Lisa Bubert Lisa Bubert is a freelance writer and librarian with a Master's Degree in Information Science from the University of North Texas. Based in Nashville, Tenn., she has over 50 bylines in publications ranging from Real Simple, Parents, Insider, and Texas Highways, to literary outlets such as The Rumpus, Cream City Review, and more. She covers all things Texas, quirky history, personal finance, child development and literacy, and other various lifestyle topics. Highlights Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of North Texas, 2009 Master of Library Science from the University of North Texas, 2013 Over a decade of experience as a professional writer 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.