Allison Faccenda Title: Freelance Writer Education: Montclair State University Location: New Jersey Allison Faccenda is a shopping and pop culture writer with bylines at BuzzFeed and Real Simple. She has produced top-performing short-form video content for BuzzFeed verticals like Tasty and As/Is. Education Allison graduated from Montclair State University with a degree in English and a minor in journalism studies. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.