Katie James Watkinson Katie James Watkinson is a lifestyle editor, writer, and content creator with two decades of experience in print and digital media. Highlights: * Assistant editor at Travel + Leisure * Features and travel editor at BRIDES * City guides editor at Condé Nast Traveler * Freelance contributor to Martha Stewart Weddings, Jetsetter, TripAdvisor 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.