Nancy Smith Nancy Smith has over three decades of experience as an editor and journalist. Her work has appeared in Real Simple, Self, Ladies Home Journal, Redbook, Vogue, Smart Money, CBS Moneywatch.com, and the Houston Chronicle, among many others. Highlights: * Freelance writer/editor at numerous publications * Managing editor at Smart Money * Executive editor at Self * Editor-in-chief at Dossier Magazine (regional in Washington DC) * Editor-in-chief at Metro Home and Garden Magazines (regional in Houston) * Editor-in-chief at Atlanta Weekly * Managing editor at Texas Monthly 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.