MiddleNeck Living

  • Friday February 19th, 2016
    Choosing books for book club is no easy feat. You have to pick a challenging book worthy of discussion, yet something that members will enjoy reading. Here we present the cream of the crop for early 2016. A dozen books all rated 5-stars by our reviewers which publish in paperback between September 2015 and February 2016 (and are already available in hardcover and ebook). Click Here
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  • Friday February 19th, 2016
    Here in Virginia, we know all about delicious seafood. Our proximity to the Atlantic and the Chesapeake Bay area accounts for the freshest of ingredients. Let’s just say seafood here is not to be taken lightly (but no complaints if it’s lightly battered and fried on occasion…). This list is simply a start to an endless selection of delectable spots you need to try in the ...
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  • Friday February 19th, 2016
    Just outside of White Stone, looking out from the greenery of the forest to the mirrored surface of the Chesapeake Bay stands a refined cube, its gleaming white façade broken only by large smooth walls of glass and a slender, unadorned steel balcony. This is the home of Irvington-based architect Randall Kipp—a modernist whose singular aesthetic is shown to full advantage in the airy yet ...
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  • Friday February 19th, 2016
    Let’s face it, we all enjoy going off our diets and eating decadent foods, even if just for a little while. Well, one of the benefits of winter is that, even if you overindulge a bit, you can safely hide it beneath the layers of clothing you wear. Layering sweaters over blouses, jackets, coats, scarfs, etc, is all a great way to camouflage any weight ...
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  • Tuesday February 09th, 2016
    Is it more important to love … or to be loved? Most of us would agree with George Eliot’s words, “I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved.” Valentine’s Day is the occasion when you can experience both. We asked FamilyLife Facebook friends and e-mail readers to share some of their favorite Valentine’s Day ideas. With a little ...
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  • Tuesday February 09th, 2016
    The coldest weather of the year is forecast for this weekend, with overnight lows on Saturday night as low as 11 degrees. Here are some steps you can take to keep your home safe and make damage less likely during extended severe weather.  Inside the House Keep your house heated to a minimum of 65 degrees. The temperature inside the walls where the pipes are located is ...
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  • Wednesday February 03rd, 2016
    Like birthdays, Valentine’s Day celebrations become repetitive after a few years. If you’ve grown disenchanted with the fancy dinners, chocolates, and roses, worry not, because we’ve rounded up a series of unique Valentine’s Day ideas to combat the season’s predictability. After all, what’s romance without a little mystery, surprise and adventure? Here’s how to put some fresh energy into a your V-Day this year:
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