Amber Nolan Education: College at Brockport, State University of New York Amber Nolan is a freelance writer for Real Simple who is passionate about sustainable living, nature, outdoor adventure, and vegan and vegetarian food.Highlights:Amber has written for Dotdash Meredith since 2017.She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the College at Brockport, State University of New York. Experience Having lived on a sailboat for more than five years, Amber knows firsthand the challenges and rewards of going green and transitioning to a simpler lifestyle. In April of 2020, Amber spent nearly 40 days transporting a slow-moving tiki boat from Key West to North Florida on a “quarantine-at-sea” project. Her writing spans topics ranging from vegan and vegetarian meal delivery services to choosing the best solar power banks. Education Amber holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the College at Brockport, State University of New York. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.