Grace Gallagher Title: Writer Location: Portland, Oregon Grace Gallagher is a writer and editor who loves all things related to home decor, beauty, travel, and food.She lives in Portland, Oregon where she just purchased a new home and is on a constant quest to find the perfect paint color. Experience Grace Gallagher has spent 8 years as a freelance writer and editor covering beauty, fitness, lifestyle, and home decor. From trying new beauty trends, to reviewing fitness equipment, or diving deep to find answers to commonly asked health questions, Grace's experience runs the gamut. Always drawn to color and decor, Grace joins The Spruce as a freelance writer.When she's not writing, Grace can be found at a yoga class, reading, thrifting furniture and vintage jeans, or deciding to organize a closet when she should be in bed. Education Grace received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Cultural Theory from Hobart William Smith College in Geneva, New York. After college and brief stint teaching abroad, Grace went on to receive a Masters in Creative Writing from Hunter College in New York City. She continues to take writing classes at the Attic Institute in Portland, Oregon. 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.