Lesley Chen Lesley Chen is a San Francisco-based freelance writer who covers shopping, home, tech, health, and general lifestyle topics for various websites.Highlights*Her work has appeared on SFGate, Well + Good, BuzzFeed, Byrdie, and PureWow.*She has a BA in economics and psychology from UC Berkeley and an MBA from UCLA Anderson. 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.