Caroline Mullen Caroline Mullen is a home and lifestyle writer and editor with over five years of experience, most recently at Food52 and Home52 as the associate editor. She’s hit all the major home editor milestones, from compiling comprehensive holiday gift guides to finding the best ways to unclog a drain, and can speak to quality across a wide range of products. Experience Her work has been featured in a number of publications, including Apartment Therapy, Domino, INSIDER, and Food52. Education She has a BA in English - Creative Writing and Literature from Hofstra University. 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.