Teddy Willson Teddy Willson is a New York-based writer who covers culture, home and entertainment. Her favorite day is new music Friday and she considers Pinterest the ultimate life planner. 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.