MiddleNeck Living


  • Thursday January 14th, 2016 holiday_bills
    If you’re like the majority of Americans, you entered the new year with more holiday bills than you expected to rack up. There’s no shortage of good advice out there about tightening your belt and making a plan to pay off those debts. But one big, really important point to factor into your plan is that not all holiday bills are created equal. Some can even ...
  • Thursday January 07th, 2016 heirloom_corn
    Deep winter is the best time to plan for the spring season. And what better to look forward to than an heirloom garden? Heirlooms are non-hybrid varieties introduced before 1940. This date is important because it marks the era when companies began hybridizing corn for greater yield. The protein content of corn has been declining ever since. As opposed to modern sweet corn’s “empty calories,” heirloom ...
  • Thursday January 07th, 2016 Giant Burger
    There’s nothing quite like a good challenge. Especially if that challenge involves food. These 10 restaurants in Virginia offer up some of the tastiest meals you can find – just in slightly larger portions. But the good news is that if you finish it all, your meal is free – and comes with a few prizes, not the least of which are bragging rights. Click ...
  • Tuesday January 05th, 2016 ice1
    It’s been a fairly mild winter so far on the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula, but be certain much colder weather is coming and winter storms are likely at some point before spring.  Winter storms can range from a moderate snow over a few hours to a blizzard with blinding, wind-driven snow that lasts for several days. Many winter storms are accompanied by dangerously low ...
  • Thursday December 31st, 2015 newyearseveparty-kids
    Staying home on New Year’s doesn’t have to be boring…not by a long shot!  Here are a few creative ways to make the evening special even though the surroundings are familiar. Countdown Bags –A fun family activity to count down to the New Year. Simply fill your bags with ideas to do every hour leading up to the big event. At the designated hour, have your child ...
  • Thursday December 31st, 2015 new-years-eve
    Many New Year customs that we take for granted actually date from ancient times. This year, ring out the old and ring in the new with a New Year tradition—or two!
  • Thursday December 31st, 2015 new-years-resolution
    The New Year is as good a time as any to make goals and resolutions. You’ll find no shortage of tips on how to accomplish those goals, but one fun option is to give your resolution a theme.
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