Ashley Tate Ashley is a former writer and editor at Real Simple. She has more than 15 years of experience in media. Highlights: * Former editor at Real Simple with nine-year tenure at the brand * Vice president of content at Tier One Partners * Writing has appeared in Good Housekeeping, Woman's Day, Country Living, and more 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.