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Lisa Milbrand

Lisa Milbrand is a copy writer for Real Simple, with a passion for writing about food, travel, and hacks to make life easier. Loves fancy restaurants, good coffee and her family (of course); not a fan of waiting in lines.

See how designer Riche Holmes Grant creates a stylish outdoor space for a nurse and med student on this week’s episode of Outdoor Upgrade.
Simply host Haley Cairo tested out the hot new hairstyle trend. See how she makes styling curtain bangs simple.
Packing up your life and moving down the street or across the country doesn’t have to be disastrous. Learn how to pack boxes for moving, and you’ll be relaxing in your new space before you know it.
One deserving couple created the perfect relaxing outdoor space for less than $1,000—see how you can get the look on this week's episode of Outdoor Upgrade
See how design expert Riche Holmes Grant helps people transform their outdoor spaces with $1,000 and a little DIY ingenuity.
Your dream trip shouldn’t always be a fantasy. Here's how to grow your travel fund and turn your bucket-list adventure into a reality down the road.
Keep your cool in your yard—or on the go—with an outdoor canopy.
Whether you’re apart or together this Mother’s Day, connect with your mom with one of these mother-child movies or shows.
No Peloton, no problem! Simply host Haley Cairo shows how to build an affordable yet effective at-home gym that stows away in minutes.
As vaccinations pick up steam, we're getting closer to achieving herd immunity—so what will that mean for us?
Skip the beach rentals and national parks for a vacation experience that's far from the madding crowds.
If you like food, travel—or especially, food and travel—this show has you in mind.
If your fridge organization plans swiftly dissolve into chaos, Simply host Haley Cairo has some smart strategies to help you keep everything in control.
A routine quick-clean is usually enough. But scheduling an afternoon once in a while to go nuts on lurking germs pays off—and makes your short weekly sessions even more effective. Here are the bacteria-targeting tricks that work.
These treats are sure to liven up any Easter basket or egg hunt.
When you're taking your meal to a park or beach, here's how to make sure your picnic basket is perfectly packed.
Home prices are at an all-time high—is it a smart time for you to move?
Before you call the plumber, follow these tips to clean a clogged, smelly shower drain.
Looking to clean up your cleaning up routine? In this episode of Simply, host Haley Cairo shows how to simplify your chores with DIY cleaning products.
Whether you're new to camping or are just looking to upgrade your gear, this camping supplies checklist contains a few key product suggestions to make sure you don't forget something essential when you're a few miles out in the wilderness.
Unisex baby names can make it simpler to settle on the perfect name for your baby.
Even if you're staycationing, you can get a little bit of that beach vacation vibe going with one of these tasty tropical cocktail recipes. 
Spring is the season of new beginnings and new life—and you can celebrate that feeling of renewal with these spring quotes.
Hammocks are great, but for ultimate relaxation, a luxurious outdoor daybed is the way to go. Check out a dozen of our favorite patio daybeds to find the one that's best for you.