Brooke Showell Kasir Brooke is an author, freelance writer, and editor with nearly 20 years of experience in the industry. She has been published in Redbook, Woman's Day, Health, People Magazine, Real Simple, and other publications. Brooke is the co-author of The Decorated Home: Living with Style and Joy. Highlights: * Nearly 20 years of journalism experience * Co-author of The Decorated Home: Living with Style and Joy * Northwestern University Global Ambassador, Barcelona About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for 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.