Month: February 2018

Our New Home! Soho Lofts

Very, VERY excited to share that come June of this year, Matt and I will be moving into our new home, the Soho Lofts! Soho Lofts is Jersey City’s newest luxury rental, and it comes with all the amenities – infinity pool, gym, sauna, zen garden, dog park, mediaroom, business center, outdoor gas grills, cabanas, demo kitchen, outdoor shower, fireside seating, shuttle to the PATH train (with hardwood floors, reclining leather seats, and TVs)… I could keep going but I don’t want to make anyone jealous! In all seriousness, though, the Soho Lofts is a beautiful, new building built last year. I know a few people already living there who absolutely love it. Matt and I first checked out the building in early February – we saw a “studio” unit in the East Tower, which was essentially a one bedroom without a window in the bedroom. Since we were still figuring out our finances and what our price range would be, we took a few weeks to think about it and, as luck would have …

Work Perks, Miami Style

Every year in January, my company decides to up its awesomeness level and take us to an offsite in Miami. This year was our second annual Miami Offsite, and it did not disappoint. Well, the weather definitely did disappoint (it was about 60°F and windy every day we were there) but it was an otherwise great trip. For the second year in a row, we stayed at the Eden Roc – a beautiful resort on the beach next door to the Fontaine Bleu (which is my favorite Miami hotel, so always happy to be in the vicinity). My friend, Alex, and I shared a room and (due to a shortage of doubles) also a king sized bed. The rooms were beautiful and clean, and the view from the balcony was breathtaking as always. For the majority of the offsite, we were in conference rooms listening to presentations, or breakout rooms working in teams with our departments or cross-functionally. During those hours of the day, we could very well have been in a hotel in Wisconsin, …