Emily Peterson Emily Peterson is an experienced fact-checker and editor. Highlights: * Graduate student at Queens College studying Library and Information Science * Public library worker * Served as a Graduate Intern at the Advertising Research Foundation in New York * Bachelor's degrees in English Literature and French 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.