Chaya Milchtein Chaya Milchtein is an automotive educator, journalist, and speaker as well as the founder of Mechanic Shop Femme. She's made it her life's mission to educate women and LGBT people about their cars. 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.