Emily Weaver Education: University of Iowa Location: New York, New York Expertise: Home, Living, Commerce, Product Reviews Emily has been with Dotdash Meredith since 2022. She focuses on writing about the best home and lifestyle services across brands including Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, The Spruce, and Martha Stewart. In the past, Emily primarily wrote commerce articles, with a focus on product shopping and how-to guides.Highlights*3+ years writing home and living content for lifestyle and entertainment brands Experience Emily Weaver is a New York City-based lifestyle writer. She started her career in 2019 as a contributor for POPSUGAR, writing for the company's home, living, family, entertainment, and commerce verticals. In 2020, she was recognized in the first-annual POPSUGAR Voices Awards for her reliability, strong copy, and attention to detail. Since then, Emily has gone on to write for PEOPLE, HelloGiggles, Mashed, Motherly, Scary Mommy, and more. In 2022, she joined Dotdash Meredith as a lifestyle contributor with a primary focus on home and lifestyle services. Education Emily graduated with honors from University of Iowa, earning Bachelor degrees in Journalism & Mass Communications and Sports Studies. During college, she co-ran the Iowa branch of Spoon University, a digital publication, and was editor-in-chief of the school magazine, VERVE. 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.