Kelsey Ogletree Kelsey Ogletree is an independent journalist contributing to a range of national digital and print outlets, from Real Simple and The Wall Street Journal to Travel + Leisure and AARP The Magazine. She specializes in food, wellness, and travel and has been writing professionally for more than 12 years. Kelsey is also the founder of Pitchcraft, a membership that teaches small business owners and PR pros how to pitch freelance writers. When she's not chasing down a story, her idea of a perfect night is whipping up a batch of cookies, then curling up on the couch with her husband, rescue kitty Monty and a good book. 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.