Pilar Guzman Pilar Guzman is a writer and publishing veteran with over three decades of experience in the magazine business. Highlights: * Was senior editor of Real Simple * In 2004, became the founding editor of Cookie, the magazine for cool parents * In 2011, was editor in chief of Martha Stewart Living * In 2013, was editor in chief of Conde Nast Traveler * In 2022, will launch The Swell, a community of professionals over 40 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.