"February is a time of year to indulge in home comforts like cooking big-batch meals, reading in the afternoon and watching movies with the family. Here are a dozen ideas to add to your to-do list this month, from the necessary (clearing sidewalks of snow and ice, say) to the just-for-fun (treating yourself to weekly flowers). Read more from Laura Gaskill from Houzz here
.Don't Panic Over Stock Market Mayhem
The housing market likely won’t be deeply affected by the sharp decline in stocks in early February because underlying economic fundamentals remain strong, says Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of REALTORS®. Jobs are being created, workers are seeing wage gains, and there’s no recession on the horizon. Those data trends don’t support the theory that the stock market drop indicates a larger underlying problem with the economy, Yun says. Read more on the stock Market's affect on Real Estate here
.Top New Restaurants in Madison
Romance in February (Ahem, Valentine's Day is today!) is always nice, but maybe just getting out and doing something with your significant other, bestie, or partner in crime is all you really need in order to celebrate!
In that case, why not try something new Madison has to offer!
Check out this list of newer restaurants in the Madison area that you might not have gotten the chance to visit yet here