Lizzie Deal Title: Editorial Apprentice Education: Drake University Location: Des Moines, Iowa Lizzie Deal is an Editorial Apprentice at RealSimple.com. She currently attends Drake University and is double-majoring in Magazine Media and Writing. She will finish her senior year in May 2023. When Lizzie isn't writing or doing homework, she can be found reading books, playing soccer, or exploring Des Moines with friends. 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.