique to you. Here are a few modern home design ideas that can bring your Normandy Homes living room up a notch!

Community Highlight: Mustang Park in Carrollton, TX

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As homebuilders in Carrollton, TX, Normandy Homes knows that choosing the right neighborhood to live in can be rather difficult. There are so many things that have to be taken into consideration and even then, you may not find everything you want and need. That’s where Normandy Homes comes in. Our community of new homes in Carrollton, TX could be just what you and your family are looking for. Here are just a few of the great things about Mustang Park in Carrollton, Texas.

Top 5 Reasons to Buy a Normandy Home

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Buying a new house is a big deal. There are so many things you have to take into consideration. It can easily become overwhelming. To help make things a little easier, Normandy Homes is going to share the top 5 reasons to buy one of our new homes in DFW. 1. Location All of the communities that Normandy Homes builds in are located in the best, most convenient areas. With communities in Allen, Flower Mound, Carrollton and North Arlington, residents can live in luxury and still be close to great area attractions and amenities.

Normandy Homes Builds with the Homebuyer in Mind

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Normandy Homes is a team of seasoned professional homebuilders in DFW. Our award-winning team builds modern homes with innovative architectural design, energy saving construction and high-quality craftsmanship. Here are just a few ways that our new homes in DFW are built with you, the homebuyer, in mind.

Outdoor Games to Play at Your BBQ Party

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Nothing seems to bring people in Texas together better than barbeque. Your friends and family come over to your Normandy house, and you throw a few burgers and hot dogs on the grill. Maybe you even have a rack of ribs slowly cooking on the top shelf. While the food is getting ready, keep all your guests entertained with these fun outdoor games.

3 Creative Ways to Landscape Your Yard

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With the home designs from Normandy Homes, you’re able to perfectly landscape your yards. All you need to do is make it your own. Here are some ideas on how to landscape your front and backyard to make it a warm welcome or a luxurious getaway. Landscaping can be as simple as creating a walkway. Whether you’re creating a path to a backyard seating area or surrounding the perimeter of your front yard garden, adding pavers can give any yard an extra dimension. Rather than just a bland patch of grass, pavers give your yard a sense of flow and direction.

Why Are Single-Family Homes Perfect for Empty Nesters?

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We all know that our lives happen in stages. When we switch from one stage to another, it can be a little unnerving. Your life has all of a sudden changed, and you have to get used to it. One of the biggest changes in life is when your children leave home. You and your spouse are now empty nesters. It’s a time of transition. This may be the perfect time to transition into a new house. Here’s why the modern home designs of Normandy Homes are perfect for empty nesters.

Community Highlight: Cypress Meadows

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Allen, Texas is a great city that has grown very quickly over the past few years and is continuing to grow. There are starting to be more and more Allen, Texas homebuilders and when you’re a new buyer it can be hard to know which one to pick. Well, Normandy Homes in Allen is here to help end your search and tell you about our new homes in Allen, TX. Our new homes are in the master-planned community of Cypress Meadows. Here are just a few of the many great things about Cypress Meadows.

3 Simple Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

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Valentine’s Day is a special day of the year to be spent with the one you love. If you prefer a simple night in rather than an expensive night out, here are 3 Valentine’s Day date ideas to give a try this year: 1. At-Home S’mores Date Night Take your romantic evening indoors where you can snuggle up in your favorite blanket, put on your favorite movie and make scrumptious s’mores. The best part about this activity is that no campfire is needed. All that is required is a small terra cotta pot half full with little rocks, a little fuel canister, marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate.

Community Highlight: Cottonwood Crossing

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Normandy Homes chooses to locations that have great reputations and are convenient locations. One of those communities is Cottonwood Crossing in Allen, Texas. This community has many new homes in Allen, TX nestled into a convenient location within minutes of HWY 75. Normandy Homes is an Allen, Texas homebuilder because of the many great benefits that come from living in the thriving city of Allen, Texas. Here are a few of the many reasons why Cottonwood Crossing in Allen, Texas is a great place to call home.